Same-sex marriage in Spain

Same-sex marriage in Spain Same-sex marriage in Spain was legalized on the 3rd of July 2005 by the social democratic government led by President José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero. It followed in the footsteps of the Netherlands and Belgium making it the third country in the world to recogn
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Wedding Guest List – Survival Guide

Wedding Guest List – Survival Guide The wedding guest list can become one of the biggest areas of stress for a bride and groom when planning their wedding. It can also cause unnecessary friction between family and friends, causing upsets and strained relationships as a result. Choosin
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Destination Weddings – 13 Top Tips

Destination Weddings – 13 Top Tips Organizing a destination wedding, blessing or renewal of vows ceremony can be much more complicated than organizing an event in your local area. Here are a few tips that can help you along to ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible. 1 – Ge
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Civil Ceremonies – The legal paperwork

In a former blogpost on “How to get married in Gran Canaria”, we explained that in order to legally marry in Gran Canaria via a Civil Ceremony, one or both of you need to be a resident on the island. I’m now going to go into greater detail as to the legal paperwork required in order t
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How to get married in Gran Canaria

If you’re thinking about getting married in Gran Canaria, you’re probably thinking ‘How exactly do we go about this?’ Let us explain… Non-Residents There are two options available to non-residents in Gran Canaria; one is to be legally married via the Catholic Church and the othe
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Wedding Speeches – Survival Guide

Public speaking is one of the number one fears in a person’s life. If you’re one of those people then fear not, you’re not alone. Even famous public speakers get butterflies in their stomach before speaking in front of a crowd. Anyone that has previously made a wedding speech, m
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Wedding Day Hair Styling Tips

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life and a day that you are sure to be centre of attention. Everyone will be looking at you and the photographs will be everlasting memories, so you want to ensure you look your very best. Your chosen hairstyle will complete y
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Beach Weddings in Gran Canaria!

Want a dream beach wedding in Gran Canaria? Well now you can! The Government delegate to the Canary Islands has welcomed the idea of weddings on the beaches allowing the islands be sold to tourists as a wedding destination. Beach weddings have long been a dream on Gran Canaria, that n
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