France, the beautifully romantic wedding destination

Destination France

France is famous for being effortlessly romantic. Romance eludes from this country’s enchanting architecture, delicious food and wine, diverse culture and its language, often referred to as the ‘language of love’. Its plentiful chateaus and elegant hotels are the popular choice for destination weddings looking for a dramatic venue to stage nuptials.

Historic French Mansion. Dress by Claire Pettibone. Found on bridalmusings

Historic French Mansion. Dress by Claire Pettibone. Found on bridalmusings

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Five Exclusive Honeymoon Destinations

The Four Seasons, Bora Bora

The Four Seasons, Bora Bora

1. Shangri-La, Paris: Paris is one of the most romantic cities in the world so what better place to have your Honeymoon. The Shangri-La sits in the heart of Paris with views of the Eiffel Tower and River Seine. Its elegance and opulence pours from every detail; it simply embodies romance. For a truly special time stay in the Eiffel Duplex Terrace Suite which, on two floors, offers the most panoramic views of Paris from your own private terrace. Photo below. Read more

Wedding Favour Ideas And Traditions

Pink Spaceships - found on Brides Magazine

Pink Spaceships – found on Brides Magazine

What are wedding favours? Wedding favours are small gifts given to the guests by the bride and groom as a token of their appreciation for the support of their wedding. Not everyone will decide to have wedding favours but if you want to be traditional you’ll offer each guest a little something, perhaps a chocolate or a little flower (or you can be much more imaginative!) Normally these are placed on the table setting in front of each guest. You can choose a favour to suit your budget, but most people would spend 1GBP per person as a guideline. Read more

Choosing Your Wedding Entertainment

Entertainment

Choosing your band can be quite a daunting task. There aren’t exactly shops offering bands for you to choose from so normally bands are booked on the basis of word of mouth. Perhaps you were recently at an event with a good band, make sure you pick up their card and ask all your friends if they know any good bands. You should try and see the band perform before booking them, but don’t expect to see a wedding performance (they’re not about to invite you someone else’s wedding!). Read more