Choosing the Right Venue For Our Wedding Day

Millions of brides from all over the world would be ready to testify that the happiest day of their lives wouldn’t be a perfect one without the choice of the right venue. This is never an easy decision to make and, with so many things to be taken in consideration, it can be a long and tiresome process. However, the search for the dream wedding venue can come to a quick end sooner than we would expect if we follow a few simple guidelines.

The suitability of a place is based on four key elements: capacity, location, availability and budget. The size of the place we need is determined by the number of our guests and the type of wedding we are planning. The location should be easily accessible, both for our guests and the suppliers. Now, having chosen the place, we need to consider its availability. A weekend wedding might require to be booked up very far in advance. Last, but not the least: the budget. No need to worry though as there are plenty of hotels to choose from and most certainly there will at least one to fulfill your criteria. Numerous nor at all expensive beautiful locations are ready to welcome you.

At this point we should have a shortlist of hotels as possible wedding venues. Now it’s time to visit them and think in terms of event space, service & quality, external suppliers and catering policy/menu. We will ask to see everything, from the reception area, through the function suite, toilets and other facilities, stage, dance floor and dressing rooms. At the same, we’ll pay attention to staff’s professionalism, politeness and helpfulness, and to the general appearance of the place. As for the external supplier policy, we should check it with the management and act according to that. When it comes to food, our choice of a venue shouldn’t be based on their menu selection alone, we must ask and taste the menu we like.

Finally, we still need to think of a few details such as extra facilities, regulations and table dressing. We should take a look at the facilities the place offers, for example acceptable disabled access, child friendly policy or adequate parking, and check the venue’s fire safety regulations if we wish to use candle light or haze effects in the room. As for the table dressing, it’s for us to decide whether this could be handled by our wedding planner or the venue itself. We should compare costs, expertise and only after that make a decision.

In the end, it might not be difficult at all. We can succeed in finding our the venue more quickly than we think, have there the wedding of our dreams and enjoy every minute of it. All we have to do for a successful search is ti just stay by the rules.… Read More

Spending Your Summer in the Mountains

What do you do when the heat becomes unbearable during the summer months? Ever thought of taking a break from the hot city and head to a chillier place in the mountains?

Contrary to what some people might think, the mountain continues to be as active during the summer as it is in the winter season. In addition, hotels offer various activities to their clients during the stay in order to entertain them.

Hiking is the activity that everybody enjoys in the summer. The spectacular view and the beautiful nature unfolding before the visitor As eyes are just a few rewards that a traveler gets when he decides to come to the mountainside. Hikers will not regret having hired a gondola to cover various distances throughout the mountains because contemplating the mountains from above is simply breathtaking.

The mountainside is the most adequate place for those people who want to practice various sports in the outdoor. The majority of the hotels possess bike and ATV parks that are available to everyone for little money. Hotel customers can use these facilities for free whenever they want to discover the wild sides of the mountain.

The rivers that are usually frozen during the winter come to live in the summer, thus becoming the play place of adventure lovers. Kayak canoe and boat trips give unique sensations to the more audacious travelers, while helping them escape the heat of the summer. Nothing compares, however, to the fresh air at the top of the mountain, therefore people can safely begin to practice mountaineering in the company of experts.

The mountainside is the perfect place for families with children because children can admire various types of animals such as, the squirrel, the deer, the stag, etc. On top of that, families or business partners can get together and play golf on the vast green fields that hotels put to their disposal.

People who would like to try something different in the summer, besides the usual seaside holiday, should come to the mountain. Hotels are very cheap in this period of the year and there are many more possibilities to have fun.… Read More