Princess Eugenie’s latest Instagram shows off an unexpected part of Buckingham Palace


Can she get a bathroom pic next? Always wanted to see a Buckingham Palace loo…

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When you think of Buckingham Palace, you usually think of the throne room, the ballrooms, the balcony and the sprawling courtyard – you know, the grandiose bits. However, Princess Eugenie’s latest Instagram gave a little insight into a part of the palace we’d never thought about before along with an adorably smiley pic of her father the Duke of York.

As the only royal family member with her own personal Instagram account, her profile is a lovely unfiltered look at the royal family through her own eyes. Her latest picture celebrated her dad Prince Andrew’s first big role at Trooping the Colour, as he was officially approved for a new title as Grenadier Guards’ Colonel-in-Chief and was seen trotting around the parade with Prince William.

She captioned the photo, ‘A wonderful and proud day celebrating Her Majesty’s birthday and @hrhtheroyaldukeofyork for his first Trooping the Colour as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards.’

That said, it was the background of the picture that caught our attention.

She chose possibly the most Insta-worthy background of all time: one of Buckingham Palace’s opulent hallways. Lined with a patterned red carpet, undoubtedly expensive art, marble busts, porcelain vases and antique furniture, it was a rare glimpse into a part of Buckingham Palace that we hardly get to see.

Princess Eugenie has also shared cute photographs of her and the family throughout the years on her Instagram, including hilarious throwback pictures of her and her sister Princess Beatrice.

While Meghan Markle famously had to shut down her social media accounts and her blog The Tig and other major royals only communicate through the official royal family accounts, there’s an interesting reason why Eugenie is allowed to have free reign over her Insta-game.

It all boils down to the fact that she isn’t technically a working member of the royal family, as she opted instead to work as an associate director at an art gallery.

We’re still bitter The Tig shut down. Where else are we supposed to get our inspirational essays on kindness, politics and chocolate red wine recipes?

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