Articles Written By: Birgit von Heintze

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Sugar and milk, your Highness?

Sugar and milk, your Highness?

Who: Alexander Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
Where: Bückeburg Castle, Germany

Bückeburg Castle in Lower Saxony, Germany: Ancestral home of the house Schaumburg-Lippe

His employees address him with “His Highness”, in the public and media world, he is the “Prince”: Alexander Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe is an entrepreneur, forest manager and head of one …

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The Castle Mistress from Peacock Island

The Castle Mistress from Peacock Island

What: An excursion to the Pfaueninsel
Where: Berlin, Germany

Berlin’s Großer Wannsee – Twelve kilometer long and so beautiful!

“Have you ever been on the Peacock Island,” I asked my lovelies on the weekend, while we sat on the terrace of the in 2015 reopened restaurant Wannseeterrassen  (Wannsee terraces) and enjoyed …

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A perfect day in Brussels

A perfect day in Brussels

What: Insider tips for sightseeing, restaurants,
shopping und things to do
Where: Brussels, Belgium

No question about it: The historic buildings with their lush gold decor around the Brussels Town Hall are one of a kind

Perhaps it was because of my previous visit to beautiful Bruges, or perhaps simply because …

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A perfect day in Bruges

A perfect day in Bruges

What: Insidertips for sightseeing, restaurants,
things to do
Where: Bruges, Belgium

Bruges – Belgian pearl of medieval architecture. Here the market place “Markt”

For me as a Lübeck-native, a visit to the Belgian city of Bruges is like a déjà vu. Only that my hometown can not keep up with this …

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