Castles may have been reserved for the noble and elite centuries ago, but now many of the striking structures have transformed into luxury hotels for romantic rendezvous or memorable family getaways. The fortified buildings -- with buttresses, stone arches, and ornate detail -- no longer protect against attacks, instead offering travelers a historic and undeniably unique place to stay. From Ireland to Tuscany, we've rounded up the best castle hotels in Europe when you want to sleep in a bed…
Road Tripping Northern Ireland: The Places You Won’t Want to Miss!
Planning a road trip in Northern Ireland? Here's a look at some of the places you won't want to miss including Giant's Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, the Dark Hedges, Dunluce Castle, Mussenden Temple, and the Gobbins Cliff Path. A Northern Ireland Travel Guide.
Ireland’s Ancient East: Why You Should Go And What You Can't Miss
What if I told you there’s an enticing, photogenic portion of Ireland, wedged between Cork and Northern Ireland, that holds some of the country’s most significant historic sites? Where history goes back 5000 years and where lush meadows are awash with ancient abbeys and stately castles? Welcome to Ireland’s Ancient East. http://toeuropeandbeyond.com/irelands-ancient-east-why-you-should-go-and-what-you-cant-miss/ #travel #IrelandsAncientEast #Ireland