Top 10 Travel-Inspiring Movies

Whether it’s towering mountains or elegant architecture, nothing inspires you to travel quite like seeing a place on the big screen. A definitive list is tough to find—everybody has their favorites—but below are 10 movies that have inspired IL editors to take to the road. Everything about French film Amélie is beautiful, as is Paris where it’s set.

Panama Then and Now: What a Difference a Decade Makes

In early 2001 we were on our first visit to Panama, our first research visit of any kind, in fact, on our journey to relocation outside the U.S. Our guide that day was Sam Taliaferro. A former Coloradoan married to a Panamanian, he had picked the little mountain town of Boquete in Panama’s Chiriquí province in which to build his version of paradise. And what a pick it was…