DenmarkInsight

Who is Princess Marie of Denmark?

Over the next several weeks, I want to write about of some of the lesser talked about royals in Europe for a series entitled “Who Is?”. One such royal is Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat. Marie was born Marie Agathe Odile Cavallier on 6 February 1976 in Paris, France, to Alain Cavallier and Françoise Grassiot. She has four half-brothers. Her two…
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OpinionThe Sussexes

Why the lack of promotion for Invictus Games in the US?

With the Invictus Games at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida, just under a month away, we have yet to see much promotion or advertising of the event here in the United States. Even at Walt Disney World, there are no signs or advertisements on the buses, in the hotels, or around the parks. During my recent trip to the Disney parks, I was very disappointed not to see any…
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InsightSweden

It's another Swedish Royal Baby Watch

Welcome to April – a month that promises several important events in several European royal houses. We will have birthdays, Jubilees, state visits and royal … births! Photo:  The Royal Court, Sweden Yes, this week we enter another official #BabyWatchSeason…
OpinionThe Sussexes

An Overview of Prince Harry's recent trip to Nepal

Prince Harry recently concluded his first trip to Nepal, where he visited a Gurkha camp, went trekking, and met earthquake survivors. The tour, which started as a four day trip in the capital of Kathmandu, was later extended by six days to help rebuild a school, in an undisclosed part of the country, damaged by the earthquake last year. Announcing the extention, he said: “The people I have met…
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Opinion

Review: Our Queen at 90

I never watch royal documentaries, ever! In fact, the last documentary I watched which focused on The Royal Family was on the occasion of The Duke of Edinburgh’s 90th birthday back in 2011, so it seems fitting my next watch would celebrate Her Majesty’s 90th birthday. The build up to the programme was immense. All major news publications, both national and international, talked about the…
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