Category: Castles

6 Dramatic Ruins To Visit In Ireland & Northern Ireland

Ireland is famous for ruins. Abandoned, romantic ruins that look like they are stolen from a storybook and took you back in time… centuries ago. We show you 6 astonishing ruins that we found on our road trip around Ireland and Northern Ireland the past year. Because Ireland is that country where you can often…
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10 Romantic Places To Visit In The Czech Republic

If you’re on the search for fairy tale castles and historical towns, the Czech Republic will spoil you. We don’t know any other Central European country that has such a variety of well-preserved castles. Though I can’t promise you can dress up in pretty skirts like a princess, because the weather can get quite chilly,…
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5 Amazing Castles To Visit In Ireland

When you think of Ireland, you think of rolling green hills and stone castles (maybe Guinness, too). And you’re right to do so since Ireland is home to more than 30000 castles and castle ruins! But which ones should you visit if you only spend a week or two in the country? Let’s take castle…
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Our 8 Favorite Castles In Czechia

Our favorite country to visit romantic castles in Central Europe? Czechia. We explored different regions of this beautiful country in the past years, and they surprised us with well-preserved old towns and unique castles. Let’s talk about them now. From the 13th to the 19th century, kings and queens, princes, princesses, knights, bishops, archbishops and…
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48 Hours In Berlin, Germany

Berlin, what could we say? First of all, we need to accept the fact that most European cities look the prettiest from late spring to early autumn. Then we need to consider the fact that the most crowded season of the year is exactly that. And living in Europe, where could we travel for a…
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Why Should You Visit Belvedere Palace & Gardens In Vienna?

Vienna has stunning architecture and pretty parks. The Belvedere Palace and Gardens are a wonderful example of both. The Baroque palaces of the Upper and Lower Belvedere are set in a landscape that makes you feel like you’re in a costume movie set. What makes the gardens of Belvedere Palace so special? The French style…
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4 Stunning Castles To Visit In Copenhagen

Here’s a fact: Danish kings and queens were never hated, beheaded or chased away. Not a straightforward fact in European history. Actually, Denmark has a beloved queen today: Queen Margrethe II. As a result, Denmark’s stunning palaces are not only relics of history, but still part of everyday life. Well, not necessarily for everyday people,…
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The Best Day Trips From Budapest

Budapest is a popular tourist destination. It has everything to be one: amazing architecture, rich cultural heritage, a lively vibe, good food (yeah, ruin pubs, too), and tons of cultural and art events. In our very biased opinion, it also has the most beautiful Parliament building in the world. But as much as tourists know…
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Our Weekend Getaway To Maribor, Slovenia

On our first trip to Slovenia we focused on exploring as many natural treasures of the country as we can. Despite of Slovenia’s tiny size, it was a challenge. 🙂 Slovenia became one of our favorite countries in the world, and it tempts us back again and again. This spring we returned to visit another region,…
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