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There used to be a feature in the Airbnb browsing options that let you choose a “type”. That’s not there anymore, but the search string still works. It looks like this (for Europe): https://www.airbnb.com/s/Europe?type=castle   You can also do it by country: https://www.airbnb.com/s/Germany?type=castle If you’re looking for cabins, use this: https://www.airbnb.com/s/Europe/homes?type=cabin For chalets, you can...
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Last year I rented a chateau in France for Nanowrimo. We got some great press coverage and had an amazing time. All in all, I think we did pretty well. I love the idea of running writing retreats in castles, so I’m doing it again this year. This year, I’m going to keep things a...
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The Molly Keane Writers Retreat is located in the village of Ardmore in County Waterford. It was the writer Molly Keane’s residence, the place where she lived from 1950 up until her death in 1996. Her daughter made the home available for writers. The house is a peaceful, secluded and comfortable family home with spectacular views...
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If you’re not yet familiar with coworking, here’s a simple Wikipedia article to keep you up to speed. Here’s a quote from the article: Typically it is attractive to work-at-home professionals, independent contractors, or people who travel frequently who end up working in relative isolation. Coworking is also the social gathering of a group of people...
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Wales is a really great place for picturesque landscapes and breathtaking locales. Here are five more places from Wales that are pretty cool and can be places for writer’s retreats. 1. Dinas Powys Found in the Vale of Glamorgan, it is a village that has been populated since ancient times, and still remains largely rural....
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We’ve been looking at beautiful places in Europe, but we haven’t yet taken a look at the nice places on the other side of the world. There’s a lot of pretty places to go to in Asia, and Japan is filled with them – picturesque and captivating all the same. Here, we’ll look at some...
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I’m determined to buy a castle, because of what it represents: a community of creative people working together to complete a massive goal with physical reality. I want a huge, immense structure, so when you stand by it you are dwarfed and overwhelmed by the enormity of our conquest. However, in terms of actually finding...
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We’ve seen some amazing paradores before (and we’ve even listed them down in a previous post), but of course there’s more to Spain than just some beautiful historical castles-turned-hotels. In fact, like many countries in the continent, Spain is filled with a lot of breathtaking sites – both historical and not so – that are worth visiting,...
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All over the world, there are a ton of places – both fictional and real – that sound like they’d be a perfect fit in your itinerary. There are, as well, a lot of places that are ideal for when you just want to go out and write. In this series of posts, we’ll be looking at...
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Ever since watching Dee Williams talk about tiny houses at the World Domination Summit last year I knew I wanted some around my castle. The castles I’ve looked at usually have under 10 rooms (although some monsters have over 20, but those often cost over 5mill.) A lot of chateaus or castles already have a bunch...
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