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Why Gran Canaria has become Europe's top honeymoon destination

One of the best parts of planning your wedding is organising your honeymoon - the chance to treat yourself to the ultimate romantic holiday and begin a lifetime of shared experiences. With its year-round sunshine, golden beaches, beautiful blue sea, amazing views and luxury spa hotels, Gran Canaria is a dream honeymoon destination and the perfect place to start your married life together.

 

Bright Haired Brides

Bright Haired Brides

Do you want to make sure all eyes are on you on your wedding day? Crazy Color’s range of 27 semi-permanent hair colours range from bright bold shades to pretty pastels for those quirky brides who like to stand out in the crowd and make their hair colour their best accessory!

 

Whether you’re a Rock N Roll type bride and want to opt for a bright red or blue shade or are a love all things pastel kind of girl and want to go for something a bit subtler such as a coral or mint green, Crazy Color has a shade that will suit you!

 

Married in 1989? Hallmark Hotels Seeks Orchid Anniversary Couples

Married in 1989? Hallmark Hotels Seeks Orchid Anniversary Couples

Did you know:

 
1. On their 28th wedding anniversary a couple will have been married for 10,220 days or 245,280 hours or 14,716,800 minutes, which is over 883 million seconds.

 
2. The modern theme for a 28th anniversary is the orchid.

 
3. 28 is the new official number of hotels in the Hallmark Hotels portfolio located across the UK, following the addition of 8 new hotels to the group.

The rise of digital weddings and technologically-savvy wedding planners

The rise of digital weddings and technologically-savvy wedding planners

As technology advances at prolific rates, industries and events once steeped in tradition are adapting to embrace the digital landscape. And none more so than weddings. Digitally-savvy couples everywhere are reaping the time-saving, eco-friendly and cost-effective benefits of organising and hosting a wedding that implements digital elements. Venus Bridal explores the rise of digital weddings and how couples are weaving technology into their big day.

 

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Wedding steals: Tiffany & Co., Ernest Jones, Monsoon and Gant– Save up to 30% with Zeek

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Weddings are the happiest day of most people’s lives, but they can also be the most expensive.

 

Add wedding in front of cake, dress or ring and suddenly the price seems to double, or even triple, but every bride deserves the best for their special day. Zeek, Europe’s largest online gift card marketplace, enables users to buy and sell gift cards and vouchers at a discounted rate, as well as featuring hundreds of well-known brands with savings averaging between 5 and 25%.

 

Book your hen party with The London Cabaret Club

The London Cabaret Club has been igniting iconic London venues such as The Collection, The Arts Club and One Mayfair in an explosion of sequins, feathers and exquisitely performed anthems for four years. Fans include Simon Cowell, Millie Mackintosh, Sinitta, Henry Cavill and Olivia Colman and its permanent home, the magnificent Bloomsbury Ballroom is the backdrop of two sold-out spectaculars; The Best of British Pop and London Never Dies. 

 

Grooming tips for Guys on Their Wedding Day…

The Legends Barber shop

It’s your wedding day and your better half has been pampering herself for the last few months, determined to be glowing as she walks down the aisle.  She’s had (whatseems like) a thousand hair trials and knows exactly what her make up is going to look like.  You, on the other hand, are completely clueless. Fear not, as advice is at hand.

Here, Head Barber and Owner of one of the trendiest Barbers in London (The Legends Barbershop) shares his top male grooming tips to ensure you don’t upset the Mother In Law or your bride to be…

 

Over a quarter of Brits sacrifice their own holidays for stag and hen parties

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• 28% of Brits are spending more money attending their friends’ parties than their own holidays

• A third of those invited have been expected to take annual leave

• The average amount spent on a stag or hen party is £507

 

Over a quarter of Brits are sacrificing their own holidays in order to attend stag and hen parties costing an average of £507 a time, new research shows.

Conducted by personalised clothing retailer Banana Moon clothing, the survey looked into British attitudes towards stag and hen parties as the traditional last night of freedom has evolved into a major event.

5 reasons why you should tie the knot in GREECE

wedding underwater

bluegr Hotels & Resorts’ head wedding planner explains everything from traditional ceremonies to underwater celebrations!

One-in-five weddings between UK couples now take place abroad. That equates to more than 55,000 ceremonies every year where the happy couple have opted to leave the country to celebrate their big day.

Greece has emerged as THE most popular destination in Europe for a wedding abroad, so we spoke to Katerina Mamidaki – Marketing Manager at bluegr Hotels & Resorts, to find out more.

Katerina, can we really rely on a hotel to plan a wedding?