About Me

Admission is the first step to recovery, they say, so here we go... Hi, my name is Svenja and I'm a Castleholic. Welcome to Confessions of a Castleholic, my website dedicated to the beauty and splendour of the world's castles and palaces! I invite you to come along with me on my visits to these wonderful sights in Germany, Europe and all around the world as I share my stories, their history and plenty of pictures.

Why I love castle hunting so much? There is just something that grabs me about the fascinating combination of history, art and architecture that makes every castle, palace or church so special in its own way. So Confessions of a Castleholic is a result of all my days out mainly in Germany, my home country, but also all over Europe and the world discovering one royal or noble sight at a time. A royal watcher since about ten years - you may know me as one of the writers and editors of Luxarazzi - and a history buff since well beyond that, I also share my opinion on various (royal-related) matters on this blog. Enjoy!

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Currently popular posts...

CastleTalk: The Curious Case of the Thurn und Taxis Inheritance

Royal Wedding in Hanover: The Guests (Part 1)

Royal Wedding in Hanover: The Guests (Part 2)