I have always been drawn to forts, castles and palaces because they have the power to transport us to various times and eras in History. Whichever the city or country we travel to, I always look for historical places that we can visit. As we are spending the past couple of months at my parent’s house in Thanjavur, which is rich in culture and history, we decided to visit the Thanjavur Maratha Palace which is the second major attraction, the Thanjavur Brihadishwara Temple being the first!Continue reading K&K’s Visit to the Thanjavur Maratha Palace
Travelling to new countries and continents is exciting. But let’s not discount the hidden gems that are tucked right where we are! After a day of treating ourselves with Swedish treats and an afternoon by the beach at the Taxinge Slott/Castle, we headed to the little town of Mariefred, one such gem, which is situated on the outskirts of Stockholm. Continue reading K&K’s Visit to Mariefred, Sweden
To visit the Swedish country side has been on our mind for a long time. Out of the many recommendations that we received, we boiled down our choices to Trosa or Mariefred! Me being an ardent lover of castles, we decided to go with Mariefred!
Once we made the decision to visit Mariefred, I began my usual research. This time, apart from looking for information online and asking recommendations from friends, I did something new. I joined a Mariefred Facebook group and asked the locals for recommendations! A majority of them had suggested we spend a day at Taxinge on the way to Mariefred! Continue reading K&K’s Trip to Taxinge-Näsby Slott/Castle from Stockholm