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The Movies Made Me Do It

Wanderlust ✈️
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Wanderlust ✈️

This movie lover travels to find the movies she loves: it's called set-jetting ✈️

Camels, Wadi Rumm, Photo, Jordan Tourism

I became a travel writer because of "Lawrence of Arabia."

The iconic film of an outsider finding solace and connection within another culture thrilled me as a teenager. There was something undeniably fascinating about Peter O’Toole’s portrayal of Lawrence, who seemed oddly unisex in his flowing robes and with his mellifluous voice.

So the first trip I went on when I was able to travel on my own was one called "Lawrence's Arabia," created by Wilderness Travel…