Very few countries in the world have their own government plane. These countries are France, Russia, Great Britain, the USA … and the Netherlands. After 21 years of faithful service […]
What are the things you absolutely shouldn’t do when being a guest or a fan at a royal wedding. I am sure there are some things you all can think […]
Once again I went on vacation with my friends Erik and Mirjam. We stayed in London during the first five days of May 2017. Of course we were keen on […]
Some weeks ago I was in the library here in town and saw a nice looking travel book: Ron Moerenhout – Laatste boot naar Sint-Helena (Last boat to Saint Helena), […]
How many streets do you know that have the name of a royal? There is hardly a city or village in the Netherlands without streets named after either modern or […]
And I am of course curious why. Up to three answers allowed.
I actually never thought for a second about it. But once when visiting a castle I walked down the stairs with someone who had grown up visiting castles of family […]
Recently I inherited three commemorative plates. They are rather old but still in an almost perfect state. Online I found a bit more information about them. I wonder how much […]
Nothing is worse than already having booked hotel and train/plane in advance of a wedding, and then new details come to light. It actually happened to me almost ten years […]
The peppermints with the portrait of the young Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands on it is probably the most known peppermint brand of the Netherlands. In 1892 the Dutch sugar […]
There are probably many countries in the world where the national anthem plays a much bigger role than in the Netherlands. Last week the Dutch politician Sybrand van Haersma Buma […]
Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day with a picture of my favourite bridal couple of 2016: Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia.
Photo taken by Netty at Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, 17 December 2016.
Accidentally I found a recipe for a royal dessert, and thought it would be fun to collect some links to recipes here. Over the centuries lots of food was named […]
Part of the Lego collection of my good friend Erik has moved to the Legio-Museum in Grootegast until the end of the year. “My” Lego version, including camera, has moved […]