Destination Wedding & Honeymoon travel: Advice from a Travel Agent

Planning a destination wedding with lots of people involved can be daunting. Even planning a honeymoon for two can have its headaches.  Travel agent Jennifer Doncsecz of travelbyvip.com is known for her travel savvy and insider perspective on under-the-radar destinations. Here, she shares her best advice on planning a get-away, via Martha Stewart Weddings. How is working with a travel agent beneficial when booking a destination wedding? When you book a block of hotel rooms directly or with … [Read more...]

Is a Destination Wedding in your stars?

You're dreaming of a wedding on the beach, with the sun shining and the gulls flying overhead. Or maybe you want to wed in a medival castle atop a lush mountain. Too bad you're holed up in Vermont in the middle of a snowstorm! So what can you do to make your dream a reality? A destination wedding may provide the answer, but there are a number of factors you need to take into consideration before deciding to whisk your loved ones away to an exotic destination. TheBigDay.com discusses the … [Read more...]

Inspiration from a real African safari-styled wedding

There are many exotic places in the world to have a wedding, but there is a special magic found in South Africa, a captivating country of rolling plains and big game. Couples intrigued by the idea of a safari-centric celebration can find inspiration in this elegant wedding that took place at Boulders Lodge at the Singita Private Game Reserve. Brides.com brings you celebrity event planner and South African son Colin Cowie, who designed this wondrous African safari party. Photos by Sang … [Read more...]

2009 Wedding Trends from The Knot

2009 brings with it many things, including economic distress. But planning a wedding on a budget doesn't mean you have to skimp on style. Being creative and innovative will get you far in planning a wedding everyone will remember, and The Knot has a few tips on what's hot for 2009 Weddings! Rustic homespun details Outdoor weddings -- on a farm, in a vineyard, or even in the backyard -- are huge right now, and t's really no wonder: An outdoor setting makes for a fun, laid-back vibe and the … [Read more...]

Five Breathtaking Destinations for your Vineyard Wedding

Many brides search for the ultimate outdoor wedding location to capture the romance of their special day. If you are looking for a wedding spot that's out of the ordinary, a vineyard may be the perfect destination, adding a touch of sophistication and elegance to your outdoor wedding.  Perfect Outdoor Weddings chose the top five vineyards where you can treat yourselves to beauty, serenity, enjoyable group activities, and fine wines, while celebrating the most wonderful day of your lives. 1. … [Read more...]

Reaching the climax: The Mysterious O

Well, Americans have a new president, and we can hope change is on the way. There's one area that many would agree could use a change for the better: women's sex life. According to HitchedMag's 3-part article on The Mysterious Orgasm: Many studies, including a 2001 global study of sexual behavior with over 27,000 participants revealed that orgasmic dysfunction is more the norm than the exception. One-third of all women have never experienced orgasm, while the second third had experienced … [Read more...]

iVillage offers you a chance to win a Free Honeymoon!

Just thought the brides out there might be interested!! Enter the Countdown to Wedding Bliss Sweepstakes, brought to you by iVillage and Schick® Intuition®, and get on the road to your happily-ever-after. One Grand Prize winner will receive the lovers' getaway of her choice to one of five top honeymoon destinations; eight Weekly Prize winners will receive wedding and registry-related gifts worth up to $1,000! Plus, be among the first 100,000 iVillage members to respond and you can get a *FREE … [Read more...]

Win a Wedding in Paradise!

A national competition among couples looking to win a beach wedding this summer in Naples, “Florida’s Last Paradise,” is under way. To be entered in the contest, couples must submit a two-minute video featuring the prospective bride and groom telling their story. Entries must be sent in by March 15. Then they'll be narrowed down to the five best contestants, and the public will vote online for their favorite. The wedding package is valued at over $30,000, including a 20-guest wedding with … [Read more...]

Redbook on Marriage: 8 Things No One Told You

"Let's face it, marriage is not for the faint of heart," warns Redbook, in an article titled 8 Things No One Tells You About Marriage. "You want to believe your pure love for each other will pull you through. And it does. But it ain't always pretty." However, the article continues, "Sometimes it's the least romantic parts of marriage that have the most to teach you about yourself, your partner, and the nature of love." If you are about to walk down the isle, or are newly married, this is an … [Read more...]