It is one of those weeks that you really wonder whether there ever comes an end to the royal news. Of course there is royal news daily, but at the moment it is a bit much. Apart from Scandinavia – happily as also the Swedish King had his birthday this week on 30 April – […]
The first official event of Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, after the birth of his son Archie Harrison, was the launch of the Invictus Games The Hague 2020. He probably would have prefered to stay at home with his newborn son, but the little boy was born after his due date it seems, and […]
Information from the Cour Grand-Ducal, added a few names recognised by royalty-watchers Children and grandchildren TRH Grand Duke Henri and Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg TRH Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume and Hereditary Grand-Duchess Stéphanie of Luxembourg TRH Prince Félix and Princess Claire of Luxembourg HRH Prince Louis of Luxembourg HRH Prince Gabriel de Nassau […]
Looking at my pictures I really should go back and take better ones. I guess I was either in a hurry, or the weather wasn’t that great. The photos certainly don’t do the fairytale castle justice. Today King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands started their three-day visit to Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Brandenburg at […]
Today is the big final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. Eurovision, Israel? I hear you think. Not only most European countries take part, but also Israel and since 2015 Australia, as the festival is very popular there. Since 2004 even two semi-finals are needed as there are too many participants […]
London and Windsor are full of places where you can buy royal souvenirs. If you visit castles and palaces, also elsewhere in the country, there are tons of souvenirs. What to buy? Unfortunately it is all terribly expensive. Of course the obvious places in London are the shops of Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace. Tea […]
Update 22 April – it is sold out! Do you have nothing to do on Friday 26 April 2019, you live nearby and you like good food and interesting company? At the 185-year-old Hotel Tjaarda Oranjewoud, near Heerenveen in the Netherlands, a historical four course-dinner is to take place that evening. There still seem to […]
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