Travel Books and Travel Movies That Inspired Our Trips

We love hearing about other people’s adventures, and we often use them as inspiration for our own travels. The transformative journey a reader takes through these pages often lives on in their memory.

There is something about being transported somewhere new and seeing things with fresh eyes while learning lessons along every step of your journey.

The Winemaker’s Wife

The novel is set in the Champagne vineyards of Northern France and depicts the story of Champagne house owners that had vital roles in the Résistance.

All The Light We Cannot See

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr was set in the French coastal town of St Malo during WWII.

5 out of 5

The movie Dunkirk is based upon the novel The Miracle of Dunkirk by Walter Lord. The Battle of Dunkirk was a significant World War II battle that took place in May and June 1940.


The city is full of incredible architecture, colorful gardens everywhere you turn, and plenty of history with tours available by trolley, foot or carriage.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

I’m not sure that I would recommend watching this movie now as the acting is a bit cheesy, and the plotline is pretty predictable.

Excess Baggage

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