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May2015
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During our 4 years in the UK, we visited 27 different Harry Potter film locations. Some of these sights were ‘because we could’ ones, like going to Lambeth Bridge because the Knight bus drove over it, or visiting the touristy Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross station. But the directors of the films also picked some amazing and iconic locations, some of which I would never have visited because of a tour guide, but ended up being some of the most […]

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May2015
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If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that Rob is amazing. The reason he’s amazing? Because for the last 4 years, he let me drag him all over the UK to visit Harry Potter film locations. Yes, I am a fan of the films, but I’m also a fan of all the amazing locations that the various Harry Potter directors used in these films. And I had one more to see last year – Harrow School’s […]

13
May2015
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You can fly between the Greek Islands, but for some distances, it’s just as easy to ferry. And these are huge ferries that carry 100’s of people. So a 2hr ferry and a 1hr bus trip later, we arrived at the quiet and quaint Elia Beach on Mykonos. Awesomely, our 2 bedroom unit was on the beach – so cool! Elia Beach is definitely one of the quieter beaches – no clubs and only 1 bar and restaurant. So we had […]

12
May2015
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Last August/September, our good mate Darren was visiting Europe and he and Ali asked if we wanted to join them for a trip to the Greek Islands. The answer was hell yes. A 1hr train, 4hr flight and 1hr bus trip later and we were at our hotel in Oia on the far side of Santorini. And this was our view… Unbelievably remarkably stunning. We were one of the many many places built into the cliff and painted white. We were […]

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May2015
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The Shetland Islands are famous for their natural beauty, like its birds, but it also is a lovely seaside town and has some amazing prehistoric archaeological sites. The main town of Shetland is the quaint Lerwick – a beautiful stonebuilt seaside town with a great selection of pubs and restaurants and a super cute stretch of independent shops (Like the delightful Ninian http://www.ninianshetland.co.uk/index.php ). Shetland is proud of their Viking history and are a strong fishing culture. One cute architectural feature […]