Category Archives: Australasia Travel

Australia Filming Locations #9 – Ghost Rider (2007)

Popular comic book character Ghost Rider was given the big screen treatment in early 2007 with Nicholas Cage cast as the flaming-skull-headed biker. Cage already had a tattoo of the anti-hero on his arm but had to cover it up for … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #8 – Superman Returns (2006)

The number of international films to have been made in Australia is fairly limited so it is quite surprising that two of those movies have used the same location in Sydney and I’m not talking about famous landmarks like the … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #7 – Killer Elite (2011)

  One can always rely on a Jason Statham film to deliver an entertaining 90 minutes or so of the action and violence we’ve come to expect from a man who once represented England at diving in the Commonwealth Games! … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #6 – The Wolverine (2013)

“The Nakagin Capsule Tower featured as the love hotel in ‘The Wolverine‘ right?” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard people utter words to that effect. To an extent, they are all correct as the famous building is … Continue reading

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Australia Filming Locations #5 – Knowing (2009)

The number of international movies to have been filmed in Melbourne is quite limited so it’s quite amazing that two of them have been ones featuring Nicholas Cage. First there was ‘Ghost Rider‘ (2007) and that was followed just two … Continue reading

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Australia 2019 Pt XII: Dining Out Down Under!

A diet of very basic noodles, pasta and sandwiches got me through the majority of my year travelling around Australia in 2001. Fast forward eighteen years and it’s fair to say that my eating habits have changed. That’s not just … Continue reading

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Australia 2019 Pt XI: You Can Take The Man Out Of Japan But…

Writing about non Japan-related things on this site usually sees a notable dip in hits but I remain stubborn to my philosophy that posts should mostly be about what I’ve done or where I’ve been rather than what I think … Continue reading

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