Movies which inspired me to pack my bags
Sometimes little things inspire us in life. So, here are the list of all time movies which inspired me to pack my bags and explore new places.
Seven Years in Tibet(1997) :
Based on autobiographical travel book written by Australian mountaineer Heinrich based on his real life experience in Tibet with Dalai Lama and Tibetan community. The experience is fulfilling and explains how life can take a person to different situation in distant lands with strange people, but eventually being upright and truthful is really a satisfying experience.
Into the Cold : A Journey of the Soul (2010) :
Every traveler dreams of going to North Pole, so did Sebastian Copeland who wanted to commemorate the centennial of Admiral Peary’s successful 1909 reach. The movie takes you to the one of the most remote, cold and difficult terrain in the world. To closely watch their experiences is a wonderful experience.
The Endless Summer (1966) :
Bruce Brown made this masterpiece with two other surfers, on the search of the best wave for Surfing. This around the world journey takes them to Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Hawaii, Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa. This documentary was and is a must watch, and who knows you may end up surfing at some beach on a beautiful morning.
Hector and the Search of Happiness (2014):
Directed by Peter Chelson based on a novel by Francois Leland, is very relevant in today’s world. You will love this movie, it’s filled with comedy and happiness.
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004):
This memoir of Marxist revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara is a complete catalog of bike travel in South America. The movie covers Guevara’s 8,000 km long bike ride and his initial willingness to fight and die for the cause of the poor and his dream of seeing a united Latin America.
Into the Wild (2007):
The magic of travelling alone and not expecting anything from your journey is beautifully displayed in this movie. Sean Penn has excelled as a director and cinematography is amazing. The soul of travelling free without any foundations of family and society is well preserved and after watching this movie you might want to go out to explore some new places into the wild.
Out of Africa (1985)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014):
A comedy movie was directed by Wes Anderson. It’s filled with adventure, drama and more. Travelling has been always so fantastic and unpredictable as shown in the movie.
Before Sunrise (1995):
This is a love story and may be one which everyone wants in their lives. Two completely strangers meet on their solo trips to Europe and how they fall in love. The excitement as a new lover and adventure of a completely strange land is something to watch out for.
Up in the Air (2009):
“What’s in Your Backpack?” Yes, for all frequent fliers and all those who fly to work, this movie is for them.