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My Royal Year 2017 Penshurst Place
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My Royal Year 2017

2017 has been an interesting royal year and at the end of a year it is always interesting to make a list of what you actually did. I have mainly followed royals behind my computer, but also paid visits to castles, palaces, museums, exhibitions and attended some other royal events. My palace and castle visits: […]

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A Royal Palace in the Snow
Gardens, Travel

A Royal Palace in the Snow

Last week Winter visited the Netherlands. Temperature just around 0°C during the day, and just below at night here in the north of the country. Some snow, mainly wet, thus slippery roads in the night and early morning. It must have been somewhat colder in the middle part of the country, as they had more […]

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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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The Amazing Roof of the Brunswick Palace
Castles, Travel

The Amazing Roof of the Brunswick Palace

When visiting the city of Braunschweig (Brunswick) last July, we didn’t quite know what to expect. The city has a real royal palace, but surprisingly it is only ten years old. Where discussion went on in Berlin for many years before they finally started rebuilding the city palace, in Brunswick they realised these plans already […]

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Haunted Royal Palaces and Castles
Castles, Travel

Haunted Royal Palaces and Castles

Halloween, All Saint’s Day, just the right time for a spooky post. Often royal palaces and castles are old. There are many stories going around about ghosts haunting these buildings, sometimes friendly, sometimes they are not. A palace without a moat is like a palace without a ghost. This is of course just a very […]

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Royal The Hague
Travel, Travel Tips

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 Princessehof – Reopening of a 100-year old Museum Princessehof
Castles, Travel

The Princessehof – Reopening of a 100-year old Museum

On 9 October 2017 the Princessehof (court of the Princess) in Leeuwarden – also known as the National Museum of Ceramics – closed its doors for renovation. Actually the renovation already started before the Autumn, but parts of the museum were open as long as possible. The reopening will be on 2 December 2017. Just […]

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The Summer Residence of Queen Consort Sophie Charlotte of Prussia
Castles, Travel

The Summer Residence of Queen Consort Sophie Charlotte of Prussia

When visiting Berlin and surroundings you easily miss something, as there is so much to visit. Potsdam (two parks with palaces), Rheinsberg, Schönhausen, but also Berlin itself has its palaces. The most known is probably the Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin-Charlottenburg, the biggest and most important palace in the city. It was one of the most […]

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