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After 33 years on the throne, Queen Beatrix announced last night that she will be stepping down as Queen and passing the throne to her son, Prince Willem-Alexander, as of April 30th.

It’s going to be one hell of a party!

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands

Adios! Dag! Bye! (Photo: Holland.com)


About the author: Heather Tucker


Heather is a writer, photographer and explorer of the world with bylines in Porthole Cruise Magazine, Taste&Travel International, Holland.com, and ACCESS Magazine, amongst others. She is addicted to pen, paper, hotels, organisation and hippos. In addition to Cloggie Central, you can find her over at Travel Gluttons.


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  1. Last Queens Day and then first Kings Day… The hang over is going to be epic.

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