Bourbon de Parme & Austria – A true royal match

Prince Henri de Bourbon de Parme and Archduchess Gabriella of Austria tied the knot on 12 September 2020 in the chapel of the beautiful Tratzberg Castle in Jenbach, Austria, that belongs to the Counts Goëss-Enzenberg. Two former reigning royal families were united once again. Bride and groom were unfortunately nowhere to be seen outside the […]

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Fürstliche wedding in Bückeburg

On Saturday September 12, 2020 Fürst Alexander zu Schaumburg-Lippe married Mahkameh Navabi civilly at Bückeburg Palace, Bückeburg, Germany. Due to Covid-19 they have postponed their religious wedding and huge celebrations to 2021, so the wedding celebrations this year have been altered. Two days of party as far as I understood with no more than 50 […]

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Book Review: Lives and Loves of the Mountbattens

At the end of the summer of 2019 “The Mountbattens: Their Lives & Loves” by Andrew Lownie was a Sunday Times Bestseller. The hardcover version (496 pages) was published in August 2019 by Blink Publishing. The paperback (496 pages) followed in June 2020 and I recently was finally able to read the (e-)book. It took […]

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Waldburg & Rechberg – Marriage in times of Corona

All photos & copyright: Gabi P. Marrying despite of covid-19? Each country, or sometimes even area, has its own rules. While many people have postponed their weddings, others have decided to reduce the amount of guests and continue with the festivities. Also in the state of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, it is possible again to hold church […]

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