Located an easy walk from the Little Mermaid statue and the Kastellet, Amalienborg is the winter home of the Danish royal family.  It is comprised of four identical palace buildings with an octagonal courtyard that is monitored 24/7 by Den Kongelige Livgarde (the Royal Life Guards).  Their uniforms are similar to those worn by the guards at […]

There are more than 2,500 windows at Versailles.  I found myself drawn more to the imperfections in the ancient glass, the detail of the monogrammed window handles, and the breathtaking views outside than to the history inside the palace. Here  are three of my favorite window handle pics from Versailles.  What do you think?  Do […]