5 Tea Facts from the Eighteenth Century
18th C Art / 18th C Society / Eighteenth Century / Europe / History / Paintings

5 Tea Facts from the Eighteenth Century

Tea was an important commodity in the eighteenth century. As I’ve read more than my fair share of tea-related historical research over the last few months, I thought I’d share five of my favourite tea facts from the eighteenth century. When tea was first introduced to England it was drunk out of small, round bowls … Continue reading

Palacio Real de Madrid
18th C Art / 18th C Interiors / 18th C Society / Eighteenth Century / Europe / History / Travel

Palacio Real de Madrid

I recently returned from a trip to the lovely city of Madrid and was taken aback by how much I enjoyed my time there. I think Madrid is sometimes over shadowed by the allure of Barcelona, which attractively pairs culture and history with beaches and clubs. However, I loved Madrid and was already thinking about … Continue reading