July 18, 2019

Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall arrive in Cuba for first-ever official royal visit

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by Stephanie Petit From People Queen Elizabeth has never made a state visit to Cuba, which came under Communist rule in 1959 by Fidel Castro Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall just made royal history! The couple touched down for the latest stop of their 12-day Caribbean touron Sunday in Cuba, marking the first time that members of […]

8 Fascinating facts about Thailand

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From Everything-Everywhere Thailand is one of the most visited countries in the world. Yet, there are many facts which people might not know about the “Land of Smiles”. Even though I’ve spent almost a half year here in total, there are still things I’m learning about the country. 1) It used to be called Siam For […]

Unusual royal traditions

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10 unusual royal traditions you never knew existed By Meghan Jones, Reader’s Digest From Business Insider Each year, the royal family gathers on the balcony of Buckingham Palace for Trooping the Colour in honor of the queen’s birthday. Getty Images Royal weddings and births are all over the news, but there are some royal family […]

HMS Queen Elizabeth

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Britain’s newest aircraft carrier has set sail on its first mission with helicopters — here are all the pictures By Kieran Corcoran From Business Insider The Royal Navy’s largest-ever warship is taking another step towards deploying on operations, and is training at sea with military aircraft for the first time. HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first […]

Adele perfectly sums up how the world feels about Leicester City’s Premier League win

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By Sam Haysom From Mashable LONDON — So after starting the season with fairly grim 5000/1 odds, Leicester City are now the champions of the Premier League. Leicester’s victory was sealed Monday night after Tottenham failed to beat Chelsea, meaning they can no longer get enough points to catch Leicester before the end of the […]

Queen Elizabeth becomes UK’s longest-reigning monarch

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Reuters From Times of India EDINBURGH: Queen Elizabeth, who ascended the throne aged just 25 as her exhausted country struggled to recover from the ravages of World War Two, makes history on Wednesday when she becomes Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. At about 5.30 p.m. (1630 GMT), Elizabeth, who now aged 89 is also the nation’s oldest […]

20th century British royals in the U.S.A.

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By Chris Wild From Mashable   The royal family’s trips stateside over the past century 1920 Edward, prince of Wales, making a speech in San Diego, California, during a royal visit to the U.S. A pair of magnavox horns help the large crowd to hear. IMAGE: CENTRAL PRESS/HULTON ARCHIVE/GETTY IMAGES Prince William and Duchess Kate […]

Queen Elizabeth II to gradually hand over charge to Prince Charles?

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From The Times of India Queen Elizabeth II turns 88 in April and, since suffering a bout of ill-health last spring, has steadily been shifting responsibility to younger generations of the royal family. LONDON: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II seems set to gradually hand over charge to her son and heir to the throne Prince Charles […]