Wedding day topics

Villa weddings

Many couples are finding that staying in a private villa and/or getting married there is every bit as good an alternative to a hotel. Staying in a villa can work out much cheaper than staying in a hotel; it’s more intimate; there’s no crush of people by the pool. You can take time out to… Continue reading Villa weddings

Wedding day topics

Giving away the bride: new variations on an old theme

 It’s usually an emotional moment. Most weddings start this way. A tradition that’s centuries old: the bride comes down the aisle on her father’s arm. He then gives her away, entrusting her to her soon-to-be husband, saying a few words to him. There’s nothing wrong with any of this. But the question remains: why is… Continue reading Giving away the bride: new variations on an old theme