Places To Visit

Burg Kronberg – Gift to the Empress

Burg Kronberg was founded in the 12th century but was partially destroyed during the bombing of 1943. It was reconstructed though in a simplified version. There are only three main buildings today. You can climb the tower if you like, but we decided not to do it because it was so hot that day. The [read more]

Finland

Lost Kingdoms – Kingdom of Finland

The Kingdom of Finland is perhaps one of the most shortlived Kingdoms in history. Finland declared independence from the Russian Empire on 6 December 1917, but as monarchists were in the minority, it was originally declared a republic. This was followed by a civil war after which Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse was elected King of [read more]