Westminster University Building, Denver, Colorado

The Red Castle or Westminster Castle is a beautiful example of Richardsonian Romanesque architecture dating from the mid-1800s. Home of a university and even chickens, this building stands today as the location of KPOF studios, the longest-running, continuous licensed radio station in Colorado.

Bavaria’s Blutenburg Castle West of Munich, Germany

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Munich's Blutenburg Castle has a long, rich history, but today's iteration is definitely worth a visit. It houses the International Youth Museum, possesses a masterpiece of a gothic chapel, and is a wonderful place to catch some rays or grab a cake and coffee.

Sunday Brunch at Schloss Seehof, a Rococo Castle Garden, Bamberg, Germany

Join me for Sunday Brunch at Schloss Seehof in Bamberg, Germany. You'll see replica furniture and furnishings, as well as a few originals from the late 1600s. Tour the interior and castle grounds, see the water fountain show and get a look at the being-restored labyrinth.

An Easter / Spring Walk to Medieval Altenburg Castle in Bamberg, Germany

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Germany is in full bloom, with pussy willows in the flower stalls, gearing up for Easter. Visitor from the States - and former Bamberg resident - leads me on a beautiful, if uphill, walk to Altenburg, the medieval castle on the hill.