Tag: palaces


What You Need to Know Before Visiting the Alhambra

Last spring, my husband and I spent two weeks traveling through France and Portugal. Justin had to return to San Diego for work, but we were so close to southern Spain, I decided to stay another week by myself. I have always wanted to visit the Alhambra and the Generalife, the complex […]

The grounds of Topkapi Palace in Istanbul

Get Lost in One of the World’s Most Visited Castles

For me, getting lost in the history and intrigue of castles and palaces is the ultimate escape. Writing about the 20 most visited castles and palaces in the world including Istanbul’s Topkapi Palace (pictured here) and the fairytale Neuschwanstein in Bavaria for Travel + Leisure was a dream assignment. See who […]