BelgiumEuropean Royals

Brussels' Royal Palace brings in 100,000 visitors over last month

Since its first official summer opening in 1965, the Belgian Royal Palace has continued the tradition that allows visitors to explore the site while the monarch goes on holiday. The summer opening begins on 22 July, which marks the day after the national bank holiday, and concludes on 2 September. New reports were released by the King’s press service, which stated that the Royal Palace in…
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International royalsJapan

Princess Mako begins Brazil trip in São Paulo

On Saturday, Princess Mako arrived in Brazil to undertake a two-week visit to celebrate 110 years since Japanese immigrants came to São Paulo. An estimated 1.9 million immigrants have made Brazil their home, making it the most prominent Japanese community outside of Japan. Japanese culture dates back to 1908 when immigrants arrived in Port Santos aboard a cargo and passengers ship.  Debt ravaged…
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The QueenThe Sussexes

The Queen and Meghan enjoy a day of laughs during a joint visit to Chester

The newest member of The Royal Family, the Duchess of Sussex, joined The Queen for a series of joint engagements in Chester on Thursday. Following Meghan’s marriage to Prince Harry at Windsor Castle last month, the former actress must now adjust to her new role as a royal.  Thursday’s visit allowed The Queen to show her the ropes, and there is no better person to the Duchess her…
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British RoyalsThe Sussexes

Controversy over Prince Harry's new Irish title

Just last month, the world watched as Prince Harry married Meghan Markle, who are now the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. In Ireland, Prince Harry will now be known as Baron of Kilkeel, a title which has caused some upset. The area of Kilkeel, once the capital city of the Celtic Irish Kingdom of Mourne, sits on the coast of County Down. Its main industry is fishing, supported by Northern…
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