Halloween Around the World

Honestly, Halloween isn’t my favorite holiday. It’s not even in the top five. I’m all for pumpkin carving and candy and cute kids dressing up in costumes, but I don’t enjoy being scared. I don't watch scary movies and I for sure don’t go to haunted houses, but as I was thinking about this past …

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Neuschwanstein Castle, Bavaria, Germany

To the admirer of architectural romanticism, and perhaps even the lover of fantasy, King Ludwig II’s castle, Neuschwanstein, took an entirely new approach in its design. The Fairy Tale King took his inspiration from the operas of Richard Wagner, including Tannhäuser, Tristan und Isolde, and Lohengrin. Ludwig was so captivated by these dramas, every room …

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An Hour in Vaduz, Liechtenstein

There’s something exciting about getting another stamp on your passport. I don’t know about you, but even if I don’t know what I’m getting myself into, I still get this internal happy dance because I know I’m about to experience something unique, something adventurous, something new. My singular hour in Vaduz, Liechtenstein wasn’t planned, but …

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