• Queen Elizabeth II was Britain's longest ruling monarch
  • She made more than 100 international trips in her time
  • Here are her most memorable travels abroad

Queen Elizabeth II's trips around the world galvanized her status as one of Britain's most beloved royals. Let's take a tour of the Queen's most memorable trips abroad. One of Queen Elizabeth II's first trips was to Kenya in 1952, while she was still Princess. It was a very special trip for young Elizabeth that would seal her fate.

Queen Elizabeth saw everything the world has to offer

It was during this trip that she received the news of the death of her father, King George VI, and ascended to the throne. After that, she made numerous official trips, including visits to countries like Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, and the United States.

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But then in 1979, the Queen made a historic visit to Mexico. It was the first time that a British monarch had visited the country, and the trip was a great success. During her stay in Mexico, the Queen attended a wrestling show, met with President José López Portillo, and visited the archaeological site of Teotihuacán. 

Watch the video above to learn much more!