CN traveller’s latest issue (April- May) is the ultimate bible for anyone who is planning a destination wedding. The cover of this sub-edition featuring the beautiful drone shot by Stories by Joseph Radhik that shows a couple lying down in Udaivilas is one unforgettable impression. The people at the Magazine have been kind enough to have curated the best wedding vendors in the Indian wedding industry in their Black Book and we couldn’t agree more!
So, Here is what we learnt from the mag. Take serious notes!
1. Indian Weddings Can Be Created Anywhere In The World!
Be it Muscat or Monaco, you can prance around in your Kareena wala bridal lehenga and have all the masala of an Indian wedding right there custom made for you – but, in a different location, that is not India, that’s all. They’ve simplified this hunt by actually giving us the top 100 places.
2. The Couple Should Know What Type Of A Wedding They Want Before Picking Up This Issue Of The Magazine!
The destinations are aplenty, so it’s advisable to first makeup your mind about what sort of a wedding you are looking for. Only after that should you embark on the journey of finding the right fit for you!
3. Your Wedding May Be The One Chance You Have To Get Featured In This International Magazine!
We spotted some high flying couples and their weddings featured in this magazine, so if you have that wish too, make sure to get a photographer who can magically transform your wedding and give you a chance to get featured in the “real weddings” segment now. Almost every wedding magazine has this one. You can check some out here.
4. You Can actually Create A Makeshift Altar Inside The Swimming Pool too!
Always fantasized by getting married inside the pool? Ask your wedding organizer to figure out a way to create a makeshift stage inside the pool where you can at least have your jaimala if not the whole ceremony!
5. The Questions We Should Be Asking Our Wedding Planner – Bytes From Real Brides.
Either we learn from our mistakes, or we learn from someone else’s experience. These seven real brides give us the dope into what are the real questions to ask the wedding planner without you forgetting to do so! From the smallest thing like arrangements for refreshments for “just arrived” guests to selecting a local vendor, we definitely got a few tips from these featured brides.
6. Destination Marriage + Honeymoon – Save Time + Money!
Get married in an exotic place where you could celebrate your honeymoon after. You’ll not only save time and money along with the romanticism that comes along naturally, but also give a free holiday to everyone else too! Ja Resorts in Seychelles or Hacienda Molinillos in Seville, both sound like holiday destinations right?
7. For City Weddings, Pick A Wedding Friendly Hotel!
Almost every big name that you could think of had a full page dedicated to the “shaadi” experience at their hotel. From a Taj, Hyatt to a Marriott, you’ll find a very organized concierge at these hotels for that city wedding.
8. Every Hotel Anywhere In World Promised To Give You A Remix Of The Indian Traditions Along With The Local Customs!
From a wedding you may plan in South India to one in Florence, you’ll find yourself embracing the local culture and traditions along with the Indian ones, so don’t hold back and enjoy this amalgamation.
9. Recce Is Almost A Mandate Before Finalizing!
Go visit the place along with your beau before the Done-done. It’s important to feel the vibe and understand if this is the place where you want to take those sacred vows. Find a wedding planner there and start the conversations while you visit the place for recce, get a feel of everything before signing up.