Farney Castle and Holy Cross Cistercian Monastery | Luxurious Nomad


On my way back from an appointment, I decided to simply follow my nose and see where I ended up… Farney Castle is the only round tower in Ireland occupied as a family home. The first castle was built at Farney in 1185, with this round tower being built in 1495 by Thomas Butler, 7th …
http://luxuriousnomad.com/farney-castle-and-holy-cross-cistercian-monastery/

Budapest Fisherman's Bastion and Castle Hill | Luxurious Nomad


I have only been in Budapest a week and already I have decided it is my second-favourite place on the planet!  This morning I ventured out and up to Budapest’s magnificent Castle Hill and the amazing Fisherman’s Bastion…  (suggest you view full-screen and with speakers on) Here are some quick facts from Fisherman’s Bastion website: Built from 1895 to …
http://luxuriousnomad.com/budapest-fishermans-bastion-castle-hill/

My other Scottish Castle… | Luxurious Nomad


From their website:  “Ardoe House sits on an estate which was part of a 1,000 acre parcel of land gifted to Arbroath Abbey by Alexander II, King of Scotland way back in in 1244. It has been described and divided throughout the centuries as the sunny half and the shady half. Ardoe House was built …
http://luxuriousnomad.com/my-other-scottish-castle/

Historic Hastings Castle | Luxurious Nomad


A visit to Hastings Castle is not only interesting from an historical stand-point, it is also a tribute to the people who essentially uncovered it from being largely buried for centuries. While there is not a lot left of the Castle itself, what is there, and the video that has been put together, are definitely …
http://luxuriousnomad.com/historic-hastings-castle/