#TTOT Round-Up: Arts Travel

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Here’s the round-up of this week’s #TTOT on “Arts Travel!” 

Q1 via economy_carhire: Has a book or film ever inspired you to travel to a certain destination? If so, what & where?

  • miracristine: Lord of The Rings & New Zealand
  • CeceMelinda: National Geographic always inspires me to see the world
  • HennArtOnline: Sound of Music / Austria
  • hjortur: Indiana Jones and Petra in Jordan. Haven’t been yet, but some day I will
  • RickGriffin: I love all of the locations of the James Bond films
  • DanyaBushey: Crocodile Dundee – Australia. One of my coolest trips
  • earthXplorer: The movie ‘Long way Around” made me want to see Africa even MORE!
  • kiltandacamera: “In Bruges” made me want to go see Bruges. Hopefully without the falling bodies and hit men though 

Q2 via jlolifestyle: Which fictional world from a movie/book do you want to visit? 

  • Room_77: Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, naturally
  • TravelingEditor: I have often how I’d look like The Simpsons-style, in Springfield
  • ilivetotravel: The town of Bedrock – a page right out of history
  • MalloryOnTravel: Middle Earth would be pretty fantastic too, the lovely Arwen would make a cool travelling companion
  • JustTravelous: Atlantis. And OZ from the Wizard of OZ
  • packDsuitcase: If only Hogwarts was real… I’d go there in a heartbeat (as long as I had my owl, of course)
  • NevEndingVoyage: The labyrinth from The Labyrinth film

Q3 via robertkcole: What book or film location should absolutely not be missed?

  • L_e_a_h: Under theTuscan Sun…ahhh…Tuscany
  • DangerousBiz: Hobbit holes in New Zealand! Also, the Ka’a’awa Valley in Hawaii is well worth a visit, and has starred in lots of movies
  • ACarlton: Harry Potter locales in England & Scotland
  • roniweiss: Come visit me in NYC! Frequently featured
  • traveldudes: The film was solala… But the destination rocks: “Australia”
  • hikebiketravel: The canyons of Utah of 127 Hours fame
  • JauntingKerrs: Vigna Maggio in Greve in Chianti – where Kenneth Branaugh’s Much Ado About Nothing was filmed

Q4 via americanodtv: An artist during your travels that you absolutely love now?

  • SuuperG: Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona …thought I didn’t like his style…fell hard
  • JeffatCVIP: Artists discovered during travels – many Japanese punk bands in Tokyo record bins
  • ACarlton: Oswaldo Guayasamín. Discovered him in Ecuador. Whole new perspective on life and people
  • Inga_Ros: Hadn´t heard about Swell Season until in Denmark last year. Love them now
  • marktravel: London- walk into the National Gallery, see the great works & you will become an art fan at least to some degree 
  • onlyapartmentsD: Berlin is a great spot for discovering Street Art

Q5 via solangefrancois: Elizabeth Gilbert’s book was called ‘Eat, Pray, Love’. What would your book be called?

  • L_e_a_h: “Life is Short and the Road is Long” 
  • 1Dad1Kid: Live Without Regrets. It’s my personal & family motto
  • ilivetotravel: Luxury Beach Life & a Bottle of Rum: a tale of a woman cashing it all in to live the posh pirate dream
  • amberdegrace: “Around the World in 80 Pints”
  • thetravelmav: ‘Eat, Drink, Be Merry’ – I’m aiming for Christmas sales
  • esthercrumpet: Or, as per an exchange the other day, ‘Throw Some Meat At It and Run’
  • Mikeachim: My life story would be called “Mistakes Are Medals – I’m Highly Decorated”
  • themorningfresh: “I climbed, I camped, I conquered.” – My mom just came up with that title for me, isn’t she great? 

And there you have it, “Arts Travel”!  

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Have YOU got anything to add to the “Arts Travel” discussion? 

© Connie Hum 2011

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