Thanks to Canadaâ€™s lackluster loonie, many Hollywood productions â€“ both TV and film â€“ are filmed in Canada. In fact, over 1,500 Hollywood flicks were shot in Canada over the last decade. Vancouver and Toronto are the two most used Canadian locations. One for its resemblance to middle America, and the other for its uncanny similarities to New York City.
Flocks of tourists travel to New York City, affectionately known as the Big Apple to some, for the incredible shopping, the historic and cultural attractions, to feel the hustle and bustle of one of the worldâ€™s busiest cities, as well catching a show or two on or off Broadway.
Not that long-ago fan conventions were the punchlines in jokes about nerds who were passionately devoted to science fiction and fantasy TV shows, books, and movies. But now fan conventions are a big business and essential to the success of some of the grandest TV shows and movies.
A highly popular destination for tourists in New Zealand, even the sole reason that some make the trip, there are parts of The Lord of the Rings set which have been virtually untouched since filming for The Hobbit stopped. Mainly, the area in which the scenes in the Shire are filmed, called The Hobbiton Movie Set.
Itâ€™s easy to complain that prisons are turning into hotels these days, but there are prisons out there that go way beyond offering recreational facilities and games consoles to prisoners. All over the world, there are prisons that allow their prisoners to live pretty comfortable lives. In fact, some of them look pretty amazing.
The release of the Panama Papers, a trove of documents tying world leaders and influential politicians to undeclared wealth and tax havens, has sparked a global outcry. As a matter of fact, the prime minister of Iceland, Sigmundur DavĂĂ° Gunnlaugsson, was forced to resign when the leak tied him to hidden assets.
In the event of an apocalypse, whether it be induced by global warming or a zombie pandemic, most of us will have to get used to living without the comforts and conveniences of modern life — but not the worldâ€™s 1%.
Hockey fans have a diehard love for their sport, which drives them to see their favorite teams in person. You will be in for a treat no matter where you see an NHL game because each arena was designed to give the fans the most enjoyable experience possible.
Is the Big Apple calling your name? If youâ€™ve always wanted to wake up in the city that never sleeps, youâ€™d better be ready to spend!