Labranda: Cuba’s best kept destination wedding secret!

Cuba has long been the top choice for Canadian brides and grooms looking for an affordable destination wedding location. With white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and a variety of wedding package options, it’s easy to see why LaBranda is clearly a favourite. LaBranda offers 2 locations in Cuba, on either end of the island, offering distinctive […]

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Top 5 unique destination wedding venues

Photo above courtesy of Casa de Campo Resort & Villas If you’re looking to plan a destination wedding that’s not just on a beach but is out-of-the-box and anything but boring, A-DestinationWedding shares with us these 5 unique Caribbean locations… 1. Architecturally Inspiring For those dreaming about a Mediterranean style wedding, but wanting the convenience […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Intimate Dominican Wedding | Victoria & Alexander

BRIDE & GROOM: Victoria  & Alexander Cyr WEDDING DATE: January 30th, 2019 CEREMONY & RECEPTION: Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Resort (bahia-principe.com) Punta Cana, Dominican Republic “We wanted a destination wedding because we thought it would be more romantic and intimate to get married on the beach with only our closest friends and family. We chose […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Perfect view in BC

BRIDE & GROOM: Madeline & Ben WEDDING DATE: April 21st, 2018 VENUE: The View (theviewvictoria.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Berkley Vopnfjörð Photography (berkleyvop.com) Victoria, BC CAKE: Passion for Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC PLANNER: French Kiss Events (frenchkissevents.ca) Victoria, BC CATERING: Toque Catering (toquecatering.com) Victoria, BC FLORAL: Thorn & Thistle (thornandthistle.ca) Victoria, BC BRIDE ATTIRE: Sarah Seven […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Gatsby meets Country | Chris & Alicia

BRIDE & GROOM: Chris Payne & Alicia Hachey WEDDING DATE: September 28th, 2019 VENUE: The Hayloft Dancehall (thehayloftdancehall.com), Picton, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Fostered Photo (fosteredphoto.ca) Kitchener, ON “I wanted someone that really felt like an old friend and get along well with everyone. After shooting a couple of weddings with Amy I knew that she was […]

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{Destination Style Shoot} Destination Muskoka

BRIDE & GROOM: Alyssa and Derek LOCATION: Private property, Muskoka, ON GOWN: Heirlooms Bridal Shoppe (heirloomsbridal.com), Dundas, ON MAKEUP: Kaileigh Gunn Beauty (@kaileighgunnbeauty), Mississauga, ON PHOTOGRAPHY: Spirits Intrigued Photography (♥) (sipimage.com), Kitchener, ON “A nature shoot like this has been a dream of mine for several years. I’ve always dreamt of documenting an elopement wedding […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Stunning Costa Rica | Michael & Sirah

BRIDE & GROOM: Michael DiLena & Sirah Sharma WEDDING DATE: August 8th, 2019 LOCATION: The Pacifico Beach Club (pacifico-costarica.com) Guanacaste, Costa Rica “We chose this location for the stunning landscapes surrounding the property, the clean and modern vibe of the venue, and the intimacy of being able to rent out the whole property to celebrate […]

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Beach themed items for your destination wedding | Wedsy.ca

Whether inspired by soft golden sands or an afternoon spent sailing, let your love for the ocean inspire your destination or nautical themed wedding. These coastal inspired styles from Wedsy (wedsy.ca) will leave you daydreaming about the warmth of the sun on your skin and the touch of sand between your toes. MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | […]

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Bohemian inspired love at Wedsy.ca!

We are loving all of the bohemian-inspired items that Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has available right now! Check out all of the candles, feathers and so much more… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their review in The Ring, here). To find […]

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Our favourite travel and adventure items at Wedsy.ca!

Inspired by a sense of adventure and a love for all things travel? Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has so many whimsical and vintage travel themed items to set the mood for your wedding theme… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their review […]

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{Design Palette} Great Gatsby at Hatley Castle

BRIDE & GROOM: Monica & Fred WEDDING DATE: September 29th, 2018 VENUE: Hatley Castle (hatleycastle.com) Victoria, BC PHOTOGRAPHY: Hildebrand Photography (hildebrandphoto.com) Seattle, WA THEME: “The Great Gatsby” CAKE: Passion For Cakes (passionforcakes.com) Victoria, BC PLANNING & DÉCOR: Details Planning & Event Design (detailsbc.com) Victoria, BC FLORAL: Brown’s The Florist (brownsflorist.com) Victoria, BC CATERING: Truffles Catering […]

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{Real Wedding Story} A Disney dream wedding | Timaira & Dennis

BRIDE & GROOM: Timaira Magnaye & Dennis Garcia WEDDING DATE: March 2nd, 2019 LOCATION: Disney Dream Cruise Ship PHOTOGRAPHY: Jess Collins Photography (jesscollinsphotos.com) Kitchener, ON “Once we decided on having a Disney Fairy Tale Weddings (DFTW), I did endless amounts of research. I ended up joining a Disney Cruise Weddings group and that’s where I […]

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{Expert Tip} Tips from a destination expert Tips from a destination expert: 7 reasons to plan a destination wedding in the caribbean

“Although a destination wedding often means less stressful planning, there are several things to consider when booking your destination wedding,” says Ashley Fermin of Viva Wyndham Resorts (♥) (vivawyndhamresorts.com). Ashley shares her top seven things a destination wedding and the Carribbean have in common…. Breathtaking Natural Surroundings When you choose a destination with breathtaking natural […]

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Reviewing CAA Travel Sarnia

CAA is your one stop shop for everything Travel! From Destination Weddings and Honeymoons to exotic destinations all around the world! Our experienced, well-traveled agents are here to assist! Photos this page: courtesy of CAA Travel Sarnia Store top sellers… Get help when you need it the most. At CAA, Members get access to some […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Icelandic adventures | Kiri & Brett

BRIDE & GROOM: Kiri Latuskie & Brett Buchanan WEDDING DATE: April 20th, 2019 CEREMONY: Gamla Laugin (The Secret Lagoon) (secretlagoon.is) Flúðir, Iceland BRUNCH: Icelandair Hotel (icelandairhotels.com) Flúðir, Iceland RECEPTION: Ströndin Pub (strondin.is) Vík, Iceland PHOTOGRAPHY: Karissa Poot Photography (facebook.com/karissapootphotography) Listowel, ON FLORALS: Auður Blómabúð (audurblom.is) Garðatorg, Iceland OFFICIANT: “Our good friend, Ian Robinson” – K […]

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{Design Palette} Rocky Mountain wonderland | Thomas & Madison

BRIDE & GROOM: Thomas & Madison Sawatzky WEDDING DATE: November 4th, 2017 VENUE: Silvertip Golf Course (silvertipresort.com) Canmore, AB “This venue is set in a picturesque mountain town just 20 minutes outside of Banff, Alberta. With the Rocky Mountains as a backdrop, every guest was in awe of their beauty.” – Madison PHOTOGRAPHY: Darcy Preece […]

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{Expert Tip} I DO!’s & PLEASE DON’T!’s: Destination edition

EXPERT TIP BY DESTINATION DREAM VACATIONS (♥) (destinationdreamvacations.ca) in Cambridge, ON please do… … have some ideas as to what you are thinking of for your destination wedding. A list of locations you would like to go, how many people may come, are there children coming and of course budget for both the wedding and […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Jamaica one love | Velvet & Ariston

BRIDE & GROOM: Velvet & Ariston Corlette WEDDING DATE: November 26th, 2018 LOCATION: The Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa – Montego Bay, Jamaica “We researched a few hotels that we liked the look of and had positive feedback from ‘destination wedding’ groups. Then once we had our list we simply chose the one that […]

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{Design Palette} British Columbia ‘art in the garden’

DESIGN & CONCEPT: Colleen O’Farrell FLORAL: Foxgloves Flowers (foxglovesflowers.com) & Bella Guyon VENUE: The Horticultural Centre of The Pacific (hcp.ca) PHOTOGRAPHY: Chelsea Warren Photography (chelseawarrenphotography.com) RENTALS: Trend Decor (trenddecorevents.com) & Victoria Party Rentals (victoriapartyrentals.ca) CAKE & COOKIES: Schur to Please (schurtoplease.com) GROOM ATTIRE: Outlooks for Men (outlooksformen.com) BRIDE ATTIRE: The White Peony (thewhitepeony.com) HAIR: Adorn […]

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{Real Wedding Story} Ontario’s west coast wedding destination | Krysten & Tony

BRIDE & GROOM: Krysten & Tony Shmyruk WEDDING DATE: July 28th, 2018 LOCATION: Hessenland Inn (♥) (hessenland.com) St. Joseph ON “The grounds of Hessenland Inn are amazing! I loved the idea of an outdoor wedding and there were many areas to choose from; I fell in love with the feeling of a shaded ceremony under […]

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{Favourite Things} Travel inspired items at Wedsy.ca!

Looking for some travel themed items for your wedding? Are you having a destination wedding? Wedsy.ca has everything you need to make it memorable! MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy is a fresh online shop full of fabulous wedding items. More details in their review in The Ring, here. To find out more, email Wedsy.ca directly using […]

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Reviewing Viva Wyndham Resorts

Looking for the best destination wedding? You found us! Viva Wyndham Resorts offers prime beach locations perfect for your special day with all-inclusive resorts in Dominican Republic, Bahamas and Mexico. Be it a wedding, family reunion or corporate group, Viva Wyndham Resorts has it all included. We offer conference rooms for activities and meetings, as […]

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Venue: Shatz Winery | Photo: Holly Dalton Photography

Darling weddings at Schatz Winery

Hessenland Inn (♥)(hessenland.com/schatz-winery) in Zurich, ON Schatz Winery, Hessenland’s darling vineyard and newest chapter for the Ihrig family, builds on the bountiful 40 acres of award-winning gardens that lie at the heart of the property. Five acres of budding vines offer the perfect backdrop for intimate ceremonies, gorgeous photo opportunities and uniquely personal first-looks! The […]

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Reviewing Murdoch Travel

Murdoch Travel is a full-service travel agency specializing in destination weddings and honeymoons to cruises, flights and more! Photos this page: courtesy of Murdoch Travel Barrie Top Sellers Destination Weddings Honeymoons Bachelor/Bachelorette Trips A few of our favourite things… Unlimited vacation choices Destinations and prices for every budget Seasoned travel professional with over 30 years of […]

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Destination decor, gifts and more! | Wedsy.ca

Having a destination wedding or tropical themed party?!?! Wedsy (wedsy.ca) has a big selection of tropical decorations, gifts and everything you would need to throw a party that no one will forget!… MORE ABOUT WEDSY.CA | Wedsy.ca (wedsy.ca) is a fresh online wedding shop run by the girls at The Ring (more details in their […]

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Wedsy: A few of our favourite things – Destination gifts & favours

PHOTOGRAPHY: Julie Nicole Photography  (julienicolephotography.com) Featured in the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of The Wedding Ring ONTARIO Magazine DESTINATION GIFTS & FAVOURS: Wedsy.ca (♥) (wedsy.ca) Finding especially lovely items for your especially lovely wedding Wedsy.ca is about making your Canadian wedding that much more beautiful, more creative, and more you. To see for yourself, visit the […]

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Reviewing Destination Dream Vacations, Honeymoon and Weddingmoon Specialist

Destination Dream Vacations helps make your honeymoon or weddingmoon dreams come true Destination Dream Vacations is a full-service travel agency specializing in destination weddings and honeymoons. From destination weddings for 100 guests to intimate beachside receptions, Destination Dream Vacations knows that your honeymoon or weddingmoon is not just another vacation. Top destinations… Grand Bahia Principe […]

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{Tips} Top Ten Tips to enjoy any Destination Travel Plan

Photo above: Spirits Intrigued Photography Planning a destination wedding or a honeymoon? We have the perfect tips for you to make your trip even better! Read on and then start packing!! 1. Do not expect to find things as you experience them at home. You left home to find different things. 2. Do not take anything TOO seriously, […]

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Venue: Hessenland Country Inn | Photo: Allure Photography

{Reality Wedding Story} An “Ontario Destination Wedding” brought to life at Hessenland Country Inn | Jessica & Ryan

Jessica and Ryan wanted to share their love of reading, music, travel and the outdoors with their wedding guests. And having an “Ontario Destination Wedding” was exactly the way they wanted to do it! Hessenland Country Inn was the perfect venue to bring all of these elements together. Hessenland is so naturally beautiful that it doesn’t take much […]

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