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The Eltz Castle

The Eltz Castle

Eltz Castle is a medieval castle nestled in the hills above the Moselle River between Koblenz and Trier, Germany. It is still owned by a branch of the same family that lived there in the 12th century, 33 generations ago. The Palace of Bürresheim (Schloss Bürresheim), the Castle of Eltz and the Castle of Lissingen are the only castles on the left bank of the Rhine in Rhineland-Palatinate which have never been destroyed. [Read more…]

Najac: Beautiful French Castle Village

Najac: Beautiful French Castle Village

Najac is a picturesque village set along a ridge above a bend in the Aveyron River. In the earlier part of the last century the village had around 2000 people but it suffered marked population decline as workers migrated to towns and cities. Several films concern the village and its surrounds, for example, La Vie Comme Elle Va. [Read more…]

Autumn in Wales: Tu Hwnt i’r Bont

Autumn in Wales: Tu Hwnt i’r Bont



Built as a residential dwelling in 1480, Tu Hwnt i’r Bont (Beyond the Bridge) is actually considerably older than the Inigo Jones bridge it stands beside. Some years later the building was used as the Courthouse for the surrounding area. From here the most serious offenders could have been taken to Tan y Craig in Llanrwst where they could be hanged outside the old gaol! [Read more…]

Snooping in Storybook Castle

Snooping in Storybook Castle



A deserted castle in the woods always has a few stories to tell. Maybe you’ve heard of the heart-shaped pools at Storybook that fill with blood on a full moon, or the Rapunzel-inspired succubus who hangs her hair to tempt gullible fishermen to their doom in the highest tower. Locals will tell you about the mad widow kept locked in a room with no doorknobs, who escaped on occasion to ride through town on horseback tossing gifts to children. (Supposedly, you can still find scratch marks where she clawed her way out.) [Read more…]

Reserved Parking Place

Reserved Parking Place



Check out the beautiful view of Caerphilly Castle, the biggest and the most beautiful castle in Wales. Today we will not show you the beautiful panoramas and skylines of the castle, but you will have a chance to see the beautiful Caerphilly castle from totally different perspective. In Wales you can find the reserved parking sports of ice creams only. Check out the castle view from this exact parking spot… [Read more…]

The Sites of Dam Square Amsterdam

The Sites of Dam Square Amsterdam

Visiting Amsterdam is an amazing, life-changing event. This vibrant city in Holland is the epicentre of culture and life in the country, an explosion of colour and sensory experiences. At the heart of the city lies Dam Square, teeming with tourists and at the edge of the famous canals, packed with bicycles, trams and cars and people. [Read more…]

Phantom Ship: The Crater Lake

Phantom Ship: The Crater Lake



Allright, is it not exactly a castle but a  remaining section of the filled conduit of a fissure from which probably poured many of the lower layers of lava constituting Dutton Cliff. It is located on Crater lake and from far away it look like dream castle. I’m sure we fooled you on first look :) [Read more…]

The Hearst Castle

The Hearst Castle



The Hearst Castle is Californian Historical Sight mansion on Central Coast in California. It has been built between 1919 and 1947 and it is designed by architect Julia Morgan. The castle has been designed for William Randolph Hearst who died in 1951. Since that castle has been donated to the state of California and has been stated as historical park. The few things that caught our attention are indoor and outdoor pools, library, dinning area, jewel box and exterior design. [Read more…]

Mont Saint-Michel Abbey in Normandy, France

Mont Saint-Michel Abbey in Normandy, France



Located in Normandy, France, the Mont Saint-Michael will take your breath away! When i looked at castles photos, the United Kingdom is the place that get on my mind first. However, after looking at the beautiful Mont Saint-Michel Abbey which is located at  Normandy in France i changed my mind! Enjoy in today’s submission! [Read more…]

The Castle of Decay

The Castle of Decay




Abandoned in 1990s, the castle of decay was left to rott away. It has been built in late 1800s and it is truly architectural masterpiece.  The picture has been taken by flickr user scarluuk. [Read more…]