Germany

Postcards from Abroad: Neuschwanstein Castle

Fairytale castle alert…quite literary! Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany inspired the Sleeping Beauty Castles in Disneyland and Disneyland Hong Kong. It was originally constructed as a personal refuge and retreat for the reclusive King Ludwig II of Bavaria. Where to stay and getting there You can easily find accommodation in Fussen, a small town in the […]

A sobering visit to Dachau Memorial

Munich is the heart and soul of Bavaria and the home of Octoberfest. However, reminders of the terror caused by the Nazi regime can be found everywhere in and around the city. To delve deeper into the dark history of World War II, I joined a New Europe tour to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial. […]