King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia State Visit to the United Kingdom: July 12 – July 14, 2017. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia made a successful visit to the United Kingdom, the first for them as monarchs. The last State Visit from Spain was made by Felipe’s parents, King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, in 1986. Felipe and Letizia… Read More
Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia are headed to the UK for a State Visit. It has been in the making for a while: the trip was announced in December 2015 and scheduled for the following March. It was then postponed due to Spain’s political turmoil happening at that time. They tried again for June 6-8 of this year, but that… Read More
Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are in Germany on a three-day state visit at the request of the government. This royal visit highlights close ties between Britain and Germany. It is to perhaps assuage the German government’s fears over the UK’s impending referendum. This referendum, to be held before the end of 2017, will decide whether… Read More
Embed from Getty Images Kate looks amazingly well. Hypermesis Gravidarum has made the Duchess of Cambridge horribly ill for weeks now, but it now looks as though it hasn’t made one dent in her spirits. It’s incredible. This state visit is a big event, and no one thought Kate would be well enough to attend. Happily, she pulled through just… Read More
This week: the Dutch Royals visit Brunei, Hohenzollern Twin Boys, Royal Birthday Babies, a Coronation Celebration, and the 15th birthday of MBR! And I attempt to speak some Dutch!
Queen Elizabeth II welcomed the Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and his wife at Buckingham Palace on October 31. Yudhoyono is in London for a three-day State visit aimed at encouraging good relations between the two countries. [See the Getty image gallery here]
It’s tiara time! Kate may don a sparkler during her Southeast Asia/Oceania tour with the Duke of Cambridge. Will it be the Halo Scroll tiara or one from the royal vaults? From the Daily Beast: [The royal couple will tour] Singapore, Malaysia, Borneo, the Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, from September 11 to 19, details of which were released by the… Read More
Queen Elizabeth II has returned home from her historic visit to Ireland. Her Majesty’s speech during her visit moved many, but her mere presence was what spoke the loudest. No British monarch has visited the shores of the Emerald Isle in 100 years. The last British sovereign to set foot on Irish soil was the Queen’s grandfather, King George V,… Read More