Last updated 7th March, 2014I have a confession to make. I’ve always thought the Finns might be crazy. Now I know for sure. Finns are perhaps best known for their love of the sauna, followed […]
Latest Travel Adventures:
Budapest Tram #2 is the most scenic tram journey in Europe according to National Geographic. And according to our guide it’s the second most scenic tram journey in the world (after San Francisco). Regardless of it’s rating, It’s spectacular!
The Hoher Kranzberg, is a mountain overlooking Mittenwald, Bavaria. The views far exceed the effort! Lake side dining en route is also an option!
I had just enough time to see one attraction during a short stop over in Rome. I debated between the Largo di Torre Argentina, the cat sanctuary of all cat sanctuaries and the Coliseum. Hint: the Cat Sanctuary won.
I left Salento inspired. Not by my usual inspirations, but by the people and their passion for traditions and keeping them alive. And the music. Especially the music!
The city wall was built in Roman times and dates back to the 1st century BC. Unlike most city walls, you can actually walk the entire length of this one. Ambitious visitors can even climb the towers for gorgeous views overlooking Girona and reaching to the Pyrenees.
Castles in Germany
Linderhof Castle is one of crazy King Ludwig II’s castles in Bavaria. . It’s the smallest but also the only one that’s finished. What it lacks for in size it makes up for in opulence.
Not only is Burghausen Castle is the longest castle in Europe, it’s also an exceptional example of a medieval fortification. Truly worth a visit.
Saying that Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany’s most famous castle and one of the most popular in all of Europe is a bold statement, that will probably get me into trouble, but it’s true.
Prien am Chiemsee is a great get away close to Munich for castles, cycling, climbing and more.
There are an incredible 25,000 castles in Germany! Here are a few of my favorite castles in in Southern Germany:
Schloss Ludwigsburg is my favorite castle tour in Germany as it gives you insights into what life in a castle was really like, and how royalty behaved behind closed doors.