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On the Road with Tarantino

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As Tarantino latest film gets nominated for a Golden Globe, we thought we’d take to the road with a much earlier Tarantino film, True Romance. Of course you don’t have to be on the run to enjoy the cities that Clarence and Alabama saw, but it could add that extra layer of excitement!

Detroit, Michigan

Detroit might not be the first place you’d think to visit, but it has some iconic links. Henry Ford built his first car here and it’s where Berry Gordy Jr set up Motown Records in 1957. See the Motown Museum at West Grand Boulevard, once the Hitsville Recording Studio, where many famous names cut their records.

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles aka the City of Angels has an aura of glamour, well it is home to Hollywood. Capture that glamour on a snooping tour of Hollywood Movie Star homes or peruse The Walk of Fame to see movie legends’ stars on the pavement. Among the stars being set in bronze this year are, British actress Helen Mirren, following in the hands of Kate Winslet last year and Friends’ star Matthew Perry. There are around 2,500 stars named, but as yet Tarantino isn’t one of them. One day…

Take a look at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre while you’re there, some of the most famous stars are outside. In 1944 the theatre hosted the Academy Awards when Casablanca won best film.

Check out Venice Beach, bask in the sun, swim in the ocean or just stroll along the promenade. Of course you could always do a little shopping here too.

Don’t leave without being dazzled by the shiny, modern Walt Disney Concert Hall.  It’s designed by Frank Gehry in his unique and iconic architectural style.

Cancun, Mexico

The town and popular coastal resort is set on the Mexican Caribbean. It has become a popular destination, not least for its clear blue sees, white sandy beaches and all the activities a seaside destination invites, but because you get city life too.

There are many watery options from sailing to cruising on a dolphin watch. Downtown you can shop either the designer boutiques or the local markets. Cancun is also known for its great spas. And for golf lovers there are enough good greens to make your visit a hole in one.

Like we said no need to run, let Beat the brochure take you there in no time at all.

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