Fourth on CNN’s list of 18 Places to Visit in 2018 is Serbia. The jigsaw puzzle of countries that once made up Yugoslavia have, in recent years, become some of Europe’s most talked about destinations, particularly the Adriatic coastlines of Croatia and Montenegro. Serbia has somehow lagged behind. Not for […]
Behold, the Force (as it) Awakens; drone footage of construction at Disneyland’s forthcoming “Star Wars Land…..” “In Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests visit Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes, but its prominence was bypassed by the rise […]
When Life imitates art….. Mexico City has held its first Day of the Dead parade, complete with floats, giant marionettes and hundreds of dancers and performers. Mexican tourism officials say the inspiration came from the opening scenes in last year’s James Bond film, Spectre…. Here’s the original scene (love it) […]
Skyfall continues to draw hordes to one of its filming locations in the Scottish highlands, where the surge of hill-hikers is wreaking havoc on one of Scotland’s premiere tourist destinations….. Story here.
Plus: my friend Carola spotted the window display at Bergdorf Goodman‘s in NYC recently….. There’s a fab slideshow of them at the BG Windows blog. (Yes, there is such a thing)
Shaun the Sheep fan worship runs rampant in Japan, China, Indonesia and the Middle East where Shaun is the star of live events and attractions aimed at families, especially young children. A Shaun the Sheep stage show, 45 minutes long, is launching in Cairo, then Saudi Arabia, then Qatar; it […]
Another article on the unstoppable myth of the “environmental destruction” during the filming of Mad Max in Namibia. The Film Commission checked out the allegations at the time – they were made by a disgruntled environmentalist who was turned down for a monitoring role on the film – and could […]
The owners of a Rhode Island farmhouse featured in the 2013 horror film “The Conjuring” are suing Warner Bros, claiming the film has left them with no privacy. Norma Sutcliffe has said that she and her husband are kept awake at night by trespassers who peer into their home. Videos posted online show trespassers visiting the home without […]