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Go Away With ... Luka Jones

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Best known for his work on the Hulu series "Shrill," Luka Jones is an avid traveler whose preferred mode of transportation is the train. But the actor says he hasn't been blessed with the ability to pick up other languages. "I wish I did," says Jones, 44, who resides in Los Angeles. "Spanish would be my first choice. When I was younger, I spent ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Kurt Reifler

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Musician Kurt Reifler divides his time between the United States, Germany and Malta. His motto for getting from one home to the other is the same as when he tours or travels for pleasure: less is more. "I travel with a Timbuk2 daypack and have lived out of that for months at a time, no problem. The clothes on my back, plus about three days more ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Victoria Arlen

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Diagnosed with a pair of rare disorders that kept her in a vegetative state for four years, Victoria Arlen began her recovery nine years ago, relearning how to walk, eat and speak. In 2012, she won four medals (including a gold) at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. A former competitor on "Dancing with the Stars," Arlen is the author of "Locked ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Alex Castillo

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Raised in Chicago and currently a resident of Los Angeles, Alex Castillo portrays a row inmate awaiting his execution in Chinonye Chukwu's film "Clemency." There's a big buzz surrounding the film, which won the Sundance Grand Jury Prize earlier this year. Castillo is also the founder of Castle2000 Films, which aims to produce thought-provoking ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Kayla Waters

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Jazz pianist Kayla Waters kick-started her career with back-to-back No. 1 singles on Billboard. Her latest release, "Full Bloom" (from her CD "Coevolve") is zooming up the Smooth Jazz Songs chart as well. Residing in the Capitol Hill area of Washington, D.C., Waters says touring is a perk of her job. But even when she doesn't have to travel, she...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Dr. Jen Gunter

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Dr. Jen Gunter has two New York Times columns dedicated to women's health, a Canadian docuseries called "Jensplaining" and a very active social media presence where she disseminates medical fallacies in a way that the general public can understand. Her latest project is the book "The Vagina Bible: The ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With NCT 127

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Born and raised in Chicago, NCT 127's John Suh got his first taste of concerts thanks to his mother, who worked for a local radio station. "I was too young to remember who I saw, but I remember myself having a lot of fun," says Suh, who goes by the stage name of simply Johnny. "(One day), I would love to see Coldplay at Soldier Field. That would...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Misha Collins

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Raised by a single mom, "Supernatural" actor, philanthropist and author Misha Collins remembers how hard his mother worked to make sure there was food on the dinner table, even when they were homeless and living off food stamps. "My mom always found a way for us to eat meals together," says Collins, who resides with his own family in the Pacific...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Seth Berkman

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November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Journalist, author and adoptee, Seth Berkman, got a taste of his birth country when the New York Times sent him to report on the United Korean women's hockey team. Consisting of players from both North and South Korea, select players trained and competed together as teammates at the 2018 Winter ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Omar J. Dorsey

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Omar J. Dorsey has had parts in critically acclaimed films such as "Selma," "Django Unchained" and "The Blind Side." The actor's latest role is in the Harriet Tubman biopic, "Harriet," where he plays Bigger Long, a free black man who captures runaway slaves for their white owners. Splitting his time between Los Angeles and New Orleans, the 43-...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Diana Panton

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Jazz vocalist Diana Panton says that when people ask her for travel tips, she recommends visiting Portugal. "I was impressed with the affordability (there)," says the Canadian musician. "It's a great place to go on a budget. There's lots of interesting architecture, history, tasty food and natural landscapes at a fraction of the price of most ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Siobhan Fahey of Shakespears Sister

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Siobhan Fahey played her first overseas concert in 1983, when she was part of the trio Bananarama. "It was a weird, impromptu appearance by Bananarama in New York supporting Steel Pulse," says the Irish-born musician. "(It was) the wrong audience for us -- irreverent punky club kids that we were. It utterly confused the crowd -- and us. (It was)...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With mxmtoon

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Like other young female musicians such as H.E.R. and Billie Eilish, mxmtoon is making her mark as a singer-songwriter. Her debut album, "the masquerade," is out and the 19-year-old artist hosts a podcast called "21 Days," which gives fans insight into her life and her work process. Based out of Oakland, California, mxmtoon says traveling so much...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Tate McRae

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Trained at the School of Alberta Ballet, Tate McRae finished third on "So You Think You Can Dance: The Next Generation" in 2016. She was a voice actress for the "Lalaloopsy" series. And her YouTube channel, "Create with Tate," has more than 1.7 million subscribers. Recently signed to RCA Records, the 16-year-old Canadian entertainer is following...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Jai Rodriguez

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Best known as the culture vulture on the original version of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," Jai Rodriguez got his start on Broadway portraying Angel in the critically acclaimed musical "RENT." His post-"Queer Eye" work has included acting roles ("Bones," "How I Met Your Mother" and "Harry's Law"), as well as host of "Dance Moms." Though he ...Read more

Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Amanda Deibert

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Amanda Deibert remembers the family vacations she took as a child with fond memories. "When I was a little girl, we only had one vacation," says the television and comic book writer ("Wonder Woman '77," "DC Super Hero Girls," "Teen Titans Go!"). "It was road trips from Florida to North Carolina to visit my grandparents. I loved stopping at all ...Read more


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