After beginning their day on an ice rink, it was all faux fur and cobblestones for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they carried on in Stockholm with the Swedish Royal Family. The couple were met by Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel, as they moved to the Royal Palace for a luncheon and then two museum stops.
I will be the first to admit that I don’t pay close attention to royal families outside of the UK. While I get the gist of the Swedish Royal Family, I certainly don’t know the ins and outs, so the for the purposes of being prepared for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s upcoming visit to Stockholm, I thought we could all do with a refresher. The SRF is probably the European monarchy that comes close to rivalling the Windsors in popularity, which is thanks to its informality, steadiness and not one but three young (and growing) families. So, let’s get into it.