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  • Germany, Switzerland, and Austria: a two-week, highlight packed, whirlwind vacation itinerary

    Table of Contents Germany in my heartGetting aroundRhine RiverMoselle River ValleyBurg Eltz CastleThe Black Foresta little Switzerland on the side!Neuschwanstein and Hohenschwangau CastlesZugspitze and Eibseean afternoon in Austria!RothenburgWurzburg PalaceAnd there you have it, our two week highlight packed whirlwind vacation. Germany in my heart Germany was the goal. I grew up there, and I love …


  • Complete Visitor Guide: Stunning Eibsee Lake and Zugspitze Mountain, Germany

    Eibsee Lake is located in the Bavarian region of Germany, just 8 miles outside of Garmisch-Partenkirchen. It sits at the base of Zugspitze, Germany’s highest mountain. These two are in such close proximity to one another that they share a parking lot making it easy to fit both of these stunning locations into one day! …


  • Ehrenberg Castle Ruins, and Highline 179 Suspension Bridge, Reutte Austria daytrip guide

    Ehrenberg Castle in the Austrian Alps, Austria Travel Inspiration

    I just really LOVE castle ruins. There is something haunting about them. They seem to retain the life they once had. It is as if you can still feel the presence of the people who lived in these places so many years ago. Ehrenberg Castle (not to be confused with Ehrenburg Castle in Germany!), situated …


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