Just outside the city of Utrecht, in the middle of the Netherlands, you will find the cute pittoresque village of Oud-Zuilen along the riverside of the Vecht. Before the 13th […]
Nowadays when there has been a big royal wedding there will be at least one wedding book, probably even more than one. And that has been the case already for […]
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Some weeks a friend and I visited the Diamond Museum in Amsterdam. From royalty-watchers I had heard that it was great. The museum is located in a 17th century villa […]
In the afternoon of 22 March Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands will open an exhibition of her own hats at Museum Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. “Chapeaux! Hats […]
There has always been war somewhere in the world. It seems to be difficult to live peacefully together. In the course of the 19th and early 20th century the ideal […]
Unbelievably but true, despite of not having written on this blog regularly since its start in September 2012 until December 2016 this blog reached a special milestone yesterday, 17 February […]
In April 2016 Princess Christina, Mrs Magnuson – the youngest sister of King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden – published her book “Dagar på Drottningholm”. I thought actually that it […]
I guess everyone who has his/her own website or blog knows the feeling. Starting a new website or blog costs time, the same counts when you move a blog to […]
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.
When I started this blog some years ago, I didn’t do that much about it and just opened a free blog at WordPress.com. Possibilities there however are limited and when […]
There are many magazines and TV-channels that sometimes report about the royals in the world. There are however just very few specialized magazines, not surprisingly they are almost all published […]
The opening weekend of the exhibition “1917. Romanovs & Revolution” at the Hermitage Amsterdam, The Netherlands, started off brilliantly. The opening was on Friday 3 February 2017 and afterwards followed […]
This month, February 2017, it is 100 years ago the February Revolution broke out that led to the end of the monarchy in Russia. On this occasion from 4 February […]
Just over 200 years ago the new King Willem I of the Netherlands wished for himself a royal barge, at the time a ‘must have’ if you were a European […]