Planning the perfect Chinese wedding is just like any other wedding, there is so much to do and not enough time to keep track of it all. So, we have made a list and divided it by the number of months in a countdown to your wedding. Let’s take a look.

1. 6-12 Months Until the Day

Have a meeting with your parents and the parents of your partner. You can start discussing the plans for the wedding in sweeping strokes. Book your stylist, hire a wedding planner and consider where you hope to hold the wedding, for example, a popular choice is Xi An China. Hotels in this city are popular for weddings and some of them, like Grand Park Xian, will be more than happy to arrange a wedding planner for you.

2. 4-5 Months Until the Day

Finalise your guest list now and also go shopping for your wedding dress or tux. Select the outfits for your wedding party. Book your wedding car, florist, wedding entertainment, shop for your wedding bands and start planning your honeymoon.

3. 2-3 Months Until the Day

Plan the itinerary as well as religious ceremonies etc. Do a hair and makeup trial, this is a great time to book a photographer as well. The bride’s family should prepare the Jia Zhuang and the groom’s family should prepare the guo da li. Send out your invitations.

4. 1 Month Until the Day

Divide your responsibilities between the organisers, confirm your wedding programme with the hotel, caterers and musicians.

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Wedding Venues| Img via Grand Park Xian

 

Thailand Bangkok

Bangkok has become one of the most popular destinations to visit, especially for couples. So, if you’re looking to have a romantic time here in Thailand’s capital, here’s how to do it.

A Romantic Cruise

A romantic cruise along the river with your special someone can be the perfect way to start off your romantic getaway in Bangkok. The Chao Praya river is ideal for this. Gaze at the picturesque sights Bangkok has to offer as you taste traditional Thai cuisine on-deck.

Dinner for Two

No romantic escapade is complete without an intimate dinner for two. There are plenty of options for restaurants in Bangkok, from quaint cafes to 5-star hotels, such as the Chatrium Residence Riverside Bangkok. Great dining options can even be found at establishments which normally supply event facilities. Bangkok is simply full of romantic dinner spots – it’s up to you to choose one.

Learning Together

What better way to solidify a relationship than by learning a few new skills together! Well, that’s exactly what you can do at the Blue Elephant. Widely regarded as one of the best cooking classes in Bangkok, the establishment offers private sessions for couples.

Relax as a Couple

Indulge in a relaxing time together at a couple’s spa in Bangkok. You can treat yourselves to centuries-old healing rituals that’ll help alleviate stress, relax your body and even set your mind at ease.

 

Apart from the usual culture, heritage, and food tours, Sri Lanka has now become a great honeymoon destination as well. Newlyweds can enjoy the rich wildlife in the country during their romantic escape, while also admiring nature together.

Bentota – a beach getaway

If you are looking for some great coastal spots to visit during your honeymoon, particularly near Colombo, you can always choose the option ‘Bentota’. Your question of ‘where to stay in Colombo?’ is answered bygreat hotel options such as Cinnamon Red Colombo that is already popular among honeymooners.

Ella – filled with serenity

Ella is a mountain village in Sri Lanka that has wonderful cool weather. Honeymooners will just love gazing at the Ella Rock through the Ella Gap and other attractions such as the Ravana’s Cave will make their days blissful.

Kandy – a cultural atmosphere

Kandy is a beautiful ancient town surrounded by mountain ranges and it truly provides a very different vibe. During your days in Kandy, you may visit the Temple of the Tooth Relic as well as the Peradeniya Botanical Gardens.

Hikkaduwa – days by the waves

The adventurous couples out there can, of course, try some surfing together on the Hikkaduwa Beaches in Sri Lanka. It is a fun-filled experience that has some excitement too.

 

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