Tag: park

Bückeburg – Castle in the fog
Castles, Gardens, Travel

Bückeburg – Castle in the fog

At the start of a wonderful wedding day in Bückeburg, Germany on Saturday – a report with lots of photos will follow – I enjoyed a morning stroll in the park and on the palace square of Bückeburg Palace, residence of the princely family zu Schaumburg-Lippe. It was still pretty cold and foggy, which especially […]

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New royal and noble books – July 2021 Pixabay, Leeds Castle
Books & Magazines, Media & Co

New royal and noble books – July 2021

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online AUSTRIA Author: Katrin Keller. Title: Die Kaiserin. Reich, Ritual und Dynastie (The Empress: Empire, Ritual and Dynasty). Publication: 12 July 2021 by Böhlau Verlag. Language: German. DENMARK Author: Jim Lyngvild. Title: […]

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The Oranjewoud estate – An oasis of peace
Gardens, Travel

The Oranjewoud estate – An oasis of peace

Last weekend my parents took me to a place I hadn’t been anymore for nearly 30 years, but which we visited several times when I was a child. A place with a royal history. We have to go back to the year 1676 when Albertine Agnes – daughter of Frederik Prince of Orange and his […]

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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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Sisi and Het Oude Loo
Exhibitions, Travel

Sisi and Het Oude Loo

Don’t be surprised if one of the first things you see when entering the grounds of Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn is a peacock. They walk around in the stables area, and if you’re lucky they show you their lovely colours. I visited the palace a week ago to see the exhibition “Sisi, sprookje & […]

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The Park of Palace Het Loo
Gardens, Travel

The Park of Palace Het Loo

When you have never visited Palace Het Loo in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands, there is probably already enough to see for the visitor in the palace itself and in the gardens. But otherwise I highly recommend the about one hour “Oranjewandeling” (orange walk) through the park behind the gardens. For years visitors of the palace couldn’t […]

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