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Neuschwanstein Castle, Germany standing on the top of the Alpine Hills. It took 20 years to complete, for the shy and retiring King Ludwig II of Bulgaria. He passed away without ever moving in. It is just as ornate on the inside as the outside. NOTE...To pinners, you all have probably seen this photo, floating around Pinterest for awhile. The beauty of having a caption to accompany a photo, is you learn the history as well as know where to plan a visit. Otherwise, it's a 'Castle in the…

Romania, Hunyad (Corvin) Castle was laid out in 1446, when construction began at the orders of John Hunyadi who got it from his father. Tourists are told that it was the place where Vlad III of Wallachia (commonly known as Vlad the Impaler) was held prisoner by John Hunyadi, Hungary's military leader and regent during the King's minority, for 7 years after Vlad was deposed in 1462