Review: Downton Abbey (2019) Movie

Ladies and gentlemen, I present you the period drama of the year! In one word, the Downton Abbey (2019) film is sublime. Four years after the beloved series ended in 2015, the movie is finally gracing the big screens on...

Palace du jour: Schloss Fürstenried

Happy Palaces Day! Today’s featured palace is not a tourist destination and can only be admired from the exterior by castle-visitors. One of its former inhabitants was the Pope Emeritus Benedikt XVI! Schloss Fürstenried in Greater Munich began as a...

Castle du Jour: Schloss Possenhofen

Today’s featured castle is one for the Sisi (Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Queen of Hungary) fans: Schloss (Castle) Possenhofen. The Castle’s story begins in 1536 when it was built by Chancellor Jakob Rosenbusch for Duke William IV as a...

Afternoon Tea at Osborne House

If you’re looking for affordable afternoon tea, you’ll be delighted to find that the Victoria Hall Afternoon Tea at Osborne House is satisfying for your tummy and your purse! Afternoon tea is served daily in Victoria Hall, which can be found...

Three Tiaras at Kensington Palace

Not to be missed at Kensington Palace this year are three tiaras which previously belonged to Queen Victoria and her granddaughter, Princess Louise. These tiaras are on display in the last room of the Victoria Revealed exhibition. Diamond and Emerald...

The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The Palace of Holyroodhouse (also known as Holyrood Palace) is The Queen’s official residence in Scotland. This is where she resides during Royal Week or Holyrood Week at the end of June or the first week of July. The palace is...