Auer Dult, Munich’s Thrice-Yearly Household Goods Market at Mariahilfplatz

Three times a year, Munich has a large, outdoor household goods market at Mariahilfplatz. There you can find everything from new pottery to used, flea-market fare, including books, postcards and clothing.

The Pony Express Lives! Annual Re-Ride, Part 2

I witnessed the annual re-ride of the original Pony Express in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska. Each year volunteer riders carry mail over the original route. You can even order a letter to be carried by them!

“Mad” King Ludwig II’s Neuschwanstein Castle in the Bavarian Alps, Germany

"Mad" King Ludwig II of Bavaria had the castle Neuschwanstein built for his reign. He died before taking up residence there, but it is a marvel of architecture and decor. The swan motif abounds and each room is themed after a Wagner opera.