Medieval castle rooms to stay and sleep in Germany

There are tourists that aim to experience how locals live, party and have fun. They blow up their cash on clubs, parties, booze and everything that goes along with that. Nothing bad, a matter of taste. Then there are tourists that enjoy sightseeing, visiting museums and cultural monuments, taking pre organized trips with guides, ride the shuttle group busses and have it all taken care of. Finally there are tourists who enjoy experiencing the foreign atmosphere from a different angle. Getting off the beaten track and bringing back memories they could not have had otherwise. If you associate at least a small part of yourself with this third type of adventure seeker then you should definitely read on.   Putting everything into the context of this website’s...

Organize your group trip the right way in 5 small steps.

Most of the time when it comes to holidays and free time we want to spend it with people close to us, catch up with good old friends we haven’t seen for a while or just refresh our minds and emotions around new faces we do not usually hang out with. The only problem is that the more people join the group, the more complicated it gets with the organization of the whole event, which is in most cases done by people like you and me. It is not just about finding the plane/train tickets and rooms to sleep. The more people there are, the more opinions and wishes you will have to take into account if something has to be decided on the fly. So in the case of a larger group the first and most important thing is: 1. You organize – you set the rules If you leave...

Travelling inside Germany – do it the right way with these tips

On your next castle vacation you will probably want to visit more than one castle and for that reason you need to use some sort of transportation. Gladly, Germany has an awesome network of railways and you can get from one side of Germany to the other in a matter of hours. Then again there is the comfort of a rental car that gives you the flexibility to stop wherever you like, go wherever you like and drive however you like. I will split this post into two parts. The first will explain what kind of train categories there are in germany and how you can make best use of them. What special tickets there are and which you should consider buying. The second part will contain information about German highways, rent-a-cars and traffic.   1. Travelling by train in...