Harry Potter studio tour – Part 3

We’re back in Hogwarts today, for the last part of the Harry Potter studio tour photo diaries. From the incredibly kitsch office of Dolores Umbridge, to the Hogwarts model used for outside shots that never fails to bring tears to my geeky eyes, not forgetting the Black family tree or Godric’s Hollow – these photos show some of my favourite parts of the tour. Enjoy! Estamos de volta a Hogwarts hoje, para a última parte dos diários fotográficos da Harry Potter studio tour. Do escritório super kitsch de Dolores Umbridge, ao modelo de Hogwarts usado para as imagens de exterior…

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Harry Potter studio tour – The Hogwarts Express

Although there were a few tweaks to the WB studio tour since I last went, the biggest change was the addition of the Hogwarts Express – this was what I was most excited to visit and it did not disappoint! It was fantastic to see the evolution of the compartments through the films, and to be able to geek out taking pictures crossing the barrier into Platform 9 3/4 (wearing my Hufflepuff house scarf, of course! #hufflepuffpride) and inside the train. This deserved a post to itself, hope you enjoy the photos… Embora tenham feito algumas alterações à visita aos…

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Harry Potter Studio Tour – part 1

I came across Harry Potter by accident in my mid-teens, but ever since I picked up the first book I was hooked on the Wizarding World that JK Rowling created to welcome us all. So, when some friends and I were debating when to go and visit the Harry Potter studios (aka Warner Bros Studio Tour), the obvious choice seemed to be to do it around birthday time for myself and my friend T – and what a birthday treat it was! I’m splitting the photo diary into three parts, following the tour order – hope you like it!  O…

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London files #1

Today I thought I’d leave you with a photo diary of some of my favourite parts of London, which admittedly are quite touristy…but that doesn’t make them any less pretty, right? Hoje pensei partilhar um diário fotográfico de algumas das minhas partes preferidas de Londres que, devo admitir, são bastante turísticas…mas isso não as torna menos bonitas, certo? Regent Street Looking past the great stores and masses of tourists, Regent Street has some of the prettiest buildings in London! Para além das óptimas lojas e dos montes de turistas, a Regent Street tem alguns dos edifícios mais bonitos de Londres!…

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Discovering the Portuguese countryside

If you’re looking for a beautiful, relaxing place to go for a long weekend over spring/summer, I’d say head over to Portugal, get a car and explore the countryside. Se estiverem à procura de um sítio bonito e relaxante para passar um fim-de-semana, o interior português é uma óptima solução. Last weekend I did just that. For the launch of my Dad’s book we went back to my paternal family’s hometown, Oliveira do Hospital. The town is located very near to Serra da Estrela and Serra do Açor, and is very well known for its delicious cheese and dairy products,…

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