Getting married in Morocco

Moroccan weddings are amongst the most enchanting in the world. From snake-charmers to belly-dancers, the opulence of the North African ceremony has become iconic, engendering it with a bewitching attraction for couples seeking a truly exotic destination wedding.or those desiring decadence, it is hard to beat the ceremonies of Morocco. Brides are carried on thrones, heralded by trumpeters. Acrobat....
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Top 5 things to do in India

With some of the greatest architecture across the globe, including one of the seven wonders of the world, India has so much to offer to travellers visiting the country. We've compiled a list of the top 5 things to do in India during your stay.You can't visit India without admiring the Taj Mahal. Commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, it is renowned for symbolising love and romance - the perfe....
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Blenheim Palace: Luxury Wedding Photoshoot

Blenheim Palace is one of the most stately residences available in the UK for weddings, boasting exquisite architecture and over 90 acres of beautiful gardens. Recently, the palace hosted its very first luxury wedding supplier shoot, featuring some of the best award-winning suppliers in the country, all organised by luxury wedding and event planning consultancy Cranberry Blue.The photographs were....
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What to Wear to a Beach Wedding

You’ve settled on your beach wedding and planning is underway. Whether you’re the bride, groom or guest, deciding on your attire for the day to suit both your setting and your personal style can sometimes be difficult to choose.One of the most popular styles for a beach wedding is the long, Grecian gown. Often made from a floating chiffon fabric to catch the ocean breeze it really does suit the pe....
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Greek Wedding Traditions

Greek wedding traditions provide a popular theme for many couples looking to celebrate their wedding amongst family and friends. Stemming from thousands of years of ancient and religious rituals, brides and grooms have a plethora of traditions before them that can be incorporated into both the wedding ceremony and reception, whether marrying in Greece itself or another beautiful destination.
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Culture, cuisine and charm - everything you need to know about getting married in Italy

Paris may claim to be the ‘city of love’, but Italy takes the national award. Romeo called up to Juliet as she stood on a balcony in Verona. Images of Venus, the Roman goddess of love, adorn the nation’s galleries. Rich in history, beauty and tradition, Italy embodies all that is romantic, whilst its gorgeous climate and diverse scenery make getting married in Italy a truly magical experience.One....
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Weddings in India with The Wedding Design Company and Taj Hotels

India has long been known for it's extravagant and breathtaking weddings - so when The Wedding Design Company and the Taj Hotel Group invited us with a group of top wedding planners, we were delighted to accept the invitation.Over 7 days we checked out some of the most popular wedding destinations and venues, met some inspirational bridal and jewellery designers, tried on turbans and saris, shoppe....
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India

India is a difficult country to marry in because you have to have been living in India for at least 30 days before the ceremony to tie the knot. Equally, there is then a 30 day waiting period once your application has been accepted. This means the whole process will take at least 2 months whilst living in India.
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Morocco

Morocco is not the easiest country to marry in. You will have to sift through the paperwork such as the affidavit of intent to marry and organise police and medical record checks in order to tie the knot in this majestic country. We suggest allowing a few months to organise the whole process successfully.
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Peru

For non-Peruvian residents, you will need to obtain a marriage visa and only civil ceremonies are legal. So if you desire a religious wedding, you will need to get married in the municipality. For the rest of the necessary legal documentation, you will need to get them translated into Spanish and this can take three to four months, so ensure that you leave plenty of time.
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Greece

Greek wedding legalities can be a bit drawn-out. You are likely to have a waiting period depending on the locality and type of marriage and you can expect the process to take anywhere from a few weeks to a few months. You will also need to obtain a marriage licence and a copy of a newspaper notice of intent to marry is required.
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Kenya

For a legal overseas Kenyan wedding to take place, you have to give 21 days’ notice before your wedding to apply for the Ordinary Licence in person. However, if you can’t do this, you can apply for the Special Licence, which requires you to be residing in the country for at least 4 days before the wedding. There are other requirements and we have the rest of the legal information here.
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