7 Literary Cities from Your Favorite Books & Plays to Add to Your Travel Bucket List!

New York City

Have you ever wondered how it would feel to actually visit the magical places described in some of your favorite books? Try to imagine catching a train through London, or enjoying dinner in an enchanting restaurant in Washington. All these places described by authors in various books are real and can be a ticket away … Read more

My Top 10 Super Awesome Surprise London Adventures

United Kingdom - London - Train

My ten-day London (and the Home Counties) adventure was supposed to be 60% work/40% try-really-hard-to-grab-some-sightseeing time, but our host office ended up being the most awesome place ever and throwing in some really cool side trips.  That, combined with how easy London and the Home Counties are to explore, and I’ve racked up some amazing … Read more

The 50 Most Beautiful Castles in the World and the Pictures to Prove It

Chateau de Chambord, royal medieval french castle and reflection. Loire Valley, France, Europe. Unesco heritage site. Long exposure.

As a history and travel lover, there’s no kind of building in the world that piques my interest more than a beautiful castle. Whether it’s learning about the history of Windsor Castle, comparing the summer and winter palaces of the Shaki Khans while traveling Azerbaijan, or sleeping in a castle in Ireland, visiting castles always … Read more