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Laarwoud – A noble manor in Zuidlaren
Castles, Travel

Laarwoud – A noble manor in Zuidlaren

This summer I visited friends. As my friend has a lego exhibition at the Brink Hotel right now, I of course had to see it. After our visit we walked through the village, or rather around Laarwoud. Surrounded by trees this (former) noble manor – in the province of Drenthe they call it a havezate […]

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What to see in Royal Copenhagen? Amalienborg
Travel, Travel Tips

What to see in Royal Copenhagen?

On 16 April and some previous days Queen Margrethe II of Denmark celebrates her 80th birthday. All one can hope is that the Covid-19 virus doesn’t influence any plans she or I have. Having wanted to see one of these celebrations for a long time, I booked a few days Copenhagen. I have visited the […]

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What to see in Liechtenstein? Vaduz Winery
Travel, Travel Tips

What to see in Liechtenstein?

More than 15 years ago I travelled to Liechtenstein to enjoy their national day, Staatsfeiertag, on 15 August 2003. It was a good opportunity to have a look around. I just spent enough days there to enjoy the national day and a few tourist attractions. I would love to go back and have another look […]

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It’s royal Christmas market time
About me, Blog & Me

It’s royal Christmas market time

When you want to have royal decoration for Christmas you don’t have to look far. Last weekend I visited the Christmas show at a local garden centre and I did see lots and lots of decoration with crowns. Frogs, birds, mice, even the carriage of Cinderella. I already have far too much decoration, so I […]

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Royal The Hague
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Royal The Hague

In the weekend of 4 and 5 November the yearly Royal Gatherings in The Hague, organized by the European Royal History Journal and Booksellers Van Hoogstraten, is being held again. Most tourists visiting the Netherlands go straight to Amsterdam. The Hague is not really on the list of many people. But for us royalty watchers […]

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The Grave of Anna of Saxony can finally be found Photo0 & copyright: Dombau-Verein Meissen e.V.
Churches & Graves, Travel

The Grave of Anna of Saxony can finally be found

Only 439 years after her death Anna Duchess of Saxony (1544-1577) has gotten a kind of gravestone. For many years Dutch visitors asked in the Dom of Meissen, Germany, where they could find her grave. On 9 February 2017 the Dombau-Verein Meissen e.V. finally decided to mark the graves, not only Anna’s, but also the […]

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