Nandi Chin: Wedding Dress Collection

This week has been the 50 year anniversary of Jamaica’s independence, and to celebrate we are featuring a Jamaican born wedding dress designer. Nandi Chin was born in Jamaica and is currently based in Miami. Her wedding dress collection is inspired by all things vintage and romantic detalling, lacework, beading and embrodiery.  Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest: The Wedding [Part 6]

Doing a wedding cake from scratch on location for a destination wedding was a risk I wasn’t prepared to chance for a first attempt. I was also too afraid to bring one as I wasn’t completely confident that they wouldn’t try and attack it in the airport looking for drugs!! LOL! So in advance of the wedding the bride and I discussed designs that could be easily achieved on the plain white cake which was provided by the venue as part... Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest: Part 5

Another structured day. We were finally getting the hang of it all.   The highlight of this day was initially going to be the glass bottom boat trip that we did at midday, but the adventures were going to get a lot more heart-racing than that!   The tour was short but quite entertaining – the guides had lots of stories to tell and although we didn’t stand still long enough to get any good underwater shots. It’s as close as I’d... Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest: Part 3

If you have been following our series on attending a destination wedding as a guest, Tasha our roving reporter in Jamaica has still not reached her destination after more than 17 hours of travelling! Let’s catch up with her third instalment and see how she fares on the final leg of her journey to get to that destination wedding on time! — The journey to the hotel was bumpy! He warned that if all went well it would be a further 2.5 hrs... Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest: Part 2

Hope you enjoyed my first instalment yesterday! Now everything is packed, all excursions booked, one final thing to do… travel to my destination! One top tip for travelling guests is to prepare for a long journey! Over 9 hrs on a plane is NOT a good look! My dayzzzzz! The food on the plane was not the greatest….next top tip – eat before you board! A Sunday roast that looked and tasted like it was from Sunday last week and warmed... Read More

Attending a Destination Wedding as a Guest

Well, if you have ever considered having a destination wedding and getting away from dready old Blighty be sure to read the destination guides on Jamaica and St Lucia, but what if you have been invited to a destination wedding as a guest? We have sent our roving reporter  off to Jamaica to investigate what is it like being a guest at a destination wedding! We have sent our roving reporter Tasha off to Jamaica to investigate what is it like being... Read More

We love: Hummingbird Hall boutique destination wedding mansion

Hummingbird Hall is an award-winning boutique destination wedding mansion located in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The brainchild of British Jamaicans – Hummingbird Hall was conceptualised to add something different to the destination wedding scene in Jamaica. That it did! Hummingbird Hall is located on the famous Rose Hall Estate in Montego Bay. The Estate is a tropical paradise (ideal for photographs) with a waterfall, private beach, historic ruins,... Read More