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Movies Portraying Self-Discovery Through Travelling

Movies Potraying

 

Sometimes the best way of travelling to a specific place is to watch a movie based on the similar city, and sometimes time takes us to such places inevitably where you had to admit that oh well I’ve been here before, but that’s actually what once you saw in your favourite movie. Anyhow, movies have a great role in portraying out ourselves and through our ‘’word visit’’ we will take you to the time when the Lord of the rings was shot in New Zealand or when Julia Roberts took you to the roads of Italy after her devastating divorce in Eat Pray Love.

Here’s a list of top 10 famous movies that has immensely justified the fact that travelling is beautiful, have a look at the movies portraying self-discovery through travelling.

 

  • Eat Pray Love

Eat Pray Love is a story about a woman searching for almost everything across the streets of India, Indonesia and Italyit is one of the beautiful movies portraying self-discovery through travelling . The actress eats through her way to Italy, prays at the relaxing stops of India and learned to fall in love again in Indonesia. The lead role was performed by Julia Roberts, portraying a divorced lady who rediscovered herself by travelling.

 

  • Summertime

venice

Kind of old one, as the movie was made in 1955 yet it showed the flawless journey of a single woman who goes on her summer vacation to Venice after saving a couple of handful money in past years, Katharine Hepburn was the lady who played the role of Jane Hudson. The story continues and showed us the travel experience and the love affair of Jane as she fell in love with a married man unconsciously.

 

  • Stealing Beauty

Tuscany

The movie stealing beauty take us to the roads of Tuscany, where an American teenage girl goes for the summers when her mother committed suicide, she went there and met some of her mothers’ friends, decided to search the man who is may be her father and fell in love with a guy in the end. The movie got its acceptance in the 49th Cannes Films festival and was released in Italy and United States by the year 1996 respectively.

 

  • The Motorcycle Diaries

Venezuela

 

The movie motor cycle diaries revolves around the journey of two friends who rides through the roads of South America; the famous cities that featured in the movie were Argentina, Cuba, Venezuela, Peru, Chile and Columbia. It turns up to be one of the beautiful movies portraying self-discovery through travelling

 

Cuba

 

  • Hideous Kinky

Marrakech

The movie Hideous Kinky is an autobiographical novel of Esther Freud, it’s a story of a mother [role played by Kate Winslet] who along with her who daughters goes out from the streets of Morocco, Marrakech and London in massive search of adventure.

 

  • Roman Holiday

Rome

The movie Roman Holiday is a famous romantic comedy movie of 1953 featuring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck which shows up their journey in an outlandish manner and is amongst some great movies portraying self-discovery through travelling. Audrey, a royal princess decided to see out the beauty around Rome on her own and goes out for this adventurous journey, she meets her dream guy there, an American man with whom she fell in love. The movie portrays various sights of the city.

 

  • Thelma and Louise

Colorado.

 

Thelma and Louise is a 1991 film, one of those movies portraying self-discovery through travelling at its best. It’s a story about two girlfriends who decides to get rid out of their boring lives and goes out for an adventurous trip which turned out a severe nightmare where a guy tried to rape Thelma and in order save her friend, Louise shoots the guy, after which they both went for an escape to Oklahoma to Mexico and they had to go via Texas.

 

Oklahoma

The movie included the locations of California, Utah and Colorado.

 

  • Into the Wild

Georgia

 

Into the wild is 2007’s true story based on a travel journey of a topper student who gave up his everything for the sake of hitching in Alaska and to get lost in the wilderness.

 

Oregon

The shots were taken along Georgia, Alaska, Nevada, Oregon, California and Washington.

 

  • Under the Tuscan Sun

Florence,

 

Under the Tuscan Sun is a movie based on the famous book written by Frances Mayes, the story revolved around a divorced writer woman who buys a villa in Italian countryside whilst her vacation trip to Tuscany, Siena, Arezzo and Florence.

 

Arezzo

Also featuring some scenic coastal sights of Rome too.

 

  • The Bucket list

Great Wall of China

 

It’s a story about two men fighting lung cancer in the same hospital, Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, they decided to set off to an adventurous trip after their successful treatment in order to fill up their bucket list of wishes, they went from the hassle of cycling on the roads of Great Wall of China, being adventurous by attending a lion safari in Tanzania.

 

Tanzania

 

exploring the base of Mount Everest in Nepal and praising the beauty and magnificence of Taj Mahal in India. At the end what they discovered was what actual means the most in life is the relationship we take for granted and the people who value the most.


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