Chasing Red: One Man’s Obsession with the Running of the Bulls …

Most people consider Pamplona to be a once in a lifetime experience. But for Dennis Clancey, our guest in this week’s Q & A, it represents an intense six-year journey. He has been filming a documentary called Chasing Red about the fiesta and the bull-running experiences of himself and four others since 2007. With the post-production due to wrap this August, Travel Edits couldn’t wait to find out more about the inspiration and process that…
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AUTUMN/WINTER EDIT

The Yummy Way to See Verona

“If I may recommend a few places….”  Alessandro unfolded the map on the kitchen table, lightly tracing the route through the streets and piazzas before circling important names and landmarks. The young owner of Le 2 Terrazze guesthouse in Verona was eager to share his local knowledge of the city.  The house was quiet. Apart from a visiting Spanish opera singer (studying Italian by day and practicing singing by night), we were his only guests.…
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Travel Edits Wins the Users’ Choice Award at the Skyscanner Travel Bloscars!

A quick post just to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who voted for Travel Edits in the Skyscanner Travel Bloscars 2013. In case you didn’t read the headline – Travel Edits won the Users’ Choice category!! As this category was voted for by YOU (the public) it really means the world… Congratulations too go out to the other excellent UK winners: Best male travel blogger: Man vs Clock Twitter: @ManVsClock Best female travel blogger: 40 before…
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Five Dublin Film Locations from Once Musical

As the stage production of the Grammy/Tony/Sundance/Oscar award-winning musical Once makes its European debut in Dublin this week, it seems the perfect time to take a wander through some of the most memorable Dublin locations from the movie. 1. Walton’s World of Music Waltons music shop on South Great George’s Street features in several key scenes in the film. The most notable of course is when Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova sit down at one…
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The Real Life Letters to Juliet in Verona

It’s February and love is in the air, especially in fair Verona, where we lay our scene. Love notes and colourful padlocks are multiplying in the famous courtyard beneath Juliet’s balcony, as visitors scrawl poetic declarations and impassioned pleas on bricks and stone. As most people know, William Shakespeare immortalised the city of Verona in his tragedy Romeo and Juliet. However a certain Amanda Seyfried/Vanessa Redgrave movie has played a huge role in encouraging the…
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