Romantic places to get married in Calabria 

Romance.  Derived from the Latin Romanicus meaning from Rome. Is it any wonder that Italy and love are so intrinsically linked?  Romeo and Juliet. Verona.  Amore.  If you’re thinking of tying the knot, there is little better than an Italian wedding. If you have your heart set on tying the knot in the land of romance, how about considering Calabria.  When it comes to beauty Calabria has it all and with amazing food and great weather, there is more than one reason to say “I do“. Continue reading “Romantic places to get married in Calabria ”

Intriguing Italian wedding traditions 

Amore. Such a beautiful word. Even saying it feels romantic.  For me, when it came to choosing where to get married it went without saying that of course I’d marry here in Calabria. I had in my mind the image of a warm afternoon outdoors, the sweet smell of flowers and beautiful music playing. So that’s what I did. Like every bride I’m sure, I … Continue reading Intriguing Italian wedding traditions 

Marrying an Italian : The legal stuff

As Shakespeare famously wrote, “The course of true love never did run smooth,” and never has this been truer if you are a foreigner who wants to marry an Italian in Italy.  During this process you will bear witness to Italian bureaucracy at its finest and will probably argue with your partner more than if you were constructing flat-pack furniture! So to help here is my ultimate guide of what you need to know/do if you want to marry an Italian here in Italy.

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