Canadian actor Ryan Reynolds
is an easy rider who loves to
explore Europe and Australia
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Woman in Gold opens on 10 April.
'I grew up in Vancouver, Canada. I'm going back to shoot Deadpool for
three months, so that'll be interesting as it changes so much. Everything
is skyscrapers now - it's like [1970s sci-fi film] The Omega Man over
there. It's still gorgeous, but it's such a different looking city now.'
'I spent a year in Europe when I was young. I
remember many things I don't want in print! I
can say this. I was kicked out of Amsterdam.
Do you know how hard it is to get kicked
out of Amsterdam? I was escorted to the
train station and asked to leave. I went all
over the place - Italy, Greece, Belgium.'
'Vienna was a revelation when I shot the film
Woman in Gold. It's my favourite location. The
surrounding area was also incredible. I'm a
motorcycle buff and I was able to ride all over
the countryside. I loved it so much that after
shooting, I went home for two weeks, then
came back again and did a motorcycle trip.'
'I love Germany. My first
experience in Germany was
backpacking and visiting
Oktoberfest. I was 19 or 20.
I'd done two episodes of
The X-Files and that paid for
the trip - cheaply! We had
barely enough money.'
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'I've been a persistent traveller all
my life, but I'm happy to be home
a little while. Those are precious
moments. If I was a person who
lived and worked at home, I'd love it.
But I'm on a plane every other day.'
'My idea of heaven? I would be on an old motorcycle - a
Triumph Bonneville - riding across Australia. I tried that
once before, from one end of Australia to the other. I
didn't make it but I remember thinking, "This is heaven".'
'I love living in New York, because the
movie industry is insignificant and it's just
one of the many things that happens there.'