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8 Places You Can Rent a Castle for Less Than a Hotel

October 30, 2015 • By
16th Century Castle in Trossachs

16th Century Castle in Trossachs

Have you ever wanted to spend the night in a castle? Such over-the-top properties may seem out of reach, but did you know that with a little planning, you can rent a castle for less than a hotel?

I’m serious. You could totally do this.READ MORE

Country, House Parties, Interiors

Vacation Rental of the Week: Il Castello (The Castle)

August 1, 2013 • By

This is one of my all time favorite rentals – but I admit it is not for everyone.  My husband and I booked this ancient Italian castle for his birthday, gathering here with thirteen friends to enjoy a few evenings of opera at the Arena di Verona, do some sightseeing, swimming and relaxing with lots of homemade food and Italian wine.

I loved our vacation rental, but a couple of of our friends were less than enthusiastic about it.

I wanted to tell you about it anyway – and you can decide for yourself if this is the kind of place you’d stay. I highly recommend it, but with caveats (listed at the end of this post).READ MORE