For decades, even centuries, travel has held a sexy allure in the minds of those dreaming of far away places. And of course for decades, even centuries, great marketers have built these images and desires up through the use of artfully produced travel posters. As a kid I am sure most of us laid in bed at night and dreamed of exotic destinations like Siam or Burma, the Amazon jungles or Africa’s mythical Shara Desert. Vintage travel posters are probably a good part of the reason that we have wanderlust today. They were beautiful works of art.
Here are a few of our favorite vintage travel posters!