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"In fact, Wallace [Idaho] is the self-declared 'Probable Center of the Universe,' and according to its citizens, for good reason."

"A proclamation given by then-mayor Ron Garitone on September 25, 2004, avowed, 'Our government-contracted scientists...have, after years of diligence, been unable to unearth one scintilla of [proof] that Wallace is NOT the center of the universe.' This year Wallace is celebrating the centennial births of two native Hollywood elite: Doris Houck, known for her roles in several Three Stooges films, and The Postman Always Rings Twice star Lana Turner, whose childhood home at 217 Bank Street still s...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Kim Kardashian, Law, Alabama, United States, Idaho, Kardashians, Wallace, Lana Turner, Ann Althouse, EDH, Shemp Howard, 3 Stoogies, Ron Garitone, Doris Houck


Action! Hawaii film and television production thrives

 Hawaii’s film and television industry hummed along quietly during the worst of the pandemic. The pandemic slowed productions, but it did not stop them altogether. Funded by big “Hollywood money”, productions were able to maintain rigorous testing and distancing practices. The cameras kept rolling. No one seemed to notice because most of us were self-isolating […] The post Action! Hawaii film and television production thrives appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Hawaii, Hawaii 5-0, Hawaii Film, Hawaii filming locations, Hawaii television


Fairmont Miramar Hotel Celebrates 100th Birthday and Pride Month

Once the estate of Santa Monica founder Sen. John P. Jones, the luxe seaside Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows — featuring a palm-shaded pool, chic restaurant Fig and a spread of posh private bungalows — has played host to such golden-era Hollywood luminaries as Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Jimmy Stewart. Presidents John F. Kennedy […]
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Lifestyle, Marilyn Monroe, John F Kennedy, Santa Monica, Jimmy Stewart, Fairmont Miramar Hotel, Fairmont Miramar Hotel Bungalows, Sen John P Jones, Greta Garbo Marilyn Monroe


Southern California getaways to excite outdoor enthusiasts

From sun-kissed beaches to breathtaking outdoor scenery, it’s no wonder Southern Californians enjoy spending so much time in the fresh air. Some of the best parks, beaches, hiking trails, playgrounds and even underwater landscapes in the country can be found here – and we’re highlighting 13 of our favorites. Note that some activities may be limited due to COVID-19 safety measures. Check websites for the latest information. ORANGE COUNTY Bolsa Chica State Beach Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington B...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, California, Mexico, New York City, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Canada, Soccer, San Diego, Las Vegas, Pacific Coast Highway, Rogers, Robert Altman, Will Rogers


10 gorgeous beach hotels in Los Angeles from Malibu to Santa Monica and the South Bay

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Tripadvisor Los Angeles has some of the world's best hotels on some of the most beautiful coastline. To get up close, stay in a stunning LA beach hotel, from Malibu to Santa Monica and the South Bay. The best LA beach hotels start from $198 to $675 per night and come with pools and ocean views. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Sure, the Hollywood sign is one of Los Angeles' most famous landma...
Tags: Hollywood, California, Cdc, La, Los Angeles, Trends, Beverly Hills, Manhattan, Tripadvisor, Santa, Pacific, Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Ocean, Cape Cod, Malibu, Skydeck


They're Back... Visitors Embrace the 17th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition

How Will We Live Together? Venice Biennale Architecture Exhibition - Photo: Cat Bauer (Venice, Italy) Yes, the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale has actually opened. At about the same time, Italy relaxed much of its COVID restrictions, and humanity suddenly appeared in Venice again as if on cue. Where did they all come from?Biennale Architecture demands an answer to the question: How Will We Live Together? That theme had been announced in July 2019 by Hashim Sarkis, the Lebanese archi...
Tags: Travel, Post, Hollywood, Israel, Chile, Italy, Gaza, Venice, Anna, Venice Biennale, Venice Italy, Bauer, Campo, Julijonas Urbonas, Rolex, Palestine Israel


14 Airbnbs that deliver a bucket list experience and prove you don't need to leave the US for a once-in-a-lifetime trip

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb As demand in summer travel heats up, many are eager to finally check off bucket list destinations. International travel is still in limbo, but there's no shortage of incredible places here in the US. From a tree house in Hawaii to a condo overlooking Times Square, you'll never forget these Airbnbs. As travel continues to tick up around the US thanks to millions of Americans being fully va...
Tags: Florida, Hollywood, Kim Kardashian, California, New York City, Disney, US, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, South Dakota, Alaska, Hawaii, Hilton, New Orleans


10 of the best affordable hotels in LA for an A-list stay without the 5-star price

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Booking.com LA has some of the world's best hotels, from 5-star splurges to budget chains and chic boutiques. Expensive options are common, but so are budget-friendly alternatives, even in posh neighborhoods. Our list of affordable hotels starts under $250 for hotels that seem like they should cost far more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Along with the seemingly endless sprawl from the be...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Instagram, California, Cdc, Washington, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Chicago, Beverly Hills, 101, Tripadvisor, Disneyland, Hollywood Walk Of Fame


16 charming Airbnbs in Savannah that put you in or near the city's historic district

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Savannah is a well-preserved historic city with great weather, pretty parks, and delicious food. Experts and the CDC say private Airbnbs are safe because they promote social distancing. We found top-rated Airbnbs in Savannah with central locations, great decor, and affordable prices. If you're looking to steep yourself in a slice of well-preserved history, you'll want to visit Savannah, ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Hollywood, Cdc, Trends, Atlanta, Atlantic, Hilton, New Orleans, Airbnb, Sarah, Robert Redford, Charleston, Savannah, Jacksonville Florida, Savannah College of Art


America's newest airline is launching in April with a focus on leisure routes and fares as low as $19: Meet Avelo Airlines

An Avelo Airlines Boeing 737-800. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Avelo/Getty Avelo Airlines just broke cover and plans to start flights on April 28 from Burbank, California. Andrew Levy, former president of Allegiant Air, is at the helm with a focus on cheap flights and friendly service. A total of 11 routes have already been announced to popular destinations across the American West. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's lights, cameras, action for America's newes...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Hollywood, News, Air Travel, Congress, California, Planes, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Flying, Levy, Ryanair, Deutsche Bank


Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Spotlight Voyages

Regent Seven Seas Cruises: Spotlight Voyages Regent Seven Seas Cruises unveils a new collection of 13 spotlight voyages. And each voyage is filled with one-of-a-kind onboard and shoreside experiences. Before we get started, you should know that Regent is one of our ‘go-to” luxury cruise lines. To learn more about our favorite ocean cruise line brands, please  CLICK HERE . Ok.  Let’s get to the announcement: Regent’s 13 Spotlight Voyages  Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the leading luxury ocean cr...
Tags: Travel, New York, Hollywood, London, Featured, Bali, California, Mexico, Scotland, Southeast Asia, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Bloomberg, Barcelona, Rome


Waking up to New York: secrets of the world's most famous women-only hotel

From Grace Kelly to Joan Crawford and Sylvia Plath… Many of the residents of the Barbizon hotel went on to change the worldThe Barbizon guest list reads as a who’s who of Hollywood and literary royalty. Grace Kelly, Joan Crawford, Tippi Hedren, Liza Minnelli, Ali MacGraw, Jaclyn Smith and literary stars Sylvia Plath and Joan Didion were among the household names who arrived as young unknowns. So it’s surprising that we’ve heard so little about it. While New York’s rock’n’roll Chelsea hotel has b...
Tags: Books, Hbo, New York, Hollywood, Film, Hotels, Women, Life and style, Culture, Chelsea, Manhattan, Joan Didion, Emilia Clarke, Sylvia Plath, Grace Kelly, Barbizon


Biden will be the first president to use the new Air Force One - here's what we know about the $5.3 billion aircraft

Air Force One. w_p_o/Shutterstock.com The current Air Force One aircraft are scheduled to be upgraded with the replacements to soon be delivered to Andrews Air Force Base for use by the president and his staff.  The Boeing 747-8i aircraft will be replacing the aging models first used by President George H.W. Bush in the early 1990s. Despite cost-saving efforts by President Donald Trump, the replacement program is still estimated to cost $5.3 billion. The most recognizable plane in the worl...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, Hollywood, Air Travel, California, Washington, Cbs News, Life, White House, Planes, US, Tel Aviv, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg


The life of Sheldon Adelson, the late casino billionaire behind The Venetian and Marina Bay Sands, who donated more than $120 million to Republican causes in 2020

Gambling giant Las Vegas Sands Corp's Chief Executive Sheldon Adelson speaks during an interview with Reuters in Macau, China, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Sheldon Adelson, the billionaire casino magnate and Republican donor, died on January 11 at the age of 87. Adelson, who was chairman and majority shareholder of the world's largest casino operator, Las Vegas Sands, was worth an estimated $33 billion in January 2021 before he died, per Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Adelson...
Tags: Asia, Politics, Hollywood, Republicans, Hotels, Boston, Singapore, Softbank, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Features, New York Times, Billionaires, Sheldon Adelson, Airbus


2020: the quiz of the year

Kim Kardashian’s unique talent, the return of AC/DC, that mysterious drive to Barnard Castle… How well can you recall the past year? Take our quiz to find out.In May, which Co Durham attraction was momentarily the UK’s most reviewed tourist spot?Durham CathedralThe world’s oldest working railway, at TanfieldBarnard CastleTeesdale Alpaca FarmIn November, the Russian state aviation authority recommended that Aeroflot immediately sack an executive of their budget airline Pobeda. Why?The airline tra...
Tags: Books, Politics, UK, England, Hollywood, London, Television, Kim Kardashian, Film, Wikipedia, Bbc, Culture, Television & radio, New Zealand, James Bond, Kardashians


Starz launches Lionsgate Play as standalone streaming service in India

American premium cable provider Starz has launched ‘Lionsgate Play’ as a standalone service in India, after months of being available as an add-on in other streaming services. The service is priced at a modest ₹99 monthly or ₹699 yearly, reflecting the relatively small catalogue it currently has. “We will also be launching Indian originals in the coming months,” Rohit Jain, Lionsgate South Asia’s Managing Director said in a statement. Lionsgate Play currently has only English-language films and ...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, News, Lionsgate, India, Starz, Jain, Sony LIV, Hightown, Lionsgate Play, Rohit Jain Lionsgate South Asia, Kannada Starz


In major shift, Warner Bros to release 2021 films online along with theatrical release

In a significant milestone for streaming platforms, Warner Bros will release its entire 2021 slate of films on the streaming service HBO Max in the US on the same day the films come out in theatres. WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar said that these films — which include releases in hugely popular franchises like Matrix, The Conjuring, and Godzilla — will be available for one month on HBO Max in the United States. This deals a severe blow to the three-month theatrical window in the US, which the big sc...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, News, India, Disney, US, United States, Video On Demand, Mulan, Warner, Warner Bros, Jason Kilar, WarnerMedia, HBO Max


Ryan Gozleme Food Truck

Ryan Gozleme is a food truck named after the actor Ryan Gosling whose face adorns the truck. They specialise in gozlemes and burgers and pop up at breweries across Sydney. And they've got a back story that would suit any Hollywood film!
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Sydney, Ryan Gosling, Ryan Gozleme Food Truck, Ryan Gozleme


The best Airbnbs in Savannah

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Despite the continuing pandemic, as the winter months set in, many travelers are seeking warm-weather domestic getaways. Savannah is a well-preserved historical escape offering year-round outdoor fun.Experts and the CDC agree that private Airbnbs offer a safer travel option than hotels due to the lack of encounters with other guests or hotel staff.We've rounded up top-rated Airbnbs in Savann...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Hollywood, Cdc, Trends, Georgia, Airbnb, Robert Redford, Savannah, Laura, Leopold, Savannah Georgia, River Street, Airbnbs, SCAD Museum of Art, Jepson


Real Men of Japan series- Dan.

Real Men Of Japan Dec. 14th, 2007 at 7:44 PM C anadian Dan D. is a real man. Unlike the pretentious Hollywood pretty boys who openly mock me with their good looks by not shaving, having faux greasy hair, wearing knit caps, Dickies and phony vintage t-shirts. Dan is the real deal. Hard drinking, fighting, womanizing and always 2 steps ahead of the man. Dan is the Charles Bukowski of Japan and he doesn't even know it. He even sports a shiner on his alien registration car...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Hollywood, Canada, Rip, Johnny Depp, Don, Dan, Charles Bukowski, Dan You, Real Men Of Japan, Etsuko, Kawaguchi, Yuji, Yadda Dan, Etsuko He


The best romantic hotels in the US for COVID-19 era newlyweds

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Four Seasons Due to the ongoing pandemic, many newlyweds are looking for safe domestic honeymoon options.The ideal honeymoon spot is romantic and secluded, with elevated options for couples to relax, bond, and celebrate.While privacy has always been prized for honeymoon getaways, with COVID-19, it's more important than ever.We rounded up romantic and idyllic hotels around the US at a variety of pri...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Hollywood, Colorado, Cdc, La, White House, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Hawaii


15 current and former yacht crew members describe rampant harassment in one of the world's most glamorous industries

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for more on the dark secret at the heart of the yachting industry, a profile of playboy turned pragmatic media mogul Jay Penske, and an interview with Nxivm survivor India Oxenberg.  Samantha Lee/Business Insider Hello!I want to start by highlighting three in-depth stories we published in the past 24 hours...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Harassment, Hollywood, News, India, Israel, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Netflix, Gop, Starz, Silicon Valley, Calvin Klein


The best hotels in the US with in-room jacuzzi or hot tubs for every budget

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Miraval Resort For most Americans, international travel to exotic destinations is still off the table, but there are plenty of indulgent places to stay in the US. For added luxury, or to simply savor extra room for social distancing, many hotels offer rooms with private jacuzzis for a spa-like stay.We rounded up highly-rated hotels around the US with this desirable feature, ranging from $94 to $879...
Tags: Japan, New York, Hollywood, Colorado, Cdc, US, Trends, Indianapolis, Service, Pennsylvania, United States, Maine, Arizona, Hilton, Wisconsin, Who


WarnerMedia discontinues HBO and WB channels in India: Report

WarnerMedia has announced that it will discontinue two channels in India, Pakistan, Maldives and Bangladesh — HBO and WB — from December 15, Campaign India reports. Unlike in many markets, HBO doesn’t broadcast shows and films that are generally associated with the HBO brand in the US — it has been a generic English-language movie channel. Both HBO and WB primarily broadcast films from Warner Bros. Siddharth Jain, MD of Warner Media South Asia, reportedly said that the “pay-TV industry landscape...
Tags: Travel, Amazon, Hbo, Hollywood, News, India, US, Bangladesh, Warner, Warner Bros, Turner International, WB, Hotstar Netflix, WarnerMedia, Gerhard Zeiler, HBO Max


Emily In Paris on Netflix

Vincent and I binge watched the new series, Emily in Paris, on Netflix last Friday.   Emily in Paris, written and created by Darren Star, who also created Sex and the City, tells the tale of Emily Cooper, a wide-eyed, American millennial, who is a junior assistant at a Chicago based marketing company, who is suddenly whisked to Paris to work at an upscale, luxury marketing company. Emily arrives in Paris without knowing anyone or a word of French and moves into a chamber de bonne on the f...
Tags: Travel, Fashion, New York, Hollywood, Film, Star, Chicago, Netflix, Paris, Vincent, Pat, Darren Star, Emily, Lily Collins, Frenchie, Palais Royal


22 books on race and white privilege that will show you what's really happening in America right now

Thomonique Moore is a 2016 graduate of Howard University, founder of Books&Shit book club, and an incoming Masters' candidate at Columbia University's Teacher's College. Thomonique Moore During the first 2020 presidential debate, President Donald Trump did not denounce white supremacy when asked to by his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, and debate moderator Fox's Chris Wallace. Instead, he told the far-right group, Proud Boys (designated a "hate group" by civil righ...
Tags: Hollywood, Washington, Africa, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Earth, Fox, Unesco, United States, Yale, Columbia University, North America, Seattle, Donald Trump


Watch 1940s film footage of the streets of Hollywood

Welcome to Tinsel Town! La-La Land! The City of Angels! Lotusville! Hollyweird! The video descriptor says "1930s" but as one observant YouTube commenter writes: This ISN'T 30's…this is 1942 at the earliest (but I'd say most likely mid to late 40's), because Red Skeleton's prints weren't made outside the Chinese Theatre until June 18th 1942 (it says the date RIGHT THERE).… Read the rest
Tags: Travel, Video, Hollywood, News, Los Angeles, 1940s, Tinsel Town La La Land The City


20 Films from the 2020 Venice International Film Festival - Quick Recaps

Cate Blanchett, President of Jury - Image courtesy of La Biennale ASAC - Photo: Andre Avezzù   (Venice, Italy) Many people expressed concerned about the dangers of attending a film festival during a pandemic. For me, it was worth taking a chance. I have worked with La Biennale di Venezia for more than two decades, and trust the institution to do everything in its power to maintain high standards. Cinema is such a crucial art form that it was imperative to demonstrate how a film festiv...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Usa, Hollywood, Germany, Frances Mcdormand, Italy, Middle East, United Nations, Newcastle, Northern Ireland, Miami, Venice, Jim Broadbent, Andrew Garfield, Alex Gibney


The pandemic has exposed vulnerabilities in Singapore's famed food hawker culture, where the average age of an operator is 60. Young Singaporeans are turning to social media to save it.

People mingle over food and drinks at a restaurant on March 25, 2020 in Singapore. Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images Singapore has become famous for its hawker food centers, where flavorful local dishes are served in a no-frills manner. But now, social distancing measures limiting the number of diners who can eat in have brought added challenges to a vulnerable industry where the average age of an operator is 60. Young Singaporeans have turned to social media to bring their neighborhood hawker...
Tags: Travel, Google, Facebook, Hollywood, Singapore, US, Trends, Unesco, Michelin, Committee, Circuit Breaker, Sara, Chen, Roe, Hougang, Fuzhou


The Life of a Travel Writer with David Farley

Updated: 8/24/20 | August 24th, 2020 When I started in the travel industry, one writer came up often in conversation: David Farley. He was a rock-star writer who taught at NYU and Columbia, wrote for AFAR, National Geographic, the New York Times, and many other publications. I always wondered who this guy was. He was almost mythical. He was never at any events. But, one day, he turned up and, over the years, we became good friends. His writing tips and advice have helped me immensely, and his ...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Greece, Los Angeles, Rome, David, New York Times, Kenya, Columbia University, Prince, UC Berkeley, Columbia, Travel Writing, Jan Morris, Hanoi, Hostelworld



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