I went to Europe in 1999. One of the places we drove thru was Liechtenstein(after leaving Austria and on the way to Switzerland). We had a half hour to sightsee. I went to one shop picked out some postcards and stamps, and became extremely interested in finding out about Alois and Sophie. A few months later, I asked my friend if she wouldn't mind looking up the 'Princely Family of Liechtenstein' for me on her computer, since I didn't have one at the time. She printed out about 4 or 5 pages of info. I got hooked on them then. I didn't see their castle in Vaduz though. Minor disapppointment. I also found out about Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus at the time because we also went to Amsterdam for one stop on the tour. My sister asked me: 'Who are those people'? pointing to a couple in a framed photo above the entrance of a building. I said I didn't know, but someone in the building told us who they were. That was nice to find out, but I still like the Liechtensteins best of all the Royal and Serene Highenesses in Europe.