Great Stays: Villa Park in Bran, Romania

Ever since falling head over heels for the Mountain Hostel in Gimmelwald, Switzerland, I’ve constantly been on the lookout for similar places around Europe. For years, ┬ámy searching had sadly come up empty-handed until I discovered a place near Bran, Romania called Villa Park. Bran, Romania is most famous for being home to Dracula’s Castle, […]

Great Days: Kloster Andechs Monastery Munich, Germany

On the final evening of my inaugural trip to Europe, I took a walking tour of Munich and afterwards ended up having a few beers with the gregarious leader of the tour. It was from this wise gentleman that I first heard the legend of the Kloster Andechs Monastery Munich, the holy hilltop beer beacon […]