April 15, 2015
Stardust, War Horse filming location: Castle Combe, UK

The Prettiest Village in England: Castle Combe

Nothing is as cute and serene as Castle Combe, a little stonehouse village in Wiltshire, England. It was a cold, misty morning when we drove down there […]
March 18, 2015
The Star Trek bunch at Kearny and Pacific in San Francisco, CA.

5 Star Trek Filming Locations Every Fan Should Visit

SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco is a beautiful, vibrant and charming city for anyone in need of a good holiday adventure, there’s no doubt of that. But […]
February 26, 2015
Luxury yurts, Bridgend, Wales

Glamping, Sand Dunes and Chocolate Molding in Bridgend

Magnificent sand dunes, beautiful hills and forests, lovely pub dinners, hand-crafted chocolate and luxury camping, not to mention hiking trails and golf. These are some of […]
February 25, 2015
Sherlock filming location: St Barts Hospital, London

Sherlock Filming Locations In England And Wales

We’ve visited tons of Sherlock filming locations during our adventures around the UK. We’ve been to fake Baker Street (aka North Gower St in London), fake […]
February 12, 2015
Les Misérables filming location: Old Royal Naval College, London, UK

Old Royal Naval College: The Filmmakers’ Favourite

When we learned some of the biggest scenes from Les Misérables weren’t actually filmed in France but in London, we were amused, amazed… and extremely happy. As […]
January 22, 2015
Paddington Filming Locations in London

Pad Around London with Paddington

If you’re a fan of Paddington Bear, there’s a few places in London you simply must visit. We, of course, picked a few filming locations used in Paddington’s […]
January 15, 2015
JK Simmons and Andrew Teller

Movies We Adored: Whiplash

I’ve never understood jazz. I can appreciate the skill of the players, the precision and the dedication, but I never really got anything out of the […]
December 28, 2014
Supernatural location: Riverview Hospital, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

Supernatural Filming Location: Riverview Hospital

One of our favourite Supernatural filming locations is this stunning, abandoned mental health facility  in Coquitlam near Vancouver, Canada. Aside from giving a temporary home to our […]
December 27, 2014
Actors Audition Tapes

Here’s A List Of Amazing Audition Tapes

We love the characters. We’re familiar with their personalities, faces, voices and manners. But how much does the choice of casting affect the outcome of a […]
December 2, 2014
Aidan Turner at the Hobbit World Premiere

One Last Time: The Hobbit World Premiere

We spent all day in the freezing cold, met amazing fellow fans in the queues and after the event and basically froze our fangirl butts off. All […]
November 17, 2014
Win a Curzon magazine feat. Benedict Cumberbatch!

The Imitation Game: Giveaway & Photo Exhibition

Curzon Cinemas are now screening The Imitation Game in the UK! There’s also a very special Imitation Game Exhibition at their Mayfair theatre in London which we […]
November 15, 2014
Da Vinci's Demons filming location in Wales

Sceneframing Da Vinci’s Demons at Castell Coch

Castell Coch is a beautiful 19th-century Gothic Revival castle high above the village of Tongwynlais north of Cardiff. As fans of, well, basically every show that ever used […]
November 15, 2014
Supernatural filming locations Vancouver

Vancouver’s Supernatural Parks

As many of you know, earlier this year we did a 7,000 mile roadtrip across North America. And because Supernatural is basically The Show for both of […]
November 11, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch The Imitation Game

Movies We Adored: The Imitation Game

Last night, I walked into the movie theatre fully aware of what happened to Alan Turing in the end, so I was prepared to shed a tear or […]
November 10, 2014
Leonardo DiCaprio BAFTAs 2014

How To Attend Red Carpet Events As A Fan

We often get asked how we get to meet and greet all these celebrities and attend red carpet events. Well, mostly it’s about knowing where to […]
November 5, 2014
Cybermen on Doctor Who filming set Cardiff

Filming the season finale of Doctor Who in Cardiff

As many of us know, Doctor Who‘s London isn’t really London most of the time. Very often they end up filming on the streets of Cardiff, […]
October 19, 2014
Doctor Who filming location: Chepstow Castle, Wales

Doctor Who monsters in Chepstow Castle, Wales

In celebration of Doctor Who’s 50th anniversary last year we visited Chepstow Castle and located a few spots they used when filming the episode. Chepstow is a […]
October 19, 2014
Doctor Who filming location: Dunraven Bay, Wales

Doctor Who’s beautiful Bad Wolf Bay

Dunraven Bay in Southerndown, Wales is a perfect example of those places we go to because they’ve been used as filming locations and end up discovering […]
November 28, 2016

The Libertine & Quick Hugs With Dominic Cooper

Whenever we travel to London and have a free evening to spare, we prioritize theatre above anything else. Shakespeare, musicals, comedy, drama, everything goes — there’s always […]
November 21, 2016
Samantha Barks / The Last Five Years. Photo credit: Scott Rylander

Back to London on Wednesday!

It feels like we just returned from London… and now we’re flying back again on Wednesday. Our last trip was about the film festival in Bath, […]
November 20, 2016
Inception in Paris: Pont de Bir-Hakeim bridge

Forget The Eiffel Tower, Here’s The Inception Bridge!

Yes, yes. We’d all love to see the Eiffel Tower at some point of our lives. But once you’ve seen it, you’ve seen it. It’s there. […]
October 25, 2016

Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel 2017: Finland Among Top 3!

Our dear home country Finland has once again been picked as one of the best countries in the world! This time it’s named one of the best […]
October 23, 2016
People Have A Lot Of Feelings About The Walking Dead Season 7

People Have A Lot Of Feelings About The Walking Dead Season 7

Tonight, the hiatus is over and one of the greatest shows on television returns as the premiere episode of the Walking Dead season 7 airs. We’ll finally […]
October 23, 2016
Maid of the Mist heading to the Niagara Falls

There’s More (Selfie Sticks) To Niagara Falls Than You’d Expect

Niagara Falls. One of the most famous attractions in the world. Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls that straddle the border between USA and Canada. From […]
October 20, 2016
Good Will Hunting filming location in Boston: Public Garden

10 Famous (Or Just Amazing) Movie Locations In Boston

Our mission was to find the best Boston movie locations in just a few days and honestly… I think we did quite well in the end! […]
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 […]