Adventure, Freedom, Peace, Leisure- it’s easy to guess what these words point to. If your answer is ‘Travel’, you are already bitten by the wanderlust bug. Traveling is an enriching experience that gifts you several priceless memories, precious interactions, breathtaking sights and scenes, folders full of Insta- worthy travel snaps and of course, the motivation to get your next travel plan rolling.
At some point in your life, you’ve surely felt the urge to just leave everything, pack your bags and hit the road for a getaway. And there are way too many influences to fuel your urge – be it an offbeat destination that you saw on Pinterest, or a friend’s recent travelogue. But one cannot forget the impact that a movie leaves on someone and if it’s 3 hours of adventure-packed travels, there’s no escape from walking out with some major travel goals- oh no!.
So here are all time favorite picks from Bollywood and Hollywood that will give you all the inspiration you need this time, given the many long weekends lined up.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
To talk of travel and not mention this movie is unjust! This movie has been one of the best road trip movies that India has seen so far. The carefree road travels, breathtaking adventures and those oh-so-beautiful landscapes of Spain- each bit of this movie screams travel goals. Watching this movie will make you want to hit your buddies up on group chat and get planning!
If you’ve been planning a solo trip for some time but can’t gather the courage, let this movie come to your rescue. When Rani heads out for her solo honeymoon, you cannot anticipate the journey that follows. But you will be thrilled to watch it unfold. Encouragement and liberation are the order of the day, topped with the mesmerizing setting of Paris and Amsterdam.
Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
The perfect family vacation! Dil Dhadakne Do will definitely give you instant family travel goals. The strengthening of family ties over a cruise escapade with destinations like Turkey, Spain and Tunisia sounds like the best travel plan. You’ll definitely want to head straight to the booking counter with your folks, once you are done watching this one.
4. Tamasha (2015)
Going to your dream destination and living your fantasies fearlessly makes for an amazing travel story, right? And when the destination is as picturesque as Corsica, bustling with culture and ethnicity, who would not want to go? Absorb your share of travel inspiration with this combination of beauty and bold.
5. Into the Wild (2007)
The title of the movie itself urges one to go out, into the wild. Set in the wilderness of Alaska, this story of a man who abandons everything and sets out on a journey alone, will give you the right amount of strength, dreams and a lot of hope towards life, let alone traveling.
6. The Way (2010)
This movie captures the true essence of a solo trip. The kind of people you meet, the experiences you share, the stories you gather – this movie portrays it all beautifully. The emotional connect of the story will you tick all the right boxes and you will fall in love with the other side of traveling, shown in this one.
7. The Beach (2000)
The adventures of a young boy, coupled with mysteries and thrills, set in the charming beaches of Thailand, The Beach will awaken the wanderer in you to discover the hidden and treasured experiences of life. You will definitely want to get yourself several beach pictures like the frames shown in the movie.
8. The Bucket List (2007)
The title says it all! If you are planning to sort your bucket list, watch this one. It will inspire you to do all the things that you want to do and will help you in taking the plunge to set out on more and more travel adventures. The film’s exotic visuals of North Pole, France, India, Tanzania and more such enchanting destinations are only and only travel goals in the best form.
Planning your next trip already?