Germany is one of the best countries in Europe to soak in a medieval atmosphere and go on a castle quest.
Because we’re crazy about castles, we visited more than 20 of those in the southwest of Germany, in the region of Baden-Württemberg, covering about one third of the Castle Route. From gloomy ruins to boasting baroque, join us on a Castle Quest.
As his roadtrip of southwest Ireland draws to an end, US-based traveller Saul Schwartz reaches the cute county of Cork.
Here, amongst fortresses and fishing villages in the southwest corner of Ireland, he discovers a castle, a kissing stone and one poisonous park. And many reasons to come back to Ireland.
As US-based traveller Saul Schwartz continues his roadtrip of the southwest of Ireland, he tours the renowned “Ring of Kerry”; a scenic drive through perhaps the most beautiful part of Ireland, offering sparkling seascapes, mountains dotted with brightly coloured farmhouses, winding lanes bordered with subtropical vegetation and a breathtaking panorama of the Lakes of Killarney.
Discover why this may well be “One Ring to Rule them All”.
Ramparts, colourful cottages, cobblestone lanes, and island hopping on Sweden’s West Coast. Those are some of the highlights of Jerry’s visit to Marstrand; supposedly the most beautiful town in Sweden.
Find out what to see and do on the archipelagos and islands on the west coast of Sweden – and why one week just isn’t enough time to explore its many aspects.
Ireland, The Emerald Isle. Thousand shades of green, and weather that makes them possible. While Ireland may be wet most of the year, the glistening leaves sparkle after a rainshower and the humid climate promote this verdant countryside. US-based traveller Saul Schwartz roamed the roads of southwest Ireland before sent home due to the Corona virus travel ban. Here is the first of 3 accounts of his encounter with the Emerald Isle.
Many travellers to Europe these last couple of weeks have experienced the stressful task of getting home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
This is one of those stories, where a tour of Ireland turned into search for an escape. And where bureaucracy almost won over common sense. Follow US-based Saul Schwartz as he tries to get back home while giving advice about things to do differently in future times of travel.
Photographer Tom Wayman ventured beyond the regular trails to capture the magic of Neuschwanstein Castle in the south of Germany, near the Austrian border. This palace rather than castle is said to have inspired Walt Disney for the castle in Sleeping Beauty and there’s no denying its fairytale beauty.
Tom scaled the mountains in order to capture its beauty. Here’s his exploration in pictures.