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The Most Haunted Castles in Ireland

It’s Creepy Time Haunted Castles in Ireland to Scare Your Pants Off I love Halloween for many, many, reasons. One of my favorite things to do around this time of year is research really haunted places. Since I love Ireland so much, and know there’s always a great story to[…]

The Most Magical Castles in Croatia

We are always on the hunt for the most beautiful castles in the world and for awhile, we’ve been searching for the best castles in Croatia. Since we recently published the Game of Thrones film locations in Croatia, we thought you might light a small dose of their beautiful castles.[…]

Top 3 Most Beautiful Magical Castles in Europe

Europe boasts such magical and varied landscapes, that many of its landmarks have provided inspiration for your favorite Disney films. Merida’s home in Brave? That’s based on Eilean Donan Castle in the Scottish highlands. Elsa’s icy abode in Frozen? Just look to Akershus Fortress for the similarities.   With such influential beauty, it’s[…]

Top 10 Unique Castles in the World

Most were built fit for a king. Many acted as fortresses to keep the royal party safe from enemy attackers. Others were designed and constructed just for the fun of it.   Some haven’t survived the ravages of time and are little more than ruins while other castles stand as[…]

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