foreign royal families

anonymous asked:

Would you agree that their love of foreign travel is the Royal Familys biggest weakness? It opens them up to much criticism and puts them under the scope of ruthless foreign paps.

Well firstly most of the BRF holiday in Britain at their other palaces. 

The 99% of their travel is for work and as their job is to be the ‘face’ of the UK and represent the UK abroad then no I don’t think it looks bad as it is their job.

May 22, 2014. Jordan

Queen Sofía at the wedding of Princess Ayah bint Al Faisal of Jordan, one of the King’s nieces, daughter of his brother Faisal.

The Spanish and Jordanian Royal Families are close friends, Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia spent part of their honeymoon in Jordan at their invitation, and Princess Alia Tabbaa, the bride’s mother, has been seen at various events with the Spanish Royal Family, both private and public, like the 2009 Prince of Asturias Awards.

Kardam of Bulgaria, Prince of Turnovo, Duke of Saxony passed away in Madrid on April 7, 2015. The Prince was the eldest son of the last Bulgarian Tsar, Simeon II and his Spanish-born wife Margarita Gómez-Acebo. Kardam and his wife Miriam (pictured at the wedding of King Felipe and Queen Letizia in 2004) had a heavy road accident in 2008, and he never recovered. During the last moments he was accompanied in the hospital by his wife, parents and brothers Konstantin (godfather to the Infanta Sofía) and Kyril. Prince Kardam and Princess Miriam have two sons.


May 13, 2015. Aachen, Germany.

His Majesty, pictured with King Abdullah II of Jordan, attends a dinner before the delivery of the 2015 Charlemagne Prize to Mr. Martin Schultz, President of the European Parliament tomorrow morning. The King of Spain, together with the King of Belgium, the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and the Presidents of Austria and Germany, is a patron of the ‘Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen.’



The Hereditary Grand Duke of Luxembourg is engaged to the Belgian Countess Stéphanie de Lannoy.

Leurs Altesses Royales le Grand-Duc et la Grande-Duchesse, ont la très grande joie d’annoncer les fiançailles de Leur fils, Son Altesse Royale le Prince Guillaume, Grand-Duc Héritier, avec la Comtesse Stéphanie de Lannoy.
Palais, le 26 avril 2012