Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are believed to be more serious than ever after returning from their Arctic Circle vacation in Norway. After celebrating the new year together in London, the happy couple embarked on their first ever vacation together and visited Tromso on the Norwegian fjords.
Harry and Meghan are thought to have stayed in a private cabin in Northern Norway for their week-long trip and spent time by a lake, whale-watching and viewing the Northern Lights. It was Prince Harry’s friend, Inge Solheim, that helped him to arrange the trip to the Arctic Circle.
The Guardian reports that Prince Harry has also now been introduced to Meghan Markle’s 72-year-old father, Thomas, when Harry and Meghan were visiting her hometown of Toronto. In fact, Prince Harry appears to be so smitten with Meghan Markle that he even flew straight to Canada to visit her after his recent Caribbean tour, rather than return home to London first.
However, The Guardian notes that that Harry and Meghan have absolutely no problem flying thousands of miles in order to be with each other, and this is just normal for the couple.
As Prince Harry doesn’t have any engagements over the next couple of weeks, and Meghan Markle won’t be filming Suits until spring, the two have plenty of time to be spending together and cementing their relationship. What does 2017 have in store for the couple and could they even tie the knot this year?
The International Business Times are reporting that bookmakers are trying to predict whether Prince Harry will ask Meghan Markle to marry him in 2017. After Harry and Meghan’s recent romantic trip to Norway, bookmakers are said to have slashed the odds of a royal wedding in the next 12 months from 3-1 to 4-6. Jessica Bridge, a bookmaker, has said she feels Prince Harry will definitely be proposing to Meghan Markle, but it’s only a question of when that happens to be.
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“As far as the odds are concerned it’s a case of when, and not if, Prince Harry pops the question to Meghan.”
An insider has also told the Daily Express that even close friends have talked about the couple as being crazy for each other and possibly getting married in 2017.
“This relationship has moved at lightning speed and they are mad about each other. Friends have even talked about them getting married this year. It does seem very soon, but both of them have talked about it and are ready to settle down.”
We do know that Prince Harry and Meghan will be walking down the aisle together in March when they attend the wedding of Harry’s last unmarried friend, Tom Inskip, in Jamaica. The Daily Mail says that this will give Harry’s friends a better chance to get to know Markle. Tom Inskip’s fiancee, Lara Hughes-Young, is already said to enjoy the company of Meghan Markle.
Since Meghan Markle is such a big part of Prince Harry’s life now, it makes sense that Harry would introduce her to his sister-in-law, Kate Middleton, and his niece, Princess Charlotte, which Us Weekly Magazine says he has done. On Tuesday, January 10, Harry took Meghan to Apartment 1A in Kensington Palace in London to meet the Duchess of Cambridge. Of the visit, a source told Us Weekly that, “Meghan’s so happy she’s getting to know more of Harry’s nearest and dearest.”
Prince Harry already introduced Markle to Prince William in November, and another insider spoke of the visit.
“They got on fabulously. I’m sure Harry had been looking forward to introducing his girlfriend. Naturally, William is very happy for his brother.”
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