King & Queen of Spain’s US Tour: First stop, Washington D.C.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia arrived on Capital Hill, the first stop of their US tour.

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Royals in the Age of Twitter

Last night upon seeing Kate's latest look from her latest event, I tweeted without thinking. I tweeted it from my personal account, which I use for a lot of "thinking out loud," as Twitter is seemingly designed for. More than anything, I wanted to highlight how fierce Queen Letizia is, and to bring my followers'/friends' attention …

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s Family Vacationing in Palma de Mallorca

King Felipe, Queen Letizia, and their daughters Leonor, Princess of Asturias, and Infanta Sofia are currently on vacation in Palma de Mallorca. They posed for photographers on the steps of Marvient Palace -- then, they met and thanked the press. I cannot get over how PR savvy and respectful they seem to be with the media. …

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Before They Were Royals: Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano, Soon-to-be Queen Letizia of Spain

I've been wanting to start this series for a while now, and on the heels of Monday's abdication announcement, I figured it'd be a perfect time to start.  Let's start with one of my personal favorites from commoner-to-royalty story, that of Letizia, Princess of Asturias, soon-to-be Queen (consort) of Spain. Name: Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano Birth: …

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After 39 Years on the Throne, King Juan Carlos I Announces Abdication

While most were transfixed to their television screens last night watching the fictional Game of Thrones, those on the Spanish court were preparing the announcement of the latest move of their own throne. Admittedly a shock to most royal watchers, King Juan Carlos I had been swimming in more and more controversy as of late, …

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