Destination Wedding Guide to Non Beach Locations in the Caribbean

Summer time is a prime season for tropical destination weddings, and not everyone wants to get married on the beach. Does it seem like everything time you search “Caribbean Weddings” or “Destination Weddings” on Google all you see is sandy beaches? As much as we love beach weddings…beaches aren’t for everyone. Our romance travel experts share their top 5 pic[...]

Swoon-Worthy Spring Wedding Flowers and Trends

The birds are chirping, and bees are busy… it's official Spring! Make the most of the warm weather by having an outdoor wedding in a garden or on the beach, and don't forget to decorate with flowers. Nothing says "Spring Wedding" like an abundance of blooms. Here are our personal favorite bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, and ceremony flower ideas for your Spri[...]

Wedding Fashion Inspired by the Academy Awards’ Red Carpet

The Academy Awards (Oscars) were memorable not only for the bloopers, speeches, and performance; but also for the jaw-dropping fashion seen on the red carpet. Wedding dresses, bridesmaid’s gowns, and grooms tuxedos don’t always need to come from a wedding dress shop. Here are some amazing fashion designs that you can incorporate in your upcoming wedding. [...]

Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica for Destination Weddings

Looking for a destination wedding location with a ton of character and history with a low-key tropical vibe. There is only one Island you should consider… Jamaica! This tropical oasis was voted TripAdvisor’s top 10 Islands you must-visit in your lifetime. Take a peek at our picks for favorite destination wedding, honeymoon or romantic vacation villas and res[...]

New Year, New You: Easy Wedding Fitness Guide

Let 2017 New Year’s resolution stick this year! Whether you are getting married or going to a wedding, you should look your best and feel amazing. Lose weight and get in shape for the wedding day with this easy-to-follow wedding fitness plan. STEP 1 Before you get started, don’t forget to take your measurements, weight yourself and take those “[...]

2017 U.S. Passport Guidelines

You are looking forward to getting away for a holiday, vacation, honeymoon or destination wedding, and then you remember that you are flying International and you need a passport. Just add another thing on your “to-do” list, right? Make sure you don’t miss your departure date with these Passport Guidelines. Question: Why will 2017 be one of the bu[...]

Packing Tips, Tricks and Gadgets for your Destination Wedding

Packing for vacation can be tough at times. Making sure you brought everything, and whether your luggage will weigh-in at the required weight, can be stressful. When you are planning a destination wedding, this can add an extra level of unwanted stress to your already hectic planning schedule. So what are the best ways to pack for your romantic getaway? Here[...]

6 Ways to Save for your Destination Wedding

Weddings can get expensive and that is why you chose a destination wedding in the first place, right? Studies have shown, couples that decide to host their wedding in a location where they don’t live is for a change of environment and lower cost. Destination weddings tend to be cheaper for the bride and groom. Regardless, any life-event you plan take[...]

The Ultimate Honeymoon: Overwater Bungalows in Mexico

Move over Bora Bora, Maldives and Fiji… Over-the-water villas are now available in Riviera Maya, Mexico. These iconic bungalows have been associated with luxurious and high-end honeymoons for many years, and are now available at one of the worlds most beautiful beaches in Mexico. Looking for a destination wedding location, honeymoon or anniversary tri[...]

Exclusive All-inclusive Honeymoon and Romantic Getaway Special

Plan your ultimate honeymoon, romantic getaway or anniversary trip today, and receive exclusive savings with Ever After! Premiere luxury resort El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels, by Karisma has partnered with us to offer exceptional savings for Ever After couples only. Everyone needs a little vacation. Make sure your next trip is one that will exceed[...]

Wedding Color Schemes for Beach Weddings

Crystal clear turquoise waters and pristine white sandy beaches create such an awe-inspiring backdrop to beach weddings. The only problem is what wedding colors compliment these beach hues? Here are some wedding color scheme ideas for your romantic destination wedding on the beach. Couples tend to pick their wedding colors based on shades they normall[...]

10 Best Destination Wedding Dresses for Under $2,000

There is something so romantic about a destination wedding. The idea of exchanging vows in a faraway place with a handful of your loved ones, is enough to make your heart skip a beat. One reason destination weddings seems so whimsical and exotic is the wedding dress! Which a good majority of brides will decide on before anything else. A lot of couples[...]

Top 10 Wedding Locations in Mexico

Plain and simple, Destination Weddings in Mexico are pure bliss! Framed by some of the world's most renowned luxury wedding locations and sprinkled with five-star, oceanfront resorts, you and your guests will fall in love with a exotic celebration south of the border. From the serenity of the Riviera Maya to the excitement of Los Cabos, we're highlighting[...]

Destination Wedding Myths Debunked!

There are plenty of misconceptions surrounding destination weddings. And we don't believe any of them and neither should you! Since destination weddings are becoming more popular, we wanted to debunk the myths that we have heard, and made us laugh, the most: No one will show up: The people who want to be there, will be there, regardless of where you choo[...]

How To Have A Chic Wedding On The Cheap

Brides, grooms, parents of the newlyweds- EVERYONE wants to know how to cut down the cost of a wedding without sacrificing on the unique touches that matter most to you and you sweetie! From the venue & catering to recycled decor & crafty finance tips, our Wedding Experts are showing you the best ways to cut down on wedding costs & save money- al[...]

14 Tips for Beach Wedding Perfection

The Experts at Ever After know a thing or two about planning the perfect beach affair – whether Southern California, Mexico, Hawaii or a Caribbean island – here are some of our favorite tips to make sure your beach wedding goes smoothly. Ditch the heels. Even with an aisle runner, you will sink in the sand in heels. Flats, or even wedges are a better[...]

What We Wish We'd Known For Our Wedding!

New York Magazine recently polled newlyweds about what they wish they had known before starting to plan for their big day and our hands-down personal favorite is #2: Get references for their venue. You never have to worry about this with Ever After – we only work with the best wedding venues. Not only have we checked each location’s references through the[...]

6 Ways to Make Your Vegas Wedding Amazing

Congratulations on your decision to get married in Las Vegas! Vegas is an amazing choice for your wedding, with a broad variety of wedding locations – everything from waterfront gardens, gorgeous ballrooms, and of course, the traditional Las Vegas wedding chapel. Celebrate an entire wedding weekend with your nearest and dearest – here’s some tips to m[...]

How To Successfully Plan Your Wedding At Work

When you get engaged you don't just change your relationship title, you also take on a new job title: Wedding Planner. For many brides-to-be, this means having to find a balance between a real, full-time job and planning for the biggest day of their life- whew! To say this can be a stressful dynamic might be the understatement of the century, but its nothing[...]

Having a Destination Wedding: License Requirements

If you’re making your dream come true by planning a destination wedding, you’ll need to know exactly what legal paperwork you’ll be expected to have upon arrival. Keep in mind that in some places, you must arrive to your destination at least two business days in advance of submitting your application. Of course, your Destination Wedding Expert at Ever Af[...]

Get Married in Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas! Celebrate your desert Destination Wedding in Las Vegas's dry, rocky landscape, surrounded by the picturesque Spring Mountains or enjoying a night with an old Hollywood feel on the World-Famous Las Vegas Strip. Whether you're looking for an intimate garden ceremony, a romantic waterfront affair or the classic Sin City elopement, finding your [...]

Be Our Guest: How to Make the Most of Your Wedding Weekend

Have any well meaning, already-married friends admonished you to soak in your wedding day, because it “goes so fast?” Yeah, we know. Sure, they’re just trying to be helpful, but the stress of nailing down all the details in time to have the wedding go off without a hitch doesn't exactly leave time for a lot of lounging about. But if you’re planning a des[...]

10 Tips For Finding Your Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding the perfect venue for hosting your wedding can be a very daunting task for some brides, especially if they've never planned such a large social event before! As Experts in the industry, there is nothing more heartbreaking than watching a couple's special day ruined because of a problem they had, with what they thought was their dream wedding venue. [...]

6 Steps to Estimating Your Wedding Venue Budget

Not sure how to get started planning your wedding budget? Did you know that your wedding venue costs will likely be 50% of your entire costs?  It’s a good idea to get a handle on the estimated venue costs as you plan your overall budget. Here’s 6 easy steps to planning your wedding venue budget. Step 1:  Estimate your guest count – if you are inviting child[...]

Expert Tips for Successful Wedding Planning

Your wedding comes with dreams and expectations. And as much as this is your big day, it is also the event that your groom-to-be, parents and future in-laws want to be absolutely perfect. Remember that everyone is dealing with stress and one of the comments we hear over and over again from Ever After brides is to trust the experts and don't try to do everyth[...]

Top 5 Unique Wedding Venues in Southern California

Southern California brides are booking unique locales that make the most of the gorgeous SoCal weather and will pleasantly surprise their guests. Be it a beachfront ceremony in Huntington Beach, a rustic garden in Orange County or a romantic oak grove in San Diego, make sure the venue where you exchange your vows and dance the night away exceeds your wildest[...]