Ceremonies, Uncategorized

Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Much of today’s wedding was in Chinese. I don't speak a word but it didn’t matter; one of the couple’s friends translated everything I was saying, line by line. The couple said their vows in Mandarin, and then exchanged rings. The atmosphere was very intimate, even though we were all right by the beach with… Continue reading Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Celebrations, Recent Weddings, Wedding day topics

Wedding on Koh Tao

About two hours from Koh Samui, you’ll find Koh Tao, famous for its diving. It’s a very beautiful place with crystal clear waters. Today’s wedding took place on a headland in the south of the island. The registrar came to legally marry the couple after their ceremony in German. It was just the two of… Continue reading Wedding on Koh Tao

Ceremonies

What’s a Ring Warming Ceremony?

Wedding ceremonies are one of the few times in life when you get to express just what you want to say, and say it in front of friends and family. They, in turn, want to say something back and to congratulate you. When the ceremony is over each will come up to you in turn… Continue reading What’s a Ring Warming Ceremony?

Wedding day topics

Including children in your wedding ceremony

In Thailand wedding ceremonies tend to be very relaxed and it’s really easy to include children. Some may be a little shy at first but since the ceremony will probably be held on the beach most quickly get into the spirit of things and have lots of fun. Some children, however, really don’t want to… Continue reading Including children in your wedding ceremony

Celebrations

What’s a Ring Warming Ceremony?

Wedding ceremonies are one of the few times in life when you get to express just what you want to say, and say it in front of friends and family. They, in turn, want to say something back and to congratulate you. When the ceremony is over each will come up to you in turn… Continue reading What’s a Ring Warming Ceremony?