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10 movies that will take you around the world

Forget popcorn: break out the croissants...or bagels...or spanakopita. Missing out on spring vacay may not be ideal, but the following ten movies will remedy your wanderlust until quarantine concludes. No luggage needed—allow the small screen to transport you anywhere you desire.

New York Minute

Twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen play Jane and Roxy, who race around the Big Apple to escape a school day. Join them on their journey across Manhattan to get a glimpse at the Flatiron Building, Central Park, and more NYC landmarks. 

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

Bridget, Carmen, Lena, and Tibby are best friends, but they must separate for the summer: Bridget heads to Mexico, Lena to Greece, and Carmen and Tibby stay close to Maryland (their hometown). Nonetheless, they always remain connected by their shared pair of jeans. As you watch the girls undergo their vacation adventures, text your besties to cure your own separation anxiety!

Monte Carlo

BFFs Grace and Emma ditch their jobs as waitresses in Texas to take a summer vacation to Paris with Grace's stepsister, Meg. When Grace is mistaken for a lookalike British socialite, the three friends find themselves receiving the royal treatment. The flick is the perfect excuse to give yourself a spa night in...complete with a DIY French mani.

National Lampoon's European Vacation

Clark Griswold wins a European vacation on a game show and brings his family along, yet as they make their way from London to Italy, they find themselves stuck in one difficult (yet hilarious) situation after the next. Enjoy the film with your parents and siblings for your own family bonding sesh.

The Lizzie McGuire Movie

Join Lizzie and her friends as they jet off to Rome for summer break, where she meets pop star Paolo upon throwing a coin in the iconic Trevi Fountain. When Lizzie finds herself having to lipsync for Paolo's duet partner, an unexpected twist allows her true talent to shine. Order in some pizza, and sing along to the hit soundtrack!

Passport to Paris

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen find themselves on another adventure as they ditch their chaperone to explore Paris with two French teenage boys (ooh la la!). Views of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre will have you breaking out your beret to cheer the girls on. 

The Cheetah Girls: One World

The Cheetah Girls travel to India to be in a Bollywood musical—but only one of them will be the star of the show. Get cozy in your cheetah print PJs for this Disney blast from the past.

Mamma Mia!

As Sophie prepares for her wedding in the scenic Greek isles, she invites three men from her mother's past to try to figure out which one is her real father. Follow by watching the 2018 remake, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, for the ultimate double-feature, and don't forget to sing along!

An American in Paris

American soldier Jerry moves to Paris to paint and finds himself caught in a love triangle with a dancer and an heiress. Classic Gershwin tunes staged in the City of Lights will have you believing in amor...and perhaps ready to text your crush?

La La Land

Sebastian and Mia are hopeless dreamers in Hollywood, but when they fall in love, they struggle to balance success with their relationship. Iconic views of the Hollywood Hills will take you straight to the "City of Stars." 

Which one of these movies will you be watching first? Comment below!

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by Carrie Berk | 3/24/2020