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14 Inspiring Movies That Will Get You Pumped to Travel


Travelling isn’t just something that happens in movies.

If you are waiting for a sign, well this could be it! The characters in movies can go on adventures all over the world, so why can’t you? Here are a list of movies to inspire you to travel.

Need an extra push? Check out: 22 Inspirational Travel Quotes.

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1. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Except travelling doesn’t have to be in your imagination.


2. The Motorcycle Diaries

You too could write memoirs of your journey and self-discovery!


3. L’auberge Espagnole

Experience what it is really like to live in a multicultural house.


4. The Darjeeling Limited

The joys of taking the peasant wagon.


5. Lost in Translation

Fleeting friendships and relationships abroad.


6. Into the Wild

Live on a bus in the wilderness.


7. Seven Years in Tibet

Is being trapped in a prisoner of war camp classed as travelling?


8. Encounters at the End of the World

New Zealand is likely as close to Antarctica as you’ll get.


9. The Lord of the Rings

Want to see those landscapes and climb Mordor? Well, you can in New Zealand!


10. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Backpacking through space will one day be possible! Just don’t forget to bring a towel.


11. Eat Pray Love

The cure for heartbreak? Travelling and stuffing your face.


12. The Way

Pilgrimage/backpacking: same thing right?


13. One Week

Don’t wait until you have cancer. Travel now!


14. Up

Adventure is out there!


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