Around this time of the year it is wonderful to walk around in a wood or a park. With my mother I enjoyed a stroll through the park around the Epema State in IJsbrechtum, The Netherlands, on Sunday. It wasn’t really sunny, but we were surrounded by lots of autumn colours and mushrooms.
This year the Royal Greenhouses in Laeken open their doors from 15 April to 8 May 2022. Like 2021 the smaller, elongated greenhouses can be visited. During the day visitors can choose between a long route (2,5 hours) or a short route (1,5 hours). The long route starts with a walk through the gardens of […]
At the start of a wonderful wedding day in Bückeburg, Germany on Saturday – a report with lots of photos will follow – I enjoyed a morning stroll in the park and on the palace square of Bückeburg Palace, residence of the princely family zu Schaumburg-Lippe. It was still pretty cold and foggy, which especially […]
Photos: Courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces If travelling would be easier nowadays, there is one place I would love to go. I have been in London several times, but there is still something new to discover. I visited Kensington Palace only two years ago, but the recent exhibition and the new statue would have been […]
Sunday morning it was rather cold, but sunny. When having a quick walk through the garden of Palace Noordeinde in The Hague, The Netherlands, I noticed the beautiful light as the sun was shining through the trees. I was lucky to have my camera with me. The gardens are only open during daytime.
So often I had thought when seeing pictures again, I should finally visit the Royal Greenhouses at Laeken Castle, Brussels, Belgium. However for me Brussels is at least a five-hour train ride, so it is not something you’d really like to do in one day. And unfortunately the Greenhouses are only open three weeks a […]
During my recent visit to Windsor I of course wanted to have a look at the Long Walk. Me and the friend who accompanied me were too tired for a long walk after our Windsor Castle visit. However we were quite interested to see whether we could see Frogmore Cottage, the future house of the […]
Some months ago I read an article in a local newspaper online about the hidden gardens of the Grand Hotel Karel V in Utrecht. I totally forgot about it, until I passed the place during my latest visit to the city. I was quite curious, so I decided to have a look. The gardens were […]