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Here you'll find all our blog posts from several years, latest first. For specific categories and topics, please use the left-hand side menu. Enjoy!
November 6, 2018
Planning the day ahead in Jurys Inn Glasgow.

Jurys Inn Hotels: What Makes A Good Hotel Stay?

What makes a good hotel stay? Is it the location, friendly staff, great beds, cleanliness, unique decor or a wide arrange of services available? What’s the most important thing to you when traveling a lot for work […]
October 25, 2018
Happy Poets of the Fall merch sales gals in Manchester, UK.

Poets Of The Fall: The Daily Life On Tour With A Rock Band

The alarm goes off at 4:45am and the instant reaction is to throw the phone against the wall and go back to sleep. But after a moment of staring blankly at the screen, angrily asking myself […]
October 9, 2018
Hotel Sveitsi: Fangirl Quest in the hotel lobby

Hotel Sveitsi: Escaping The Mundane In Hyvinkää

One of the biggest tragedies of our travels is that whenever we get to stay in a nice hotel, it’s usually just to sleep for a few hours. We rarely get to enjoy all the amenities […]
October 9, 2018
Marko Saaresto / Poets of the Fall on stage earlier this year.

Here We Go! Poets Of The Fall’s UK Tour Starts Tomorrow!

Oh, it’s that beautiful time of the album release cycle again: Poets of the Fall‘s stunning new album “Ultraviolet” is out (get yours here!) and it’s time for them to hit the road with the new […]
September 28, 2018
Comic Con Stockholm: Fangirl Quest and FOX

Comic Con Stockholm: An Adventure with Fox Finland

Comic Con Stockholm is the biggest and brightest star of the Nordic convention scene. With 30,000 visitors over three days, it is the largest pop culture event in the Nordic countries. This year, we got to […]
September 28, 2018
#TAKEMEANYWHERE: Fangirl Quest with Shia LaBeouf in Helsinki

#TAKEMEANYWHERE: LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner In Helsinki

Last night me and Satu attended the screening of #TAKEMEANYWHERE, a roadtrip film by the artist trio Shia LaBeouf, Nastja Rönkkö and Luke Turner. The artists themselves joined the Helsinki International Film Festival event and answered some […]
September 11, 2018
Fangirl Quest as Comic Con Heroes!

We’re Going To Comic Con Stockholm!

It’s official: we’re going to Comic Con Stockholm with FOX this week! It’s going to be a weekend of fun times with thousands of similar-minded fans and geeks. Our trip begins on Thursday when we’ll fly […]
September 8, 2018
Marko Saaresto walking down Ehrensvärdintie in Eira, Helsinki.

Get To Know Helsinki With Poets Of The Fall

Aside from our passion for great TV shows & movies, we share another love: we both adore Poets of the Fall, a Finnish band formed in 2003. They are the reason we met and the reason […]
August 13, 2018
Pula, Croatia: Sunset at Youth Hostel beach

Hot Days In Pula, Croatia: Lovely Beaches & Sunshine

Hello! It is me, Tiia, reporting from Pula, Croatia. I’m traveling with my dad & his wife this time, so this isn’t going to be one of those filming location trips that we’ve recently dedicated pretty […]
June 27, 2018
Walt Disney World: Cinderella's castle at Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World: A Definitive Guide To The Happiest Place On Earth

I firmly believe that a visit to a Disney theme park is a fun and amazing experience for a kid of any age. However, for a six-year-old it is just pure magic. It was at that […]
June 19, 2018
Filming Locations: Sceneframing Game of Thrones in Northern Ireland

YAY! Brand New Game Of Thrones Sceneframes!

Here’s something we’re mighty, mighty excited about: these brand new Game of Thrones sceneframes that we get to share with you guys from our recent (fantastic, beautiful) trip to Northern Ireland, one of the most important filming locations […]
June 19, 2018
Remember to bring an umbrella. There's acid rain. © Luke Dyson / Secret Cinema

Secret Cinema — An Epic, Immersive Movie Experience In London

Ok, so when I say epic I really mean it. Because “epic” is simply the best word to describe the thing called Secret Cinema presents Blade Runner – The Final Cut: A Secret Live Experience in London. […]
June 14, 2018
The Bletchley in London: code breaking, cocktails and a fun night out

The Bletchley, London: Secret Missions, Code Breaking & Brilliant Cocktails

Looking for a fun night out in London? A unique cocktail bar? An unforgettable experience? Somewhere to take your date, a group of friends or a best mate for their birthday? Something Instagram-worthy to do? Well, […]
May 30, 2018

How To Change Your Google Profile Photo / Icon

The problem: I’ve already changed my Google photo twice, yet the old photo keeps appearing in every single email I send, and I bet I’m not the only one struggling with this. So let’s figure out how […]
May 22, 2018
Giant Tours with Flip in Northern Ireland

We’re Back… With Tons Of Amazing New Memories!

Phew, what a crazy month it’s been! I’ve just returned home late last night with a bag and a mind full of gorgeous new memories. Since we last blogged, we’ve experienced some crazy amazing times in […]
April 24, 2018
Photo exhibition in Lille, film tourism experts speaking at an event

Our Upcoming Adventures In France & Northern Ireland

A couple of months ago we thought we’d have a pretty quiet spring after our KLM trip to Florida, but we were definitely wrong. In the next few weeks, we’ll be traveling to Lille, France to […]
April 23, 2018
Birdcage filming location in Miami Beach, Florida

In The Footsteps Of Robin Williams, Iron Man & Ace Ventura In Miami

Sunny beaches, brilliant colors, palm trees, gardens and stunning art deco houses: it’s no wonder so many film productions have chosen Florida as their filming location. During our roadtrip, we (of course!) went hunting for a […]
April 17, 2018
Oceans Edge Key West Resort Hotel & Marina in the moonlight

Happy Days At The Oceans Edge Key West Resort Hotel & Marina

Here’s a story about what a difference accommodation can make when you’re on a (very) active holiday. We recently flew to Florida for a roadtrip through half the state, including lovely stops in Miami, Key West, […]
April 2, 2018
A brilliant street performer at Key West sunset celebration

Key West — Where The Cocktails Are Strong And The Sunsets Are Worth Celebrating

For a Finnish person, being allowed to get a takeaway cocktail in a plastic mug and then walk around with it on the streets of a city is highly exotic. It’s not allowed over here in […]
March 3, 2018
Happy blogger chicks at their Key West hotel.

NASA, Disney, Sharks & More: Helloooo from Florida!

Oh, Florida! You hot, humid piece of land with way too many things to enjoy and see! We’ve been on the road for a little over a week now and managed to fit so many fun things […]
February 19, 2018

Roadtrips With Hertz: Alaska, British Columbia, Great Britain & More!

Roadtrips are the best way of traveling! You can disagree with this and remind us that sitting on the deck of a luxury yacht is even nicer, or that you’d rather spend a week staying near a […]
February 15, 2018
Birmingham - not too shabby!

Birmingham — The City Of Unexpected, Happy Memories

Birmingham, UK. It’s a city that doesn’t come up on the top of any “must travel destinations of the year!” lists. It doesn’t have any long, sandy beaches, nor does it hold any particularly famous, tourist […]
January 5, 2018
Atlanta: The Big Zombie Tour with Atlanta Movie Tours

Atlanta – The Hollywood Of The South

In recent years, Atlanta has become a major player in the film industry. Since 2008, Georgia’s generous tax credits have attracted the production crews of more than 140 films and shows to the city and its […]
January 3, 2018
Travel Bucket List: Skellig Michael, a Star Wars filming location in Ireland

Fangirl Quest’s Travel Bucket List For 2018 (And Beyond)

According to some, having a travel bucket list is so 2017. Regardless, we can’t help but think of all the places we’d love to travel to this year, if only we had unlimited airline miles. We have […]
January 2, 2018
Arrow filming locations: Burrard Dry Dock Pier in North Vancouver

Arrow Filming Locations In Vancouver

This Arrow filming locations post is part of our bigger Vancouver filming locations guide! SPOILER warning: This post covers the show’s locations up until the end of season 5 so there may be spoilers. You have been warned! […]
November 26, 2017
The X-Files filming locations: W Hastings St & Hornby St

The X-Files Filming Locations In Vancouver

This The X-Files filming locations post is part of our bigger Vancouver filming locations guide! As part of our Vancouver Filming Locations Guide we’ll take a quick look at the locations used by The X-Files. We’ve visited many […]
November 5, 2017
Seward Highway: the amazing Alaskan scenery

Seward Highway: A Road With A View

We’ve done many scenic drives during our travels but not many of them can compare to the absolutely stunning vistas of the Seward Highway. It stretches 125 miles south from Anchorage to the town of Seward. […]