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7 Movies That Inspire You to Travel

Travel Secret #367 By Prerna Bidalia 2004: The Motorcycle Diaries Interested in heading to the Latin-American continent, but lack the funds? Never fear! Just plug in your DVD player and sit back and relax as you watch Walter Salles’ “The Motorcycle Diaries.” The cinematography depicting snow-capped mountains, lush-green forests and ...

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Context is a network of scholars and specialists spread across more than 21 cities in North America, Europe & Asia—in disciplines including archaeology, art history, cuisine, urban planning, history, environmental science, and classics—who, in addition to their normal work as professors and researchers, design and lead in-depth walking seminars for small groups of intellectually curious ...

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The World’s First Inflight Movie Had a Live Orchestra

Travel Secret #365 Commercial flights in the 1920s were a fascinating affair. We did some nosing around and found this wonderful nugget, courtesy Paleofuture: In 1925, passengers on an Imperial Airways flight from Britain to Germany were treated to an inflight movie. This was a first in commercial aviation! But wait: ...

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