ArchiveAugust 2016

2 Hours in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

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As an archaeologist, I’m more accustomed to slow travel. Spending days, weeks, or even months, in a location is my normal. When I’m travelling as a tourist, I often have to adjust and sometimes that means settling for a couple of hours. Recently, I was on a whirlwind trip through Bavaria with my Mom and friend. On our way back to Frankfurt, we planned to stop at Rothenburg ob der...

3 Tips for Planning a Quick Visit to the Würzburg Residence in Würzburg, Germany

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The town of Würzburg is the first stop on the Romantic Road (if you’re starting from the north side). The Romantic Road is 350km of highway stretching from Würzburg to Füssen that connects about 27 medieval towns (castles included) in the southern German states of Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria. If you’re looking for cute, picturesque German towns and castles, this is the place to...

5 Reasons to Visit Linderhof Palace in Ettal, Germany

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Castles and mountains. Those were the two things that my Mom and friend wanted to see during our short tour of Bavaria (southeastern state in Germany). After spending a day roaming Munich, we had one full day left to see castles and mountains. The big question was, “Where should we go?”
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List of Archaeology Grants from the July 2016 #grantsforarchs Twitter Campaign

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During the month of July 2016 I tweeted (@travellingarch) over 60 grant opportunities relevant to archaeologists! If you missed #grantsforarchs, don’t worry! You can always check out the hashtag on Twitter or refer to this blog post, which lists all the grants I advertised. From study abroad to language learning to fieldwork awards, there is something for everyone. If you want more tips for...

Smiti Nathan

I’m an archaeologist that travels around the world for both work and pleasure. I have a penchant for exploring ancient and modern places and the people, plants, and foods entangled in them. I write about archaeology, travel, and productivity.

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