Oscars Week 2012

“Watching The Oscars” on The Road with Your iPhone or iPad

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It’s Sunday, February 26, 2012.  Your favorite “movie review” show of the year is going to be on that evening when you’ll be nowhere near a TV set! Diastersville!  No, not if you own an iPhone or iPod Touch, and especially not if you’ve got an iPad. To save your cinematic bacon, just go to […]

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App Reviews: “Feeding Oscar Cookies”

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So you’re a “road warrior,” living out of a suitcase like George Clooney’s character in “Up In The Air,” away from home on “Oscar Weekend.” But even if you don’t have access to a TV, you can still follow the Academy Awards using the free “Oscars” app described in our last blog post. But there’s […]

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Travel Photo Thursday: Shooting “On Location”

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(“Oscars Week” continues today with photos shot at European movie locations.) Royal London So many movies have been filmed in London that picking just a few to highlight that city’s importance as a cinematic location is difficult.  But since I’ve chosen this shot taken in 2006 of one of London’s icons, Buckingham Palace, here are […]

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And The Oscar for 2011′s “Best Travel Movie” Goes To…

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Looking for a Sense of Place Movies tell us stories.  And those stories not only give us a sense of the times in which they are set, but more importantly, a sense of the places where the story plays out. When my wife and I go “to the flicks,” we always wait until the very […]

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Great “Travel Movies” Never Fade Away

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Most of us dream of traveling the world, but few of us have the opportunity to visit more than a handful of the destinations that we want to see before we journey into eternity. Movies help fulfill our travel dreams, carrying us to places both real and imagined. To go where you’ve never gone before, […]

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The Oscars are Coming, The Oscars are Coming!

Oscars Week 2012

It’s Oscar Week!” It’s “Oscar Week” on Tales Told From The Road. Tomorrow we’ll look at some of the great “travel movies” of the past. Wednesday we’ll review the Academy Award nominees for this year’s “Best Picture” and you’ll have a chance to vote for your choice for “Best Travel Movie” made in 2011. “Travel […]

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