by Globetrotter on 29 March 2008EN
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Coronado Beach in San Diego, California
Two & a half Men filming location The "Two & a half Men" beach house flyover scene was filmed at the Malibu Colony near Malibu Lagoon. The actual film set is located at the Warner Brothers Studios http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x40l9x_two-a-half-men-behind-the-scenes_shortfilms - so unfortunately the house is not real and can't be visited. Sorry folks! All islands from The Beach Boy's "Kokomo" All Caribbean islands that are mentioned in the song "Kokomo" by the Beach Boys (released in 1988 for the movie "Cocktail" with Tom Cruise): Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty Mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Jamaica Off the Florida Keys There's a place called Kokomo That's where you wanna go to get away from it all Bodies in the sand Tropical drink melting in your hand We'll be falling in love To the rhythm of a steel drum band Down in Kokomo Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty Mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo We'll get there fast And then we'll take it slow That's where we wanna go Way down to Kokomo To Martinique, that Monserrat mystique We'll put out to sea And we'll perfect our chemistry By and by we'll defy a little bit of gravity Afternoon delight Cocktails and moonlit nights That dreamy look in your eye Give me a tropical contact high Way down in Kokomo Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty Mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo We'll get there fast And then we'll take it slow That's where we wanna go Way down to Kokomo Port au Prince I wanna catch a glimpse Everybody knows A little place like Kokomo Now if you wanna go And get away from it all Go down to Kokomo Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty Mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo We'll get there fast And then we'll take it slow That's where we wanna go Way down to Kokomo Aruba, Jamaica ooo I wanna take you To Bermuda, Bahama come on pretty Mama Key Largo, Montego baby why don't we go Ooo I wanna take you down to Kokomo Filming location of "The Beach" Original filming location of the movie "The Beach" (2000) - Island Ko Phi Phi Le in Thailand. Silicon Valley based companies Some notable high technology companies headquartered in the so called "Silicon Valley" in California: Google, Yahoo!, Apple, Pixar, Intel, Mozilla, Cisco etc. Apple Inc. headquarters Apple's Corporate headquarters (Apple Campus) are located in the "Silicon Valley" Cupertino, California. Maho Beach plane landing Maho Beach in St. Maarten on Netherlands Antilles is famous for its spectacular plane landings at Princess Juliana Airport. Facebook Campus The new Facebook headquarters, formerly home to Sun Microsystems, are located in Menlo Park, California. Mozilla headquarters The new headquarters of the Mozilla Foundation are located in Mountain View, California. Google Inc. headquarters The Google Inc. headquarters (Googleplex) are located in Mountain View, California. Intel Corporation headquarters The Intel headquarters are located in Santa Clara, California. Intel was founded in 1968 and is the world's largest manufacturer of microprocessors. Bekannte Strände Eine Auswahl der weltweit bekanntesten Strände. Schönen Urlaub! Blue Whale Skeleton Skeleton of a Blue Whale at Seymor Center (Long Marine Laboratory) in Santa Cruz, California. Travis Pastrana New Year No Limits The first ever ramp-to-ramp car jump over water. Pine Street Pier, Rainbow Harbor/Long Beach 31 December, 2009 Yahoo! headquarters The headquarters of Yahoo! Inc. are located in Sunnyville, California. The Oscars 2009 81st Annual Academy Awards on Sunday February 22, 2009 at the Kodak Theatre/Hollywood Boulevard. Location of Iron Man's virtual house The virtual house from the Iron Man movies is located at Point Dume in Malibu, California. Unfortunately it doesn't exist in reality! Google Earth 5.0 - Launch Event Google Earth 5.0 - Launch Event at the California Academy of Sciences on 2 February 2009. This event announced the new features of Google Earth 5.0 including Google Ocean, touring, historical imagery etc. Tesla Worldwide Offices Tesla was founded in 2003 by a group of engineers in Silicon Valley who wanted to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars. With instant torque, incredible power, and zero emissions, Tesla’s products would be cars without compromise. Each new generation would be increasingly affordable, helping the company work towards its mission: to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy. Weltrekord am Bondi Beach Am Bondi Beach in Sydney haben am 26. September 2007 nicht weniger als 1010 Bikini-Schönheiten vor einem Fotografen posiert und somit den Eintrag ins Guiness Buch der Rekorde geschafft. Compass rose at the Edwards Air Force Base At the Edwards Air Force Base in the Mojave desert near Lancaster/California you can find the world's largest "Compass rose" on the ground of the dry lake. It marks the longest runway in the world at 7.5 miles.