Tunisian Adventure awaits

We at Star Wars Places have just recently made contact with a tour company operating in Tunisia offering tailored experiences for those looking for a far more immersive experience.


Tunisian Journeys: Private Tours for the Intrepid Traveller

 They offer professionally guided, tailor-made, in-depth tours for solo & individual travellers, and small groups, in English, French, German & Italian (and Arabic). We offer special Cultural, Archaeological and Alternative Tours – Inc Star Wars related.

Set-up by a couple, who have a passion for Tunisia’s natural beauty and hidden gems.

With over 25 years of experience in Tourism, Moez Sghaier is an Official Tunisian Guide, as well as a Translator, Interpreter & Fixer. He speaks fluently French, English, Italian, German, & Classical Arabic and has a passion for History & Cultures.

Yvette, is a Professional Tour Leader with over 20 years of experience. She is originally from Canada, and has an academic background in Classical Archaeology. She specializes in organizing tours not only of Tunisia, but also of the Ancient Mediterranean (Turkey, Greece, Italy & Sicily, Morocco, Jordan, Syria, Libya, Egypt, etc.).


Running from April 23rd – 29th Tunisian Journeys will be hosting the Academy Award winner Roger Christian in Tunisia, during the filming of his forthcoming documentary, Behind The Force Movie. Roger Christian will be coming to TOZEUR, MATMATA & DJERBA, with cameraman Mark Dodd, for the filming of his forthcoming documentary, “Behind the Force”, about the making of the original Star Wars film: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977). He will be bringing with him the original iconic LIGHT SABER which he created for the film.

 For more information on this amazing event go to the Facebook link to discover how you could meet a legend in a legendary place!


His book CINEMA ALCHEMIST is a great read and has loads of stories about the making of Star Wars & Alien.



The Last Jedi on Blu-ray & DVD


So, say what you will, and most, if not all Star Wars “fans”, have done, about The Last Jedi which is released for the home on Digital download / DVD / Blu-Ray and the relatively new 4K format. There are multiple “exclusive” version, Target in the US and a SteelBook version being the most sought out.

I have yet succumbed to watching the special features / behind the scene videos online and will wait till I can get my hands on a copy before watching them and hopefully get an insight on why some of the choices were made and left in the film and why some were left out!

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Will viewing for the fourth time at home make a difference……..we will see…..


The Last Jedi viewing and review.

Official poster

The Last Jedi, what can I say….not a lot, so hit the link here to go to my Spoiler filled review.


The Imax 3D in Cineworld Leicester square was very impressive, first time here. The cinema was not full at 10:30 on a Thursday morning, either everyone had already seen it or they were waiting?


What did I expect, well like millions of others I had theories, thoughts, hopes and wishes of what might be in this film, some things were covered well, others I felt let down by. Read the review to learn more.


I feel I need a second, third or even a fourth viewing before truly getting the feel that this is Star Wars…..for a new generation…..


Episode IX has quite a lot to do!

D23 + Star Wars Land update.


Very recently Disney held it’s annual fan event D23, showcasing all the upcoming goodies Disney has to offer.


Over the weekend there were multiple updates on Star Wars Land, scheduled to open in 2018 and now what we know will be called – Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.


There was also a behind the scenes look at the making of The Last Jedi.

Click on the link below to watch:

Filming Location update – Crait


So this one might be a little pre-emptive but here goes.

I have updated/added an entry in Filming Locations under Episode VIII – The Last Jedi for the planet Rian Johnson has named as CRAIT – “It’s way out there. It’s uncharted. It’s a mineral planet and so there are mines on it,” according to Johnson.

When I know more I will update the page, but for now, take a look and if you know anything please let me know….