Neuschwanstein castle is arguably the most famous and definitely one of the most impressive of all the castles in Germany and our trip to Bavaria just wouldn’t be complete without visiting. The first thing I wanted to do when we arrived there was find the best view point to take it all in but here’s … Continue Reading

This is going to be a pretty brief post, in large part because you can’t really take photos inside so there’s not much I can show you from Linderhof Palace. What I will say though is that it is absolutely worth a visit as this is the one palace that King Ludwig II got to … Continue Reading

This day in Bavaria was all about nature and although we’d started off the trip looking to see amazing palaces and castles (of which there are some pretty spectacular hidden gems here), taking a moment to appreciate Germany’s stunning countryside was just such an amazing way to spend a day! After leaving Walchensee, we headed … Continue Reading

On of the reasons why Bavaria in Germany is so special is without a doubt it’s natural beauty! And I’m not talking about the kind of beauty that’s subjective (or to put it nicely “in the eye of the beholder…”😉😁), the beauty here is by all accounts absolutely breathtaking. On our way to our next … Continue Reading

Leaving Burghausen Castle, we headed straight for Gstadt am Chiemsee and I’d be lying if I said my thoughts the entire drive weren’t completely centered around food. We arrived at our hotel in Gstadt am Chiemsee – Hotel ChiemseePanorama; just past lunch-time and wasted no time whatsoever in checking in and hopping on a boat … Continue Reading

After leaving the absolutely beautiful Schleissheim Palace (and having dinner, of course), we made our way over to Klostergasthof Raitenhaslach – the oldest Cistercian monastery in Upper Bavaria but not ‘to visit’ per se – this is where we would be spending the night in Bavaria. (*You’ll find that in Germany and Austria – old … Continue Reading

I think I just fell in love! 😄 There are loads of beautiful places in Europe but every so often, some places creeps up on you and totally blows your expectations right out of the water. That places recently for me was Bavaria in Germany. This part of Germany is known for its castles… and I … Continue Reading