Category Archives: Euro Travel

England 2013 Pt II: Starting Off In London

Following a fairly rough and ever-lasting transit flight on the longest birthday ever (8/8) I was back in England with a whole one day to spend in the nations capital before heading back to my parents house. Of course I … Continue reading

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England 2013 Pt I: “I Was George First”

Having last seen my nephew George at the start of January last year when he was a nine month old baby I was very much looking forward to seeing him up and walking and talking when I stayed with my sister … Continue reading

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Italy Filming Locations: Angels & Demons (2009)

It’s fair to say I’ve been to quite a few filming locations over the last five years and as rewarding as they have all been it aint half nice to recognise places you’ve been to when watching an unseen movie. … Continue reading

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Paris Filming Locations: The Bourne Identity (2002)

The first of the Bourne trilogy was filmed mostly in Paris with a few scenes done in the Czech Republic which appeared in last years ‘Prague Pt II’ post. The action soon moves on to the French capital with Jason … Continue reading

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Paris Filming Locations: Amélie (2001)

This site goes all cultured as it moves into French cinema though admittedly this film did transcend across the English Channel to become something of a hit in the UK. Whenever I go on location to find these filming spots … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Filming Locations: Trainspotting (1996)

The reason I chose to go to Scotland was because I didn’t want to travel too far whilst back in Britain and also to hunt down some of the filming locations for ‘Trainspotting‘ (1996) which is one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Scotland 2012 Pt II: Edinburgh

Even though I ended up flying directly to Edinburgh from London Gatwick I was still on very limited time and only really had the morning of January 4th to look around the city. My University friend ‘Willy’ Steve kindly offered … Continue reading

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Scotland 2012 Pt I: To Glasgow And Back (In A Few Hours!!)

Given all the weather problems in the UK over the last few years at this time of year I have been pretty lucky to have got through my plans each time. This past festive season has seen some of the … Continue reading

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James Bond Filming Locations In Istanbul

Two James Bond films have been filmed in part in Istanbul; ‘From Russia With Love’ in 1964 and ‘The World is Not Enough’ in 1999 starring Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan respectively as agent 007. The former is the better movie but … Continue reading

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Turkey 2011 Pt III: Istanbul Day 2

      History has taught me that I’m not one to truly appreciate museums so on my second day in Istanbul I decided to not bother going inside Aya Sofya and instead chose to visit Topkapi Palace Museum which was packed. Both … Continue reading

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