Summer Movies That Will Give You Serious Wanderlust
Time to welcome in the season with a few choice films
With February inching itself closer and closer to an end, we know (and can feel) that summer is right around the corner. But while there are multiple was to celebrate the season—a road trip, a few nights at the beach, getting on a plane—these things take planning and waiting. But why not satisfy your wanderlust now with something you can already get on board with?
For some great shots of the islands of Hawaii
While on assignment in Hawaii, military contractor Brian Gilcrest (Bradley Cooper) reconnects with an old flame, Tracy Woodside (Rachel McAdams). During this time, he must also spend time with Allison Ng (Emma Stone), a fighter pilot who watches his every move. As they go about their assignments, Brian starts to fall for his guide—while his past with Tracy is revealed.
Barcelona: A Love Untold
For a beautiful look at the streets of Barcelona
Ely (Daniel Padilla) is in Barcelona juggling his work, studies and a heart that can’t forget an old lover. Mia (Kathryn Bernardo) abruptly left the Philippines for a new start. When they meet, they help each other find answers to the questions that have haunted them: Can you leave your past behind you? Are there things that just cannot be forgiven?
For a breathtaking stroll around Sapporo
A Filipino tour guide living in Sapporo, Lea’s (Alessandra De Rossi) life is turned upside down when she finds her fiancé flirting with another woman. In an attempt to calm herself down, she accidentally gives herself self-induced blindness. Unsure when her sight will come back, all seems to be lost. That is, until someone unexpected comes along.
Meet Me In St. Gallen
For a unique tour of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Celeste (Bela Padilla) and Jesse (Carlo Aquino) meet, at first entertained that their names resemble the characters of the film Celeste And Jesse Forever. Their time together results in a one-night stand that should have just been that. But when the two meet each other again a few years after, different doors open themselves.
Midnight In Paris
For a timeless look at Paris
While he’s in Paris with his fiancée, Gil Pender (Owen Wilson) has taken it upon himself to tour the city alone. One of his excursions, he encounters a group of revelers, who sweep him along—back in time. With the opportunity to speak to heroes of the past, his adventure becomes all the more worthwhile.
Under The Tuscan Sun
For a never-gets-old peak into Tuscany
After learning that her husband is cheating on her, Frances Mayes (Diane Lane) takes the advice of her best friend Patti (Sandra Oh) and takes a tour of Italy. But when she arrives in Tuscany, she impulsively purchases a villa and decides to start anew amidst the colorful new characters of her life, including a handsome new man.
When In Rome
For a historic yet modern take on Rome and a thrilling ride through New York City
Successful and famously single Beth (Kristen Bell) is an art curator at the Guggenheim. When she flies to Rome for her sister’s wedding, she hits it off with Nicholas Beamon (Josh Duhamel). But when things don’t work out, she has a little too much to drink and unknowingly activates an old legend that makes four other men pursue her relentlessly.
Who says you have to travel far to see the world? At least for now, before the vacation leaves are approved, you can see a little bit more.
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