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The Royal Palace in Madrid is a historic gem that is a must see while visiting Spain’s capital.   It is one of the largest royal palaces in Western Europe and the palace is the official residence of the Royal family.  However, during our tour, we learned that the palace is only used for official ceremonies.  The palace is owned and governed by the Spanish government.  The royal building was built on… Read More

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The past three years I have had the opportunity to travel to Spain and see some of the most amazing landscapes and historical cities in the world.  I was able to see the La Guardia Real, which is an independent military unit of the Spanish Armed Forces.  Their duty is to protect the King of Spain and the members of the Spanish Royal Family.  La Guardia participates in several parades and ceremonial… Read More

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