A Lake Maggiore Wedding of Dreams

Maria Grazia and Stéphan’s story began when they were in their twenties. Grazia, half Italian (and born and raised by Lake Maggiore), had just moved to Middiddelburg, Netherlands from Brussels, Belgium. “It sounds like a cliche,” the bride says, “but it was love at first sight. I thought Stéphan was the most handsome man I…

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Three Ways to Wed in Amsterdam

Time to Party

Europe has not only become more popular for American honeymoons, but also for American weddings. Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most treasured and iconic cities, providing the perfect backdrop for an idyllic European wedding, complete with Dutch charm, tulips and bicycle photo ops. Betrothed couples have a wide variety of wedding venues to choose from…

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Romantic Cinque Terre Wedding

Suit & Tie

Marta at Demartini Weddings Photography and Cherelle at Perfectly Planned 4 You have created this inspirational wedding shoot to showcase the beautiful Italian region of Liguria, a charming arched strip of land that sits along the Mediterranean coastline between France and Tuscany. It is often overlooked when it comes to destination weddings in Italy.  With…

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Sail Away to the Greek Islands

Come Sail Away

Secluded islands filled with hidden coves and private beaches, seaside cafés facing aqua Mediterranean panoramas, gorgeous coastlines and fabulous ports – it’s hard to imagine a more picturesque honeymoon destination than the Greek islands.  For adventurous couples who love the water, few travel options can match the romance of setting sail on a tall-masted sailboat…

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Fairytale Getaway in Prague

A Magical Destination

Prague is one of the most beautiful, enchanting, and romantic cities in Central Europe. This capital city of the Czech Republic seems straight out of a children’s storybook, like the setting of a fairy tale. Legend has it that the turrets and spires of Tyn Church in Old Town gave Walt Disney the inspiration for the…

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Wed or Honeymoon in Slovenia

Discover Slovenia

“Where is Slovenia?” is a natural question one may ask if you did not study the geography of Central Europe or missed the memo about the birthplace of the First Lady. “It borders the Adriatic Sea and touches Italy, Austria, Croatia, Hungary and your heart,” is the response of anyone lucky enough to visit the fairy tale…

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Antwerp, Belgium: Rock City

While some individual’s dream honeymoon involves a sandy beach and frozen beverage (umbrella included), I rather see romance as exploring a historic European city with an umbrella of the rainy variety. I recently traveled to Antwerp, Belgium on a mission to discover diamonds…lots and lots of diamonds. While this classified as a research trip for…

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Forever in Florence

Going to the Chapel

Florence is a magical city filled with romance. From heart-shaped pizzas to cappuccinos with the word “love” written in foam, it’s no wonder Julia and Daryl ventured off to this amorous city for their destination wedding.  A small, intimate event, free from the spotlight and production associated with most weddings, was just the kind of…

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Urban Escape into Luxury

The sun rising over the magnificent Alps provided an awe-inspiring scene on my early morning flight into the vibrant lakeside city of Zurich, Switzerland. The city has a cultural center with a wealth of museums, music venues, art galleries, seasonal festivals, ultra-trendy nightlife, gastronomy delights, unique shopping experiences and proximity to alpine adventures. There is…

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