Commentary: From Ghibli films to K-dramas, streaming is inspiring Singaporeans to travel

Studio Ghibli films have continuously captivated visitors to Japan – not to mention the new Ghibli Park that opened in November in Nagoya. Korean breakthrough reveals like Itaewon Class have lovers flocking to Seoul, even though Crash Landing on You set in Switzerland contributed to desire in the destination.

New Zealand is well known thanks to The Lord of the Rings films, though Netflix sequence Lupin and Emily in Paris have inspired some travellers to pack for Paris. 

Traveling to these locations features travellers a way to experience all that the spot has to give initial-hand, rather of residing just vicariously as a result of people on the silver screen.

Tv set AND CINEMA Put Metropolitan areas IN A NEW Gentle

Whilst London, Tokyo and Seoul have often been preferred vacationer destinations, established-jetting travellers are now seeing these prolonged-beloved locations in a new light.

Most of the time, movies and Television set shows unlock new points of interest, tendencies and food in common destinations. London’s King’s Cross station, for instance, is known by all Harry Potter enthusiasts as the area of the hidden System 9¾, wherever witches and wizards board the Hogwarts Express.

The platform is now immortalised in the authentic-daily life King’s Cross with a trolley that can be noticed disappearing into the wall – which people can acquire shots with, then get items from a close by memento store.

Dalgona candy was made well-known by Netflix Tv collection Squid Activity, when it highlighted in a nerve-wracking activity on the display. In Seoul, vendors of the confection observed income increase by up to 8 times after the demonstrate became a world-wide phenomenon.