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  • Castles in Germany – Schloss Neuschwanstein, a Fairytale Castle

    Neuschwanstein Castle in the snow

    There are so many amazing castles in Germany. But Schloss Neuschwanstein is the one I really wanted to visit. A Fairytale Castle A fairytale castle. That really is the best description for Schloss Neuschwanstein. Perched dramatically amidst  the spectacular Bavarian mountains it is famous as the inspiration for Walt Disney’s Sleeping Beauty castle. It also featured […]

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  • Lake Como with Kids – Top 5 Travel Tips

    Lake Como, Italy, Travel with kids

    We drove up to Lake Como from Florence, arriving mid-afternoon. By that evening, my husband had decided he wanted to live there. Now we have been to many beautiful places, but none have elicited quite so strong a reaction – not sure though whether the greyer he goes, the more he’s wondering, ‘What would Clooney do?’ And although […]