Travel Books: The best adventure books ever - Top stories!
You want to turn your life into an adventure? Well, you are exactly right then! We have the best travel movies in the category “Adventure” Into the Wild, Life of Pi, A Map for Saturday, On the Road and many more! Movies that inspire and motivate! Especially for backpackers, globetrotters, frequent travellers and everybody else who loves travelling as much as we do.
“Tourists visit places. Travellers explore the world!” Don’t be a tourist. Get inspired!
"The epic adventure of Pi starts in India where his father owns a zoo. Pi's dad decides to give up the zoo and wants to take the animals to the USA. During the journey on sea they are shipwrecked. Everybody dies, except for Pi and some animals. More should not be told. Great pictures and a great story. Watch it - but please try to get it in good quality..."
Adventure, Journey, Inspiration, Fantasy, Reality, Life
"The earth should be bombed away because a space highway will be built through. For the main character Arthur Dent it really is a shitty day. His house gets destroyed and it seems that his best friend is an alien. Then a spacecraft takes Arthur away. Captured in it he wonders about the sense of life. While searching the answer to this question he is not alone. With humor and a lot of fantasy Garth Jennings created a unique movie based on the story written by Douglas Adams."
Adventure, Journey, UFO, Outer Space, Humor, Sense of Life
"A train journey trough India should reunite the three brothers. It doesn't take long until a number of things go badly wrong on their spiritual trip. They will never forget this journey. A lot of India, funny too..."
India, Culture, Adventure, Journey, Spirituality, Humor
"Lucy meets a friend who asks her to deliver a suitcase to somebody. While she is doing this the action starts. It's about a new drug which will be stitched into her stomach. The drug should not get into the wrong hands. The package with the drugs in the stomach bursts and her intoxication reaches an unexpected high. A movie packed with profound information and aesthetic action."
Adventure, Drugs, Life, Sense of Life, Knowledge, Courage
"It should have become a nice visit at Marion's parents in Paris. Two romantic days in the city of love. Who thought that the Frenchmen take it that seriously with love? Sex is everywhere and people are not afraid to talk about it. And then there are also the ex-lovers of Marion. They seem to be everywhere..."
"In 1939, when Heinrich Harrer arrives after an adventurous trip at the gates of Tibet, they stay closed at first. After a while the 11-year-old Dalai Lama gives him a chance. A deep friendship begins. Both learn from each other. Then troubles with China arise... A truly breathtaking story..."
Tibet, Landscape, Mountains, Liberty, Courage, War, Friendship
"Have you ever asked yourself how it would be to do a round-the-world-trip? Imagine you can spend your time wherever and on whatever you want to. You don't have to justify what you do. "A Map for Saturday" is a documentary about the life of longtime travelers. A look at different cultures and their peculiarities. A glimpse into a world that is only known by travelers..."
Adventure, Journey, Motivation, Inspiration, Sense of Life
"Walter Mitty is not a person to take risks. In his daydreams, this is completely different. While dreaming, he is the hero and does things he wishes to do in real life. For example to talk to his secret love called Cheryl. Walter works in a photo archive for the magazine "Life!". For the last edition of this magazine one photo cannot be found. He decides to go on an adventurous search. Somewhere out in the world..."
"A young man (Elijah Wood) goes on a journey to Ukraine. There he searches for the woman who saved the life of his grandfather during World War II. In the beginning, his main intention is to reconstruct the history of the family but the journey is more than that. He experiences a number of strange things which make him question his own life. What is friendship? Which meaning do memories have? What is love? He does find an answer: Everything is illuminated. A deep and beautiful movie."
Journey, Adventure, History, Humor, Sense of Life, Motivation
"How does the perfect family work? What does good parenting look like? This is what Burt and Verona ask themselves. They are around 30 years old and they are expecting their first child. The pair seems to be unable to handle the situation. On top of that, Burt’s parents decide to move to Europe so they have no family members left to support them in the upbringing of their child. So they decide to travel through America to ask friends and relatives how they handle this. A funny and adventurous journey starts. In the end they..."
Gael García Bernal, Hani Furstenberg, Bidzina Gujabidze
""The love between two people is tested hard while backpacking." Also in this movie... A backpacker couple in the mountains of Georgia. The two and a native mountain guide spend some time there to see the breathtaking landscape. Until some gloomy people show up... After that nothing is like before anymore."
Georgia, Adventure, Journey, Life, Love, Sense of life
"The film adaption of the bestseller "The Cloud Atlas", written by David Mitchell, is a monstrosity. The Wachowskis (Matrix) and Tom Tykwer (Lola runs) put this epos into a pictorial fortress which waits to be seen. Six different stories from different epochs and differing worlds try to answer questions of fear, love and believe. Why do we make the same mistakes over and over again? Spectacular, moving and virtuoso."
Sense of Life, Life, History, Journey, Adventure, Philosophy, Inspiration