Five Movie Themed Bars to Visit in Edinburgh

Having a cocktail in an interesting bar is probably one of my favourite things to do when I’m exploring a new city because it’s a great way to break up a long day of being a tourist – whilst also doing something fun. With the pubs reopening and holiday planning commencing, I thought it might be the perfect time to share some of my favourite … Continue reading Five Movie Themed Bars to Visit in Edinburgh

North Shire | Two Nights at North Yorkshire’s Hobbiton

Towards the end of last year, Jess surprised me with a little trip away for my birthday. He didn’t tell me where we were going, just that I needed to get a couple of days off work. He then handed me an envelope, and inside was a picture of a little hobbit house – a hobbit house that was all mine for two whole nights. Staying … Continue reading North Shire | Two Nights at North Yorkshire’s Hobbiton

20 Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 | Sci-fi and Fantasy Edition

My weekend is starting early this week as me, Jess and Einstein head to the New Forest for a mini getaway – the puppy’s first stay away from home since we first brought him back to ours over a month ago. There are lots of long walks and pub lunches in store which I’m very excited about – though I am slight gutted I won’t … Continue reading 20 Most Anticipated Movies of 2020 | Sci-fi and Fantasy Edition

The Magic Potions Tavern | Brewing Cocktails in Edinburgh’s Old Town

I like to think of myself as a some sort of magical travel genie when it comes to planning trips away because I somehow manage to find the craziest things, no matter where we go. And whilst I rarely leave a stone left unturned in the geeky activities department, a few things will occasionally slip under my radar – The Magic Potions Tavern being one of … Continue reading The Magic Potions Tavern | Brewing Cocktails in Edinburgh’s Old Town

A Guide to Avengers Filming Locations in Edinburgh

As promised, I’m working my way through a back log of posts from a few of my recent trips, and thought I’d start at the end, rather than the beggining, with Edinburgh. I visited the city over Hogmanay – Edinburgh’s version of New Year’s Eve – last year, and while the festivities didn’t end up being quite my cup of tea, the capital itself ceases … Continue reading A Guide to Avengers Filming Locations in Edinburgh

10 New TV Series To Watch This October

One of my favourite things to do in the Autumn months is snuggle up on the sofa and binge watch TV shows with Jess. You feel a little less guilty spending hours in front of the television when the weather isn’t great outside – not that I particularly feel guilty when there’s sunshine either. October looks to be an especially great month for new series, … Continue reading 10 New TV Series To Watch This October

15 Movie Locations You Can Visit With Your National Trust Card

The National Trust is an environmental / heritage conservation charity that gives you free access to hundreds of places in the UK. From fancy gardens to stately homes, wild landscapes and nature reserves, the trust protects and preserves a lot of different places throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Jess and I decided to join up and get a membership at the beginning of the … Continue reading 15 Movie Locations You Can Visit With Your National Trust Card