As all little girls do, I did too- I dreamt of the big wedding day. Being the youngest in the family, I got the opportunity to attend many weddings while I was still capable of being imaginative. There was always a grand hotel, floral décor, a humungous stage up front and a lot of hungry people dressed up all fancy, flocking in from all over the world. By the end of the night, they would return to their domiciles leaving behind a weary bride and groom dancing around the little pit of fire.
I always knew that was never going to be my wedding. I knew I wanted sand beneath my feet and the gentle sound of the waves as they softly trudged along the shores with the setting sun contributing to the ambience and I was looking into the eyes of the man I was going to wake up next to for the rest of my life. Don’t get me wrong, I love being a city girl- I love the empowering concrete, the constant life and maybe even the maddening traffic. But my wedding day wasn’t going to be ‘the regular’. If I was going to take the plunge, I’m going as far away from the normal as is possible.
Destination weddings- Ah, the new trend in the wedding market. Ladies, (and gentlemen- because men are becoming more compassionate about their weddings) sit up and take notice. Everyone getting married now comes from a crop of people who realize a wedding is only one day but a marriage is the rest of the life. Beautiful revelation but misleading. Your wedding day sets the tone for the rest of your life together. Sort of like the first date- it only gets better if it starts off well. But I digress.
Destination Weddings are the perfect way to begin your new life and allow me to tell you why. Before you set into the monotony of a wonderfully beautiful married life, this is your chance to get out and do something extremely special- together. And why must you wait for the honeymoon to start? It seems a little unfair, don’t you think? It’s not about the extravagance- though that is always an option! You can always do a quick DIY wedding and it would still turn out beautiful. But the idea is to have a splendid time at your own wedding without having to worry about the masses of hungry trolls you are forced to invite as guests. A wedding with a view. Calling in a Destination Wedding Planner becomes your best bet. Bring in the experts and let them do what they live to do, and I mean literally.
A Destination Wedding Planner will be able to work out all the kinks in the logistics, offer suggestions on the themes best suited to your dream destination, and deck it up with absolute élan that would make you wonder if a wedding really needs to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Let’s take solace in the fact that there are anniversaries and many milestones you two would celebrate together to honor the memory of a very special wedding day. So, think far away; think beauty; think adventure- and know that your destination awaits the two of you.