The weather was a bit better than during his funeral – when there was a thunderstorm – but still it was raining when I searched for traces of Lodewijk Thomson here in Groningen, The Netherlands, today. I accidentally had to bring something to that part of town and I decided to bring my small camera […]
Nobles and royals who are getting married do have the same problem as any other couple that gets married. The wedding venue is often the easiest part, at least if the family still occupies a family castle. But otherwise also they have to find themselves one. And of course there is the flower decoration. How […]
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.
Last modified: 7 January 2017 Tirana, 8 October 2016 When in May 2010 the engagement of Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians and Elia Zaharia was announced I said right away to myself, that’s a wedding I would like to see personally. But the years went by, Leka’s father King Leka died in 2011 […]
This afternoon Castleholic‘s Svenja said on Twitter: “I just did the maths for an upcoming post: I visited 19 castles and palaces this year – at what point do you start calling it an addiction?” History of Royal Women‘s Moniek replied: “I visited 42 things, of which 22 were a castle or palace. I am […]
The Royalty Digest Quarterly, issue 4/2016 has just been published and includes my report and pictures of the Royal Wedding in Albania in October 2016.
Last modified: 15 October 2016 Thursday, 6 October 2016 Who travels to Albania has to plan carefully. From the Netherlands it turned out, there were no direct airplanes to Tirana, Albania. I had a variety of choices, the best one of it was to book my flights via Austrian Airlines and fly via Vienna, Austria. […]