Neuschwanstein Castle: How to Make the Most of Your Visit

When exploring Bavaria, Germany’s southeastern state, paying a visit to Neuschwanstein Castle is a must.   The hilltop castle was designed in the 19th century by a stage painter under the orders of a “questionably” mad king. This king, Ludwig II, had a great love for his friend’s epic operas,…

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Advent Adventures in Aachen, Germany

Have you turned on that holiday music yet? If you haven’t, it’s time to press “play,” because we are about to embark on our second Advent Adventure. This installment of the Holiday Spirit Immersion Program takes us to a medieval city  located on the very western edge of Germany. It is close to both the…

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