Antwerp In A Day

photo by Julia Domenicucci Belgium is a popular weekend destination for castle dwellers, and rightly so. Full of great food, beer, architecture, and artwork, there really is something to suite all tastes. Inspired by movies and word of mouth, many choose to visit the small city of Bruges or the capital, Brussels. This puts Antwerp…

Staying Well at the Castle

Being successful in the Kasteel Well program requires a delicate balancing act. Between traveling, planning, homework, and extracurriculars, it can be difficult to remember another very important task – maintaining your health. Proper hydration, nutrition, and physical well-being are easily neglected when you’re eating piles of sugar-coated waffles in Bruges or falling behind in endless reading assignments! Luckily, my…

A Slip-Up in Stockholm

My eyes quickly scanned the menu of Max Burgers, a Swedish fast food chain similar to McDonald’s. In fact, there was a giant McDonald’s just across the street that boasted 250 seats, but (in the interest of trying more “authentic” Swedish food during our weekend trip to Stockholm) my two friends and I opted for…