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Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Joanna Going

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Asked to pick a favorite destination, Joanna Going didn't hesitate: Newport (Rhode Island), where she grew up. "When I was 18, I took it for granted and was eager to move on to the bigger cities like Boston and then New York," says the Los Angeles-based actress. "But I've been to enough places to have gained a greater appreciation for the beauty...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Allison Amend

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Author Allison Amend took her first trip as a baby, studied for a year at a Barcelona high school and came home speaking Catalan and then -- after graduating from Stanford University -- moved to Lyon (France) on a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship. Now based out of New York City, Amend, 41, counts the Big Apple, Chicago and Barcelona as three of her...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Andi Dorfman

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Raised in Georgia, Andi Dorfman worked as an assistant district attorney in Atlanta, before she was selected as one of the contestants on "The Bachelor." Later, she starred in a season of "The Bachelorette," where she became engaged to one of the men vying for her attention. Like most of the relationships on the series, theirs didn't last. In ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Iliza Shlesinger

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"There's nothing better than getting paid to see my country and connect with the fans who gave me a career," says Iliza Shlesinger, host of TBS' relationship-based game show "Separation Anxiety" and a former winner of "Last Comic Standing." The savvy world traveler says she is up for going anywhere, anytime: "I'm a travel fiend. If I'm in love, ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Judy Joo

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Born in New Jersey, chef Judy Joo splits her time between her London and New York homes -- and has currently been spending time working in Hong Kong. The author of a new cookbook called "Korean Food Made Simple" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $30); Joo is also the host of the Cooking Channel's show of the same name. "I admit I really...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Lucy Walsh

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As the daughter of Eagles rocker Joe Walsh, Lucy Walsh grew up with music. It didn't surprise her famous family (her uncle via marriage is Ringo Starr) when she launched her own musical career. But, like her father, Lucy has also delved into acting. After roles in "Criminal Minds" and "NCIS," she appears opposite Julia Roberts and Jennifer ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With John Preston

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Author John Preston resides in London, England. Having traveled the world, he says that trips become more meaningful when you don't set unrealistic expectations. "People often have this strange idea that if you go on holiday, you'll leave all your problems behind," says the 62-year-old author of "The Dig" (Other Press, $16.95). "...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Michele Halberstadt

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Based out of a small village 40 minutes outside of Paris, French film producer Michele Halberstadt says, "I live in a house that used to be an old farm. Although it's close to the city, I'm surrounded by nature. I'm 60 years old and I've read from an Italian writer that 50 is the old age of youth, and 60 is the youth of old age. I like that." ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Aimee Kestenberg

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Originally from Melbourne, Australia, designer Aimee Kestenberg moved to New York in 2007 to attend Parsons School for Design at the New School. "I am very proud to say that last year, I earned my U.S. citizenship!" says the 29-year-old entrepreneur. "(I return home) to Australia to be with my family during the holidays. It's always really ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Fredrik Eklund

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Born and raised in Sweden, television personality Fredrik Eklund, 38, says one of the reasons he moved to New York is because he remembered a childhood trip he took with his family to the Big Apple. "I came here from Stockholm as a little boy and was obsessed with the energy of the city," says the real estate broker. "So, I made the city my life...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Derek Luke

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Portraying the titular role in "Antwone Fisher" put Derek Luke on the acting map. Since that 2002 film, the actor has built up a strong portfolio of work in films and on television ("Captain America: The First Avenger," "Empire," "Hawthorne"). Currently, he may be seen on DIRECTV's "Rogue" (also ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Daniel Henney

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Thanks to his striking good looks, Daniel Henney was cast in a Korean television series -- despite the fact that he couldn't speak any Korean at the time. Today, his work takes him around the world. With a resume that includes roles in "X-Men Origins: Wolverine," "Hawaii Five-O" and "Big Hero 6" (he was the voice of Tadashi), Henney is one of ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Kim Coates

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Kim Coates is known to "Sons of Anarchy" fans for his portrayal of Alex "Tig" Trager. The prolific actor has been busy. Besides "The Land," which recently premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, he has five other projects set to release this year, including "The True Memoirs of an International Assassin" (with Andy Garcia) and "Goon: Last of ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Lisa Nichols

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Founder and CEO of Motivating the Masses, Inc. (, Lisa Nichols was once a single mom relying on public assistance to help make ends meet. Now a motivational speaker and best-selling author, Nichols says she feels grateful to be able to help others. ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Jessica Breland

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Born in New York and raised in North Carolina, where she played basketball for the Tar Heels, Jessica Breland has overcome so much to get to where she is today. The summer before her senior year of college, Breland was excited thinking about all the places she wanted to visit before school started. Instead, she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Ralph Covert

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For the early part of his career, Ralph Covert was known for his rock band, the Bad Examples. These days, his fans span a wider age range, thanks to his children's music group Ralph's World. "It's fun performing for audiences whether they are four years old or grandparents," says the Chicago-based musician, who also performs with the Ralph ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Angelique Kidjo

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Grammy Award-winning musician Angelique Kidjo says that being named UNICEF's International Goodwill ambassador in 2002 has been a fulfilling part of her life. "It gave me the opportunity to travel to all the other continents and meet incredible women who carry the continents on their shoulders," says the New York-based artist. "They are the main...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Tim Love

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Chef and restaurateur Tim Love is one of the stars of CNBC's series "Restaurant Startup." The reality show helps potential restaurateurs by investing money in new restaurants. He says one way he keeps on top of culinary trends is via travel.

"Cooking is really not the hard part," says Love, 44. "When you ...Read more


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