Defined as “a strong desire to travel and see the world,” we may be biased, but we think that the wanderlust gene is the best and most beautiful desire a person can possess. From broadening your horizons to seeing a myriad of different cultures and indulging in a world of flavors, exploring different corners around the globe is “the only thing you can buy that makes you richer.” For some of us, this inherent desire to travel is absolutely incurable and we’re already packing our bags for our next adventure. For those who need a little ‘travel-inspo,’ here are our favorite books, movies, and songs that help inspire the wanderlust in all of us:
Penned by the late Anthony Bourdain, this fully illustrated journal is ideal for the more adventurous traveler and eater. Known as one of the world’s greatest food writers before his passing, this book offers a candid glimpse into a variety of cultures and their favorite foods. Readers are transported from Asia to Africa and beyond with stunning snapshots and Bourdain’s trademark witty commentary.
Filmed against the backdrop of South America, this film (based on the best selling novel) tells the life of the famous Che Guevara and his path from doctor to revolutionary. A poignant story, The Motorcycle Diaries features breathtaking scenery of South America’s deserts, roads, and lush rainforests. Whether you choose to explore South America on the back of a motorcycle or take a safer route and book an exchange holiday through Zurfers, this film, regardless of your political outlook, inspires you to see the sights of South America.
We are firm believers that anything released by Pixar is enjoyable for children and adults alike. From witty jokes to emotional scenes that pull on our heart strings, Pixar films are always in a class by themselves. Their latest release, Coco, is Pixar at its absolute best and its critically-acclaimed soundtrack of Latin-inspired songs transports you Mexico’s culture that is as bright and beautiful as the soaring sounds of Miguel’s guitar.