13 Movies That Will Inspire Your Wanderlust

It’s no secret that our taste for adventure is easily stoked. Whisper a little tale of a far-off destination here, dangle some sights of an unknown place there, and our imaginations will promptly snap to attention with the possibility of escape and discovery. So it goes. And though we love nothing more than planning that getaway, it isn’t always possible, what with jobs and various life responsibilities. So it goes. To serve as a temporary substitute and to give you those same heart flutters that accompany traveling somewhere new, we’re rounding up 13 films that will inspire your wanderlust. From journeys across India to ambling midnight walks through the streets of Paris to—wait for it—treks through Middle-earth, these films will serve as your roundtrip ticket. Scroll now.