The Duke and Duchess of Sussex: Thoughts after the Oprah Interview

A Guest Post by @RoyalArjan

When I write this, the interview the whole world is talking about and shook the monarchy, was broadcast almost a week ago. Many, many articles in newspapers, magazines, websites have been published and many, many people have commented it about it on social media, where emotions are running high.

I had expected the interview to be bad news for the monarchy, but I (and many with me) had not expected the interview to be so devastating and destructive. Though the writing had been on the wall actually – for quite some time.

Continue reading

What can we learn about immigration from the Royal Family?

A Guest Post

We all know that the UK’s Royal Family occupies a special place in our collective unconscious. Their decisions and actions are followed by millions of people around the world. They are careful to lead by example and promote worthy causes.

One area where we can all learn from the Royal Family’s influence is on the positive benefits of immigration. We know that the current Royal House has a connection to German nobility. Does that mean the family are actually German-British? What does this mean for British identity?

Let’s explore the topic in some further detail, starting with how the Royal Family makes an impact abroad.

Continue reading

The Most Educated Royals in the Modern UK History

 A Guest Post

After getting some desirable academic qualifications, people become members of the royal family. Such members recognize and participate in events such as major celebrations and opening new buildings.

Royals in the UK have attended popular institutions such as the Eton College, Cambridge University, and the like. Some attend royal military colleges instead of a University or even qualify to move to the next level before their peers. This post highlights some of the most educated royals in modern UK history. Continue reading

Queen Letizia Of Spain Battled Anxiety Prior To Her Wedding

A Guest Post

Anxiety isn’t a new thing in royal weddings: from Prince William and Kate Middleton (who confided in the Archbishop of Canterbury their fears about the pressures that public scrutiny could put on their marriage) right through to Prince Harry, who was filled with “nerves” at his wedding (in stark contrast to what the Express called Meghan Markle’s “formidable poise”). Recently, it was revealed that Queen Letizia of Spain (who wed King Felipe VI in March, 2004) also encountered anxiety and doubt. It was exactly one month before her wedding, when she had stepped into the atelier of renowned designer, Pertegaz. She was said to have had an argument with her betrothed prior to her visit to the fashion house, and to have announced that the wedding was off – as reported in Spanish newspaper, El Español.

Continue reading

5 Royal Traditions that You Can Add in Your Wedding

When we need inspiration for anything from beauty and fashion to etiquette, we look at the iconic royal family of England. So, isn’t it right to turn to them when we need some fancy wedding ideas? Well, that truly makes sense because royal weddings are undoubtedly the fanciest and special celebrations around the world. They are certainly a big deal as far as monarchy goes. Moreover, the royal nuptials have a sense of opulence in them that’s much ahead of the reach of an average couple. Hence, it is easily understandable by people who are so fascinated by royal weddings. Isn’t it a fact that every bride-to-be wishes to look and feel like Meghan Markle or Duchess Kate on their big day.  

Us common brides won’t ever be able to get married with a tiara on our head, which is beautifully crafted from the crown jewels taken from the Queen’s exquisite collection. Unfortunately, we cannot even exchange vows with the love of our life in Westminster Abbey, but there are a few ways that you can incorporate royal nuptials in your wedding. These British weddings are certainly a good place for you to start. Let’s find out some things that you can incorporate from the royal wedding into your wedding.

A Guest Post Continue reading

X Top-Notch Real Wood & Stainless Steel Luxury Watches

A Guest Post

There’s no denying of the fact, watches have always held immense importance as a luxury accessory to wear. Traditionally, people would wear them because they needed to be in control of time. However, with much advancement in technology and phones, the need for having a watch got affected. Luckily, still there are millions of people across the globe who love to wear watches. No matter what the occasion is, they will always show on time with an elegant timepiece on their wrists. Here, in this feature, we will guide you through a list of some of the most amazing luxury watches: Continue reading