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Royal Salute Launches $10,000 Royal Wedding Edition Whisky

4 monthes ago   |   By Elite Traveler

As a whisky brand that was first created to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Royal Salute has a long and rich history of commemorating royal occasions, and now the distillery is celebrating the latest royal milestone by launching a special Royal Wedding Edition in honor of Prince Harry's marriage to Meghan Markle. This collector's edition is limited to just 70 bottles, with each one presented as a hand-blown Dartington Crystal decanter in a hand-crafted American oak box. Bottle number one is winging its way to Kensington Palace for the newly weds and the rest will be available to...
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14 of the biggest royal weddings in history

14 of the biggest royal weddings in history

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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For today's normal folk, a wedding costs around $30,000 and lasts a few hours - maybe even an entire weekend. For royals, things are a little bit different.
Throughout history, members of royal families all over the globe have been getting hitched in style. They drop millions of dollars on dresses, security, and lavish multi-day parties. They hold ceremonies at ancient castles or private islands - one royal even said his vows surrounded by 20,000 spectators in a custom-built stadium. (Sort of makes that $30,000 affair sound like a bargain.)
And Kate and Will aren't the...
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