Without doubt the “How Majestic” Jubilee watch by Swatch is one of the most popular souvenirs on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth II at the moment. I already know several people who bought it. The watch was available online and in Swatch stores already from […]
Like many girls, I used to love to play with dolls. As the Barbie dolls were somewhat expensive, my sister and I usually got cheaper, similar dolls like the rival doll Sindy. Of course we longed for a real Barbie! If I had the space at home, the newest Barbie might well soon have entered […]
In November I bought myself three 3D puzzles from the series “World famous landmarks to be build at home” at the Lidl-supermarket. They are made in Germany and are a much cheaper and much less sophisticated version of the 3D puzzles by Ravensburger. The boxes promise a simple slot-in-system and no cutting or gluing necessary. […]
Like most girls I loved to play with dolls when I was young. I had a big doll, later a baby doll, of course Barbies (or rather the cheaper version Sindy) and also smaller ballerina dolls. Furthermore my sister and I were big fans of paper dolls. Nothing more fun than creating clothes ourselves. Girls […]
Although I am not a regular online buyer, I can’t help finding myself browsing through royal e-shops sometimes. There is so much to find if you want to buy yourself a royal souvenir, or probably a royal gift for someone else. I had a look online to see what I could find, and hope it […]
London and Windsor are full of places where you can buy royal souvenirs. If you visit castles and palaces, also elsewhere in the country, there are tons of souvenirs. What to buy? Unfortunately it is all terribly expensive. Of course the obvious places in London are the shops of Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. Tea […]
For the collectors of royal postcards. Albert & Albert of Royal Press Europe have issued eighteen lovely postcards of the investiture of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on 30 April 2013. One Euro per postcard, excluding sending costs. Have a look at them here. You’ll also find their contact info on that website.
Two weeks to go until the big wedding in Luxembourg. I am really looking forward to see Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy getting married. And of course I hope for lots of interesting royal and noble guests. The names known so far sound quite promising. You always have to wait what […]