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Here you’ll find the latest of our travel related posts, but you can also browse them by country by using the main menu and hovering on the word “Destinations”. We hope you enjoy!

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 and short days without sunlight. In other words: winter. The […]
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 area, which is easy enough. However, even though we couldn’t […]
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 to find some locations to visit. We already had an […]
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 adore them. I’ve stayed in two very nice ones so far: […]
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 blog could feature different travel agencies who offer holidays in […]
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 Glasgow. Aside from visiting a few locations from Sherlock, Outlander […]
January 6, 2017
British guys looking at a Finnish kebab shaped church in Kamppi, Helsinki.

British Guys Looking At Finnish Things

Last summer, two of our British friends came over to spend a glorious Midsummer here in Finland with us. Out of a tourist day in Helsinki, a roadtrip to Koli National Park, midsummer traditions in the […]
January 3, 2017
Stratford-Upon-Avon: Shakespeare's Birthplace

Celebrating Shakespeare in Stratford-Upon-Avon

2016 marked the twentieth anniversary of one of the longest-running love affairs of my life: that with Mister William Shakespeare. So when we realized that we had time to squeeze in a visit to his birthplace […]
December 30, 2016
House on the Rock: carousel room with angels

The House On The Rock: The Most Peculiar Attraction You’ll Ever Visit

Our visit to the House on the Rock is something we’ll never forget. In fact, we still keep talking about it months after the trip. This magical, awe-inspiring, peculiar, somewhat spooky and massively entertaining hidden gem […]