Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia

Schloss Fasanerie – The Legacy of Landgravine Anna

Schloss Fasanerie began its life as Schloss Adolphseck around 1710 under Prince-Abbot Adalbert of Schleifras. It was expanded in 1730 and again in 1757. From 1878 Landgrave Frederick William of Hesse used it as his private residence. His wife was Princess Anna of Prussia, and she lived in the palace until her death in 1918. The palace [read more]

Anna Pavlovna of Russia

Royal Travel at the Spoorwegmuseum

Royalty must travel in style and so the Dutch Railway Museum (Spoorwegmuseum) has dedicated an entire exhibition to Royal Travel. The exhibition surprisingly opens in the ladies bathroom, where tiles from the royal waiting at Amsterdam Central have been used. You then move on to a royal waiting room before going to an actual royal [read more]

Diana Princess of Wales

Diana: Her Fashion Story

Kensington Palace was once the home of Diana, Princess of Wales and it currently houses a collection of her extraordinary collection of garments with the aim of telling the story of her life through her clothes. Eleri Lynn, curator of ‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’, said: “Diana, Princess of Wales, was one of the most photographed [read more]