October 18, 2016
Blog Pavilion: A meeting place for bloggers at MATKA travel fair Helsinki 2017

Blog Pavilion – A Meeting Place At The MATKA Travel Fair

Last year we (as in Fangirl Quest and our travel blogger/photographer friend Milja Köpsi) put together a meeting spot for bloggers, travelers and travel industry professionals at the MATKA […]
October 15, 2016
Fangirl Quest Travel Blog & Film Tourism

Fangirl Quest Explained In A Minute

Sometimes, we meet new people and they ask what Fangirl Quest Travel Blog is about. Sure, we can say we’re travel writers, but that doesn’t quite […]
October 14, 2016
Sceneframing the Shutter Island filming location, Medfield State Hospital

Medfield State Hospital: An Eerie Filming Location For Shutter Island

This was so cool! During our time in Boston we drove down to the Medfield State Hospital for some Shutter Island location spotting. It was hot as […]
October 13, 2016

Coming Up: Film Fests, Travel Fairs & Conferences

Events everywhere! Have a look at some of the most exciting events we’re attending in the upcoming months. World Travel Market London (7-9 November 2016) World […]
October 7, 2016
Grand Hotel and Suites Toronto: the rooftop hot tub and city view

Livin’ It Up At The Grand Hotel & Suites Toronto

A hot tub on the rooftop, a super handy location, loft style suites, fully equipped kitchens… Yep. We were pretty much spoilt rotten during our stay […]
October 7, 2016
Travel photos: House on the Rock, Wisconsin, USA: mind-blowing, inspiring, endlessly entertaining.

Back In Finland — Here Comes The Post Travel Depression

We made it back to Finland safely! Our trip of a lifetime is now officially over. We’ve driven through Iceland, the northern states of the USA […]
September 29, 2016
Misha Collins on the set of Supernatural in Vancouver on Sept 28th 2016

Supernatural Filming Season 12 In Vancouver: Photos!

We spent all day yesterday with a bunch of fellow Supernatural fans in the streets of Vancouver watching our favorite show being filmed and meeting some […]
September 20, 2016
Yellowstone: Bison watching the passing traffic

Yellowstone Wildlife In Photos

For an enthusiastic nature photographer this national park is almost like paradise. If you’re into the fauna and the flora, then the Yellowstone wildlife photo ops […]
September 15, 2016
Yellowstone: blue water thermal springs

First Time Ever In Yellowstone: Mindblowing

Heeeelloooo from Yellowstone! We can’t believe we’re really here!  We’ve been meaning to write more blog posts already from the road (instead of having about 10,000 […]
September 2, 2016
Elding Whale Watching Cruise Iceland

Braving The Stormy Seas For A Whale Watching Tour In Iceland

When our stopover in Iceland was confirmed, one of the first things we looked up & booked was the Elding Whale Watching Tour. It was something […]
September 2, 2016
Eric Paslay live at the Central Wisconsin County Fair

Ok, We Need To Talk About A Guy Named Eric

We don’t often write about music and bands (although we will always bring up Poets of the Fall if anyone asks how we met or what […]
August 31, 2016

A Quick Hello From The Road!

Hello from the road! We’re currently somewhere between Cleveland and Chicago, heading to Milwaukee to stay at a friends’ house for the next few days. Satu’s […]
August 18, 2016
Les Misérables filming location in London

This Majestic Filming Location For Thor, Les Mis & More Needs Your Help!

Remember when we wrote about one of the most popular filming locations in the UK? The place where many, many fantastic films were shot? We’re of […]
August 18, 2016
A herd of Icelandic horses

From Rainy Iceland To Sunny Hot Boston

Today we’ve left Iceland for USA and are currently sitting on a friend’s couch somewhere in Rhode Island. We’ve had bad luck with both the weather […]
August 15, 2016
Icelande: Húnaver's gatekeeper

First Time Ever In Iceland!

We’re in Iceland, WE’RE IN ICELAND! We arrived super early on Saturday morning, but we’ve been such busy bees on the road that we didn’t have much […]
August 8, 2016
Gishwhes 2016: Ye olde tymes Stormtrooper

A Few Gishwhes Photos To Make You Smile

So, the Greatest Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen is officially over and we’re battling severe post gish depression… but looking at everyone’s Gishwhes photos certainly helps! […]
July 28, 2016
Pokemon Go bus day trips now running from Nilsiä, Finland!

A Bus Company Is Organizing PokemonGO Hunting Trips To Bigger Cities!

This is amazing, you guys! A small town bus company in Finland is organizing PokemonGO hunting trips for kids (and similar-minded adults) to the surrounding, bigger […]
July 26, 2016
GISHWHES 2013 Stonehenge

Crazy, Fantastic, International: Gishwhes 2016 Launches This Week!

The madness begins again on this week’s Saturday! A crazy, wonderful, international scavenger hunt starts again, and thousands of people around the world are spending their […]
March 22, 2017
Northern Wales: Foggy Snowdonia

Castles, Sand Dunes And Epic Weather In Northern Wales

Wales is where Fangirl Quest got started and the country will always hold a special place in our hearts. During the time we both lived in […]
March 14, 2017

We’ve Been Nominated For The Liebster Award!

Yay, our very first Liebster Award! We’ve been nominated for this award by the travel blog Hawaiian Brian and so, get to answer a few of his […]
March 13, 2017
King Arthur location in Wales: super easy to find!

Hiking In The King Arthur Mountains In Snowdonia, Wales

Since Wales is celebrating the Year of the Legends, we headed out to check out some of the epic filming locations in the country. During our […]
February 22, 2017
The view from the hotel over Hakaniemi is stunning.

Hilton Helsinki Strand: Combining Work With Luxurious Relaxation

Ah, hotels! Even after hundreds of hotel check-ins all over the world, it’s always nice to check in to a new one. I spent a couple of […]
February 19, 2017

A Throwback To TBEX Stockholm, A Massive Blogger Event

So, get this. There’s a trip I took last year but never wrote about it. I attended TBEX Stockholm 2016, the largest gathering of travel bloggers […]
February 17, 2017
Misty mountains in Wales: Bala, Snowdonia

The Year Of Legends Takes Us Back To Wales!

HAPPY HAPPY NEWS! We’re going back to Wales!! We’ve been planning this for a little while, but didn’t want to say anything until all of it was […]
February 16, 2017
Lahti, Finland: Canon M3 sample photos: a birch tree in sunlight

Here’s Some Soothing Spring Photos For All The Winter Hating Grumps

Living in Finland is sometimes quite hard for those of us who aren’t big fans of all the cold and dark, snow and sleet, long dark nights […]
February 12, 2017
The wildling camping site filming location in Iceland: Thingvellir National Park.

Game Of Thrones Adventures In Thingvellir National Park, Iceland

Finding filming locations in Iceland is hard. Especially when you need to find the exact same spots where something was filmed and not just the general […]
February 8, 2017
The 100: Mount Weather is actually called Stawamus Chief

In The Footsteps Of The 100 From Vancouver To Whistler

The 100 quickly became one of our favorite shows with its twisting story lines and fierce female characters, so upon returning to Vancouver we were determined […]
February 8, 2017
Restaurant Linnankellari: lovely wall art

Hotel Katajanokka: Luxury Prison Time In Helsinki, Finland

Is it ok to really, really love prison hotels? Or is that somehow creepy? I can’t decide. But I have to be honest, I really do […]
January 31, 2017
Quality time with the new ZenPad in a fancy hotel!

Fangirl Quest’s Lovely New Companion: ASUS ZenPad 3S 10!

Like most blog readers know, us travel bloggers sometimes collaborate with different businesses: an outdoorsy blog might review tents and other adventure equipment, while a beach holiday […]
January 28, 2017
Trainspotting filming location, the pub scene: Kelbourne Saint, Glasgow.

A Trainspotting Filming Location That Serves Delicious Lunch In Glasgow

A couple of weeks ago I flew to the UK once again, this time to see our absolute favorite band Poets of the Fall live in London and […]