‘A once-in-a-life­time op­por­tu­nity’ for Cana­di­ans

StarMetro Calgary - - BOOKS DAILY LIFE - Cassandra Szk­larski

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s nup­tials draw ever closer, the town of Wind­sor has said it ex­pects 100,000 vis­i­tors to head there to see the new­ly­weds travel in pro­ces­sion af­ter the cer­e­mony. Travel ex­perts ex­pect the num­ber of vis­i­tors to the U.K. will in­crease af­ter the wed­ding, but some agents re­ported al­ready see­ing a spike in in­ter­est be­cause of the nup­tials, ac­cord­ing to an in­for­mal sur­vey by the travel group TLNet­work.ca.

The Cana­dian Press spoke with Cana­di­ans who are in Lon­don dur­ing the royal wed­ding cel­e­bra­tions, from a Kingston, Ont., cou­ple to a vis­it­ing Univer­sity of Ot­tawa pro­fes­sor. From hunt­ing for the per­fect hat to cel­e­brat­ing a Toronto con­nec­tion, read their sto­ries at thes­tar.com/roy­als

Ev­ery day this week, we’re count­ing down to the May 19 royal wed­ding with pop-cul­ture mo­ments, tips and more.

ADRIAN DEN­NIS/AFP/GETTY IM­AGES

Tourists queue to en­ter Wind­sor Cas­tle on Wed­nes­day, as prepa­ra­tions con­tinue ahead of the royal wed­ding.

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