Work on the castle started around 1130 and from then on the Dukes of Berg lived here for several centuries, all the while constantly enlarging their sphere of influence. By the end of the fifteenth century their successors ruled over huge areas of what is now North Rhine Westphalia! Later they moved their seat of power to Düsseldorf and Burg… Continue reading "Schloss Burg – Solingen, Germany"
This post is about the Theme Review Team (TRT) at WordPress.org, which I am (still) a small part of. I would like to address some weird things that have been going on lately in this team and what it looks like from a distance.
Some months ago I read about a beautiful destination promo campaign for Canary Islands and decided to share it with you. I think this is one of the most original and impressive marketing campaigns that I ever read about. Seven European illustrators (Ekaterina Koroleva, Malika Favre, Paula Bonet, Ben Heine, Jens Magnusson, Steve Simpson and Mads Berg) traveled to each… Continue reading "#OnTheDraw – Beautiful & Original Destination Marketing for Canary Islands"
Last month I accidentally stumbled upon this book’s summary and thought to give it a try. The Kindle version of “When Breath Becomes Air” is ~200 pages long, so I expected to quickly get through it in a couple of hours.
During 15-18 June 2017 Heveney Harbor at Kemnader See was the host of a “Vikings & Knights” festival organized by Sündenfrei®. Battle reenactments, medieval-themed clothes, drinks and food.
Vischering Castle (German: Burg Vischering) in Lüdinghausen, North Rhine-Westphalia is the most typical moated castle in the Münster region of Germany. The castle consists of outer defensive courtyard, defensive gateways, moat, drawbridge, main building and chapel.
I wanted to find out if season 2 of the show had any measurable effect on the volume of tourist interest for the two Italian cities where some of the action takes place: Modena and Pienza. Additionally I decided to uncover the name and location of the villa where the wedding scene was shot, if only for those lovely gates!
The Westerwinkel Castle is one of the earliest Baroque castles in Westphalia and was built in the middle of the 17th century. It is completely surrounded by a golf-club with the same name.
Schloss Nordkirchen is a palace situated in the town of Nordkirchen in the state of North Rhine Westphalia, Germany. The schloss was largely built between 1703 and 1734 and is known as the “Versailles of Westphalia” since it is the largest of the fully or partly moated Wasserschlösser in that region.
The Hagen Westphalian Open-Air Museum (German: LWL-Freilichtmuseum Hagen – Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Handwerk und Technik; English: “LWL Open-air Museum Hagen – Westphalian State Museum for Craft and Technics”) is a museum at Hagen in the southeastern Ruhr area, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.