The Hidden Costs of a Destination Wedding

When Ed and I got married in Santorini two years ago, there was no denying it wasn’t an incredible experience and one I wouldn’t change for the world, but something we hadn’t anticipated was how expensive getting married abroad would be. As the cost of weddings in the UK rises higher and higher every year, it is easy to believe when people say that a destination wedding is a more...

5 Tips for Destination Wedding Couples to Make the Most of Your Day

When I married my husband Ed two years ago in Santorini, I wanted to savour every moment. Having been married previously, I was well aware how true it was that your wedding day flies by and time seems to speed up when you desperately want it to slow down so you can enjoy every second. As the wedding was in Santorini at the beginning of September, temperatures were high and...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Becca

This week I am joined by the lovely Becca from Becca Blogs it Out. Hi Becca, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? It’s been a while! We got married on New Year’s Eve in 2012.  Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? I’m Becca, I’m 34 and my husband, Karl is 35. We’ve been together...

Wedding Wednesday – Wedding Dress Alterations – Finding The Right Seamstress

When it comes to finding the perfect wedding dress, dress alterations can make all the difference. Finding the right seamstress makes the journey to your wedding day as easy as possible, ensuring you look beautiful and feel confident when the big day rolls around. 5 Steps To Finding The Perfect Seamstress 1. Trust Reviews When you initially start looking for a seamstress to alter your wedding dress, you will be...

Wedding Wednesday – How I Really Found Planning a Wedding Abroad

If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you may know that around this time last year, I was under a huge amount of stress, deep in the final preparations for our wedding in Santorini on 2nd September. Things went from bad to worse, when the already useless travel company we had the wedding booked with ended up messing things up even more and, with just a few weeks left...

Wedding Wednesday – Santorini – The Dream Wedding Destination

Destination2, who specialise in luxury travel, are asking where would be the perfect destination for your wedding or honeymoon abroad, a campaign I can definitely get on board with having recently got married in Santorini. I always dreamt of getting married abroad. I’ve suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) in the past, and the promise of guaranteed sun and blue skies on our wedding day was incredibly alluring. When looking...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – AK

This week’s Bride is AK who writes brilliant blog The German Wife! Hi AK. First of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? Thank you! We had our Registry Wedding on Thursday 23rd July 2015 and the big day followed on Saturday the 25th July 2015 in Kipfenberg a little town in Germany which is also the geographical middle point of Bavaria. Tell me a bit about...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Emma-Louise

This week’s Behind the Bride is with… me! I thought it would be fun to answer the questions I usually ask other brides, now I have had a few months to reflect on our own wedding day! When was the big day? Our wedding was on 2nd September 2017, in sunny Santorini! I can’t believe it will be six months since our wedding on Friday, it has flown by! Tell...

Wedding Wednesday – Our Autumnal UK Wedding Blessing & Reception

You’ll know by now, because I haven’t stopped banging on about it, that Ed and I got married at the beginning of September in Santorini but we had always planned on having a reception back home as well as we weren’t able to invite many of our friends and family to the wedding itself. I am so glad we had a blessing in our local church as well as the...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Lyndsey 

This week’s Behind the Bride is Lyndsey from Me, Him, the dog and a Baby. Hi Lyndsey, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? John and I have been married now for nearly 4 years and we got married on 30th September 2013. Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? I started off as a book...