Let’s be real: All eyes are on the royal baby, Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge, in This Week in Photos. And we aren’t the only ones with baby fever — literally EVERYONE has something to add. Read on for some of our favorite royal travel posts.
Johnny Jet presents “Babymoons” for England’s royal baby moon, otherwise known as the best vacations and travel experiences for new families.
HuffPost reveals Las Vegas has invited the royal baby to visit … in 21 years.
DailyMail says England hopes to see a tourism surge as well-wishers flock to the UK.
The NYT has a roundup of merchandise hoping to cash in on the royal baby, including, but certainly not limited to “books, brioche and baby clothes.”
And yes, Gadling not only has travel advice for Prince George (and his parents), but also 7 travel options for those obsessed with the royal baby.
The world can breathe a collective sigh of relief: A royal baby is on the way. Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting their first child after 19 months of marriage (and intense media scrutiny).
With today’s royal revelation, the world is abuzz with speculation: Will it be a future king or a future queen? What will the baby’s name and title be?
Here at Travel Channel, we’re saddened to hear that Will and Kate’s private pre-Asia-tour vacation was stalked by the paparazzi, and that a French tabloid went so far as to print topless photos of the lovely Kate Middleton … Although, a stay at Chateau D’Autet — the 640-acre renovated 19th-century hunting lodge where they were vacationing — doesn’t sound too shabby. Don’t get us wrong, we’re totally in favor of a little nude sunbathing every now and then – especially at our favorite nude beaches. But it’s hard to imagine having to lookout for paparazzi using ultra-zoom lenses to snap (and then sell) topless pics of you while on a private getaway.
- Photograph by Reuters
The trip they are on now, however, is anything but private. On September 11, the world’s favorite royal couple embarked on a 9-day tour of Asia as part of the yearlong celebration of Queen Elizabeth II in her 60th year of reign. Their trip kicked off with a visit to the Singapore Botanical Gardens, where they visited the National Orchid Garden and admired the orchid named after them, as well as one named for the late Princess Diana. While in Singapore, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stayed at the famed Raffles Hotel, famous for their “Singapore Sling” cocktail (which, our ever-so-snarky host of The Layover has called a “disgusting drink”). On their 2-day stay, the couple toured Gardens by the Bay, the Rolls Royce Seletar campus, the Queenstown Public Housing Estate and the Kranji Commonwealth War Cemetery. They also attended a gala in honor of the queen at Eden Hall — in between greeting mobs of adoring locals, of course. READ MORE