TagRomantic Road

2 Hours in Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany


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


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...

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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