Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make First Public Appearance Since Royal Exit — in Miami!
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who will no longer be using their “royal highness” titles, attended the event at 1 Hotel in Miami’s South Beach.
Harry gave a speech at the event, PEOPLE has learned, while Meghan did not.
The couple — and their 9-month-old son Archie — have been staying in a $14 million mansion on Vancouver Island, with Meghan enjoying the scenery on hikes with her beagle Guy and the couple’s Labrador. “They are enjoying living a quiet life,” an insider says. “They go for long walks, they do yoga, and Meghan cooks. They are real homebodies who love to chill out with Archie and the dogs.”
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Meghan’s close friend, Markus Anderson, has been staying at the couple’s new home on Vancouver Island.
“It was just this tremendous shift when Meghan returned to Canada [after their announcement],” a source tells PEOPLE in this week’s cover story. “You could tell that she felt so much less stressed.”