Something About Saumur

It can be hard to reconcile an entire wasted day¬†when you only have so much time. While on the train to Saumur, I tried to stay positive about the evening ahead but I would be lying if I said I wasn't a bit angry. I had completely missed both castles I wanted to see but... Continue Reading →

Carcassonne: City and Castle

I climbed every step on the way up to this ancient, wall-enclosed city with reverence. The sun was just barely above the horizon. With each step, I tried to remember the facts I had read about the long history of the city. Over time, the Celts, Romans, Visigoths, Saracens, and Franks took, fortified, and strengthened... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons I Loved Clisson

Clisson, France is a small town located just a few hours outside of Paris and only about 20 minutes from Nantes. Easily accessible by car or train, this cute little city is a nice quiet getaway. A slow moving river cuts the town in half, like many French cities, that can be crossed via an... Continue Reading →

The Time I Visited Camelot

I know that I've said a million times how much I love the Middle Ages, but a lesser known fact about me is that I also love Merlin on BBC (I love Arthurian Legend and anything surrounding King Arthur.) It's cheesy, it's nerdy, I love it. It was while watching some behind the scenes videos... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh

Hey all welcome back! I apologize for the lengthy pause between posts but Edinburgh is one of the coolest places I've ever been and I wanted to do the city justice by making sure my post properly portrayed how I feel about it. Edinburgh is a place where you can move from the present to... Continue Reading →

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