House of Nobility (Riddarhuset) in Stockholm.

The History of Swedish Nobility

In this post, we look at the functioning of Swedish nobility throughout the centuries. I tell you when and how it all started, how the things have changed – sometimes for better, sometimes for worse – what life of the typical nobleman was like and even what your chances are of becoming a member of…Read more

Museum of Natural History in Vienna

Stock Photos Weekly #4: Beauties of Vienna

This week in Stock photos weekly we bring you photos from a city other than Stockholm for the first time. Four out of five pictures are from Austria’s capital and as a bonus, there is one from Stockholm’s Skeppsholmen. Vienna is a beautiful city with a very rich history which can easily be seen all…Read more