People have been obsessed with the Titanic ever since when she went on her maiden voyage, hit an iceberg and tragically sunk, killing over 1,500 people. There are been movies about the ship, (shuttered) plans to raise her, museums, exhibitions and dinner theater shows about her, plans to bring tourists to her watery grave, as well as dozens of hours of video of the wreck.
Ideas to rebuild the Titanic have come and gone for decades. Right now there are two different companies building two different full-sized replicas of the ship of dreams; one that will probably finish pretty soon, one that I suspect never will really even start.
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Heads up, travel friends – the U.S. State Department has issued a new travel advisory that urges United States citizens to “exercise increased caution” when traveling to the Peoples’ China. Similar advisories are out for citizens of Algeria, Antarctica, Belgium, France, Germany, Denmark, Myanmar, and the United Kingdom.
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Although we don’t do it all the time, when Joe and I have a opportunity to visit a place where a movie we enjoy was filmed, we visit it if we can. We’ve seen lots of places where they filmed the Harry Potter films, and even spent several days in Salzburg, Austria, visiting places where they filmed The Sound of Music. We’ve also been to lots of locations in New York that were used in movies, such as The Plaza (Home Alone 2) and Katz’s Deli (When Harry Met Sally). Oh, and I TOTALLY geeked out when we visited A Christmas Story House (it’s a museum now) a few years ago.
Over the years, we’ve come across a few places in our travels that had Disney references in them. i.e., when we went to France, we stopped at Notre Dame Cathedral, and in 101 Dalmatians, Pongo dragged Roger to the park, which is fashioned after Queen Mary’s Garden, in Regent’s Park. But it turns out that nearly every Disney animated feature was based, in part, on a real place. Take a look:
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Hi y’all! Here are the articles we saw last week, written by other travel bloggers, that we learned from, made us think or maybe made us chuckle a little bit. We hope you enjoy them!
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Happy Saturday friends and welcome to the weekend! Here’s a quick recap of the posts we wrote this week:
This week Joe wrote about:
And Sharon wrote about:
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