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Dublin, Ireland: See Oscar The Famed Rock-Reclining Poet PDF Print E-mail


While touring the friendly town, pay your respects with a free visit to Dublin's favorite son, Oscar Wilde, in Merrion Square’s beautiful Iveagh Gardens. He’s facing across from his former home at 1 Merrion Square. Be sure to get there in daylight, because the park’s iron gates slam shut at dusk.

 
Los Angeles CA: Factor’s Deli On Pico Celebrates 80th Year PDF Print E-mail


Your travel4seniors.com editor first visited Factor’s in 1953 after Navy service and just hired as an editor at a daily newspaper in nearby Beverly Hills. While things have changed elsewhere since then, dining at picturesque Factor’s today is a nostalgic and delicious trip back in time. A favorite is the smoked fish brunch for two, with enough tasty ingredients to feed three or four.

 
New York NY: Turner Classic Movies Hop On Film Tour PDF Print E-mail


It’s a bus excursion that visits famous Manhattan locations where many of the most memorable movie scenes were shot. Remember Miracle On 34th Street, Saturday Night Fever, Home Alone, The Godfather, Midnight Cowboy, Taxi Driver and scores of other masterpieces filmed in the Big Apple.

On Location Tours offer behind-the-scenes peeks at favorite classic filming locations in New York City. Your savvy guide gabs and quizzes as you experience more than 60 famous sites. For schedules, prices and other info: onlocationtours.com/tour/tcm-classic-film

 
CA To NV To NM Road Trip: Explore Extraterrestrial Highway PDF Print E-mail


The popular road winds 1,777 miles from California, thru Nevada and ends in New Mexico.  Be sure to visit Area 51 and Roswell, where there have been many alleged sightings of space aliens since the 1950s. And if Donald Trump had been president then, they would’ve been deported immediately, along with their undocumented alien anchor babies.

 
Choose From Variety Of Hollywood Air & Ground Tours PDF Print E-mail


When in the movie capital, you can do just a modest hike along Hollywood Boulevard for free. Except, of course, when you stop to do selfies with one of the costumed characters. Bus and helicopter tours cost $10 and up, depending on length of time and distances covered.

Some include stops at mansions of vintage movie stars, notorious crime scenes and haunted houses. So, don’t forget your selfie stick. For more info, go to www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g32655-Activities-c42-Los_Angeles_California

 
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