Tuscany wedding in Cortona

Tuscany wedding in Cortona

Lindsey & Seth planned their wedding in Cortona, Tuscany from the USA and she said: “embrace the imperfections of the day and focus on what is most important; your love story. Life is going to be imperfect and messy but you now have this amazing person to share the ride with youFocus on your connection, your family, your future.  Everything else will fall into place.”

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Which are the costs of having a wedding abroad and why choosing to have it?

Which are the costs of having a wedding abroad and why choosing to have it?

Many brides are pretty surprised at the costs of having a wedding abroad. I did a very small survey and, of course it’s based on where you’re choosing to held it or maybe it's just the typical cost. So I thought it would be helpful to past here few interesting feedback I had, from other brides having their wedding abroad, in particular destination wedding to Italy or to the south of Europe.

It’s to check what other couples have or are looking to spend; and maybe if you could let me know how many people, where and if you had any big extras, this post will help others too?

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10 things I wish you knew about the wedding planner / Wedding in Montepulciano - Hotel Borgo Tre Rose

10 things I wish you knew about the wedding planner / Wedding in Montepulciano - Hotel Borgo Tre Rose

These days, especially in our wedding business forums, many colleagues discusses much about wedding planners. Many brides had had bad experiences, as they had a WP without a good level of her skills, not well organised, not serious enough, without VAT system, without knowledge of suppliers and roles, and so on…

It may happens that you prefer not to cooperate with the category at all, because someone has made trouble at the first opportunity… It is sad to see growing mistrust and discontent for that category, and even worse not see take serious this profession, so useful for couples as for vendors and suppliers.

From my personal experience, I can confirm that despite it’s a good practice to “select” who you’ll work with, my desire to work with WP does not decrease, but rather strengthens.

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Wedding Photography Tuscany Italy

Wedding Photography Tuscany Italy

Tuscany is the most famous and the best region of Italy to have your wedding, isn’t it? Florence, Siena, Lucca, Montepulciano, Cortona, there’s a huge number of venues, dozens of beautiful Villas with huge gardens and patios all around Florence area, so many ateliers and wedding planner, florists and make-up artists, that you may expect to be easy to plan a wedding in Tuscany. Well, it is easy but it usually requires a lot of time!

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French wedding, Florence and Villa NoveDieci, Lucca

French wedding, Florence and Villa NoveDieci, Lucca

Alexandra & Pierre are really a lovely couple from France, they did look each other, smile each other all day long.. they choose one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in the center of Florence, Santi Apostoli, for the wedding ceremony and a villa NoveDieci, close to Lucca, for the reception.

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Irish wedding in Florence, Villa di Maiano

Irish wedding in Florence, Villa di Maiano

Alan & Michelle are an Irish couple, living in Australia. They choose the amazing Tuscany for their wedding. The church was the Santi Apostoli church, in the center of Florence and the reception was at Villa di Maiano, with a view of all the city of Florence.

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