Post-Tour Depression: A Cheer-Up Guide

Post-Tour Depression: A Cheer-Up Guide

After a spectacular send off on Friday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are nestled in their beds in Kensington Palace, enjoying a good, hard-earned lie in to relax and recuperate after their Royal Tour of Australia and New Zealand. Farewell, Royal Tour! The rest of us are staring at the ceiling, wondering what weContinue Reading

Cooking With Catherine-Chocolate Biscuit Cake

Cooking With Catherine-Chocolate Biscuit Cake

  In a few short days, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (Will and Kate to us) will celebrate their third wedding anniversary! I can’t believe that it was just three years ago that we watched this beautiful couple vow to spend their lives together. In most weddings, it is mainly about what the brideContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 18: Canberra {LIVE}

Royal Tour Day 18: Canberra {LIVE}

After a highly successful tour of New Zealand and Australia, the 2014 Royal Tour is finally coming to a close. For their final day in Australia, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended commemorative military events on ANZAC Day. ANZAC Day is an official day of remembrance for both Australia and New Zealand. Originally, theContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 18: Canberra

Royal Tour Day 18: Canberra

Australia’s capitol of Canberra is the host of today’s events for the Royal Tour! After a day spent with youth and adolescents in Adelaide, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge scheduled a day of events focused on Australia’s refined culture. The day begins at the National Arboretum, a recent addition to Canberra’s gorgeous landscape. TheContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 17: Adelaide

Royal Tour Day 17: Adelaide

Yesterday, William and Kate spent an adventurous and scenic day in Uluru celebrating the indigenous culture of Australia. Today, they are off to Adelaide to connect with the youngsters of the country. More precisely, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the suburb of Elizabeth. The small city was named after the present QueenContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 16: Uluru

Royal Tour Day 16: Uluru

After a leisurely Easter holiday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ventured to Uluru, formerly known at Ayer’s Rock, in the Northern Territory of Australia. They embarked on a four hour plane ride to the middle of the country to enjoy the natural wonders of the area. Uluru was once owned by the indigenous peopleContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 14: Sydney

Royal Tour Day 14: Sydney

Happy Easter, royal watchers! In Sydney, Australia, it is Easter Sunday and William and Catherine are enjoying George’s first Easter holiday. We wonder what is in his Easter basket – a stuffed bunny, and maybe some Cadbury eggs? Today’s agenda features Easter Sunday church service at St. Andrew’s Cathedral. St. Andrew’s is the Episcopal cathedralContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 13: Brisbane

Royal Tour Day 13: Brisbane

Lucky number 13! Today, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were headed to Brisbane. Queensland was thrilled for their arrival, with the local Queensland Courier providing readers with a poster and tiara. Wills and Kate are headed to the Royal Australian Air Force Base Amberley in Brisbane to meet with military personnel and families. Afterwards,Continue Reading

Royal Tour Day 12: Sydney

Royal Tour Day 12: Sydney

Today was a fabulous day for the Royal Tour, with plenty of opportunities for Kate to shine! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spent a full day in Sydney, exploring some very iconic and some highly important landmarks in Australian society. The first stop was the massive, celebratory Sydney Royal Easter Show – a stateContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 11: Blue Mountains

Royal Tour Day 11: Blue Mountains

William and Kate’s first full day in Australia took them to the scenic Blue Mountains area of New South Wales,  near Sydney. The mountain range is a popular tourist destinations for locals and foreigners alike. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in the close-knit community this morning. The area was recently plagued by bushfires.Continue Reading

Royal Tour Day 10: Wellington/Sydney

Royal Tour Day 10: Wellington/Sydney

It is the final day in New Zealand, and after ten days of beautiful scenery, adoring fans, and exciting activities, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are headed to Australia. While we will surely miss the Kiwi coverage, we can’t wait to see what Australia has in store! (Koalas?! Cheeks?!) Today was a very busyContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 8: Christchurch

Royal Tour Day 8: Christchurch

Today, William and Catherine continued their Royal Tour in Christchurch. The second largest city in New Zealand, which is known to be “more English than England,” suffered a devastating earthquake in 2011. Since then, Christchurch has made great efforts to restore the structure and morale of the powerful city. It was a jam-packed day ofContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 7: Dunedin & Queenstown

Royal Tour Day 7: Dunedin & Queenstown

Today, the Cambridges departed for a two-day mini-break away from Wellington (and Cheeks, who stayed with his nanny). The trip began in Dunedin and Queenstown, where the Duke and Duchess scheduled a series of very fun events. via Twitter The first unofficial event of the day was the arrival at Dunedin airport. Kate and WilliamContinue Reading

Royal Tour Day 6: Waikato

Royal Tour Day 6: Waikato

Today, Wills and Kate parted their separate ways for a while on their first event in Waikato. While William spent the morning at the Pacific Aerospace Centre at Hamilton Airport, viewing the manufacturing plant and static aircraft display, Kate visited the Rainbow Place Children’s Hospice. Later, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge reunited in theContinue Reading