Top holiday destinations for film and TV buffs

Travel 2016-5-20
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For all you self-confessed film and TV buffs out there, we take a look at some of the most breath-taking places for film and TV buffs to visit their favourite set locations.

Did you know that large parts of Game of Thrones were recorded in Croatia? As well as other amazing locations around the world, including Iceland, Malta and Morocco. If you’ve always dreamed of becoming a ‘set-jetter’, appreciating the beauty of your favourite set locations in the flesh, look no further than these destinations.

New Zealand
The Lord of the Rings

New Zealand

If you’re a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, head to New Zealand for the holiday of a lifetime. With over 150 featured locations to choose from, be it rolling green hills or snowy mountains, you can go it alone or take part in one of the many available guided tours for the ultimate middle-earth experience.

Eat, Pray, Love



It’s very hard to believe that anyone who has seen Eat, Pray, Love has not since added Bali to their bucket list. With breath-taking scenery, from sandy beaches to magnificent rainforests, it’s easy to see why. Catch Bali’s dry season by travelling April-June and experience the serenity for yourself.

Costa de Almeria
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Wild West

Are you a fan of the classic spaghetti western? Then you can’t pass up a trip to the Tabernas Desert. Used as the Wild West in a number of films including The Good, the Bad and the Ugly and Once Upon a Time in the West, don your hats and boots and release your inner cowboy.

Los Angeles
Warner Bros

Los Angeles 

Experience the entertainment with a behind the scenes tour of the LA-based studio, where actual live filming will be taking place while you explore all that Warner Bros has to offer. Highlights include a trip to Central Perk and the Mad Max Costume Display. 

Skiathos, Greece
Mamma Mia

Skiathos, Greece

If golden sandy beaches and bright blue waters are more your thing, a musical Mamma Mia-inspired trip to Greece might be just what you need. Whether relaxing on the beach or getting involved in the range of water sports available on the island, you’re guaranteed to fall in love with this paradise.

Kauai, Hawaii
Jurassic Park

Kauai, Hawaii

Spielberg fans: listen up. Not only is Hawaii a tropical haven, it also happens to be the location for the vast majority of the filming for the Jurassic Park series – so what are you waiting for? Head to Kauai during the winter months when the humpback whales migrate there for a holiday to remember.

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Hitachi Hints and Tips is intended to be informative and interesting. It does not constitute financial advice, and you should always do further research when making any financial decisions. All information was correct at date of publication.


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