The days of filming exclusively in a studio are far behind us and now directors are bringing big budget productions to the most remote corners of the world. Taking these little known locales to the big screen has inspired a slew of wanderlust-driven movie enthusiasts to pack up, travel the world and look for their own cinematic escape. Among Hollywood's most exotic film backdrops? Asia. Cinematographers have worked hard to create a whirlwind of blowing prayer flags, forbidden golden cities, kimono-clad geishas, glowing white sand beaches and endless Asian charm. Whether you're looking to discover the Tokyo of Bill Murray's Lost in Translation, or the explosive battle scene of Francis Ford Coppola's Apocalypse Now, Asia has set the scene for some of film's most epic adventures.
What film will inspire your next Asian holiday? The Destination Experts and movie buffs at Kensington Tours have come together again, this time to compile a list of Asia's most popular set-jetting locations. Read on to discover a world of travel possibilities.