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

17 Houses of Famous Authors You Can Visit in Real Life!

Connecticutt - Mark Twain House and Museum was the home of Mark Twain from 1874 to 1871 with American High Gothic style in downtown Hartford, Connecticut, USA.

I just love visiting author’s homes on my travels. From seeing Pushkin’s house in Chisinau to seeing where Margaret Mitchell penned Gone With the Wind in Atlanta, some of my favorite travel memories are seeing the homes of famous writers. Here are some of the best houses of famous authors that you can actually visit … Read more

The Ultimate Itinerary for Spending One Day in Exeter: Things to Do & What to See!

Aerial view of Exeter in summer day, UK

This one day in Exeter itinerary is the perfect introduction to this charming city and is perfect for someone spending a day out in Exeter on coming to the city on a day trip! Whether you are interested in history, culture, religion, or gastronomy, you’ll need to visit Exeter. Devon’s second-largest city has a range … Read more

27 Stunning Places to Visit in September in Europe for a Late Summer Getaway

Visiting Europe in September is a great idea for many tourists. You’ll be able to skip the families traveling during school holidays, you can take advantage of end-of-season discounts, and the crowds start to thin out a bit. Here are some of the best places to visit in September in Europe to enjoy the end … Read more

7 Destinations Inspired by Harry Potter: Places to Visit for Serious Potterheads

Leadenhall Market in London-2

Looking for the best Harry Potter places to visit? Most Potterheads dream of the day when they would receive the written invitation to Hogwarts and becoming witches and wizards. Although this may still be just a fantasy, Harry Potter enthusiasts can visit Hogwarts, as well as the many gorgeous places where the movies were filmed … Read more

The History of Windsor Castle

Subscribe on iTunes Subscribe on Android England’s Windsor Castle has been home to 39 British monarchs, with its history stretching back nearly 1,000 years to William the Conqueror. My guest today is Deborah Cadbury, the author of Queen Victoria’s Matchmaking: The Royal Marriages That Shaped Europe, among many other books. We chat about the illustrious … Read more

6 Must-See Historic Sites

Introduction I love dishing with travel bloggers about their experiences:  which spot lived up to the hype, which was a total bust, and which spots were even better than they imagined. Below, travel bloggers share their favorite historic places, the ones that inspired and delighted beyond their expectations. Then I list a few of my … Read more

101 London Quotes & Inspiration for London Instagram Captions

United Kingdom - London

Looking for beautiful quotes about London, England? This glorious city has inspired novelists, historians, and travel writers for centuries. From its beautiful riverfront to its epic architecture, the city never ceases to delight. Whether you’re looking for travel inspiration or London Instagram captions, here are my favorite London quotes.  Can’t read now? Pin for later! … Read more

Best Quotes about Manchester, England

England - Manchester - Manchester - city in North West England (UK). Manchester Opera House.

Sarcasm is a Manchester trait.–Peter Hook It never rains in Manchester, but it pours–Kevin Keegan Manchester’s got everything except a beach.–Ian Brown Manchester is the belly and guts of the nation–George Orwell The country life near Manchester I really love.–Ruud van Nistelrooy This is Manchester, we do things differently here–Tony Wilson Manchester has a certain … Read more