Royals around the world will be racking up the mileage with the various visits planned throughout the year. The newest announcement of a royal trip is that of Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, who will travel to Tokyo, Japan, solo from 18 through 21 April. Prince Daniel will remain at home to care for their two children, five-year-old Princess Estelle and one-year-old Prince Oscar.
The Crown Princess will be in the Asian country for issues regarding her role as an advocate for the UN’s sustainable development goals. She will meet Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan along with representatives from both Japanese and Swedish companies.
Japan was the first trip Her Royal Highness took alone when she was 24-years-old in 2001. Victoria returned to the country in 2005.
She will also be in The Hague, Netherlands on 26 April for the 20th anniversary of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. Her parents will be in São Paulo, Brazil, in March for the Global Child Forum and her father will be in the United States in early May for the Royal Technology Mission to the USA.
The King and Queen of the Belgians will travel to Denmark later this month on an official state visit, and Queen Mathilde just returned from a trip to Laos with UNICEF last month. Additionally, the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark will be in Sweden in May for a Danish business promotion.
Spain’s King and Queen will also be in Japan from 4-7 April this year. Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands will be on a three-day working visit to Aruba beginning on 30 March; her son, King Willem-Alexander and his wife, Queen Máxima will be on official state visits to Italy and the Vatican City in June. Furthermore, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have visits to Paris, Germany, and Poland on their schedule, while the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are due to travel to the Vatican City, Italy, and Austria.