Set-jetting

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

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…

Set jetting in Berlin: Run Lola Run

Do you remember the movie Run Lola Run, a hugely successful German movie from 1998 directed by Tom Tykwer and with Franka Potente as a leading character? The story follows a girl…

We have found Lisbeth Salander’s home

During my visit to Stockholm I’ve heard that for many tourists the first question they ask on some guided tours is “Do you know where Miss Salander lives?” If some of you…

Field of Dreams is still for sale

Shoeless Joe Jackson: »Is this heaven?« Ray Kinsella: »No. It’s Iowa.« On May 13, 2010, almost a year ago, Don and Becky Lansing, the owners of one special property in Iowa, USA…

Sanyo sign at Piccadilly Circus will disappear

Piccadilly Circus in London is a famous road junction and public space of London’s West End. It’s a junction of 5 streets and at the center of the Circus stands the Shaftesbury…

Set-jetting in Rome

This summer I visited Rome for the first time. Even though it was hot as hell, it was worth it. The city offers everything: ancient ruins, fabulous buildings, churches, temples, fountains ……

The American in Castel del Monte

It happened on 6 April 2009 at 3:32 local time. The epicentre was near L'Aquila, the capital of Abruzzo region. The earthquake, rated 5.8 on the Richter scale, shook the central Italy.…

Set-jetting in Lisbon

I've spent part of my summer vacation in Lisbon, Portugal. You might remember that I wrote about set-jetting in previous posts Veronika Decides to Die and Set-jetting in Vienna. Set-jetting is basically…

Set-jetting in Vienna

At the end of last December I visited Vienna. It was a beautiful post-Christmas & pre-New Year’s Eve trip that included some set-jetting. The phrase ‘set-jetting’ describes the people visiting places purely…