• Tips for Visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber view of Plönlein
    Germany,  Travel

    Rothenburg – A German Fairytale Town

    Rothenburg ob der Tauber is considered one of Germany’s most quintessential German towns. Famous for its timber-framed houses, it remains one of only three fully walled-in cities in Germany. Part of the Romantic Road in the Franconian region of Bavaria,…

  • Schloss Hohenschwangau sits atop a hill with mountains behind
    Castles,  Germany,  Travel

    Schloss Hohenschwangau – Plan Your Visit

    Above the village of Hohenschwangau (“Upper Swan County”) sat three medieval castle ruins. Schloss Schwanstein (“Swan Stone Castle”) was the former home of the Knights of Schwangau. King Maximillian II, the father of future King Ludwig II, purchased the ruins…