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Should we have a morning wedding?

As wedding planners we've recently been asked to do more and more morning ceremonies, weddings and vow renewals, and it does appear they are rising in popularity. So what are the pros and cons? Well it all depends on what kind of wedding you want , what memories you want from the day. If you… Continue reading Should we have a morning wedding?

Celebrations, Ceremonies, elopements, Vow renewals, Wedding day topics

What exactly is a celebrant?

  Many people aren’t really sure what a celebrant is; after all, there aren’t that many of us around and it’s one of the newer professions. It was only in the 60’s that the idea of celebrants caught on. The first ones mostly operated in Australia, where they provided alternatives to church weddings or starchy,… Continue reading What exactly is a celebrant?

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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

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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