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The one where I dream of touring the world just to see iconic filming locations in real life. 📽 Spoilers ahead if you haven’t seen the movies!

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Rocky Steps

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Philadelphia, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Rocky (1976) and Creed (2016) The real-life steps that reel-life boxer Rocky trained in in the iconic film. Also featured at the end of Creed.

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The Beverly Wilshire Hotel

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Los Angeles, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Pretty Woman (1990) So many scenes come to mind, but my favorite would have to be Vivian Ward singing Prince’s “Kiss” in the jacuzzi tub. 💋

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Great Barrier Reef

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Townsville, Australia • Wishlist • 

As seen in Finding Nemo (2003) Where Marlin and Nemo began their adventure before they reached P. Sherman, 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney!

  • Great Barrier Reef, QLD, Australia

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Angel's Knoll

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Los Angeles, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in 500 Days of Summer (2009) “The Bench” that defined the bittersweet love that Tom and Summer shared. Though I believe the spot is not accessible to the public anymore, it would still be fun to listen to The Smiths if I ever happen to be by.

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Randy's Donuts

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Los Angeles, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Iron Man 2 (2010) That’s the donut Iron Man was lounging on when Nick Fury came to see him to talk to him about the Avengers Initiative!

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Kolkata

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Kolkata, India • Wishlist • 

As seen in The Avengers (2012) In the very first Avengers film, Natasha meets Bruce in Kolkata (also known as Calcutta) where he has been lying low and avoiding transforming into The Hulk. Side note: I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since this was released!

  • Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Shalom Grill - Burgers, Kabob, Shawarma

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Los Angeles, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in The Avengers (2012) After a hard day’s work, saving the world and all, everyone stops by here for some shawarma!

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Bogotá

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Bogota, Colombia • Wishlist • 

As seen in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (2013-2020) Bogotá was where Deathlok killed Alejandro Castillo in public, with the intent to call the attention of the United States Armed Forces.

  • Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia

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Swan House at Atlanta History Center

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Atlanta, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) The presidential palace where Katniss and Peeta partied with guests from the Capitol and President Snow after their Victory Tour. I’m a huge fan of this franchise, so I’d love to go here!

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Lagos

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Lagos, Nigeria • Wishlist • 

As seen in Captain America: Civil War (2016) Lagos was the location of the opening scene in the third Captain America film. Here, Cap, Falcon, Black Widow, and Scarlet Witch run a mission to stop a biological weapon from being stolen. They save the day, but not without a few Wakandan casualties.

  • Lagos, Nigeria

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Leipzig / Halle Airport, Leipzig Airport LEJ

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Leipzig, Germany • Wishlist • 

As seen in Captain America: Civil War (2016) The location of the epic Avengers vs. Avengers battle in the film! #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan?

  • 04435 Schkeuditz, Germany

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177a Bleecker St

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New York City, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Doctor Strange (2016) The New York Sanctum in Doctor Strange, this is where he first found the Cloak of Levitation...err, where the Cloak of Levitation found him rather. That is, among many other things that happened here. Side note: I play this movie in the background quite a lot (along with Thor: Ragnarok), so this will definitely be one of my stops when I finally get to NYC! 😂

  • 177a Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, USA

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Great Skellig

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Cork, Ireland • Wishlist • 

As seen in Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) The island where Luke Skywalker lives his life in exile (well, before Rey found him) is actually a UNESCO-listed island. I don’t mind visiting and looking for a Porg.

  • Great Skellig, Skellig Rock Great, Ireland

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High Museum of Art

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Atlanta, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Black Panther (2018) Erik Killmonger poses as an interested buyer of tribal artefacts in the Museum of Great Britain, which was actually not the Museum of Great Britain. The scene was shot here!

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Iguazu Falls

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Posadas, Argentina • Wishlist • 

As seen in Black Panther (2018) The filming location for Warrior Falls, this water system on the border of Argentina and Brazil was where T’Challa beat M’Baku and subsequently fought Erik Killmonger for the Wakandan throne.

  • Iguazu Falls

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Edwards Air Force Base

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Lancaster, United States • Wishlist • 

As seen in Captain Marvel (2019) Carol Danvers, the future Captain Marvel, was a cadet in the Air Force before she was turned Kree. This is where Brie Larson shot most of the Carol Danvers scenes!

  • Edwards AFB, CA, USA

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