Ruins in Germany: 7 tips for castles, ruins and eerie crypts

Hessen: Löwenburg in Kassel Dhis walls were a fake from the start: they looked old and defensive, but only served one goal: pleasure. From 1793 … Read more

These are the most beautiful palaces and castles in the Ruhr area

Very old: Broich Castle in Mülheim an der Ruhr Dhe building is not just old, it is ancient: Broich Castle in Mülheim with its meter-thick … Read more

Beyond the mines: palaces and fortresses in the Ruhr area

Very old: Broich Castle in Mülheim an der Ruhr Dhe building is not just old, it is ancient: Broich Castle in Mülheim with its meter-thick … Read more

Romania: Everything is so beautifully German here in Transylvania

TRanssylvania is not far. On my world tour I am currently exploring the Balkan region. After Bulgaria it is now Romania’s turn, and from Bucharest … Read more

The castles complete a revolutionary decade: they double the number of gangs and become popular throughout the territory

Unesco inscribed the ten years ago castles on the representative list of intangible heritage at a ceremony in Nairobi. Since then, this expression of popular … Read more

Schwerin: The castle fascinates many more than Neuschwanstein

“The castle, unreal as if it was created out of fleeting dreams, seemed to float on the water”, enthused the British navigator Sir Henry Montague … Read more

Hiking in the Sauerland: The Almetal is mystical in autumn

EOne of the great German poets described it aptly: “You must have actually seen this valley, in which wildness and charm merge in such a … Read more

Bavaria: Füssen is more than the Neuschwanstein train station

Klar: Füssen is known for Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau – those who visit the castles stop in the small town on the edge of the Alps. … Read more