Tag: Castle

Quick Stop in Kolding, Denmark

Quick Stop in Kolding, Denmark

We made an afternoon stop in Kolding on our driving day from Hamburg to Copenhagen. Parking turned out to be a bit of a problem since the city was having a large market. We found some street parking though and ventured through the market to 

A Dutch Palace: Paleis Het Loo

A Dutch Palace: Paleis Het Loo

I’m embarrassed to say that Paleis Het Loo made it onto my radar when we visited Madurodam.  I snapped a photo of the palace and gardens, in miniature, and added them to my must visit list. When the perfect spring day presented itself we enlisted 

Slot Loevestein

Slot Loevestein

Slot Loevestein has everything required for a wonderful outing with the littles. Like many of the great finds in the Netherlands it is part of the Museumkaart program, making it free to cardholders. Slot Loevestein is a medieval castle build in the late 1300’s as part 

Sleeping at Kasteel Terworm

Sleeping at Kasteel Terworm

At the beginning of 2016 while Jeff and I were making our “travel wish lists” we asked our three-year-old to list a few things he would like to do over the next year. The top of his list was to sleep in a real castle. 

Heidelberg Christmas Market

Heidelberg Christmas Market

We typically get an earlier start than most of Europe. Thinking we needed a stop before arriving at the Heidelberg Christmas Markets we drove to a nearby town to check out a castle ruin. The castle is seated on top of a vineyard. The Internet