Category Archives: wedding advice

What You Need to Know Before Planning a Destination Wedding

Many of my couples tell me that they have always wanted to get married somewhere exciting away from home.  They knew that the traditional option with lots of guests close to home wasn’t for them.  For some people it is … Continue reading

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Major Differences Between Weddings in Britain and Weddings in the USA

This is another blog post where I answer a frequently asked question that I get from my clients.  I am British and the majority of my clients getting married in Central Park are British (I estimate around 60-70% of our … Continue reading

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Ideas for a New York themed party

Many of our couples who are getting married in Central Park have come to New York from out of town, and in many cases, outside of the USA.  So, the day of the wedding might be shared with just a … Continue reading

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Morning, Afternoon or Evening Wedding Ceremony in Central Park – Which is Better?

When people start to think about their wedding in Central Park, as with any other location, an important factor to decide on quite early on is timings.  Some coupes ask me when I advise they should get married, but I … Continue reading

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Reasons to Elope

I have been helping couples to plan their small wedding in Central Park or elopement since I founded this business back in 2012.  All of the weddings I work on are small and intimate by traditional standards, and many of … Continue reading

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Five Most-Read Blog Posts of 2020

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been an unusual year.  It certainly has been for anyone who works in weddings, or for couples who have had their wedding planned for this year or were hoping to plan … Continue reading

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The difference between an on-the-day co-ordinator and a wedding planner

If people ask me what I do for a living, I say that I am a wedding planner.  If they’re interested in hearing more, then I explain that I specialise in weddings in Central Park, New York.  Usually that yields … Continue reading

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Eight Ways to Reduce Stress When Planning a Destination Wedding

So many of the couples who get married in Central Park with us who bring just a small group of their nearest and dearest say that they do so at least partly to avoid stress.  In some cases, the couples … Continue reading

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2017 Clients’ New York Restaurant Recommendations – Where to Eat After Getting Married in Central Park

A very frequently asked question for me is where to go to eat after a wedding in Central Park.  Check out my FAQs page on my website for some of the others I get asked a lot. This one about … Continue reading

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Eloping or Inviting Guests – the Pros and Cons

Many of our weddings are very small groups; maybe half of our weddings have between around six and twelve guests.  We see lots of elopements, and weddings with under six guests, and we also do some weddings with twenty to … Continue reading

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