Benedict Cumberbatch

Blog Archives

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!
February 2, 2019
Happy blogger in Fuengirola, Spain

Fuengirola And The Importance Of Light And Color

We usually travel together with Satu. We like each other’s company and most times than not, our travels are related and pretty much built around Fangirl Quest. Filming locations, collaborations with tourism authorities and local hotels, […]
January 30, 2019
Comic Con Stockholm: The Passage escape room

VIDEO: The Passage & Stuck In An Escape Room

A few months ago we joined our friends at FOX Finland for the magnificent pop culture event that is Stockholm Comic Con. Aside from meeting Mads Mikkelsen (😍😍😍!), we spent several fun filled days among our […]
January 26, 2019

We Miss You, Vancouver!

It’s kind of weird how we react to the destinations we travel to. Some cities we like: we come back telling our friends about all the nice cafes, interesting things to see, the museums we visited […]
January 24, 2019
Jenna Coleman and Matt Smith in "Day of the Doctor", the 50th Doctor Who special episode filmed at National Museum Cardiff.

A Quick Look Back: Cardiff — Where It All Started

Today we’re thinking about CARDIFF, WALES! It’s one of our favorite TV cities in the world and the place where our whole crazy Fangirl Quest journey began back in 2013. We were both unemployed and/or working […]
January 16, 2019
Game of Thrones: horseback riding on Downhill Beach

Game Of Thrones: The Best Experiences In Northern Ireland

While we love visiting filming locations just as such, what can make them even better is having an activity that somehow connects you even more to the world of the show or movie filmed there. Northern […]
January 12, 2019
Trump finds out about Iron Sky The Coming Race

Iron Sky The Coming Race: Donald Trump Finds Out…

I recently spent a day on film set along with (I can’t believe I’m actually saying this) Donald Trump. Also present in the stunning, several-thousand-euros-per-night hotel suite were ol’ Donald’s trusty aides, a bunch of filmmakers and […]
December 20, 2018

Hotel Oscar: The Warmest Welcome Of The Fall In Varkaus

Hotel Oscar in Varkaus welcomed us earlier this fall on a cold Monday with our car full photography gear. On our way from Helsinki we tried to remember if either one of us had ever been […]
December 4, 2018
Mystic Grill exists in real life and you can visit in Covington, GA

Ever Heard Of This Famous Vampire Village In Georgia?

Did you know that there’s a city in Georgia where vampires roam freely and dine in fancy restaurants? Where vampire brothers form alliances with the locals and werewolves defend their ancient territories fiercely? Well, at least […]
November 27, 2018
Apollo XIII at the The John F. Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center: Where Sci-Fi Movies Feel True

For space nerds such as ourselves, Kennedy Space Center is quite a treat. Astronauts, training simulators, rockets, shuttles and an endless amount of historical titbits, stories, space equipment and close-up looks at mankind’s greatest space achievements. After Damien […]
November 26, 2018
Horse riding with Crindle Stables in Northern Ireland

Beach Gallop On Downhill Beach, Northern Ireland

I felt nervous, excited and a little overwhelmed all at the same time. We were driving down the narrow roads in Northern Ireland, following a massive horse truck somewhere near Downhill Beach. It was a stunning […]
November 16, 2018
Forrest Gump Doctor Who filming location: Monument Valley

When Disaster Strikes…

UPDATE Nov 23rd: Ok, I’ve managed to build the site back up with a new layout!! There’s still a lot of work to do to make everything smooth & pretty, but at least the content is […]
November 13, 2018

This Fall’s 3 Must-See Movies Inspired By Music & Musicians

This fall has been pretty incredible when it comes to new big-screen movies inspired by music and musicians: A Star Is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody and Coldplay‘s A Head Full Of Dreams are all based on the […]
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 […]
May 12, 2017
Barafundle Bay beach, Wales, filming location for Third Star.

Barafundle Bay: A Stunning, Hidden Beach In Wales

You know how sometimes a film really, really touches your heart and you can’t stop thinking about it for several days? This is what happened with Third Star, a film starring our beloved Benedict Cumberbatch and a […]
January 1, 2017
Benedict Cumberbatch filming Sherlock in London, UK.

Happy Sherlock Memories: Setlock Photos Of The Cast

In celebration of tonight’s new episode of Sherlock, we decided to put together a post full of Setlock photos and memories. Many of our followers have already seen some of these photos feat. Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin […]
December 22, 2016
Sceneframing Sherlock special episode location: The Abominable Bride location in Bath

Day 22: Sherlock Special Episode Location In Bath, UK

We’re getting close to the end of our calendar, so today you’re getting a double Sherlock treat! This year, we organized a fun screening event with the Bath Film Festival and managed to sneak in a […]
December 1, 2016
Benedict Cumberbatch on a Third Star filming location

Day 1: Third Star, Barafundle Bay

It all started in June 2013. We set out on a roadtrip across the UK, all the way up to Northern Wales and Scotland. We had planned a route full of filming locations and even some […]
July 2, 2016
Gillian Anderson in A Street Car Named Desire: West End cheap tickets and stage door tips

London Theatre Tips For TV Fans and Budget Travellers

We’ve both been into theatre for years and years, even before moving to Wales (and being closer to London’s West End), but during our time living in Wales and multiple times of travelling in the UK, we’ve […]
December 10, 2015
Harry Potter Luggage Tag

Perfect Gift Ideas for Geeks and Travellers!

Basically, most of these amazing items are included in our own letters to Santa. So we decided to share a few of our favourites and some very random finds, just in case any of you are similarly […]
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 it’s also an extremely popular filming location for hundreds 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 London (aka Cardiff, Wales) and we’ve stood and stared at […]
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 fictional character? Judging by these audition tapes the answer is […]