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Getting Married in Austria

From pastoral scenes to snow-capped mountains, Austria provides a beautiful and unique landscape, perfect for a destination wedding beyond your imagination. Find out all you need to know about getting married in Austria here. Whether you reside in Austria or not, it’s important that you file for your marriage application up to 6 months prior to your wedding date – this is the Certificate of Freedom to Marry bearing the stamp apostille. You’ll then need to wait two to six weeks to receive your confirmed marriage date before you can proceed.

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Wedding Inspiration – The Enchanted Forest

You’re finally able to plan your dream wedding, and what better way to make that fairytale happen than with an enchanted forest theme. With flowers and plenty of greenery, these simple yet luscious table decorations will certainly set the scene for a woodland themed wedding.

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The Impact of Celebrity Weddings

At the touch of a button people around the world are able to follow their favourite celebrities and have insights into their world, including into their wedding days. From extravagant balls to numerous outfit changes, to the secret and subtle ceremonies, the public always finds out. But what impact does that have on our wishes and expectations for our own weddings? Does it make us competitive?Sometimes we find ourselves stalking celebrity weddings for the sheer fun of seeing what those in the limelight choose to do, where they focus their attention, who’s attended and how many! They are the trend-setters of today – just look at the amount of Cinderella carriages that were booked after Katie Price and Peter Andre first tied the knot. It’s all about the who, what, where and how. People want to replicate or outdo those in the public eye, and nowadays it is an achievable dream.

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The Wedding Gallery – The World’s First Wedding Department Store

For couples getting married in the UK there is now an inspirational one-stop-shop that will revolutionise and simplify your wedding planning, The Wedding Gallery. The permanent luxury department store for brides, occupying 2 floors of the iconic One Marylebone, London, is home to aspirational luxury brands such as Sassi Holford, Jo Malone and Gieves & Hawkes from the UK alongside international brands Oscar de la Renta, La Perla and Atelier Swarovski.

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Real Weddings: The Westin Valencia

The Westin Valencia is a 5 star establishment in the heart of the city, boasting a number of exquisite rooms and Mediterranean gardens available to hire, for couples looking to create a luxurious wedding beyond their imagination.We are very excited to be sharing with you an exclusive collection of photographs from The Westin Valencia, showcasing some of the weddings that have taken place there.

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Ireland

A Little Irish Charm

Celebrated for its extensive green pastures and rich culture and history, the ‘Emerald Isle’ is perfect for a romantic fairytale wedding with a stunning backdrop to match. We’ve selected some of the best venues in Ireland that are renowned for hosting unforgettable weddings for clients from around the world.

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Marrying in The Maldives

The Maldives truly is an exotic paradise. Lying at the top of an underwater mountain range, it contains 26 atolls, 1,190 coral islands and covers 90,000 square kilometres. It wasn’t until the 1990’s, when the first water bungalow was built, that the tourism industry took off, finally making wedding celebrations there a possibility. A group from the UN even visited in the 1960’s and deemed it wasn’t worth it because there were no banks, airports, or electricity. Little did they know that what the public really wanted was an escape from all that.

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Spotlight: The Westin Valencia

The Westin Valencia is an elegant 5 star award-winning hotel in the centre of the city, boasting 135 beautifully presented rooms and suites, some complete with their own private terrace jacuzzi. It really is a place worth staying as an experience in itself.After relaxing during the day in the Caroli Health club with a multitude of treatments on offer, guests can enjoy a dining experience in one of the three on-site restaurants.

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Visiting Venice

A legendary city known for its historical palaces, stunning churches and a maze of canals, Venice certainly dazzles the minds of the Venetians and all its visitors – a perfect destination for a luxury wedding, honeymoon, engagement or anniversary.As a World Heritage Site, the city boasts a wealth of culture, museums and restaurants – indeed, there are more works of art per square kilometre in Venice than anywhere else in the world. The island of Venice sits in the middle of a large lagoon, and the site remains largely unchanged since it was first established some 600 years ago.

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