Western Europe

What a Bordeaux Wine Workshop is Really Like

Selfie with Laura at the Bordeaux Wine Workshop

I say I only drink when I have to. When I get invited to a Bordeaux wine workshop, I have to drink. Bordeaux produces many of the best wines in the world, after all. Funny enough, Laura’s the same way, yet she walked away from the workshop craving more wine! Bordeaux’s Wine Production It’s hard to say which country or …

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The Dinosaur Giant Lanterns at the Edinburgh Zoo Aren’t Just for Kids

Dinosaur Great Lanterns

To complete our Edinburgh Hogmanay celebration, Laura and I went to see the giant lanterns at the Edinburgh zoo. While the lanterns might have been made for kids, we were both fascinated by them. Sadly the dinosaur giant lanterns are only around until the end of January, but there will be more lanterns at the Edinburgh zoo next year. About …

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Reviewing the Only Harry Potter Bistro Bus Tour in Edinburgh

Laura and I on the Red Bus Bistro Tour

What do you get when you combine a Harry Potter Tour, a bus tour of Edinburgh and an Italian dinner? The Harry Potter Bistro Bus Tour, of course. Last year I went on the Red Bus Bistro Burger Tour with my dad. This year I wanted to do it again with Laura, but I found the tour had been replaced. …

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Adoring the Snow Leopards at the Highland Wildlife Park

Tiger Eating Lunch at the Highland Wildlife Park

The Highland Wildlife Park in the Cairngorm National Park of Scotland is the second attraction managed by the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS). It’s where they breed and house those animals needing a wilder setting than a zoo in Edinburgh. Driving to the Highland Wildlife Sanctuary The Highland Wildlife Park is located 130 miles north of Edinburgh, halfway up …

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Exploring The Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

Þórufoss Waterfall of the Game of Thrones Filming Locations in Iceland

There are over a dozen Game of Thrones filming locations in Iceland! While the show is finished, you can still get a feel of what it might have been like north of the Wall, walking up to the Eyrie or even the countryside of Meereen. It’s actually amazing to see how diverse the landscape in Iceland can be, and how …

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