Beard troubles

It’s not too long ago that Prince William shaved off his beard for his military duties. Now, Aftenposten reports that Crown Prince Haakon’s beard may be going the same way. During the visit to Mexico, he is going aboard a drilling vessel, where beards are forbidden as a security precaution. The Norwegian embassy reports that… Continue reading Beard troubles

Fear of flying

As she’s about to embark on an Official Visit to Mexico, I can’t help but feel a bit sorry for Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway. Her fear of flying is pretty much legendary among royal watchers and Norwegians alike, and spending a long time in an aircraft, even if she’s reportedly been better in these… Continue reading Fear of flying

Norwegian official visit to Mexico

The Norwegian royal court has announced that Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit will be making an official visit to Mexico, from March 16 to March 19.   With their official visit to Chile last year, Mette-Marit caught the stomach bug, and Haakon had to make the trip on his own. One hopes that… Continue reading Norwegian official visit to Mexico