The Perfect Bermuda Honeymoon—For Your Pleasure

by Azure

A completely perfect honeymoon consists of three crucial components—romance, adventure, and a whole lot of pleasure! We tackled romance and adventure in our first two posts, and now it’s time for the pleasure portion! Top 3 Places to Stay No matter what your taste or budget, there’s a beautiful Bermuda resort, hotel, B&B, or quaint cottage perfect for you and your honeymoon. Check out three of our favorites below, then head to GoToBermuda.com to see them all! Rosewood...

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Plan the Perfect Destination Wedding

by Azure

  Autumn is in the air, and that means many of you are busy planning destination weddings for the Spring and Summer of 2012! So we though this would be a great time to interview Jeff Copeland, destination wedding expert and owner of Simple Weddings in St Petersburg, Florida, for some tips on planning the perfect destination wedding.     1.  Planning a wedding in your hometown is hard enough. Planning one from hundreds of miles away must be daunting. What are some...

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Real Beach Destination Wedding Infused with Irish Culture

by Azure

Featured destination wedding by Adam Lerner Photography What happens when you take a stunning, modern couple from Brooklyn, the breathtaking backdrop of coastal Ireland and infuse Irish culture, tradition, music, food and flowers? An epic destination wedding! The day began at the Ballintaggart House, a luxurious 300-year-old manor overlooking Dingle Bay. The traditional Irish Civil Ceremony was held in the sun-soaked parlor room of the venue, filled with local flowers and a cozy...

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Destination Wedding in Caneel Bay, St. John: Low-Key Luxury

by Azure

Featured destination wedding by Michelle Jonne Photography Keri and Michael tied the knot on 06.11.2011 in Caneel Bay, St. John. This low-key couple could not have selected a more perfect destination wedding location! From the azure blue water to the clear bluebird skies, Caneel Bay is a dream come true. And the wedding venue, the luxury Rosewood Resort, was heaven on earth! The guest list was kept intimate, with only 40 of the couple's closest friends and family in attendance. ...

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Elegant Destination Wedding in Grand Cayman

by Azure

Featured Destination Wedding by The Nichols Nathan and Emily planned a gorgeous destination wedding in Grand Cayman. When I think destination wedding, I typically think bright, bold, vibrant. So when I came across Nathan and Emily's wedding, it was a breath of fresh air. They chose a neutral ivory and khaki color palette, and incorporated pops of color with pink, purple and red wedding flowers. The table centerpieces featured a mix of blooms including tulips and orchids. Emily's...

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Future of Wedding Planning: Interview with Michelle Rago

by Azure

Last week I interviewed the great Michelle Rago. She's one of the most highly respected destination wedding planners around and recently partnered with Google to launch Google for Weddings. Psst... check out our Google Weddings work- a priority-based budget planner spreadsheet to get your wedding budget back on track. I asked Michelle one very important question: How will wedding planning evolve over the next 5 to 10 years? Michelle laughed, thinking back to the good ol’ days...

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Destination Wedding Entertainment Tips from GigMasters

by Azure

Special to OneWed from Drew Stoga of Gigmasters.com The most successful destination weddings are usually those that truly embrace the local culture, food and customs of the area. Destination weddings are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for couples to share a favorite, special place with their closest friends and family. It just so happens that I’m currently planning a destination wedding of my own – in the great city of New Orleans, LA. My fiancée and I fell in love with...

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Question of the Week: Should Destination Brides Only Wear Destination Wedding Dresses?

by Azure

Last week I went to a dinner party and sat next to a girl planning a destination wedding. She was torn because she loved ball gowns, and had always imagined herself getting married in a ball gown wedding dress. But, she felt like it would be completely inappropriate for the beach wedding she was planning. What do you think? Does a destination wedding mean that you should have a less formal wedding dress, or should you always go with your dream wedding dress? What if it were a local...

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Bahamas Bridal Bash: Awesome Pre-Wedding And Wedding Design Ideas To Come!

by Azure

My luggage was lost en route to and from the Bahamas. And my trip back to Chicago was anything but smooth… But aside from my travel nightmares (which I’ve come to expect these days), everything else was gravy! Thanks to the rock star folks at Party City, the Wyndham Nassau Resort, the Zimmerman Agency, and celebrity event designer and wedding plannerSamantha Goldberg (who is also Party City’s spokesperson and event expert), I had the opportunity to attend my very first...

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Savvy Steals Winner- Helping One Lucky Destination Wedding Bride Along The Way!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week's lucky ducky winner has been selected! And, the winner is... Fiona L! Fiona is walking away with the fabulous Destination Bride book by Lisa Light and adorable jewelry roll from RedEnvelope! Congrats, Fiona! You'll be destination wedding planning and travelling in style! Next week, our Savvy Steal will be especially for our vintage-loving brides, so don't miss out! See you back on the Savvy Scoop on Monday!

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