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Travel+ | Summer Destinations

Rugged film locations make for exciting journeys

Three, two, one. Action! You're sprinting away from a velociraptor in a jungle canyon or playing a furious game of Quidditch with fellow Hogwarts students. Or perhaps you're navigating the narrow path of an icy, windswept highway in the dead of winter.

  • 'Have yourself a treat' with these famous movie eateries
    'Have yourself a treat' with these famous movie eateries

    Cue a Sinatra song on the jukebox, order a bottle Chianti and let the waitress make you an offer you can't refuse - fettuccini ala puttanesca, calzone classico or maybe a pizza napolitana with anchovies, olives and capers?

  • Celebrity spotting in active filming locations
    Celebrity spotting in active filming locations

    Thousands of fans flock to Hollywood Boulevard each year hoping to glimpse their favorite stars. But the chances of snagging an autograph or a selfie with a famous face are probably better in Toronto's Distillery District, New York's Central Park or the posh streets of London.

  • Spy the Mediterranean's cultural landmarks
    Spy the Mediterranean's cultural landmarks

    With an almost ideal climate, some of the world's oldest cultures and an incredible array of foods, the Mediterranean is the perfect place for a European summer vacation. Planning the perfect cruise largely depends on what you expect from the holiday, if you've already visited the...

  • See Bermuda, Bahamas and everywhere in between
    See Bermuda, Bahamas and everywhere in between

    With more than 7,000 islands spread across an area almost as large as the continental U.S., the Caribbean Sea is ready-made for cruising. Since the late 1800s when banana boats carried vacation passengers between Jamaica and the Eastern Seaboard, the Caribbean has remained at the cutting...

  • Cool weather, unspoiled nature up north
    Cool weather, unspoiled nature up north

    Cruising in colder climes may seem like it defeats the purpose of taking a ship vacation. You can't swim in the ocean, your go-to drink becomes hot tea instead of margaritas, and conga lines seem strangely out of place. But there are other rewards: a chance to get up close and personal...

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