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Lichtenstein Castle

Schloss Lichtenstein

On our first trip to Germany, we paid a visit to Lichtenstein Castle in southern Germany. This privately held Schloss is perched high on...
Double Bastion at the Londonderry Wall in Northern Ireland

Walking the Derry Wall

Not long ago, we had the pleasure of taking a British Isles cruise aboard Princess Cruise line's Caribbean Princess. One of its many stops...
Town square in old town, Rotherburg

Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Rothenburg over the Tauber is a medieval city in Germany, southeast of Frankfurt, and west of Nuremberg. At one time, it was the third...

Harburg Castle and Village

On the way to Rothenburg we stopped in a little village called Harburg. It's a classic medieval village with a castle on the hill...

Baden-Baden

We stayed in Baden-Baden for only a couple of nights while we were visiting the Schloss Lichtenstein and the Black Forest. There really isn’t...

Hohenschwangau

Hohen schwan gau - in german means high (hohen) schwan (swan) gau (country, district). The community of Schwangau was originally nothing more than a...

Heidelberg

Heidelberg goes down as one of those places that warrants a return trip at some point. While we weren't totally blown away with the...
View of Cochem Germany from the Cochem Castle

Cochem Germany

When we arrived in Cochem, there were probably 1,000 bikers in town, plus a compliment of other tourists from tour companies, boat excursions, and...