Guide To The Nazi And World War II Sites In Nuremberg Germany

Planning a visit to Nuremberg Germany? Here’s my guide to visiting the historic World War II and Nazi sites in Nuremberg, for history buffs and WWII aficionados. Despite Nuremberg’s storybook looks, the city has a dark past.No other city in Germany is more intertwined with the Nazi legacy than Nuremberg. The Nazis went to great … Read more

What To Do And See In Bamberg: A UNESCO Wonderland in Bavaria

Here’s my guide to the best things to see and do in the beautiful UNESCO-listed town of Bamberg Germany. This Bamberg guide covers all of Bamberg’s must visit sites, attractions, and landmarks. With crooked half timber houses, picturesque canals, and an elegant palace, Bamberg is an underrated gem in northern Bavaria that should be on … Read more

Top Attractions And Things To Do In Medieval Regensburg Germany

Regensburg is a handsome German city on the Danube that’s well worth a visit. This guide covers all top must visit attractions and and best things to do in Regensburg. I also give you tips for visiting and day trip options. I adored medieval Regensburg. Miraculously, the town escaped unscathed from wartime bombing. Its medieval … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to Neuschwanstein Castle In Bavaria

Here’s my guide to visiting the magnificent Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria. I give you an overview of the castle’s history, its architect, and tell you what you need to see inside. Clad in glistening limestone and strategically perched in the Alps, Neuschwanstein Castle is the most visited site in Germany. The Neo-Gothic castle isn’t a … Read more

Guide To Mad King Ludwig’s Fairytale Castles in Bavaria Germany

“There is a castle on a cloud. I like to go there in my sleep.” — Ludwig II, quoting Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables Here’s my guide to the top must visit castles in Bavaria, a gorgeous region in southern Germany. These stunning Bavarian castles were designed and built by Mad King Ludwig II of Bavaria. … Read more

Attractions and Landmarks On The Danube River, What To See

Planning a cruise or road trip along the Danube River and wondering what to do and see? Here’s my guide to 21 must visit attractions on the Danube River. This guide covers the most beautiful towns and cities on the Danube. And you’ll discover all the must visit attractions and landmarks along the Danube. The … Read more

Guide To Modern Art Masterpieces In Europe (and Where To Find Them!)

Hungry for art or cultural inspiration? Do you want to see Europe’s best modern art on vacation? Look no further! This list, created with my own subjective views and the objectively immortal status of the listed artists, will satisfy your cravings. I identify the most famous and groundbreaking works of modern art in Europe and … Read more

See the World on TV: the Best TV Shows For Wanderlust and Cabin Fever

Here’s my wanderlusty guide to the best TV shows to virtually travel the world. Let’s face it. Most of us won’t be traveling for a good long time. We’re stuck at home. The anticipation of a vacation has been temporarily squelched. But are we really stuck? In the era of streaming, we now have access … Read more

Guide To The Munich Residenz: City Palace of the Wittelsbach Dynasty

The Munich Residenz is a vastly underrated European palace. I’d say it’s on par with Versailles in terms of sheer grandeur, though I may get booed for that sentiment. Too bad, it’s delightfully under-touristed and historically interesting, despite being mostly a post WWII recreation. The Munich Residenz was the seat of a political and cultural … Read more