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Biking to Fairy-Tale Castles and Thermal Spas in Bavaria

Rick Steves | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
Rick Steves

The sun is setting on the foothills of the Alps. Overseeing vast meadows with tiny lanes and lazy cows is the fairy-tale castle of "Mad" King Ludwig o...

24 Hours in Prague, Czech Republic

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Kalee Fambrough We arrived in Prague after a night train from Krakow and to our delight - it was snowing! We had gotten a gli...

French Postman Named Horse Spent 33 Years Building a Castle of Pebbles

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 05.30.2016 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The very eccentric Ferdinand Cheval (his real name) built a striking palace entirely made of pebbles he collected on his postal work route. He was a modest 19th-century postman in the town of Hauterives, in the Drome region, a rural and remote part of France

ABC Cancels 'Castle' After Eight Seasons

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment

Out of the many TV shows that received the proverbial axe on Thursday, the cancellation of longtime ABC dramedy "Castle" made the most sense. After th...

Stana Katic's Dismissal From Castle Proves Women Still Have a Huge Uphill Battle to Fight for Equality

Anam Ahmad | Posted 04.29.2016 | Women
Anam Ahmad

Recently word was released that Stana Katic, who plays Captain (formally detective) Kate Beckett on Castle parallel to Nathan Fillion, will not be bro...

Segovia City Guide: Come for the Palace, Stay for the Pork

Matt Trezza | Posted 03.17.2016 | Travel
Matt Trezza

Walt Disney couldn't have dreamed up a more charming fairytale city than Segovia, Spain. Pass beneath the ruins of its massive Roman aqueduct, to discover an ancient walled city filled with medieval squares, soaring churches, and a storybook castle.

Why I Was Happy I Changed My Mind About Portugal.

Carolyn Dickson | Posted 02.26.2016 | Travel
Carolyn Dickson

We went to Faro, Lisbon, & Sintra. Faro is at the bottom of Portugal and is a super cute fishing town. I had the best salmon of my life in Faro. Lisbon is HUGE and filled with some seriously awesome graffiti, a kick ass aquarium and funky streets everywhere.

Japan's Hidden Gems: Kyushu, Hot Springs, Tea Ceremony and Sumo Wrestling

David Code | Posted 12.11.2015 | Travel
David Code

One of the fondest memories of my three years living in Japan was a hot springs pool in the mountains. My Tokyo girlfriend took me to a quaint old ...

Medieval Castle Unearthed Beneath Prison Yard

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.09.2015 | Science

Researchers have found the remnants of a medieval castle hidden beneath a men's prison in Gloucester, England, shedding new light on the regal archite...

Dollhouse Castle Hosts Dancers Dec. 3, Orphans International Dec. 5

Jim Luce | Posted 12.03.2015 | New York
Jim Luce

Master photographer Kevin Richardson, founder of Dance as Art - The New York Photography Project, along with both accomplished dancers and young a...

5 Amazing American Castles to See Now

Orbitz.com | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel
Orbitz.com

They loom large in our imaginations either as the one-time residences of European kings and queens or as places where crowds gather and snap a selfie with Mickey (we're looking at you, Disney!). Yet there are castles all over the United States.

Mysterious Traveler: Frankenstein's Castle, Darmstadt, Germany

Corey Schjoth | Posted 10.07.2015 | Weird News
Corey Schjoth

The Frankenstein family died out in 1602. The castle fell into ruin in the 19th century and, along with many ruined castles of Germany, became inspiration for poets, authors, and artists traveling through the country during the Romantic area.

If You Could Go Anywhere: 10 Bucket-List Travel Destinations

Leon Logothetis | Posted 06.24.2016 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

A change of location can feed both body and mind. There is so much to see and do around the globe. The only question becomes where to begin.

Four Reasons to Visit Ljubljana, Slovenia While It's Still a Hidden Gem

Heather Keleher | Posted 06.10.2016 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Are you looking for a slice of unspoiled, charming, old world Europe? A road less-travelled to a place rich in history, culture, food, scenery and natural wonders?

This Arizona 'Castle' Is A Beautiful And Well-Preserved Mistake

Kari Haugeto | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

When it comes to national monuments, Montezuma's Castle near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, is one of my favorite mistakes. The riverside cliff dwelling is believed to be made and once inhabited by the Sinagua people.

Top 5 Castle Hotels in the World

GAYOT.com | Posted 05.14.2016 | Travel
GAYOT.com

Sleep like a king (or queen) at these regal properties across the planet -- literally! From Medieval-style English manors to an Indian palace in the middle of a lake, GAYOT's Top 5 Castle Hotels give guests the royal treatment.

15 Breathtaking Photos of the Charles Bridge

Olena Kagui | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Olena Kagui

After living in Prague for almost two decades, I am still as fascinated with the Charles Bridge as tourists are seeing it for the first time. During these many years, I have discovered the best spots to photograph the Charles Bridge. Some much less-known than others.

7 Castles That Will Help You Live Out Your 'Game Of Thrones' Dreams

JustLuxe | Posted 06.20.2015 | Travel
JustLuxe

Since Americans have a never-ending fascination with British kings and queens, it got us wondering what it'd be like to rent out a palace on our next vacation.

Revisiting Kafka's Castle in New Turkey

Alparslan Akkuş | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
Alparslan Akkuş

In today's Turkey, the controversial 1150-room palace of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, dubbed AK Saray, is no less than Kafka's Castle in terms of its absurdity.

This Abandoned French Castle Is the Fixer-Upper of a Lifetime

BobVila.com | Posted 03.11.2015 | HuffPost Home
BobVila.com

Five years ago, Karina and Craig Waters -- a tax accountant and a urologist, respectively, in Perth, Australia -- began looking for a vacation home in the south of France.

Conde Nast 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: A European Castle Near Yosemite

Bettina Gordon | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Bettina Gordon

During my travels as a journalist, I come across quite a few memorable hotels. One I found recently just outside famed Yosemite National Park, in the little and delightfully provincial village of Oakhurst, California.

If You Want To Attend Hogwarts, Go To Poland

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 12.08.2014 | Entertainment

The day everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived: We can all attend Hogwarts. Thanks to a few Polish and Danish Harry Potter fans who were...

'Meme Is Murder' Reveals The Dangers Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment

Castle faces the power of the internet in the fifth episode of the seventh season “Meme is Murder.” The latest episode of "Castle" is all about...

Castle's Childish Ways Help Solve A Murder In 'Child's Play'

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment

Castle finally gets to use his inner child to help solve a case. In “Child’s Play,” the fourth episode of the seventh season of “Castle,”...

It's The Case Of The Invisible Man!

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.14.2014 | Entertainment

“Clear And Present Danger,” the third episode of the seventh season of “Castle,” was all about things we couldn't see, from invisible men to m...