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5 Tips For Planning a Destination Wedding in Thailand

Courtney Lambert | Posted 10.18.2016 | Weddings
Courtney Lambert

Ruby red sunsets over cream colored beaches, ethereal limestone karsts and cerulean lagoons make Thailand a dream destination for couples planning a w...

4 Smart Tips You Need to Know When Planning a Destination Wedding

Laiza King | Posted 09.29.2016 | Weddings
Laiza King

Credit More couples than ever before are choosing to forgo large traditional wedding ceremonies and are instead opting for low-key nuptials in exotic...

How to Plan a Stress-Free Destination Wedding

Leila Lewis | Posted 04.07.2016 | Weddings
Leila Lewis

Destination weddings are magical, special, unique.... and possibly stressful if you do not start planning early. This is not an event that you can plan last minute. Things need to happen early.

Adam Afara: International Event Planner and Wedding Designer

Madinah James | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weddings
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Madinah James

Afara is a talented designer who specializes in wedding planning and creating imaginative sets, private party set ups, and innovative décor for several corporate events.

14 Reasons Getting Married In Hawaii Is Totally Overrated

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 02.18.2016 | Weddings

Head to any beach in Hawaii and you'll see a bride and groom posing barefoot on the sand, happy as can be. But the truth is, weddings in Hawaii are do...

Planner First, Everything Else Second

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 08.27.2016 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

Maybe you like a challenge. You want the drama. Well, if that's the case, then jump in headfirst and pick up a planner along the way. Book the venue, stretch the budget, and when you're really feeling the heat, hire a planner.

9 Awesome Honeymoon Trips No One Takes

Oyster | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel

We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.

Who Pays? Destination Weddings & the Bridesmaids

Cheryl Seidel | Posted 06.22.2016 | Weddings
Cheryl Seidel

Destination weddings can be expensive for guests and members of the bridal party. I recommend that all costs be discussed before one agrees to participate in a wedding, but it's easy to be caught up in the emotion of the moment, and who can say no to their best friend, right?

How to Hire a Planner, Not a "Planner"

Danielle Rothweiler | Posted 05.31.2015 | Weddings
Danielle Rothweiler

With the wedding market being super saturated, sometimes it is difficult to tell the good vendors from the not so good ones. Take your time and follow these tips to make sure that you hire the best Planner for your needs.

Reasons a Destination Wedding Locale Might Be Surprisingly Horrible For Your Guests

Tracie Domino | Posted 04.11.2015 | Weddings
Tracie Domino

Once you determine the type of atmosphere and climate you prefer, there are certain guest considerations we recommend you keep in mind so they will be thrilled to join you for your big day - and will not be complaining behind your back.

13 Dreamy Destination Weddings We'd Travel To In An Instant

The Knot | Posted 12.14.2014 | Weddings
The Knot

By Simone Hill for These creative ideas -- and the pros behind them -- used local culture and scenery in amazing ways that take destinati...

Activities to Bring Your Destination Wedding Guests Together

Amy Hubbard | Posted 09.08.2014 | Weddings
Amy Hubbard

To help make the most of your wedding weekend, here are some of our favorite ideas and activities to bring your wedding guests together and kick start the celebration.

Couple's 'Chill' Wedding Included 250 Penguins

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Wedding dress? Check. Rings? Check. 250 Penguins? Check. Wait...what? Yes, you read that right. While braving 32-degree temperatures and r...

Now THIS Is Where Everyone Should Get Married

Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings

The Plaza in June is chopped liver compared to this couple's incredible Zimbabwean wedding, complete with giraffes, elephants and epic beauty only nat...

Why You Should Be Wary Of Choosing A Friend To Officiate Your Wedding

Sandy Malone | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Just remember that while you are celebrating a marriage, there should be a certain solemnity to the occasion as well. Save the goofing for the reception... it makes for better memories that way.

The Importance of Being Nice to Your Wedding Planner and Vendors

Sandy Malone | Posted 11.26.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I'm not saying you have to kiss my butt to get good wedding-planning services (planning your wedding is my job), but I'm saying that if you told me you didn't need a hairdresser each of the six times I gave you the option during the planning process, you oughta be very, very sweet when you get to the island and suddenly change your mind.

WATCH: Beautiful Lesbian Wedding Becomes The Face Of International Marketing Campaign

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A lesbian couple from Louisiana who got married at a resort in Bora Bora last month are now the faces of a stunningly beautiful marketing campaign for...

5 Myths About Trash the Dress Photos: Part II

Chelsea Bond | Posted 10.15.2013 | Weddings
Chelsea Bond

You might just be surprised exactly how good you truly do look underwater. Some of the most romantic images are captured when you aren't trying to look good

5 Myths About Trash the Dress Photos: Part 1

Chelsea Bond | Posted 10.01.2013 | Weddings
Chelsea Bond

More and more brides are opting to take an additional plunge into the unknown after the big day. Trash the dress or "surf the dress" photos are increasingly in demand as a way to keep the celebration going well beyond your wedding day.

Destination I Dos (and Don'ts)

JoAnn Gregoli | Posted 08.27.2013 | Weddings
JoAnn Gregoli

Weddings are averaging $26,900 and in the New York City market, they are more than double that amount; it is no wonder that destinations are back and stronger than ever.

If You Think a Bridesmaid Is Going to Cause Drama, Dump the Bridesmaid

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.14.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

I just heard a horrible story from a girlfriend of mine who is getting married in five weeks. Her sister-in-law (not her future SIL, her brother's wi...

Three Ways Brides and Grooms Blow Their Budgets

Sandy Malone | Posted 08.06.2013 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

If you are over budget, which category do you fall into?

Destination Weddings: When to Splurge and When to Save

Destination Weddings & Honeymoons | Posted 07.07.2013 | Weddings
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons

Here is a groom's take on the things that matter most ... and the things that don't.

Katherine Bindley

Couple Has 22 Weddings In 13 Countries | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.14.2012 | Weddings

For the most part, couples go into wedding planning hoping their first wedding will be their one and only. Lisa Gant and Alex Pelling, a couple from Y...

PHOTOS: The Best Place To Get Married In Puerto Rico

Lanee Lee | Posted 10.09.2012 | Weddings
Lanee Lee

Since it was our last day in Puerto Rico and my gal pal Scarlett's birthday, we decided to splurge and go out in island style at The Gallery Inn. Funds were almost nil from a week's worth of adventures, but in this case, we were singing "Que Sera, Sera" as it was time to celebrate.