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The Ultimate Route 66 “Road Show”

There’s nothing that amps up the joy of going to the movies more than Oscar season, which culminates on the last weekend of February with the annual telecast. Thanks to cable channels like Turner Classic Movies, we can take a trip through movie history with its yearly February celebration of Oscar-winning movies. Netflix and other […]

Small Screen, Big World

Whether they are documentary, reality or scripted, the best television shows not only introduce viewers to a new world, but also provide insights into various cultures, foods, art and literature. Past examples included the late Anthony Bourdain’s vibrant and thought provoking Parts Unknown, numerous informative travel programs on PBS (from the youthful appeal of Globe […]

Classic Movie Cruise

With something already so romanticized and steeped in old-world Hollywood glamour as a cruise, it’s no wonder it pairs so well with a classic form of entertainment: the movies. Another perfect duo, Turner Classic Movies has the hook-up on some of the best films from the golden age of movies, some of which classic film […]

Fun and Culture Collide at the San Diego International Kids Film Festival

San Diego is always a popular vacation destination for families looking for fun and entertainment. With the San Diego Zoo, Sea World, Legoland and more, there is definitely no shortage of ways to engage and entertain kids of all ages. This August, kids have even more reason to love this Southern California paradise. The San […]

Enjoy a Twilight-Themed Vacation in Forks, Wash.

Themed vacations are becoming increasingly popular and adding a boost to tourism in many places. The Walking Dead Experience is a great example — tour packages offer fans the chance to visit Senoia, Ga., where the show is filmed to visit sets and participate in zombie experiences. Fans of the popular Twilight saga can enjoy […]

Family Movie Tourism

Family movie night has a whole new meaning once you’ve been to the film set. Watching your favorite film and TV characters traverse incredible landscapes and travel to far-off destinations inspires wanderlust in the best of us. Hop on the movie tourism trend and trek to your family’s favorite real-life film set. The truly inspirational […]