So you want to go somewhere but you have no idea where to go? Take a look at your bookshelf or entertainment unit! There is almost always a way to turn vacation ideas from your favorite books, movies or TV shows into travel adventures.
If your favorite story is set somewhere in the real world, or based on a real world location, you can visit the real place. For example, Lara Croft went to Angkor Wat in Cambodia in Tomb Raider (a movie made from a video game ), and it made me want to go there. So I did. (And it made me think of Indiana Jones...see?)
Here's a list of ideas that come to mind:
Sometimes, in the movies, the scenes aren't filmed where they were supposed to be set. Or find the locations used and visit them! For example:
Carcassone Castle, France
And if the places don't exist, you can visit the places they were filmed, or based on.
Another travel idea: you may also be able to take studio tours to some locations of your favorite scenes from movies and film.
Universal Studios is perhaps the most famous, but I know Warner Bros. offers them as well. The WB museum on the lot has memorabilia from stars like John Wayne and Bogey to the world of Harry Potter!
Then again, you can visit Disneyland or Disneyworld, where you'll find rides based on Pirates of the Caribbean and Indiana Jones.
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And since time is money...