Lessons Learned From Travel Movies

Movies can spark our imaginations and inspire us to hit the road. Here’s a list of travel movies and the valuable lessons they have to offer the traveler in all of us.

127 Hours

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Prepare for the unexpected. Always travel with someone. Pack for emergencies. If you’re traveling alone, always tell someone when you’re going off without a phone. Tell people your complete itinerary.

Before Sunset

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Get off-the-beaten path. Get lost. Wander down narrow streets, whether in Paris or New York City. You might surprise yourself by what you find.

Brokedown Palace

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Protect your luggage while traveling. Never let it out of your sight.

Crocodile Dundee

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Please. If you’re going to visit the Outback, take along a guide. You are not Crocodile Dundee!

Eat, Pray, Love

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Hot guys do yoga! When in Rome, eat. When all else fails, travel. Take time out for yourself to think, meditate and reflect.

If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium

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Take your time and don’t rush through your vacation.

Lost in Translation

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Spend time with locals. Explore without a map. Learn the language. Immerse yourself in another culture -- it’s the best way to get to know a place.

Mamma Mia!

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You’re never too old or too young to fall in love on your travels. And what better place to make that happen than beautiful Greece?

Open Water

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Stick with your tour group -- don’t stray.

Out of Africa

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Life is short. Taking an international lover isn’t a bad idea!

Roman Holiday

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Travel is inspirational. Get out there and see the world.

The Beach

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Protect paradise. Search for your own secret island, and respect the locals.

The Out of Towners

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Always prepare for the worst-case travel scenario, and avoid looking like a tourist.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Build it and it will come (together). The best way to know a country is to live there.

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