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A Tuscan Dream

A Tuscan Dream

Driving from Parma, navigating a winding mountain road to Tuscany, I came across Castello di Compiano, a medieval castle embraced by fortified walls and built atop a rocky outcrop of a mountain village. The castle’s jaw-dropping views across the Taro …

Castle Tours and Stays – Knights to Remember

Castle Tours and Stays – Knights to Remember

Who has not been captivated by tales of knights and dragons, of medieval feuds, battles and betrayals? Serving as the backdrop for each of these stories is a castle. Visiting a castle can provide a playground for the imagination, allowing …

Three Charming Villages in South West Germany

Three Charming Villages in South West Germany

Some of the most charming villages in Germany look like they came straight out of a storybook, with their half timber houses, walled cities, and look out towers.  Put on your walking shoes, as they are best explored on foot, …

Legends and Rhine River Castles

Legends and Rhine River Castles

Stone turrets and towers keep an eye on everything in every direction. Vine covered slopes so steep it’s hard to believe people walk between the rows. Narrow villages line the banks of the winding river. You can almost see the …

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