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5 Movies to Inspire your next Train Journey

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I love train journeys. Even if they can be long, tedious and not always comfortable, I think there is something so romantic and wonderfully old-school about taking a train. Whether you watch the world go by from a bench squished amongst people in a 3rd class compartment or from a comfy bed on a luxury train - something about making the journey part of the d[...]

10 Must See Movies when going to London

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The relation between an actual place and how it is portrayed in a movie can be quite tricky, because the way glamorous or peculiar film characters wander the streets of a city or explore its rural counterparts has often very little to do with what gives a town or country its actual identity. Annika recently explained how the way she imagined New York City af[...]

The Footprints We Leave Behind: Exploring the Impact of Tourism

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If I close my eyes, I can still remember the first taste of that spoonful of freshly made dark chocolate. The subtle crunch of the sugar granules lending its sweetness, the slight bitter taste from the cocoa beans mixing with the smoothness of the whipped in milk. Moments ago I had seen all 3 ingredients come together like a choreographed dance–melting into [...]

The best travel and road movies

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It's a flippin' freezing February here in Europe and all too often I find myself opting for an early night with friends, tea and television instead of braving the dark and flu-ridden real life out there. My current and the girls’ favourite travel movie right now is Wild. If you missed it, go watch it, it’s perfect. As for the other ideas, I’ve tried not t[...]

How to dress for a road trip (according to the movies)

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Road trip check-list: you have the vehicle, the maps, an enthusiastic travel companion and the perfect soundtrack. But what clothes should you pack? Sure, you could solve this by settling for comfy tracksuits, but you don’t want to be caught wearing them on every photo from your trip (unless of course you are going for the full-on gangsta look: in this ca[...]

On the Set of New York

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Do you happen to know how many movies have been filmed in New York? Before you start consulting your trusted search engine - this probably is a number impossible to figure out. According to the Motion Picture Association of America, 115 movies and 113 TV series were filmed in New York State in 2011 alone. Considering those staggering numbers, it's a thin lin[...]