Wedding Kids’ Policy (Part 2) and Other Stuff

When organising my own wedding a question about kids popped up. What do you do about kids? Should you invite them? At what age will they count towards a full menu? How do you communicate with parents most effectively? Continue reading

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Wedding Kids’ Policy (Part 1)

When organising my own wedding a question about kids popped up. What do you do about kids? Should you invite them? At what age will they count towards a full menu? How do you communicate with parents most effectively? Continue reading

Motherhood, wedding kids’ policy, diplomacy

If you want a lesson on diplomacy, plan a wedding. 

That’s my own quote, inspired by planning my wedding. Better than completing a poli-sci degree, though just as (if not more!) expensive. Haha. Continue reading

Wedding Expo – Hong Kong

Every year a handful of wedding expos are held at the Wanchai Convention Centre in Hong Kong, a huge indoor stadium the size of a standard football court. The expo is gridded with stalls for wedding venue suppliers, photographers, bridal wear, make-up artists, decoration, law firms ‘loaning out’ celebrants Continue reading

Wedding Planning 101

Lovely wedding cake, but expect to splurge HKD300-500 (USD38-65) per pound

Lovely wedding cake, but expect to splurge HKD300-500 (USD38-65) per pound

Hong Kong wedding planning. There are so many things to be aware of. I’m writing this post to warn those about to get married of the pitfalls to avoid.

The Ring

Guys: go to a jeweller you trust. Ideally not those chain store jewellers you see every 100 meters like the one that recently published an advertisement based in Cambodia, because you’ll end up getting butchered. Think of how much they spend on the storefront, the ads, the staff that wait on you with tea the moment you walk into the store. It’s not what you should be paying for. Do your research online about the 4Cs, go onto websites like bluenile.comjamesallen.com to get an idea of the price range, then look at the brick and mortar stores to see if you can get a good deal. If you’re buying from Hong Kong I say make use of the relatively cheap but high quality workmanship here on diamond ring settings. You’ll get the best Continue reading

Wedding Venue Hunting

Ideal vineyard wedding venue. Usually available in Hong Kong at exuberant prices since we don’t have many

Hong Kong. It’s a hassle to choose a date to get married in this city. I never understood what the rush was all about to get a venue, and why people fretted a year before to secure their dream spot. As I started to plan my own wedding I understood. I called a few venues that suited my fiancé and my liking. There were still plenty of available dates left, and luckily there were three available dates for this particular garden venue, and I relaxed and took a few days to discuss and decide before putting down a deposit. Lo and behold Continue reading