Movie Theme Park Planned for Shanghai China

An alliance of Hollywood notables working with Shanghai Film Group Corporation (SFG) are planning to develop a major Movie Theme Park “incorporating 4D technologies for what will be the first “East meets West” state-of-the-art theme park development in Asia,” according to a press release from Nations Trust Ltd. The park is part of a three […]

Not Yet Opened, But Booked for Comic Con 2008

Thinking of going to Comic Con next year? Well, the venue certainly is going to be right. Although not scheduled to open until the fall of 2007, Hard Rock Hotel San Diego has already been secured through Travel Planners Inc. to host the 2008 attendees of Comic-Con International. The hotel has arranged for 300 rooms […]

Genre Author’s Travel Picks

Sci Fi Weekly reported something I just had to share. Horror author Neil Gaiman and his daughter, Madeleine, visited the set of Hellboy 2: The Golden Army in Budapest last month. Madeleine posted some pics (with captions) of her on the set in Gaiman’s blog. Check them out, they’re kinda cute. Budapest, because of its […]

Attention Harry Potter Fans Under 21 Years Old!

I heard about this from The North Orange County Harry Potter Meetup Group: Scholastic has announced that seven lucky U.S. Harry Potter fans, under the age of 21, will be selected in a sweepstakes and flown to London to join J.K. Rowling at a midnight launch event for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows leading […]

Special Package Offered At Sleepy Hollow Location

Have you ever wanted to walk the land that formed the backdrop to Washington Irving’s tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow? Well now might be a good time. Recently, an $11 million grand estate restoration was completed at Tarrytown House Estate, located just 25 miles north of Manhattan. In celebration, they are offering “an overnight […]

Make Your Own Pod-Tours — and Earn Money, too

Or, at least that’s the plan. Unlike most pod-tour providers, AudioSnacks allows users to post their pod-tours for the chance to make money off them. Kind of cool, huh? Check them out at: For more genre travel information, visi

Finding Genre Travel Destinations

After last weeks’ posts, are you still having trouble coming up with someplace to photograph to enter The 1st Annual Genre Traveler Photo Contest? Here are some useful websites for finding out about various destinations that might appeal to science fiction, fantasy and horror fans. The most robust resources I found on the web cater […]