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A Day in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv is an historic city situated near the Rhodope Mountains (the legendary homeland of Orpheus). It is Bulgaria’s second largest city after the capital, Sofia. I would never have known Plovdiv existed if it hadn’t been recommended to me. So now I’m passing on the recommendation! You’re welcome. Plovdiv Old Town The Old Town of Read More

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Seville’s Game of Thrones filming locations

The heading might be a bit of a misnomer, as I only actually saw one filming location in Seville, and I’m going to branch off into other factoids not directly related to Seville or Game of Thrones but cut me some slack, titles are hard. So. Keeping with my series of filming locations you can Read More

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Croatia’s Game of Thrones Filming Locations

Last week I wrote about the amazing filming locations I got to see in Iceland, so this week I thought I would follow up with those I saw in Croatia when I visited last summer. As most fans will know, many scenes of King’s Landing – the site of the Iron Throne and the Red Read More

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Iceland’s Game of Thrones filming locations

I am a bit of a Game of Thrones fan, and something I really appreciate is the vast array of real life filming locations you can visit so easily from the UK. It’s hard to believe that the fantastic other-worldly scenes of the series are all a short flight from where I live right now, Read More

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Cascais and Belém: A day trip from Lisbon

In case you haven’t already figured this out from my blog posts, day trips are my favourite. You get to see new places without all the inconvenience of dragging your luggage around with you. At the end of the day you return to your base, a place of familiarity after a day of seeing the Read More