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From Wild to Dil Chahta Hai: 6 travel movies to fuel your wanderlust


Jun 06, 2021

Some movies have the cathartic power to transport you to another world. Taking you to new lands far away, these films are enough to fuel the wanderlust hidden in you. During these tough times when we are all stuck inside our homes amidst the pandemic, these movies on travel are the closest we can get to experiencing the thrill right now. Rather than sulking in your room, all alone, why not watch some of the best travel movies and plan your next adventure, whenever you get the chance for it.

Here are some of the best travel movies to inspire you:

7.5OTTplay Rating
The story of Cheryl Strayed who, in order to face her shadows and demons, decided to walk the Pacific Crest Trail. Her memoirs of this enlightening journey were turned into this film. The journey of an inexperienced hiker who turns her life around, Wild will inspire you to face your fears, while escaping alone into the wilderness.
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
7.7OTTplay Rating
The exciting journey of Walter Mitty who travels across the globe to retrieve a photo by a famous photographer, this movie is based on the short story by James Thurber. With humorous sequences here and there you'll be mesmerised as the movie takes you to the scenic landscapes of Greenland, Iceland and even the majestic Himalayas.
Under the Tuscan Sun
7.2OTTplay Rating
A romantic story set in rural Italy, Under The Tuscan Sun, is a flash of cinematic brilliance. The story will make you fall in love not just with the movie but also its backdrop set in Tuscany. Focusing on the life of a woman, who after facing hardships in her marriage eventually settles down in a villa in Tuscany - the movie is a must-watch.
6.4OTTplay Rating
An inspiring story of an 80-year old woman named Edie, this movie will move you. The drama film revolves around the life of a recently widowed Edie who shares a troubled relationship with her daughter. When her daughter forces her to move to a retirement home, Edie decides to go on a hiking trip to the Scottish Highlands. Inspiring you at every step, the movie will also motivate you to do what you want in life.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
7.9OTTplay Rating
How can this list be complete without this fan favourite coming of age story. The plot revolves around the journey of three childhood friends who go on their much-awaited boys trip and overcome their fears and troubles that hamper their lives and friendship. Showcasing the philosophical side of wandering around, this movie will make you miss your buddies and also your adventures with them.
Dil Chahta Hai
8.5OTTplay Rating
Goa in our lives is mostly associated with cancelled plans and trippy beach parties. Dil Chahta Hai was single-handedly responsible for instilling in us the love for the tropical state. A story of three friends and their journey as they go from being inseparable during college to becoming distant as they grow up. Their brief road trip to Goa might have been just a portion of the movie, however, it will still make you want to visit the place with your best buds.
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