It’s that time of the year where your big summer trip is so close you can almost taste it, but not close enough for you to start packing your suitcase just yet. In these times of anxiety and need, I often find myself watching movies that perfectly encapsulate the spirit of vacation, nature, being on the road, and generally having fun in a new place. Here are my 5 favorite movies that never fail to rekindle my wanderlust.
Packing efficiently is an art that I have yet to master – I somehow always manage to forget my toothbrush. However, over the years of traveling and trial and error, I do have a list of essentials that I always carry with me whenever I go on a trip, whether it’s a two-day city trip or a two-month backpacking trip. Lo and behold, my bare essentials.