Travel Blogger Places 15 Iconic Movie Scenes Into Their Real-Life Locations

Travel Blogger Places 15 Iconic Movie Scenes Into Their Real-Life Locations

Andrea David travels the world looking for locations used in her favorite movies and TV series.

Andrea David, a travel blogger from Hamburg, Germany, is combining her love for travel and films by hitting up famous film locations. The tourist has been aligning film stills and the real-life locations in a series of striking photographs. She has been posting on her travel blog, Filmtourismus.de, as well as her Instagram account @filmtourismus. According to Philly Mag, she has been traveling to these iconic locations since 2004! It all began when she was pursuing a degree in tourism management in Munich, Germany.

“I decided to write my diploma thesis about the influence of films on where we choose to travel, combining my love of cinematography and film with my background as a former travel agent,” explains David. “While doing research in 2004, I gained a taste of it and started traveling to various filming locations. After my thesis, I continued traveling this way because I really enjoyed it.” David launched her blog, Filmtourismus in 2007. Later she also came up with an Instagram handle, which has garnered over 811k followers! According to CNN Travel, David is a big film and TV fan and is particularly fond of the Star Wars and James Bond franchises: "Naturally, these films deliver plenty of travel ideas," she added. Her favorite TV shows include Game of Thrones, Sherlock and The Walking Dead.

She also enjoys older films when it comes to hunting out film locations.  "Among my favorites ranks the real Kellerman's Resort of Dirty Dancing in Virginia, the town in British Columbia where they filmed Rambo -- First Blood and the village near Atlanta seen in Fried Green Tomatoes, she said. Take a look at some of her photographs below! How many do you recognize?

1. When Harry Met Sally — filmed in Katz’s Delicatessen in New York City


2. The Beatles — from the album cover Abbey Road — Filmed outside the Abbey Road Studios in St. John’s Wood, London


3. Home Alone 2 — outside The Plaza Hotel in New York City


4. Friends — at the infamous Central Perk Coffee Shop, taken at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank California



5. Jaws — on Amity Island, which is really at the Joseph Sylvia State Beach in Massachusetts


6. Spectre — a James Bond movie filmed at the ice Q restaurant in Austria


7. Harry Potter — at Hogwarts, aka Alnwick Castle in England



8.  Good Will Hunting — at a public park in Boston, Massachusetts


9. The Shining — inside the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado


10. Game of Thrones — at Playa De Itzurun in Zumaia


11. Breakfast at Tiffany‘s — outside the Tiffany and Co. store in New York City



12. The Notebook — at Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens in South Carolina


13. Hangover 2 — at the Lebua State Tower Hotel in Bangkok


14. The Big Bang Theory — where they took their Star Trek photos on their way to the Bakersfield Comic-Con, filmed in Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park in California


15. Forrest Gump — At Lincoln Memorial


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