Tag: castles

  • Visiting Sintra from Lisbon

    Visiting Sintra from Lisbon

    Sintra is a magical Portuguese town just a short train ride from Lisbon where you’ll see the kinds of castles and palaces that belong in fairy tales. So is it possible to visit Sintra from Lisbon? Absolutely. Here’s how and what you can expect to await you there. Getting there and back Sintra is well-connected…

  • The best European castles on Airbnb

    The best European castles on Airbnb

    Sometimes when I’m feeling uninspired (and kind of bougie), I look up interesting places to stay somewhere. Because if you’re spending a night in a medieval castle, does it really matter where it is? So I went on a hunt for some of the best European castles on Airbnb that I might be able to…

  • How to visit Bran and Peles Castle from Bucharest

    How to visit Bran and Peles Castle from Bucharest

    Romania has been on my travel wish list for a while. What can I say? I love grandiose castles and interesting architecture. But when it came time to plan a visit to the famed Bran Castle and to the widely agreed upon better castle, Peles, it was a little harder than I anticipated. Why visit…

  • Visiting Germany’s fairy tale Neuschwanstein Castle

    Visiting Germany’s fairy tale Neuschwanstein Castle

    If you have the opportunity to do something, take it. The first time I went to Munich, my best friend and I decided to skip Neuschwanstein Castle because it was too expensive. We got drunk in Munich instead, and life was good. But to be honest, I’ve regretted not going ever since. So when I…