Here's the round-up of this week's #TTOT on "Arts Travel!"
Q1 via economy_carhire: Has a book or film ever inspired you to travel to a certain destination? If so, what & where?
- miracristine: Lord of The Rings & New Zealand
- CeceMelinda: National Geographic always inspires me to see the world
- HennArtOnline: Sound of Music / Austria
- hjortur: Indiana Jones and Petra in Jordan. Haven't been yet, but some day I will
- RickGriffin: I love all of the locations of the James Bond films
- DanyaBushey: Crocodile Dundee - Australia. One of my coolest trips
- earthXplorer: The movie 'Long way Around" made me want to see
Africa even MORE!
- kiltandacamera: "In Bruges" made me want to go see Bruges. Hopefully without the falling bodies and hit men though
Q2 via jlolifestyle: Which fictional world from a movie/book do you want to visit?
- Room_77: Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, naturally
- TravelingEditor: I have often how I'd look like The Simpsons-style, in Springfield
- ilivetotravel: The town of Bedrock - a page right out of history
- MalloryOnTravel: Middle Earth would be pretty fantastic too, the lovely Arwen would make a cool travelling companion
- JustTravelous: Atlantis. And OZ from the Wizard of OZ
- packDsuitcase: If only Hogwarts was real... I'd go there in a heartbeat (as long as I had my owl, of course)
- NevEndingVoyage: The labyrinth from The Labyrinth film
Q3 via robertkcole: What book or film location should absolutely not be missed?
- L_e_a_h: Under theTuscan Sun...ahhh...Tuscany
- DangerousBiz: Hobbit holes in New Zealand! Also, the Ka'a'awa Valley in Hawaii is well worth a visit, and has starred in lots of movies
- ACarlton: Harry Potter locales in England & Scotland
- roniweiss: Come visit me in NYC! Frequently featured
- traveldudes: The film was solala... But the destination rocks: "Australia"
- hikebiketravel: The canyons of Utah of 127 Hours fame
- JauntingKerrs: Vigna Maggio in Greve in Chianti - where Kenneth Branaugh's Much Ado About Nothing was filmed
Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona ...thought I didn't like his style...fell hard
- JeffatCVIP: Artists discovered during travels - many Japanese punk bands in Tokyo record bins
- ACarlton: Oswaldo Guayasamín. Discovered him in Ecuador. Whole new perspective on life and people
- Inga_Ros: Hadn´t heard about Swell Season until in Denmark last year. Love them now
- marktravel: London- walk into the National Gallery, see the great works & you will become an art fan at least to some degree
- onlyapartmentsD: Berlin is a great spot for discovering Street Art
Q5 via solangefrancois: Elizabeth Gilbert's book was called 'Eat, Pray, Love'. What would your book be called?
- L_e_a_h: "Life is Short and the Road is Long"
- 1Dad1Kid: Live Without Regrets. It's my personal & family motto
- ilivetotravel: Luxury Beach Life & a Bottle of Rum: a tale of a woman cashing it all in to live the posh pirate dream
- amberdegrace: "Around the World in 80 Pints"
- thetravelmav: 'Eat, Drink, Be Merry' - I'm aiming for Christmas sales
- esthercrumpet: Or, as per an exchange the other day, 'Throw Some Meat At It and Run'
- Mikeachim: My life story would be called "Mistakes Are Medals - I'm Highly Decorated"
- themorningfresh: "I climbed, I camped, I conquered." - My mom just came up with that title for me, isn't she great?
And there you have it, "Arts Travel"!
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