Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of April 20, 2011

From fan face tattoos of Zak, to experiencing delicacies with Andrew, see what your favorite hosts were up to this past week.

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Thousands of fans flock to Coachella, a multiday music festival in California, to see big-name acts like Jay-Z. Other popular US music festivals include Bonaroo in Tennessee, Lolapalooza in Chicago, Ultra in Miami and Jazzfest in New Orleans. 960 1280

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The internet has made it easier for moviegoers to visit the locations of some of their favorite movies, including Petra in Jordan, one of the major locations in the movie 'Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.' Even 'Star Wars' fans can visit places that seem light years away by traveling to the Mayan ruins of Tikal and the endless deserts in Tunisia. 960 1280

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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie -- aka Brangelina -- inspire travelers to trek the globe like the rich and famous. Fans following Brangelina in 2010 ventured to Venice, the backdrop for Jolie's movie 'The Tourist' and Budapest, where she made her directorial debut on a Bosnian war epic. New Orleans and Aix-en-Provence, France, are also popular travel destinations for the celebrity power couple. 960 1280

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New Zealand became a travel hot spot in 2010 after news in October that production on the movie adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's 'The Hobbit' was underway. Fans continue to visit the Hobbiton movie set, which is located on a working sheep and cattle ranch in Matamata, New Zealand. 960 1280

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Thousands of people have already made plans to be in England for Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding. Good luck if you're still making plans. Most hotels in London are already booked solid the last two weeks of April 2011. 960 1280

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In Ken Burns' 12-hour DVD series, 'America's Best Idea,' he reminded us that great travel spots are just around the corner. Wonderful US National Parks, including the Grand Canyon, are inspiring travelers to hit the road and check out America's natural wonders. 960 1280

  

In the movie 'Eat, Pray, Love,' actress Julia Roberts inspired travelers to seek out their own transformative journey in 2010. Hip travel agencies like STA offered 'Eat, Pray, Love'-inspired packages, featuring food in Italy, spirituality in India and romance in Brazil. 960 1280

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Vampires and zombies inspired several travelers to cure their blood lust by retracing the steps of popular fictional characters. Twihards invaded the tiny town of Forks, Washington. True Blood fans visit Shreveport, located near the fictional Louisiana town of Bon Temps. Fans of AMC's Walking Dead and the movie "Zombieland" searched for the undead in Atlanta. 960 1280

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The young and old flocked to see The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando. It didn't hurt that the blockbuster movie, 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' helped generate more interest in the theme park's newest attraction. Be sure to try the butterbeer at The Three Broomsticks pub. 960 1280

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The Titanic's 100th Anniversary cruise is sold out. More than 1,300 passengers will board the Balmoral, a ship that will sail from Southampton, England, on April 8, 2012. It will follow the Titanic's original route to New York. The trip will include a memorial service on the morning of April 15, 2012, in the exact location where the Titanic sank. 960 1280

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"Just bought this from a local artist in vegas named Simon Hayag. Bad ass!" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"Thats awesome!! little baby stepper RT @NickGroff_ My little girl taking her big step Thanks @AaronGoodwin" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"I took this pic for all u mothers out there today. Happy Mothers day. With out u, we couldn't be on this planet." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

"And of course to see this crazy lil guy." - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Flyin over Grand Canyon right now." - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Thanks to ELEVEN ELEVEN watches for sending me these to wear! Sweet watches!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"My "Nerve Center" on Paranormal Challenge...Get ready!!!!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

"Meatball Shop on Mothers day, yum!" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"The masterful Floyd Cardoz at jbfa chefs party." - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

"Spending #MothersDay evening with my son watching #BertTheConqueror :)" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"I'm cutting @ilikeburritos hair tonight!" - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Thanks @Rogan RT @benj089: @bertkreischer @joerogan what will the maid think? on Swedens biggest newspaper." - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"My driver." - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

"Zamir contemplates the menu. His translation, however, leaves something to be desired." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Viva Mexico!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

- Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

"Remembrance Day.Kiev." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Adam Richman

Adam Richman

"Tune in to @travelchannel in one hour to see why this dude isn't just a hero, he's OUR hero. @ManvFoodNation" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

Adam Richman

Adam Richman

"Love watching a friend make it! My Yale drama classmate Amanda Cobb after killing it in "Importance...Earnest" on Bway!" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

Adam Richman Mermaid Parade

Adam Richman Mermaid Parade

"All in a day's work." - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

Adam Richman

Adam Richman

"All in a day's work." -Adam Richman 960 1280

  

Oatmeal

Oatmeal

"Much like @bertkreischer, this is breakfast on the road (& reason I'm healthy after 4 MvF Seasons!) #YayOatmeal" - Adam Richman 960 1280

  

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron Goodwin

" At the dentist for a check up on old work done. No work done today but this brings back bad memories lol" - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron Goodwin

- Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

Aaron Goodwin

Aaron Goodwin

"I just woke up from a long nap & slept the day away. But at least i got to see this cool sunset." - Aaron Goodwin 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans car

Zak Bagans car

"My new hood ornament" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

"Here's some pics of my dungeon..." -Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

"Some jackass just cut me off.... Road ragin'!" - Zak Bagans 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

"Pushing it out." - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

"#fwclassic grand tasting" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

"Source's food, killer stuff, Asian inspired" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern

Andrew Zimmern

"Photo courtesy of @MeatMaven: enjoying Josh Skenes' brassica dish at #FWclassic. One of best bites of my year." - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

Andrew Zimmern, Gail Simmons

Andrew Zimmern, Gail Simmons

"Great pic. You all r the best RT @offalchris: Hanging with great friends @andrewzimmern @gailsimmons" - Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

  

Crawfish

Crawfish

"After the party..." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

"@laurentmanrique and this one!" - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain

"Recording voiceover for upcoming El Bulli episode..." - Anthony Bourdain 960 1280

  

Bert Kreischer

Bert Kreischer

"Behind the scenes with @bertkreischer. It's been a long 2 weeks..." -Derek Hoffman 960 1280

  

bert kreischer

bert kreischer

"Father Day brunch with all them women in my life." - Bert Kreischer 960 1280

  

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