Review: Downton Abbey (2019) Movie

Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the period drama of the year! In one word, the Downton Abbey (2019) film is sublime. Four years after the beloved series ended in 2015, the movie is finally gracing the big screens on...

Palace du jour: Schloss Fürstenried

Happy Palaces Day! Today’s featured palace is not a tourist destination and can only be admired from the exterior by castle-visitors. One of its former inhabitants was the Pope Emeritus Benedikt XVI! Schloss Fürstenried in Greater Munich began as a...

Castle du Jour: Schloss Possenhofen

Today’s featured castle is one for the Sisi (Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary) fans: Schloss (Castle) Possenhofen. The Castle’s story begins in 1536 when it was built by Chancellor Jakob Rosenbusch for Duke William IV as a...