Category: Castles

Chasing Fairy Tales In Moravia: Lednice Castle

Visiting the Loire Valley in France last year spoiled us with a bunch of breathtaking castles. It’s not so easy to knock us off our feet anymore. Nor we have expected it to happen in Eastern Europe as most of the castles there are rather fortresses or ruins of fortresses that are built to be…
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[Video post] Castle Hunt In Moravia, Czech Republic

Do you love castles as much as we do? Let’s get into the car and head down the narrow country roads of Moravia. Don’t get too distracted by the millions of vivid red poppies that cover the landscape in early summer because astonishing castles are waiting for you. It’s really just a little bit of…
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All The Reasons To Love Warsaw, Poland

Krakow has been the only place we’ve seen in Poland until this Easter. It quickly stole our hearts and we got excited to see more of Poland in the first place. On the other hand, there was a hidden thought at the back of our minds: could anything else amaze us in Poland as much…
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13 Reasons To Fall In Love With Vienna

We’ve already dedicated a sort of love letter to Vienna, our eternal favorite city in Europe. Now this post will be less passionate and more useful. Because we want you to fall in love with Vienna, too. At least, give it a chance. So here are our reasons why Vienna deserves your love. Schönbrunn Palace…
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The Fountains Of Versailles Palace

One of our favorite attraction on our first visit to Paris was Versailles Palace – Château de Versailles as French call it. While the interior of the palace is overwhelming it’s so crowded that we felt somewhat relieved when we finished our tour in the palace. The gardens were different. They are so huge that…
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Colorful Gardens Of Château de Villandry

Visiting the castles of Loire Valley this May was like sneaking into a fairy tale. Though we couldn’t decide which is our favorite castle, castle gardens definitely have a winner: the gardens of Château de Villandry. Actually, our main reason to visit Villandry was its gardens. They shine in their original Renaissance design and oh,…
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A Castle Carved Into Rock: Predjama, Slovenia

It looks like this year is the year of castles for us as we visited so many of them in several European countries. Who would have thought that small Predjama Castle hidden somewhere in south-central Slovenia will turn out to be one of the most memorable ones? We were very excited to visit giant and…
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In The Gardens Of Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna

Vienna is one of the most romantic cities we’ve ever been to and its majestic royal palace, Schönbrunn is our favorite getaway for romantic walks. Well, the gardens of Schönbrunn Palace in particular. The interior of the palace is gorgeous and it’s well worth a visit, but it’s the gardens where we returned to several…
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Our Visit To Château de Versailles, Paris

We’ve visited Paris for the first time this May and our most memorable day there was probably the one spent in the Palace of Versailles – or Château de Versailles in French. A whole day, you ask? Well, yes. It was not just because of our love for castles, but also because of the size…
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