6 Best Movies that will Inspire You to Travel
Movies provide inspiration in all sorts of ways. Some movies inspire you to work hard, some movies inspire you to be more romantic while some movies inspire you to succeed. Here are a few movies that will inspire you to travel to different countries.
1. Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Directed by Woody Allen, Vicky Cristina Barcelona is a romantic drama starring Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz. Entirely shot in various parts of Spain, the movie's story centers around two American women who visit Spain for a holiday and have a triangular romantic affair involving a Spanish artist. The city of Barcelona and Gaudi's architectural masterpieces form the backdrop of this movie. Vicky Cristina Barcelona will surely inspire you to travel the lengths and breadths of Spain.
2. Before Sunrise
Before Sunrise is directed by Richard Linklater and stars Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. This romantic drama is a beautiful story about two strangers on a train in Europe and how they spontaneously decide to get off at Vienna and stroll around the city to know each better. The movie follows the two main protagonists through each picturesque street and alley of Vienna showing viewers famous monuments and landmarks of the city.
3. Eat, Pray, Love
This movie is a romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and is directed by Ryan Murphy. The movie's plot shows a young divorced woman who travels across India, Indonesia and Italy to find out the true meaning of life. It exposes the culture and beauty of each location by showing how the protagonist finds out the true meaning of food in Italy, the power of prayer in India and the balance of love in Indonesia. You will be inspired to take a trip to these three countries after you watch this movie.
4. The Da Vinci Code
Adapted from a bestselling novel written by Dan Brown, The Da Vinci Code is a thriller directed by Ron Howard starring Tom Hanks and Audrey Tautou. The movie follows the uncovering of many religious ichnographic symbols as the characters uncover the location of the Holy Grail. The film is primarily set in Paris and takes viewers through the famous Louvre museum and the streets of Paris. This is one of the rare movies that does not show the city of Paris in a romantic hue. Seeing Paris in a different light in this movie will inspire you to travel to France.
5. Lost in Translation
Lost in Translation is a comedy drama directed by Sofia Coppola starring Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray. The Japanese capital of Tokyo forms the backdrop of the movie which follows the story of an aging actor and a young graduate who have a chance meeting in a Tokyo hotel. As the story progresses, viewers are shown the innards of Tokyo as the protagonists discover the difference between Japanese and American culture among various other things.
6. The Bucket List
The Bucket List is a movie that will inspire you travel to many countries in one go. It is directed by Rob Reiner and stars Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. The story of the movie is about two terminally ill men who undertake a road trip around the world to fulfill their last wishes. From France to Hong Kong to the North Pole to India to China to Egypt to Africa, this movie will take you through every beautiful corner of the world. If you want to be inspired to go on a world trip, this movie is a must watch.