Tag: Kensington Palace

Diana & her garden – Kensington Palace Courtesy of Historic Royal Palaces
Exhibitions, Gardens, Travel

Diana & her garden – Kensington Palace

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 […]

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The British Royals on the Internet
Internet, Media & Co

The British Royals on the Internet

Originally published in January 2018, updated February 2020 A modern royal family, even many non-reigning ones, can hardly do without an official website anymore. And many royal houses also use social media. A royal family is important for the identity of a country, and therefore should present itself well online. What does make a website […]

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24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen
Genealogy, Miscellaneous

24 May 1819 – The birth of a future Queen

Birth We are happy in being able to state, that Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Kent was safely delivered yesterday morning, at Kensington Palace, of a Princess, at a quarter past four o’clock. The following Privy Councillors were present on the occasion: His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, His Grace the Duke of […]

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A last minute surprise meeting at Kensington Palace
News, Other News

A last minute surprise meeting at Kensington Palace

During my state visit in London – as my royalty friend Bobby called it – I intended to visit a few exhibitions and meet with a few people. Unfortunately the royals themselves managed to organize their many engagements around my visit, so there wasn’t much going on. I missed the visit of Queen Letizia of […]

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Kensington Palace – The New Home of Meghan Markle
Castles, Travel

Kensington Palace – The New Home of Meghan Markle

Or to be exact: Meghan Markle will be living with Prince Harry of Wales at Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace. They are not the only British royals living at the property. The palace contains the offices and the London residences of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte, […]

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Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions, Travel

Diana: Her Fashion Story

The one thing I really wanted to do when being in London early this month, was seeing the exhibition “Diana: Her Fashion Story” at the Kensington Palace. As this exhibition is highly popular, preordering an advance ticket is highly recommendable. I was not too lucky, as one moment they were still there, two weeks later […]

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A Garden Dedicated to Princess Diana
Gardens, Travel

A Garden Dedicated to Princess Diana

This year we are commemorating the 20th death anniversary of Diana, Princess of Wales. At the Kensington Palace in London you can’t only see an exhibition with some of her iconic dresses (more about that later), but there is also a new temporary garden in the grounds of the palace, dedicated to Diana. The gardeners […]

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