5 Great Tropical Wedding Destinations

If the frigid winter has you dreaming of a tropical wedding, Bora Bora is one of 5 top spots I listed for Observer—and paired with fantastic bridal gowns.

The sub-zero temperatures that roared across the country last week got a lot of just-engaged couples dreaming about weddings in places where the sand is talcum-soft, the water is as clear as acrylic, and tropical flowers perfume the trade winds. Exotic escapes like these aren’t a frugal wedding choice, but they do pack plenty of […] Read more »

Free Barbados destination weddings, including flights and hotels (honest!)

sunset beach wedding Barbados

Great beaches. Great food. Great rum. What’s not to love about a destination wedding on Barbados? Especially now that the Barbados Tourism Authority has dreamed up a deal where brides can say “I do,” for free, including accommodation and airfare from pretty much anywhere in the U.S.  There’s always the fine print, of course. Including […] Read more »

The newest destination wedding venue: Sandals’ first resort on Barbados

Wedding couple on the beach at Sandals Resort

  Sandals, the all-inclusive resort group almost synonymous with weddings in the Caribbean, has just announced plans for its first foray onto Barbados. According to Sandals Resorts Chairman Gordon “Butch” Stewart the company will be opening not one but two properties on the island. The first, Sandals Barbados, will start welcoming guests November 6. A […] Read more »