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Fangirling At The Harry Potter Studios In London – In Photos

Harry Potter Sites

* This post had been scheduled prior to Alan Rickman’s tragic passing. Let’s make this the time to remember his touching and deep portrayal of Severus Snape. Always. ♥ I remember counting the minutes left until closing time on my cash register. You know how time always seems to go by infinitely more slowly when you’re […]

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17 Easy Day Trips from London

day trips from London

Rumour has it that one is never more than 60 miles from the beach in Britain; indeed, the island is quite compact but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is entirely homogeneous. Quite the contrary! Quick note: if you plan on doing several independent day trips, a Brit Rail pass might be worth your while. Otherwise, […]

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72 Hours In Glasgow

Glasgow was always an elusive one to me. I have been all over Scotland in the past couple of years over half a dozen of trips, from the Isle of Skye to the tragic Highlands — and yet, I had never managed to make it west to Glasgow. Was I not destined to go, I wondered? It wasn’t for […]

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72 Hours in Edinburgh

Scotland Itinerary

Edinburgh is a city of contrasts; it embraces its inevitable clichés and rich history and yet superbly embraces modernity whenever possible. The result is a multi-faceted metropolis celebrated for its spiritedness and complemented by the hard-to-resist Scottish charm that would force a smile out of the most rigid of visitors. I’ve had the immense pleasure of […]

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