Couple holding hands on the beach

Hearing from couples who married abroad

As travel becomes more accessible to the masses we’re seeing a huge influx of weddings heading overseas – after all, why get married in drizzly old England when some of the world’s most exciting wedding destinations are just a few hours flight away? Especially when you do the math – a wedding on domestic soil is likely to cost you an average of four times as much as one overseas, so the real question is why would anyone get married at home? Well, I’ve asked around a little and the results are, well, pretty obvious really.

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Couple in dismay

The Big ‘What Next?’

Left reeling on your return from a perfect honeymoon, you can be forgiven for feeling a touch of the post-wedding blues. Everything about the last couple of weeks have been perfect. You’ve gone from dressing up, surrounded by your friends, eating and dancing and bathing in the sun to sitting on the couch watching re-runs of friends and dreading the return to work. A little melancholy is understandable – something like a wedding is huge and has taken up such a large portion of your life that without it occupying your mind, you can quickly become consumed by the nothingness in its place. You need a plan. You need to know what’s next.

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Best friends – bride and bridesmaid

All things bridesmaid: a guide

My most recent article, a not-so-definitive guide to choosing your bridesmaids was put out there to help brides think through and make one of the trickiest decisions of their wedding  – deciding on the bridal party. But, once you’ve made your selections and everyone’s stopped squealing with delight, what do you do? Well, you shouldn’t just leave your bridesmaids…

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After the wedding – advice and a nifty infographic

Hopefully you’ve recently read our six-part checklist to planning your own wedding. Perhaps you’re wondering, after the wedding, “what’s next?” Well, once you’ve disappeared for an elongated period of time into your honeymoon suite on some tropical island somewhere and then emerged as an entirely different couple you’ve actually got to deal with the fact that a wedding isn’t just a one day, or even two-week vacation from reality – it is your new reality.

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