Carcassonne Medieval City -Cascoly Image Gallery

Carcassonne, a fortified city in the south of France, holds within its ancient walls a rich tapestry of history, culture, and architectural splendor. Visiting this remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site is akin to stepping back in time, where the past whispers through every stone and cobblestone alleyway. Find larger images for download and merchandise Cobbled… Continue reading Carcassonne Medieval City -Cascoly Image Gallery

Tales of Terroir: The Unique Rieslings of Moselle and Rhine River

The steep hills with views of the Rhine River and the Mosel and their tributaries were perfect for vine planting. No one knew this better than the Romans. Roman poet Ausonius describes the verdant hills covered in Bacchus grapes and the pleasant, softly running streams of the “Mosella” in a poem dated around 370 AD.… Continue reading Tales of Terroir: The Unique Rieslings of Moselle and Rhine River

Medieval Marvels: Rhine Castles on AMAwaterways Cruises

AmaWaterways offers numerous river cruises along rivers in Europe, including the Rhine River. The Rhine River is one of the major waterways in Europe, flowing through several countries including Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. AmaWaterways river cruises let travelers explore the scenic beauty, historical sites, and cultural attractions along the Rhine without having to re-pack and change hotels every day. The only downside of a river cruise is we’re unable to visit the castles – prime encouragement for a future road trip!