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Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland
Europe United Kingdom

7 Unique and Beautiful Island Castles Around Britain You Will Love

With thousands of years of fascinating, turbulent history, it’s unsurprising that the British Isles are awash with castles of all shapes, sizes, and ages, particularly around the troubled Scottish-English and Welsh-English borders. While many of these magnificent castles were built strategically on cliffs or hilltops to protect against invaders, and others were surrounded by a …

Bran Castle is one of the Spookiest Places in Europe
Travel Planning

The 14 Spookiest Places in Europe: Haunted, Creepy & Scary Spots

Have you ever been somewhere that triggered your sixth sense, and made the hairs at the back of your neck stand on end? Plenty of places can spook us – especially when they have a dark and troubled history. With its millennia of turbulent history, however, one continent seems to have more scary places than …

Welsh Highland Heritage Railway, UK
United Kingdom Europe

10 Sensational UK Heritage Railways You Will Love!

Fittingly for the country that invented steam locomotives, the United Kingdom is blessed with incredible heritage railways. A splendid day out for old and young alike, some also offer special events like afternoon teas and fine dining, 1940s themed weekends, and “Rail Ale” trips. Then there are Polar Express and Santa Specials at Christmas. A …