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With international travel still a bit, erm, up in the air, couples are keeping things local with a UK minimoon this summer. Here are some of the best minimoon destinations to visit. UK minimoons have a number of advantages; they’re less expensive than a full-blown honeymoon, will give you a bit of time out together
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If you’re looking for a dramatic setting for your wedding venue, then look no further than The Atlantic Hotel, says Richard Webber. On Jersey’s spectacular southwest coast, the Art Deco-styled Atlantic Hotel sits amid six acres of beautiful grounds, overlooking the golden sands of St Ouen’s Bay and the ocean rollers. This attractive hotel, a
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As lockdown measures ease on the 4th July, weddings and civil ceremonies will be able to take place, but you’ll have to adhere to these new lockdown wedding rules. Credit: Jeremy Wong Weddings via Unsplash Ever since the coronavirus pandemic hit, we’ve been speculating the fate of the wedding industry and trying to predict what
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You’ll want a signature scent to remind you of your wedding for years to come, here are five of our favourite wedding day perfumes worn by real brides. In the throes of wedding planning, choosing your wedding day perfume may not seem like a top priority, but trust us, you’ll soon be thinking to yourself;
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With the future of the wedding industry the subject of much discussion, we explore what weddings after Covid-19 might look like. It’s no secret the wedding industry is one that’s been hit particularly hard by the global coronavirus pandemic. However, as we approach the time when wedding season should be hitting full throttle, and we’re
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We round up the best virtual venue tours to help you plan your perfect wedding day from home. As we continue to adjust to this ‘new normal’, some of the UK’s most popular wedding venues have been doing their bit by going digital. To ensure your big day planning runs as smoothly as possible, you
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Wedding readings can include everything from modern quotes from movies and song lyrics to traditional readings and religious texts. We’ve hand-picked some of our favourite examples of wedding ceremony readings… Wedding Reading Ideas for Every Kind of Ceremony Whether you’re looking for traditional or religious readings, speeches with romantic quotes, or you’d like to incorporate
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If there was ever a single place to get drunk on both love and wine, Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek is it, says Werhsa Bharadwa. credit: winetram.co.za Renowned as the gourmet capital of South Africa and home to only a few thousand people, Franschhoek is an hour’s drive from Cape Town making it the perfect stop
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For a luxury safari honeymoon in South Africa, The Royal Madikwe has it all and more… There’s something so incredibly opulent about a safari honeymoon. And although you’re closest to animals in their natural environment, it feels other worldly to be up close and personal with nature’s most beautiful beasts. Madikwe Game Reserve is perfect
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Now that no at-home proposal would be complete without the perfect song to propose to, we round up the best proposal songs.  Lockdown has put a lot of things on hold, but your proposal doesn’t have to be one of them. For the couples that are currently enjoying the longest staycation ever, make the most
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Looking for both unbeatable adventure and romance? Check into five-star Tau Game Lodge in South Africa’s Madikwe Game Reserve says Wersha Bharadwa.  I’ve been waiting to visit South Africa for years. And as no trip to the country is complete without venturing on safari, I make like Michelle Obama who visited in 2011 and head
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It won’t come as a surprise to learn that celebrities are famous for spending a lot of money on their weddings. From decadent centrepieces to elegant gowns, there are plenty of outlets for them to splurge their money on, and celebrity wedding cakes are no exception. The Most Expensive Celebrity Wedding Cakes Jack and Beyond,
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Whether you want to send off the happy couple with a formal wedding message, or something funny like, “better you than me!”, Personal Creations share their quick and easy step-by-step guide on what to write in a wedding card.   Follow these steps to write a thoughtful wedding card message: How to Craft Your Wedding
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From elegant candelabras to rustic vintage crates, there’s so many ideas to choose from. Transform your venue with these 25 show-stopping wedding decoration ideas, whether you choose a blank canvas, characterful conversion or a stately home! jessicaraphaelphotography.com 25 Show-Stopping Wedding Decoration Ideas To Style Your Venue 1. Fairytale chandeliers What better way to illuminate a golden, Somerset stone barn
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We’ve teamed with the boutique hotel Kristiania to offer a romantic ski-moon minibreak in the Austrian Alps. Here’s how you could win… Win a Luxury Ski-Moon at Kristiania A family-run boutique hotel, Kristiania in Lech is one of the most beautiful retreats in the Austrian Alps. With 29 individually designed guest rooms, each boasting snug
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We’ve spoken to the experts across all aspects of wedding planning for the lowdown on how to prepare for a short-notice wedding and what it really takes to get married with a quick turnaround. This is how to plan a wedding in 30 days, or less!  Is it really possible to go from popping the
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We might not be able to hit the bars, but you can still make the most of a Happy Hour at home with these delicious DIY cocktail recipes. The Passion by Milaidhoo Island Maldives Whether you’re planning a virtual hen party, or working on developing some new mixology skills with your new-found spare time, this may
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Ensure your special day goes without a hitch with our foolproof advice. From venues to the guest list, we’ve got the wedding planning tips to ensure your big day is glitch free. © pavonephotography.co.uk Top Wedding Planning Tips  1. Start wedding planning early You might have summer 2020 in your mind as the ideal wedding
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