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Rick Steves: A tale of two castles

Though tucked in the hinterlands of Bavaria’s far south, the turreted fantasy castle of Neuschwanstein is hardly a secret. But the relatively unknown Ehrenberg ruins, perched on a hill just over the border in Austria, are equally fascinating: While postcard-worthy Neuschwanstein represents the medieval-castle dream, Ehrenberg is the real deal. …

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Seattle Hidden Gems: 5 Must-See Secret Spots

Stunning vistas, mouth-watering cuisine, world-famous attractions…Seattle has it all! Now that you’ve checked off the Space Needle, Monorail, Experience Music Project, Pike Place Market, Seattle Aquarium and maybe a Mariner’s game from your list, there’s even more to explore if you know where to look. A quick ride aboard the …

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Yellowknife lodge: Off-the-grid luxury in the wilds

YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T. If for some unlikely reason you lose your way in the Northwest Territories and happen to stumble upon Blachford Lake Lodge, a 30-minute flight southeast of Yellowknife, “five-star luxury” won’t be your first reaction. Yet that’s how visitors who’ve drunk the Kool-Aid invariably describe this deliciously inviting hilltop …

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