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Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Barry Watson

By Jae-Ha Kim, Tribune Content Agency on

A. Africa, India, Japan and all of Southeast Asia.

Q. When you go away, what are some of your must-have items?

A. Camera, vitamins, socks, underwear and a toothbrush.

Q. What would be your dream trip?

A. Safari in Africa with my wife and children.

Q. What are your favorite restaurants?

A. Capo Restaurant ( in Santa Monica, Tasting Kitchen ( in Venice, Giorgio Baldi ( in Santa Monica, Vij's ( in Vancouver and the Red Coat Tavern in Royal Oak (Mich.).

Q. What is your guilty pleasure when you're on the road?

A. Sleep.

Q. What is your best vacation memory?

A. Best memory was when I had a two-week break in the middle of shooting a film called "When Strangers Appear." We were in the southern part of the north island of New Zealand. I drove to Wellington and took the ferry across the Cook Strait to Picton and drove around the entire south island of New Zealand. I saw glaciers, rain forests, their beautiful coastline and Queenstown.


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