Forget the Oscars: We're interested in the year's most travel-inspiring movies. Here's our top 10, with how to re-create the best moments. Starring the original Golden Globe trotter, our own Bud Travel.
Cliff-Top Pep Talk As the Spanish Armada sails into sight, Queen Elizabeth delivers a fiery speech to her troops. The scene was filmed at Brean Down, a coastal headland in North Somerset. (For more locations, download a free map at visitbritain.com/thegoldenage.)
1. THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM
Matt Damon reprises his role as Jason Bourne, a former CIA assassin. It's the wildest ride yet in the series: The film was shot in six countries.
A London Minute The tête-à-tête between investigator Pamela Landy (Joan Allen) and program head Noah Vosen (David Strathairn), a scene supposedly set at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York, was actually filmed at the Renaissance Chancery Court in London (252 High Holborn, 011-44/207-829-9888, marriott.com, from $255).
Madrid Café Journalist Simon Ross and bureau chief Neal Daniels meet at Café del Príncipe, near Puerta del Sol (5 Plaza Canalejas, 011-34/91-531-8183).
Hot Pursuit Bourne and agent Nicky Parsons (Julia Stiles) are chased through Tangier's medina. "We filmed during Ramadan, and fights would break out around 4 p.m. because no one had eaten all day," says producer Patrick Crowley. Casablanca Travel and Tours lead excursions that include lunch (800/624-4732, casablancatravelandtours.travel, $120).
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