Tag: Sweden

Royal Christmas fairs 2022 Bückeburg
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Royal Christmas fairs 2022

In some places the Christmas fun has already started. In the last days several Christmas fairs or markets and other Christmas events passed on social media. Therefore a post here with some that are being organized at palaces or castles. It seems many have a limited amount of tickets available, so if you plan to […]

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Royal News October 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News October 2022

Last modified: 10 November 2022 1 October Thus far the British royal family has received more than 50.000 messages of condolence following the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September. A poll commissioned by the pro-republican association “Republiek” shows that only 51 percent of the Dutch think The Netherlands should remain a monarchy. The […]

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Royal News September 2022 © Maison du Grand-Duc / Sophie Margue
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Royal News September 2022

Last modified: 2 October 2022 1 September King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands had to cancel a visit to California and Texas, USA, from 6 to 9 September because he is still recovering of pneumonia. His wife Queen Máxima is now travelling alone. The Dutch Royal House has informed that Amalia, The Princess of Orange, is […]

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Royal News August 2022 Photo & Copyright: Royal Hashemite Court of Jordan
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Royal News August 2022

Last modified: 3 September 2022 1 August The official photo session of the Spanish royal family was held in Valldemossa, Mallorca. King Felipe VI, Queen Letizia, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia visited the Valldemossa Charterhouse. Photos by Royal Portraits Also this year King Harald V of Norway took part in the 8-Metre World […]

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New royal and noble books – September 2022 George Peabody Library, Baltimore, USA (Pixabay)
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New royal and noble books – September 2022

For more new books about royalty see: History of Royal Women Rosvall Royal Books Royal Book News The World of Royalty Van Hoogstraten Online *contains affiliate links* AUSTRIA Author: Nicole Kleinhammer, Sebastian Kadas. Title: Sissi. Köstlichkeiten aus der kaiserlichen Küche (Sissi. Delicacies from the imperial kitchen) (DE) Publication: 30 September 2022 by Klartext. Language: German. […]

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Sofiero – A royal summer residence
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Sofiero – A royal summer residence

A day after arriving in Copenhagen, Denmark, the weather was quite good. Not knowing what it would be like later that week, I decided to head straight out of the country. I hadn’t been in Sweden since June 2010. Actually Helsingborg is only a nearly one hour train ride to Helsingør (Elsinore) and a rather […]

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Royal News July 2022 Copyright: Keld Navntoft/Kongehuset
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Royal News July 2022

Last modified: 7 August 2022 1 July The cycling race Tour de France started in Copenhagen, Denmark, this year with a 13 kilometres long stage that also passed the Amalienborg Palace, where Crown Prince Frederik was present. He also handed out the first yellow tricot. The new National Museum in Oslo has announced that Crown […]

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Four countries in eight days
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Four countries in eight days

Yesterday evening I finally arrived back home in The Netherlands after an eight-day “working” vacation. I actually can’t remember the last time I’ve spent a full week away from home. It was a real treat after more than two years of corona pandemic to be able to travel further away again than just over the […]

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