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Neuschwanstein Castle Daytrip from Munich
Germany / Munich / Travel

Neuschwanstein Castle Daytrip from Munich

Neuschwanstein Castle is like something right out of a fairytale, literally.  In fact, “Mad” King Ludwig II’s storybook castle was the influence behind Walt Disney’s design for the Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland.  Besides beautiful architecture and scenery, Neuschwanstein has an interesting history full of unsolved mystery and intrigue (ripe for the plot of a Dan … Continue reading

Salzburg in 10 Hours
Austria / Itineraries / Salzburg / Travel

Salzburg in 10 Hours

Salzburg really is alive with the sound of music – from the locations that played a starring role in a certain iconic movie to its celebrated hometown composer and the many unassuming street performers playing melodies in public spaces throughout the Austrian city.  While many visitors automatically flock to organized Sound of Music tours in … Continue reading

Picture Perfect St. Paul’s Cathedral
England / London / Travel

Picture Perfect St. Paul’s Cathedral

If the walls of St. Paul’s Cathedral in London could talk, they would tell you about notable weddings (such as Prince Charles and Lady Diana in 1981), funerals (including Prime Minsters Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher) and not one but two “great fires” that threatened the cathedral’s very existence. In 1666, the Great Fire of … Continue reading