The Best travel movies to fire up the travel bug. Movies have the power to inspire and transport—to spirit you away on a European grand tour, to hills that still seem alive around Salzburg, or to ogle wildlife on your own Out of Africa adventure. Great travel movies are the ones that evoke the magic of the journey or the destination, the wondrous scenery, the sense of place, the escapism of travel and its life-changing rewards. The list of worthy contenders is inexhaustible, but we highlight some sure-fire favourites to add to your Netflix queue.

The Golden Pass Line. If you’re busy planning and dreaming about some bucket-list travel experiences, Mike is a trainspotter from way back. And we are going to profile some bucket-list rail experiences over the next month or two. On this episode, we start with Switzerland’s Golden Pass Line, which runs between Montreux and Luzern with hop on-hop off options galore.

Virtual touring National Parks across the Americas. Many of us are itching to stretch the legs in the great outdoors, beyond our own neighbourhoods. In that spirit, join us for a virtual roam through some of North and South America’s finest national parks. From Utah’s starry-eyed offerings to the wonders of Iguazu Falls National Park in South America, we criss-cross the Americas. Read the companion article with all of the website links at

Virtual Australia. Are you suffering from Australia withdrawal? It’s such a handy holiday playground for Kiwis, but until the border reopens, Mike and Chris discuss some fabulous virtual offerings of Australian culture and creatures. Check out the companion article with all of the website links at

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