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Three US Museums with 'Night at the Museum'-Style Overnights in 2015

December 19, 2014 at 3:26 PM | by | Comments (0)

This weekend, Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb hits theaters and, in honor of its release, we have a look at three museums where your kids can spend the night in 2015.

La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles, CA

The Overnight Adventures program at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County now includes the La Brea Tar Pits. Camp Goo at the Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits gives children the chance to get down and dirty in the tar pits with special flashlight tours, a scavenger hunt, and sticky crafts. All overnight adventures also include light snacks, a museum patch, and entry into the museum the following day. Check out the full schedule of upcoming camps at nhm.org.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'Seven Years in Tibet' and Perception

December 16, 2014 at 10:26 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Crossing timezones while bleary-eyed and immersing yourself into foreign cultures at the risk of looking out of place is all par for the course when it comes to experiencing new lands and the people that inhabit them. In the years between World War I and World War II, travel also held the dangers of political instability and the emotional scars of war. 'Seven Years in Tibet' combines all of these elements to tell the true story of famed mountaineer, Heinrich Harrer, and his experience traveling during such a time.

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Win a 'Wild' Trip to Oregon and Hike the Pacific Crest Trail

December 12, 2014 at 3:05 PM | by | Comments (0)

Today is the last chance to enter Fox Searchlight's #LifeIsWild contest in honor of the new movie Wild, which follows the real-life Cheryl Strayed's life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

With award nominations piling up for Wild, the state of Oregon - where the movie was filmed - is anticipating a tourism boom.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: Escapism and an Expat Life in 'Under the Tuscan Sun'

Where: Italy
December 9, 2014 at 3:16 PM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Expat life is quite a decision; you pack up your life and heading to a destination that's not only a new city, a new country, but possibly also a new culture and new outlook. Major life changes like new jobs, marriages (and divorces), or just the desire to immerse oneself in a new part of the world are usually the driving forces behind such a change, and a mild combination of all of them form the basis for "Under the Tuscan Sun."

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Go Behind the Scenes of 'The Imitation Game' at the Real Bletchley Park

December 5, 2014 at 3:23 PM | by | Comments (0)

Visitors to Britain's Bletchley Park, where Alan Turing and his team cracked the German Enigma code and helped end World War II, can now go behind the scenes of the movie based on Turning's life, The Imitation Game.

The Imitation Game: The Exhibition is now on display in the room where the movie's bar scenes were filmed at Bletchley Park.

“Filming at Bletchley Park was amazing," said star Benedict Cumberbatch. "The parts where we were at Bletchley Park were magical moments in the filming schedule. It really was very special. You really feel like you're playing slightly with ghosts. It's nerve-racking, fictionalizing what happened."

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'Stand By Me' is More Than Childsplay

December 2, 2014 at 9:15 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

A desire to explore and experience new things is innate for most kids; it's a part of youth. "Stand By Me" focuses on this urge with the the tale of four adolescent boys who seek to escape their tumultuous lives at home, and make their naiveté and childhood wonder work in discovering what makes a true adventure.

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Determined to Visit Antarctica? Watch 'A Year On Ice' First

November 28, 2014 at 3:07 PM | by | Comments (0)

This weekend moviegoers can experience what it's really like to live in Antarctica as the movie Antarctica: A Year On Ice hits theaters.

The film is directed by Anthony Powell who, along with his wife Christine, has been living in Antarctica for more than 10 years. Powell's first documentary captures a year in the life of these two brave Antarctica dwellers, including everything from months of darkness to some of the worst storms on earth.

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'Out of Africa' Makes You Want to Get in Africa

November 25, 2014 at 11:47 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Early in the 20th century, two young Danes decide to get married and head to Africa to open up a dairy farm in British East Africa. Sounds like a perfect dream escape for the adventurous pair as they start a new ex-patriot life in the colonial continent of 1913, but of course it doesn't come easy. Enter "Out of Africa."

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Travel Movie Tuesday: 'The Beach' Isn't the Escape It Appears to Be

November 18, 2014 at 11:14 AM | by | Comments (0)

From Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck falling in love in Rome to Julia Roberts circling the globe to find herself, film has played an important role in shaping both the golden years and current day of travel. Thus, we present our newest series, Travel Movie Tuesday, where we detail the most inspiring travel films.

Embarking on a journey to a foreign land requires a sense of adventure innate to frequent flyers, so when that travel bug bites you and consumes more hours in your day than you'd like to admit, you'll completely understand the pull of "The Beach." When a Southeast Asian trip becomes something a bit more like a quest for "something different," white sands, lush jungles and crystal blue waters play an important role in one young man's wanderlust.

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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Now Makes Wine, and Wants to Fly You to Seattle

November 14, 2014 at 2:37 PM | by | Comments (0)

If you can tear yourself away from watching the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer on repeat today, you can enter to win a VIP fly away trip for two to Seattle from Fifty Shades of Grey Wine.

Yes, author E L James has also created her own wines, aptly named Red Satin and White Silk, and to celebrate the upcoming movie's release, the winery is giving away a trip to Seattle, where the books and movie are set.

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Disney's Perpetual Florida Summer to Frost Over with New 'Frozen' Attractions

November 12, 2014 at 1:08 PM | by | Comments (0)

Because Disney World is in Florida, there's extremely little chance of it being hit with a White Christmas. Come 2016 however, Micky's digs will enjoy a constant winter cozies thanks to new attractions themed after the hit animated feature, 'Frozen'.

Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf will call Epcot home with "Frozen-world" in where else but the Norway pavilion at Epcot. The area will feature a new Frozen ride set in a glimmering castle, plus an adventure through Arendelle, the fictional Scandinavian village in which the movie is set.

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What Will 'Interstellar' Travel Really Look Like?

November 7, 2014 at 3:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

Christopher Nolan's Interstellar follows Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway to planets beyond our star as they attempt to save the human race.

In reality, that type of trip is impossible, but it might not be for long. The head of the 100 Year Starship Project (100YSS), Mae Jemison, recently told Popular Science that she is hopeful the colonization a distant star system is on the horizon, but it won't look anything like Nolan's version.

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