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Indulge Your Wanderlust: Germany

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  For a country ravaged by the legacy of war and once divided by Communism, there is so much more to see in Germany than bunkers and battlefields. Start in Germany’s dynamic capital city, Berlin, before heading south to Bavaria to see the charming cities that starred in Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. About ... Read More »

Street Walking: Italy

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Rome wasn’t built in a day and it’s impossible to try to see it in as much, says Museyon Guide Liz Brown. Follow her as she tours Italy—from the famous sites of Rome (including at stop at Cinecittà Studios) and Florence to the less-visited seaside towns of Ischia and Procida, and wind up in Sicily where you’ll learn why The ... Read More »

Beyond Baguettes: France

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  Explore the diverse cultures of France as writer Julien Sévéon tours the European nation from its western tip of Brittany, to celeb favorite Saint Tropez and through Paris’ picturesque neighborhoods. Then stop by nearby Belgium for a look at the titular star of the film In Bruges. About Your Guide: Julien Sévéon is a Breton film critic living in ... Read More »

Landscapes of Imagination: Spain

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  Spain’s remarkable geographic diversity has made it a favorite filming location for directors. Find out what Spanish scenes have make up iconic images of the American West, and see Madrid through the eyes of director Pedro Almodóvar.   About Your Guide: The former editor of Film Arts magazine, Shari Kizirian has written extensively on the business and history of ... Read More »

Before and After Tyranny: Chile

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  Chilean cinema was almost nonexistant during the repressive rule of Augusto Pinochet. But since the ’90s, a new generation of filmmakers have revived a film industry still dealing with the lasting trauma of everyday violence. Join filmmaker Alvaro Ceppi as he explores Chile’s cinematic landscape from the capital city of Santiago to the port city of Valparaíso, and from ... Read More »

New Argentine Cinema: Argentina

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  In the past decade, Argentina has seen the explosion of a new generation of moviemakers. Andrea Chignoli is your guide to New Argentine Cinema, the naturalistic and socially conscious films that sometimes straddle the line between documentary and fiction. Visit the rugged landscapes of Patagonia and cosmopolitan Buenos Aires. Also, find out why Madonna avoided Argentina while filming Evita ... Read More »

Ideas of North: Canada

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Head to Hollywood North and explore the country that has stood in for the rest of the world. Museyon Guide Jason Anderson visits the “Paris” of The Moderns, the “New York” of Capote and The Incredible Hulk and the “Wyoming” of Brokeback Mountain — just a few places Canada has played onscreen. For a taste of Canada’s own cinematic history, ... Read More »

Picture Perfect: Puerto Rico

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  Puerto Rico is an island with many faces, from bustling San Juan to biolumeniscent bays of Bahia Mosquito. Join your guide Jose Lustre, Jr., as he tours the birthplace of Oscar-winning actors Benicio Del Toro, Rita Moreno, and José Ferrer. Visit the historical sites of San Juan seen in Amistand and the untouched beaches of Viques captured in Lord ... Read More »

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