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Destinations for geeky movie fans: Explore during your exchange

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Choosing your exchange destination based on the locations of your favorite movies and series can make your journey even more special and memorable. In addition to improving your knowledge of the language, you will have the chance to visit places that previously seemed to exist only on screens. Get ready for a full immersion in geek culture!

Exchange and geek culture: a perfect combination

If you are a geek culture enthusiast and love epic movies and series, know that it is possible to combine your passion with the experience of doing an exchange. Imagine studying in a country where scenes from iconic productions such as Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, X-Men, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones were shot. This is the perfect opportunity to explore stunning scenery and dive headlong into the universe of these incredible stories.

New Zealand and England: paradises for lovers of The Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter

  • New Zealand is the perfect destination for fans of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Visit the Hobbiton, located in the Waikato region, and explore the iconic Hobbit Village. The New Zealand government even provides a list of the main locations used in the movies.
  • If you're a potterhead with a wallet, England is the place for you. Visit the famous Platform 9 ¾ at King's Cross Station in London and take a photo with the luggage cart crossing the wall. Also be sure to check out the Warner Bros. Studios, where you will find original sets, costumes and objects used in the movies.
  • Ao Learn a language abroad or study at a University abroad in these countries, you will have the opportunity to explore these magical locations and improve your language skills at the same time.

Canada and Ireland: Immerse yourself in the X-Men and Star Wars universe

Canada has a surprise in store for X-Men fans: Casa Loma, an imposing castle located in Toronto. This setting served as the famous X Mansion, Professor Xavier's school for young mutants. In addition to exploring the rooms used in the filming, you can admire the architectural beauty of this city postcard.

Ireland, on the other hand, is a must-see destination for Star Wars lovers. The stunning Cliffs of Moher, in Lough North, were the scene of memorable scenes from episodes VII and VIII of the saga. In addition, the island of Skellig Michael served as a haven for the legendary Luke Skywalker. Get ready to be enchanted by breathtaking landscapes and feel transported to a galaxy far, far away.

Croatia: Experience the magic of Game of Thrones

1. The Croatian city of Dubrovnik is renowned for its stunning scenery used in Game of Thrones. Walk along the famous Stradun Street, where Cersei Lannister's iconic “walk of shame” scene was filmed.

2. Explore Dubrovnik Cathedral, Sponza Palace, and the historic city center, which served as the backdrop for the majestic King's Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms.

3. Discover other locations in Croatia that hosted memorable scenes from the series and dive headlong into this epic universe.

4. Take advantage of your stay to appreciate the natural beauty and cultural richness of this fascinating country, which goes beyond the Game of Thrones scenarios.

Be Easy

If you are a passionate fan of geeky movies and series and want to transform your exchange into an epic journey, Be Easy Exchange is here to make your dream come true. With years of experience and a dedicated team of experts, we offer personalized programs so you have the opportunity to improve your language skills, explore breathtaking scenarios, and connect with other fans from around the world.

Don't waste any more time dreaming of an unforgettable geek adventure. Contact Be Easy Exchange today and start planning the exchange of your dreams.

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