Diagon Alley at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

New Magic at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Diagon Alley is one of those fictional places that captures everyone's imagination. Who doesn't want to stroll into Ollivander's to find their wand, stop by Scribbulus Writing Implements for some parchment...
Game of Thrones Dubrovnik Filming

Behind the Scenes: Game of Thrones Filming in Croatia

Our decision to come to Croatia on a Game of Thrones-inspired whim has certainly paid off! First we arrive in Šibenik on the day they're filming (and get turned away by security while trying to sneak into...
SDCC 2014 Hall H Line

My Favorite Bits of San Diego Comic-Con 2014

It's been well over a month since SDCC 2014 and I feel like I'm just now recovering. For those of you who've never been to Comic-Con, the best way I can describe it is it's like nerd Mardi Gras. There are...
Rhaegal Dragon Cosplay

Cosplaying with a Carry-On

The first question people ask when they find out I'm going to San Diego Comic-Con is: "Are you gonna dress up?" Of course I am! Cosplay is one of the best parts of SDCC (along with celebrity sightings,...
Doctor Who Experience Entrance

The Doctor Who Experience, In A Word: Fantastic!

Walking into the mammoth BBC studio that contains the TARDIS - the real, honest-to-goodness bigger-on-the-inside TARDIS - was like walking into Santa's workshop. This is where they've filmed everything!...
Mauna Kea Stargazing

Stargazing on Hawaii’s Big Island

Here in New Zealand's Mount Cook National Park, I have been thwarted two days in a row in my quest to do some quality stargazing in a world-renowned dark sky reserve. The clouds have made it obvious that they...