May 16, 2018
Mikkel Paige is a wedding photographer and travel blogger, and
she came on the show to give her Top 5 Destination Wedding
- Destination Weddings can be Stressful! If
you’re getting married and you need to be in control, a destination
wedding may not be for you, because there is so much you CANNOT
- Look Closely at your Contracts. A photographer
might be included, but is that photographer right for you? And what
if it’s not? Can you get a discount off of your package?
- Review the Laws of your Destination. Are you
allowed to get married there? Are there different rules based
on the country’s laws on religion or gay marriage?
- Don’t Forget Sunscreen! If you’re golfing or
lounging or drinking or whatever before the wedding, use sunscreen.
You don’t want the sunglasses or bikini straps showing in your
- Consider the Weather. If you’re getting
married on the east coast, a sunset ceremony is probably not going
to happen for you. And if it’s windy that day, you can’t
force pictures by the beach.
Mikkel can be found pretty much everywhere online,
(Blog Mikkel contributes to)
personal travel blog, which is fantastic!)
Check out the timeline of the blog and her wedding career:
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The host of the show is Megan Gillikin, owner and lead
consultant at A Southern Soiree Wedding and Event
Planning. She's also available for wedding and
hospitality business consulting and can be reached at