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Weddings are complicated. So here at Popup Weddings our writers are tasked to dispel myths, give advice or just generally help you unpick the complexity.

Having a wedding abroad

If you’re reading this it’s likely I’m riding an Elephant through the jungle, or relaxing on a South East Asian beach sipping on a Pina Colada (or some significantly more manly drink). You see, two days ago my fiancée, well, she became my wife and I became her husband. And now we’re enjoying the great Thai outdoors on what you can either describe as a continuation of our wedding celebrations, or simply, our honeymoon. That’s right. We got married abroad.

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Singing priest surprises wedding couple

A wonderful video posted to YouTube on 7th April 2014 has already received over two million hits. The professionally shot video shows the end of the wedding ceremony of newly married couple Chris and Leah O’Kane as their priest surprises them with an incredible cover of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah.

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What to ask your vendors

Your wedding day can’t go ahead without the help of outsiders: everyone from dressmakers and florists, to DJs and venue managers. But to make your big day the best it can be for the lowest price possible, you've got to be prepared to ask your vendors what they can...

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Changing your name: what you need to do

Once all the stress of the big day has passed, you sort of expect that you might be able to just slide effortlessly into normal, married life. In normal, married life, of course, there are decisions to be made. And perhaps near the top of the list is a question of identity.

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