Movies and books have the power to take us away from the humdrum of daily life.
They’ll never compare to a wonderful Cape Town holiday, but they will help take your mind off things. If that’s what you need right now, check out these travel movies.
This 1950s classic is a whimsical look at a young woman’s journey to Rome where she discovers romance in an unexpected place. Starring Audrey Hepburn as the young travelling princess and Gregory Peck as her paramour, this movie is filled with good, clean comedy and feel good themes.
The Endless Summer
Made in 1966, this documentary follows a couple of surfers on their travels to some of the world’s best places to hang ten. Follow them as they take on the big waves of New Zealand, Hawaii, and South Africa.
Crazy Rich Asians
This 2018 production showcased Singapore’s beautiful environment so well that bookings to this city soared right after it was released. Catch up with the adventures of Rachel Chu when she travels to this lovely city to meet her fiancé’s parents and get a look at what Singapore has to offer.
Out of Africa
It’s hard to believe so many years have gone by since this 1985 movie first appeared on the silver screen. It remains a timeless classic showcase of Africa’s beautiful panoramas as a backdrop to the story of enduring, albeit forbidden, love.
Put a damper on your Cape Winelands cravings with this 2004 trip to the lovely wine-growing region of Santa Barbera. It’s an amusing look at the rambling of a middle aged slob in this prestigious area and great for light-hearted entertainment.
Keep a look out for this new Netflix production featuring the Cape Winelands. The story centres on a young man and his fiancé who return to run a Stellenbosch wine farm and find their voices in the process.
Make Your Travel Dreams Come True
Travel movies can help you get through this time of confinement and frustration and inspire you to get out more once the dangers past. Whilst it’s not a travel movie, if you didn’t see our blog last month about the Cape Town diving documentary, My Octopus Teacher, do yourself a favour and take a look at this story with a difference.