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Rustic with Edge. The New Wedding Style with Etsy

Etsy really is the go-to place for couples with personality and heaps of style. Why? Because it is packed to the rafters with artisan creatives who …

36 Sweet Spring Wedding Ideas

Your ultimate guide for spring wedding decor for any spring bride or groom!

Weddings

20+ Blooming Bouquets for Spring Weddings

Pretty Pinks<p>Mixing textures and tones adds interest to your pink bouquet.<p>A bouquet filled with garden roses and dusty miller screams romance.<p>A soft …

Weddings

A Denver Wedding on a Former Railroad Bridge

A lucky mistake first brought James Stanaway and Harrison Hartman together in 2005. “We were at a trade show in Minneapolis, and Harrison’s freight for the show was accidentally delivered to my booth,” says James, at right. Later that night, the pair realized they shared an advertising rep, who had …

Weddings

Tips for Handling Your Wedding Guest 'B List'

Creating your guest list is arguably the most stressful part of wedding planning. You have your family and friends from all your life stages. Then …

Weddings

Industrial Romance Wedding Ideas

What happens when you bring together some of the coolest wedding suppliers the UK has to offer, incredible creativity, a loved up couple and a …

Weddings

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

Air Travel

Top 10 Life-List Adventures

Raft the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon<p>This is no spur-of-the-moment getaway. You’ll need to book the trip at least six months ahead, take a …

Why It’s Really OK That Your Wedding Isn’t Perfect

“That’s it, I’m just done.” My friend was on her last legs. It was about three weeks before her wedding and, as her bridesmaid, I felt like I had run out of ways to be helpful. Because, to be frank, sh*t had hit the fan. The two families seemed to be at war, key plans were falling through, and the …

10 Wedding Trends That We Hope Not to See in 2018

Don't be a victim to these overdone details...<p>Thanks to Pinterest and Instagram, weddings across the board have reached peak sameness with …

Weddings

On the Ranch: Bohemian + Fiesta-Inspired Wedding in Oregon

One thing we love to hear over and over again? “It’s all about the adventure!” And that’s exactly what Emilie and Stefan kept embracing and reminding …

Wedding Trend Alert: Custom Beer Bars

If your guests love beer and hate long bar lines, there's no better option for serving booze than these custom beer bars.

Our Favorite Wedding Cakes from 2017

Hey sweet thang, have we got a treat for you! This year, we saw the rise of the drip cake (one of the hottest trends in wedding cake creations, …

Things To Consider Before Picking A Wedding Venue

1 of 15<p>Gettyimages.com/A beautiful bride standing in front of a vineyard<p>Many brides picture their wedding venue long before they even find a fiancé. …

Weddings

The 10 most popular 2018 planners on Amazon

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>There’s no denying …

Best of BM 2017: Our 10 Favorite Helpful Planning Posts

We are rich this year with helpful wedding planning tips on Bridal Musings, from foraging for seasonal flowers and decorating a raw space, to …

Weddings

The World's Most Epic (and Cheap!) Train Journeys

You've entertained whimsical fantasies of crisscrossing foreign lands on a dreamy, opulent train ever since you saw <i>Darjeeling Limited</i>. Do they …

Bleggio provided shelter for displaced people during the second world war, including Eliot Haworth’s family. He travels there to explore their place of protection<p>We had come to Bleggio by car, traversing mountain roads to reach this remote area of the Dolomites directly north of Lake Garda. Driving …

Italy

Hiking the Cinque Terre: finding the perfect Italian experience

It’s been a while since we were in Italy, but we had some amazing adventures. We loved Venice and its canals, and getting completely soaked when a …

Cinque Terre National Park, Italy

<b>Name:</b> Cinque Terre National Park <b><br>Location:</b> Italy <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1999 <b><br>Size:</b> 15 square miles (39 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p><b>• Seaside Charm</b> Even in Italy, a land of many wonders, Cinque Terre National Park is unique. The park includes a group of five picturesque seaside villages perched high atop …

Italy

The Best Lakes in Italy

Italy’s rolling countryside and coastal towns, plates of pasta, and ancient sites are well documented (and well visited). But its more than 1,500 lakes? Not so much. From the country’s largest lake to its most star-studded, consider this your guide.

Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

From the awe-inspiring Dolomites to the fairy-tale village of Alberobello, discover Italy’s road less traveled.<p>Each year, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee convenes to discuss which cultural and natural sites around the world merit recognition for their “outstanding value to humanity,” a status …

Italy

Florence & Cinque Terre

We will explore two absolutely iconic places of Italy Florence, the most beautiful city of Tuscany, and amazing area of Cinque Terre.<p>Florence is one …

Rick Steves: What's new in Italy for 2017

Italy — with more culture, crowds and chaos per square kilometer than anywhere else in Europe — is most enjoyable when you're up-to-date on its sightseeing and infrastructure news. Here's the latest:<p>As in other European cities, Florence is beefing up security these days. Visiting some major museums …

Italy

The 10 Most Beautiful Small Towns in Italy

When visiting Italy, most travelers make a beeline for famous cities like Rome, Venice, Florence, and Milan—but some of the country’s dreamiest holiday destinations are tiny, little-known towns and villages off the beaten tourist track. From sleepy Sicilian seaside escapes to postcard-perfect …

Which of these six retirement paths will you follow?

One of the most important retirement planning steps you can take is to visualize your life after you leave the workforce. All the articles I've read about retirement – and there have been thousands – suggest that the unhappiest retirees are the ones that lack a sense of purpose and direction.<p>Here's …

Corned Beef Recipes To Make For St. Patrick's Day

No more store-bought!<p>First, let’s just set the record straight: corned beef does not involve corn. Corned beef is just a cured piece of brisket that has been salt-brined. The reason corn is part of the name is because the old British word for grain was corn (i.e. a corn of salt).<p>Next, you should …