The “new” Seven Wonders of the World attract millions of travelers every year. Some people are blown away by the sites, like the spectacular cloud forest that shrouds Machu Picchu or the exquisite marble carvings of the Taj Mahal. Others leave unimpressed by the so-called wonders and leave reviews on the Internet to prove it.
The 1990 movie “Home Alone” tapped into that nagging sense we all feel when traveling: What did I forget? But when we learned Disney would remake the classic for its new streaming service, we realized that much in the original would be unfamiliar and unrealistic for today’s hyper-connected travelers.