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King’s Day 2022
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King’s Day 2022

After two years alternative King’s Day celebrations, it is finally possible to celebrate again. No mask, no distance … ten thousands of people all over the Netherlands are celebrating the same way as before 2020. The royal family will be present in Maastricht, in the province of Limburg in the south of the Netherlands. As […]

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A simple quote making big waves © RVD – Frank Ruiter 2021
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A simple quote making big waves

In February 2021 I discussed several Dutch royal topics with my colleague Anika Helm of the wonderful German royalty-blog Adelswelt. We spoke about the vacation of the Dutch royals to Greece despite of the Covid-19 pandemic. I also gave my opinion about the subject whether the daughters of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima could become […]

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A new blog design
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A new blog design

Today I have been busy changing the design of the NettyRoyal blog. The idea I had a few years to have a kind of newspaper like website was nice, but it was overall a bit too busy. Recently I found this new design, by the same theme builder, Mystery Themes. Even if pink isn’t exacly […]

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My first trips abroad
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My first trips abroad

When my sister and I were younger, we usually spent the vacations in The Netherlands itself. Lots of classmates went abroad and I was sometimes pretty jealous of them. Only later I understood that they probably hardly knew their own country. And I had friends, whose parents thought Amsterdam was a scary city. My parents […]

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The year 2021 of NettyRoyal Photo & Copyright: Olya Kobruseva from Pexels
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The year 2021 of NettyRoyal

Another Covid-19 year has passed. While 2021 wasn’t as desastrous as 2020, it still wasn’t normal. For months everything seemed to be quite OK, and one could travel, there were weddings, and even a few glamorous state visits. But unfortunately in November it all started to get worse again and several events everybody was looking […]

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Season’s Greetings
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Season’s Greetings

It has been another Covid-19 year. Although somewhat more was possible in 2021 than in 2020, we still lacked big royal events. And just when everybody thought it was getting better, it all went worse again. But I keep on trying to look forward positively to the new year and hopefully to many lovely royal […]

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Another milestone!
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Another milestone!

When checking the statistics for the blog, I noticed that I had reached another milestone yesterday, 28 October 2021: One Million Visitors!!! That are just the visitors for this blog, as I know the original website had also a lot of visitors, but I lost track as I changed providers, software and statistics on the […]

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Finally my 34th wedding
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Finally my 34th wedding

There was more than one reason that my 34th royal wedding in more than twenty years time was even more exciting than before. I can’t even remember that there has ever been such a huge gap between two weddings. There were also years in which I enjoyed seeing more than one wedding. My full list […]

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