'Fifty Shades' Destinations

The Fifty Shades phenomenon is inspiring romantic romps in Seattle, Portland, Aspen and the French Riviera. Pack your bags (and books) for a fantasy getaway. Christian Grey not included.

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Titantic's tragic love story is marked by beautiful scenes of romance and glamour on the high seas. 960 1280

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Robert Redford and Meryl Streep play passionate lovers in Out of Africa, leaving us falling for Africa's raw and untamed landscapes. 960 1280

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Romantic comedy icons Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's starring roles in Sleepless in Seattle make a bicoastal love affair seem so effortlessly romantic. 960 1280

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The film Amelie shows us a whimsical side of Paris with the story of a secret matchmaker who kindles many love affairs in the city, and then finally gets one of her own. 960 1280

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Decades before Sex and the City's Carry Bradshaw searched for love in New York City, Breakfast at Tiffany's Holly Golighty sings Moon River on her fire escape and swoons for her handsome neighbor in an Upper East Side brownstone. 960 1280

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As Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck's characters zip by Rome's Colessuem on their Vepsa, we find ourselves hooked with taking a Roman Holiday of our own. 960 1280

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American Film Institute named Casablanca the number 2 film on their Top 100 Films of all time. Charismatic stars, Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, with memorable lines, "Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship,' make this movie timeless and the city Casablanca synonymous with romance. 960 1280

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In the film A Room With a View, a young English woman takes a sojourn to Italy and falls in love with an unsuitable suitor while breathtaking views of Florence leave us falling for Italy. 960 1280

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The film Brokeback Mountain reveals a secretive love affair between two cowboys and Wyoming's rugged and stunning landscape. 960 1280

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Austria's picturesque Alps and idyllic pastures show a background perfect for falling in love in the Sound of Music. 960 1280

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<i>Lost in Translation</i> shows an unexpected bond between two American strangers abroad in Tokyo.  As they struggle to find their bearings in a foreign culture, Tokyo's high energy wakes them up to a new love for life.   960 1280


The colorful and vibrant Mumbai is the backdrop for an inspiring love story between two childhood friends in the film Slumdog Millionaire. 960 1280

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In this photo, one of two official portrait photographs Prince William and Kate Middleton have chosen to release to mark their engagement, Prince William and Kate Middleton pose in the Council Chamber in the State Apartment in St. James's Palace in London, England. 960 1280

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Kate Middleton and Prince William attend a wedding at the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Northleach near Cheltenham, England. 960 1280

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People browse the shops along Tetbury high street in Tetbury, England. The Gloucestershire town is close to Highgrove, The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's family home, and where Prince William grew up. 960 1280

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Prince William and Kate Middleton met at St. Andrews University in Scotland in 2001 while they studied art history. William later switched to a geography course. 960 1280

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The royal couple have been spotted at London's Boujis nightclub. 960 1280

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Prince William and Kate Middleton go on a skiing holiday on March 19, 2008 in Klosters, Switzerland. In March 2004, William and Kate's relationship was revealed after they were pictured skiing in Klosters together. 960 1280

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Prince William carries a surfboard as he walks with two friends along the shoreline at St. Andrews in Scotland, where he spent four years at the university. 960 1280

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Britain's Prince William is seen smiling as he walks with Kate Middleton at RAF Cranwell, central England. 960 1280


Kate has been seen shopping at Jigsaw on King's Road in London, where she used to work in the head office. 960 1280

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Princes Harry and William and Kate Middleton cheer on the English team during the RBS Six Nations Championship match between England and Italy at Twickenham in London. 960 1280

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The pair holiday in the Caribbean hideaway island Mustique, a favorite getaway for the Royal Family. 960 1280


The royal couple were engaged in October, 2010, while on a private holiday in Kenya. 960 1280


Parents of Kate Middleton, Michael and Carole Middleton, make a statement following the engagement of their daughter to Prince William, outside their home near the village of Bucklebury on November 16, 2010, in Berkshire, United Kingdom. 960 1280

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Kate Middleton's family live near the village of Bucklebury in southern England. 960 1280


The South Stack Lighthouse stands on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, in Valley, UK. After they marry, Prince William and Kate Middleton will live near RAF Valley where the Prince is stationed as an RAF search and rescue helicopter pilot. 960 1280

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The Kings Arms pub in Holyhead on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales, in Holyhead, United Kingdom, the beach town where the couple will take residence after they marry. 960 1280

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The Very Reverend Dr John Hall, Dean of Westminster, speaks to press inside Westminster Abbey in London, England. Westminster Abbey will host the Royal Wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William on April 29, 2011. 960 1280

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Crowds watch the changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. London tourism is thriving and the whole world will eagerly tune in to watch the royal couple wed. 960 1280


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