Castles

Hever Castle England History MelBTravel UK

A day out at Hever Castle, England

Hever Castle & Gardens England is the childhood home of Anne Boleyn the second wife of Henry VIII and mother of Elizabeth I. It is one of my favourite castles to visit on a day trip out from London and […]

A Backdrop for Romance Stories Pembroke Castle Wales

Pembroke Castle Wales A Backdrop for Romance Stories Have you ever watched a movie or read a book about a place or location and thought to yourself, I want to go there someday? Well, that sums up Pembroke Castle Wales for […]

Hampton Court Palace England History

A Palace fit for a King, Hampton Court Palace England

Hampton Court Palace, England A Palace fit for a King There is something about Palaces and Castles that are magical and makes you feel like you have stepped back in time for both young and old. Even as I sit here on […]

Days out from London Bodiam Castle England History

Bodiam Castle, England, Inside the Walls of a Medieval Castle

Medieval Castle England When I imagine a medieval castle, Bodiam Castle England is exactly how I picture one. They say that there are only a few buildings that can rival its magnificent settings and I could not agree more. Located […]

What fairy tales are made of Hohenzollern Castle, Germany

Hohenzollern Castle As I stepped off the train at Hechingen Station and saw Hohenzollern Castle in the distance, it reminded me of something out of a fairy-tale movie. Perched on top of a small isolated mountain above the Hechingen town […]