Welcome First Time Travelers Ken and Gloria

September 2 Ken and Gloria have taken one of those ‘If it’s Tuesday this must be Belgium’ bus tours through Europe. You know the ones. Breakneck pace, a different city every night and a different country every other day. They enjoyed the experience for what it was, but this time, for their return to Germany […]

Best offer ever for Bavaria experience in 2015

Discover the delights of Germany’s most picturesque area and dip into Austria on this 10-day adventure including: • Medieval Rothenburg ob der Tauber • The Romantic Road • Nurnberg • Roman “Castra Regina,” today’s Regensburg • Munich • King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle • Berchtesgaden including nearby Salzburg, Austria Day 1: Miltenberg am Main (1) Guests […]

Mad King Ludwig’s Gigantic Cash Cow Neuschwanstein Castle Germany

When the Bavarian ministers decided to drag crazy King Ludwig II out of his still unfinished fantasy castle in 1886 and throw away the key (he was found dead a short time later, “mysteriously drowned” in about three feet of water. Note that the Krazy King was more than six feet tall) they should have […]

Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany

Walt Disney used Neuschwanstein Castle as inspiration for Sleeping Beauty Castle. A stunning late fall day at Neuschwanstein Castle, near Schwangau, Germany. The temperature was right at 1 Celsius, but the sun and the total lack of any wind made it bearable. The visibility was unlimited, with villages and lakes stretching off to the horizon […]