Do you love things that are old, ancient, and have the patina of age? Do you love to travel? Get inspiration for combining the two into epic travel!

old & ancient travel inspiration:

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

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

    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 …


  • Skellig Michael Island, Ireland: remnants of an ancient monk colony, and a stairway to heaven!

    Skellig Michael Island, Ireland: remnants of an ancient monk colony, and a stairway to heaven!

    Skellig Michael is a rugged island in the Atlantic ocean, just off the Kerry Peninsula in Ireland. A monk colony lived here over 1,000 years ago, and resided here for more than 500 years at St Fionan’s monastery. Skellig Michael is one of only two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Republic of Ireland. Table …


  • First time in Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany? how to make the best of your trip!

    First time in Rothenburg ob der Tauber Germany? how to make the best of your trip!

    Frozen-in-time, Rothenburg, located in Bavaria in Southern Germany, is a well preserved city with half timbered houses, and cobbled streets all surrounded by 14th century medieval walls.  Rothenburg ob der Tauber (population 11,000) is known for its medieval architecture, and was the inspiration for the Walt Disney classic movie Pinocchio and could certainly have inspired …


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