Royal Travel at the Spoorwegmuseum

January 17, 2018 Moniek 0

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]

Château de Blois – a favourite royal residence

October 28, 2017 Moniek 0

The royal château de Blois was built from the 13th century to the 17th century around a courtyard and consists of several buildings in different styles. It was purchased in 1391 by Louis I, Duke of Orléans, the brother of King Charles VI and after his assassination, his widow Valentina Visconti retired to the château. Her grandson, [read more]

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