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Movies That Inspired Travel in 2012

“Set jet” around the world to locations in 2012’s most travel-inspiring films. Follow the Hobbit trail in New Zealand, search for the Life of Pi in Asia and travel like James Bond in the UK.

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Life of Pi

Praised as the next Avatar due its stunning cinematography and special effects, this film adaptation of Yann Martel’s fantasy-adventure novel has sparked renewed interest in Taiwan. With mesmerizing scenes filmed at Kenting White Banyan Garden, Kenting National Park and Taipei Zoo, Taiwan is likely to be on many lists for top destinations in 2013.

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