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20 Photos Of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Traveling That Are "Plane" Adorable

Obvi, there are many perks to being a royal. In addition to having an extravagant wedding, calling a literal palace home and having access to drool-worthy couture, you also have the power to inspire change by using your fame as a platform for activism. I could go on and on about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, but their globetrotting proves that their romance is alive and well, no matter their location. Just look to the many photos of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's traveling and you'll see that their love is an international kind.

But the royal couple’s trips aren’t always just for pleasure. In fact, the Duke and Duchess are quite the do-gooders, and much of their traveling revolves around making a positive impact — particularly in developing countries, and underprivileged and underserved communities. Their philanthropy has raised awareness around issues such as accessible medicine, poverty, climate change, mental health, HIV, and illnesses in young children, among others.

Whatever cause they’re supporting, Markle and Prince Harry always manage to look good doing it. It doesn’t matter if they’re on a philanthropic trip or a romantic getaway, this power couple proves that you can definitely travel in style. Sure, having access to a royal budget for an amazing wardrobe helps (sigh). Either way, though, the Duke and Duchess are clearly not only #couplegoals, but #jetsettergoals, too.

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Africa

While traveling through South Africa in early October 2019, the royal couple paid a visit to Youth Employment Services (YES), an organization focused on addressing youth unemployment by creating new work opportunities.

During the very same royal tour, the Duchess of Sussex also made a surprise solo visit to the University of Johannesburg, where she was welcomed by cheering students and staff. While there, she announced three new gender grants and spoke about gender equality in higher education — and as always, she looked chic AF, sporting a sleeveless double-breasted trench dress. But let's not overlook Harry's loving body language — with one hand on her back, he's clearly showing his support for his wife.

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New Zealand

Even miserable rainy weather can’t stop the royal couple from having some fun on their travels. While on a 16-day tour across Australia, Fiji, Tonga, and other locales, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex made a pitstop in at the North Shore Riding Club in New Zealand, where they participated in dedicating a section of land to The Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, which is aimed at preserving areas of indigenous forest.

While there, they also took part in the much-anticipated annual gumboot-throwing competition. The best part? After Markle beat Harry in the toss, he congratulated her, but playfully demanded a rematch. Following the contest, the duo stopped by a reception for a children's prison charity hosted by New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, and then went for a romantic stroll around Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour.

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Morocco

Markle was seven months pregnant when she and Prince Harry made their official tour of Morocco in late February 2019. Impressive, right? The duchess likely powered through traveling in her final trimester because the purpose of this trip was to champion causes that are super important to her — including gender equality, female/youth empowerment, and universal education opportunities.

While there, the couple met with King Mohammed VI and the Crown Prince of Morocco, as well as a slew of local social entrepreneurs and students. In this photo, the royal couple is outside the Education For All boarding house in Asni Town, where they were greeted by school girls who presented Markle with flowers. Like a true boss, the Duchess even prepared questions in a French to ask the students at the boarding house in case the language barrier proved to be a problem.

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Australia

Just as Harry stood by Markle's side to champion causes that are near and dear to her heart, she did the same for him when she attended The Invictus Games, an international adaptive sporting event for wounded, injured and sick servicemen and women, while on a tour across the Eastern Pacific. To this day, the Duke and Duchess make it a point to travel to this annual event, in part because Harry served in the British Army for 10 years, and has a soft spot for the cause.

At the 2019 Invictus Games, the duo witnessed a wheelchair basketball game, as well as attended the closing ceremony, at which Markle gave a speech in a striking tuxedo gown.

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Toronto

Speaking of the Invictus Games, here's a fun fact: The first time that Markle and Prince Harry were ever spotted together at a public event was at this very event in 2017. I mean, just look at them having an adorable exchange with a child. You can tell by this singular interaction that the royal couple is good with kids. What no one knew at that point was that they would, in fact, get to parent their own little one someday (sigh).

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Sussex

OK, so the royal couple didn’t have to travel very far to get to Sussex in early October 2018, but still, it’s a trip worth mentioning because it was their first joint official visit to their namesake. While on that tour, the duo made a stop at the historic Royal Pavilion in Brighton, visited the Survivors’ Network (a charity that supports survivors of sexual violence and abuse), and scoped out one of the only two handwritten copies of the Declaration of Independence in Chichester, among other epic adventures.

Their ensembles are on point, too. Markle sported a long ivory coat and a messy bun, and Harry looked dapper AF in a light gray suit. Now that is how you travel in style, folks.

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Sussex

It’s literally impossible to only include one photo of the Duke and Duchess’ trip to Sussex — in part because the couple is just too photogenic, but also because they took part in so many momentous events. While visiting their namesake, they traveled to the seaside town Bognor Regis to open the University of Chichester’s Engineering and Digital Technology Park. And TBH, I don’t think anyone has ever looked so adorable in safety goggles.

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Fiji

While on a lengthy royal tour in October 2018, Prince Harry and Markle made a stop in Fiji, and no surprise here: they looked as flawless as ever from the moment they stepped off the plane. Markle, who was pregnant at the time, epitomized maternity chic in a custom Zimmerman white dress, matching hat, pointy slingback pumps, a straw clutch, and to top it all off, a pair of earrings given to her by Queen Elizabeth, and a Cartier diamond tennis bracelet given to her by Prince Charles. Harry, meanwhile, donned a gray suit and three medals for the occasion.

Tens of thousands of Fijians reportedly waited in the rain to catch a glimpse of the royal couple, who waved from the balcony of the Grand Pacific Hotel like the rockstars they are. In this photo, they're shaking hands with Jioji Konrote, the president of Fiji.

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South Africa

It would be a serious oversight to discuss Prince Harry and Markle’s travels without mentioning their 10-day tour of South Africa. This pic was taken in Nyanga, a township of Cape Town — the first stop on their tour in late September 2019.

It’s nice to see the Duke and Duchess letting loose, even on a trip with serious implications: While visiting the nonprofit the Justice Desk, they both gave moving speeches about female empowerment. But this moment — when a street performer pulled Markle right into her dance circle — will go down as an unforgettable moment from the tour for sure.

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South Africa

Baby Sussex is a jetsetter too, y’all. Archie made his first appearance at a royal engagement on his parents’ tour of South Africa. While there, he met with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter, Thandeka Tutu-Gxashe — NBD.

Tutu even bestowed a kiss on little Archie Harrison’s forehead. Because how could you not?

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Australia

The Duke and Duchess look like they're having a blast at the Invictus Games trials, at which people try out for a slot on the U.K. team. In addition to cheering these hopeful athletes on, they got to chat them up and learn more about their inspiring stories.

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Africa

Here, Prince Harry and Markle sit together at the Auwal Mosque, the oldest mosque in South Africa. Markle wore a traditional headscarf and the also reportedly took his shoes off before entering the mosque, as is custom and a sign of respect.

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Cape Town

Couples who laugh together stay together, am I right? Here, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex look like they're having an absolute blast while visiting Waves For Change on Monwabisi Beach in Cape Town. Waves For Change is a nonprofit that helps local surfers to mentor and provide mental health support to young people in underprivileged communities.

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Malawi

The royal couple appears to be having a grand old time at the British High Commissioner’s residence in Malawi (a country in Africa). Here, they're at a reception celebrating young potential future leaders.

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Australia

No, this is not a still out of your favorite rom-com (though it easily could be) — it's merely Markle shielding her hubby's head while he gives a speech in New South Wales, Australia. Apparently, it started to drizzle while the Duke was addressing the audience, and the Duchess instantly saved the day by busting out an umbrella. If that's not love, I don't know what is.

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Italy

Fashion designer Misha Nonoo’s Rome wedding had quite the star-studded guest list (including Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, and Ellie Goulding), but Prince Harry and Markle just may have stolen the show. I mean, look at them — he’s quite dashing in a tux, and she looks elegant AF with a sleek bun and a partially sheer LBD.

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France

Nothing to see here, folks. Just the Duke and Duchess fresh off a private jet in Nice, just a couple days after returning from a trip to Ibiza. Though not pictured, baby Archie was in tow for this little summer getaway. While in France, the couple stayed in a private villa that reportedly overlooked the Mediterranean sea. Maybe that’s why they’re beaming?

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Australia

Could there possibly be a more heartwarming sight than Harry and Markle sitting barefoot and cross-legged among locals in an “anti-bad-vibe circle on Bondi Beach? Oh, and did I mention the discussion ended in a group hug? After listening to others discuss their mental health struggles, Prince Harry reportedly opened up about his own. Not only that, but he also apparently helped his pregnant wifey take off her espadrilles because #husbandgoals.

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Australia

The royal couple's tour through Australia kicked off with a reception at Melbourne's Government House, which centered around the theme of exercise and wellness. Representatives from the “This Girl Can” campaign, which is all about promoting physical activity for women, got to speak with Prince Harry and Markle about their work, and you can tell from the expression on their faces that they’re straight-up psyched about the opportunity.

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