Set-jetting

Set-jetting means visiting famous locations from movies and TV shows.

Stalking in Solvang: Restaurant from Sideways

Solvang is a small city (population around 5,000) in Santa Barbara County in California. It was founded in 1911 by a group of Danes who traveled west to establish a Danish colony…

Stalking in Los Angeles: Houses from Modern Family

Modern Family is a TV show that was covered in several blog posts on Brands&Films, but none of them had involved locations from the series. During my recent trip to Los Angeles…

We have found Don Draper’s childhood home

During my recent trip to Los Angeles and San Francisco we’ve made a stop in several beautiful areas of Los Angeles. One of them is called Angelino Heights, a small quarter within…

Map with locations from Girls

American TV show Girls, which ended its second season on March 17, 2013, takes place in New York, mostly on Manhattan and in Williamsburg. New York based public radio WNYC’s Culture Web…

How to find a movie location: the diner from Looper

* This is guest post written by Bailee Grissom New Orleans is an exciting city to live in. Not only are there ghosts, great food, and music on every corner, it’s recently…

Suburban Noir: Visiting the site of Brick

Many Southern California natives consider the Highway 1 city of San Clemente the last great beach town. With its scenic views and quiet suburban housing tracts mixing with the tourist scene and…

Map with locations from Mad Men

New York based public radio WNYC’s Culture Web site has recently created a very interesting project. They wanted to do a map of all locations from AMC’s TV show Mad Men. The map…

Brands & Films in Ekran magazine

The latest issue of Ekran, Slovenian monthly magazine for film and television, featured my story about set-jetting “Where lives … Lisbeth Salander?” In the article I’ve described this relatively new phenomenon and…

James Bond Crush chapter 2: James Bond Island, Thailand

Phang Nga Bay, depending on the day you go, can be either an eerie otherworldly obstacle course of unforgiving rocks shooting dramatically out of choppy, swirling waves, or an awe-inspiring landscape of…

James Bond Crush chapter 1: Café Martinique, Bahamas

The helicopter skims over the waves of the translucent aqua waters, as James hovers precariously at the open door, binoculars trained unerringly on the sea bottom. The missing nuclear-missile equipped plane is…