10 things you didn't know about Kensington Palace
Historical places England

10 things you didn’t know about Kensington Palace

The Kensington Palace is located in the heart of London, in Kensington Gardens, right beside Hyde Park. Most people know the Palace, built in the 17th century, probably as the former residence of Princess Diana. And also her son William with his wife and children reside here when they are in London. Then although Kensington …

Sisi, not Sissi: The true Empress Elisabeth
European History

Sisi, not Sissi: The true Empress Elisabeth

Everyone knows the films of the “Sissi” trilogy with Romy Schneider. Every Christmas at the latest, the lovely face of the young Empress flickers across the television screens. She became the ideal image of a fairytale princess for generations. But was she even close to it? When the historian Brigitte Hamann discovered the diaries of …

Historical places Netherlands

Why travel to the Netherlands?

This article contains affiliatelinks. The Netherlands, often called Holland, certainly have a reputation with travellers. Known for his very liberal attitude to social issues such as prostitution and drugs, the reputation is not always deserved. Yes, marijuana and prostitution are legal, but there is so much more in the country. Many consider Amsterdam to be …

Historical places in Scotland
Historical places Scotland

Historical places in Scotland

Historical places in Scotland you cannot miss​​From medieval castles and cities over magical landscapes to locations known from our favourite period dramas – if you will visit historical places in Scotland, prepare to enter another world. Edinburgh Castle​​​The most famous castle in Scotland and important part of the country’s history: Edinburgh Castle, situated high on …

Historical places to visit in Germany
Historical places Germany

Historical places to visit in Germany

Find the best Historical places to visit in Germany​​From medieval city centers to Fairytale Castles – Germany’s history of over a millenium is as rich as it is diversified. Out of the many historical sights in Germany, we have picked the ones you simply cannot miss.Neuschwanstein Castle​​The 19th century lifework of King Ludwig II of …

Historical landmarks in the Netherlands
Historical places Netherlands

Historical landmarks in the Netherlands

Find the most interesting Historical landmarks in the Netherlands​​There is more to the Netherlands then tulips! For centuries, the Netherlands have been one of the wealthiest and most powerful countries, with culture and art that lives on till this day. Learn all about it on your next holiday, when you visit these historical sites ​in …