Historical Sightseeing all over Europe

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Neuschwanstein Castle: Bavaria’s Fairy Tale Castle
Historical places Germany

Neuschwanstein Castle: Bavaria’s Fairy Tale Castle

Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, Germany, was built in the 19th century by King Ludwig II of Bavaria, also known as Mad King Ludwig. Constructed primarily to be an artist’s retreat, the castle was only in use for two years before it was abandoned due to King Ludwig’s early death in 1886. Today, Neuschwanstein Castle is …

7 little-known historical places to visit in Europe
European History

7 little-known historical places to visit in Europe

If you start to plan a trip to europe and want to visit historical places, certain places appear in pretty much all the suggestions you will get. And sure, cities like London or Amsterdam are great places for history fans to visit. But how about enjoying some places that are not included in every vacation …

Filming Locations of your favourite Period Drama you can visit
Historical places Scotland

7 Outlander filming locations you can visit

Counting the days until the next “Outlander” season and suffering from a severe case of “Droughtlander”? Or celebrating the return of travel opportunities by planning your next trip to historic Scotland? Why not combine both by retracing the steps of Jamie and Claire in everyone’s favourite Scottish time travelling series! Here you find 7 Outlander …

Filming Locations Tours: Visit your favourite Perid Drama
European History

5 Filming Locations Tours: Visit your favourite Period Drama

Filming Locations of your favourite Period Drama you can visitEver wanted to walk in the footsteps of your favourite characters of the big and small screen? These tours take you to the filming locations of various Period Dramas.Downton Abbey and Village Small Group Tour from LondonBecome Lord or Lady Grantham for the day, as you …

Historical places Germany

5 Bavarian Castles you should definitely visit

Bavarian Castles: Step into a fairytaleExperience the variety of Bavarian Castles and dive into the past. Numerous Bavarian Castles are known worldwide. The fairy-tale king Ludwig II alone built several impressive, fantastic and dreamy castles in Bavaria.You can walk in the footsteps of kings, let yourself be carried away into different eras and admire truly …

Historical places England

6 historic London sights for Tudor Fans

The Tudor period ended more than 400 years ago with the death of Elizabeth I. But the traces of this dynasty are still preserved today, in history and art, but also in architecture, burial places and places where the significant moments of the Tudor period took place. Many of them are located in the British …

10 things you didn't know about Kensington Palace
Historical places England

10 things you didn’t know about Kensington Palace

The Kensington Palace is located in the heart of London, in Kensington Gardens, right beside Hyde Park. Most people know the Palace, built in the 17th century, probably as the former residence of Princess Diana. And also her son William with his wife and children reside here when they are in London. Then although Kensington …

Sisi, not Sissi: The true Empress Elisabeth
European History

Sisi, not Sissi: The true Empress Elisabeth

Everyone knows the films of the “Sissi” trilogy with Romy Schneider. Every Christmas at the latest, the lovely face of the young Empress flickers across the television screens. She became the ideal image of a fairytale princess for generations. But was she even close to it? When the historian Brigitte Hamann discovered the diaries of …