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Do you plan your next travel? You can discover the world from your armchair, together with your family. No destination is too far or out of reach. China Norway and Australia suddenly feel more accessible and kids could even imagine climbing the Eiffel Tower or getting up close to giant animals. Nothing seems impossible when you discover the world in front of your TV.

Need something for your watch list to keep inspiring young travelers? We’ve made a selection of the best films for you and your kids.

Moana

Moana is the tale of a girl trying to find her way and make her family proud. The film’s directors visited several islands including Fiji, Samoa, Tahiti, Bora Bora and New Zealand to create the fictional island and people of Motonui. There is family-friendly Fiji or Aulani, a Disney Resort on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, where Moana herself entertains guests with storytelling and hands-on activities.

Discover Antarctica through Happy Feet

If you are looking for a film that has a strong environmental message, Happy Feet is the one. Mumble is a young emperor penguin who goes on a quest to find love in the icy landscape of Antarctica and teaches kids about the importance of preserving Antarctica and the animals who call it home.

Dream of crossing your way across the Drake Passage on the voyage of a lifetime to get up close to the emperor and Adélie penguins who inspired the grooving protagonist and his adventurous friends. While the crew visited Ross Island, Port Lockroy and Petermann Island for research, we think anywhere you visit in Antarctica would be a magnificent adventure.

Madagascar

The attractions of New York City’s Central Park Zoo are being transplanted to the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Tread in the pawprints (and hoofprints!) of Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the giraffe and Gloria the hippo on an African adventure

There’s plenty of unusual wildlife for kids to learn about, including the 100 species of lemurs on whom King Julien was based with 80% of Madagascar’s flora and fauna endemic. A profound lesson in conservation, lemurs are one of the most threatened animals on the planet, making a visit to Lemur Island, where visitors can get up close four species of lemurs who have become habituated to humans.

Discover Australia Through Finding Nemo film

Kids can spot the movie characters in real life as the stars of Finding Nemo can all be found on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and on Hamilton Island or Lady Elliot Island. As well as clownfish, the Coral Sea is also home to seahorses, long-nose butterflyfish, spotted eagle rays, great white sharks, whales and jellyfish. You’ll even find the sea turtles on whom Crush and Squirt were based.

After his adventure, Nemo headed south to Sydney, where he was taken and kept in a dentist’s office. Take in a family-friendly show at the Sydney Opera House and take a ferry ride to explore the magnificent Sydney Harbour while you walk over the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Stay home and discover the world from a safe place!

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