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Non Secular Wedding Celebrant since 2007 and base on Samui Island, Thailand.
As your celebrant my role is to provide you with a very special wedding ceremony, one which is both memorable and meaningful - a ceremony with real soul and feeling! Each ceremony I write is unique and tells your story, why you love one another, what marriage means to you and your hopes for your future together. I will gently guide you through every step and by the time we meet we will feel like old friends. On the day you will feel relaxed and in good hands, we will laugh and possibly shed a tear and you will feel safe to fully enjoy the moment. Remember, this is your wedding and there are no limits to what we can do to make it personally meaningful and special. My Wedding Ceremony Planner will inspire you with sample vows, readings and a choice of 22 special touches to make your ceremony really stand out including Handfasting, Sand Ceremony, Ring Warming and Children’s Blessing. I am a professional Civil Marriage Celebrant registered in Australia having spent the last 15 years travelling and working in over 40 countries around the world, meeting people from all walks of life. I am open-minded and accepting and celebrate all our individual differences and our wonderful similarities. It fills me with joy to be a part of such a happy, momentous moment in people's lives. All my couple’s have a special place in my heart.
Koh Samui is a relaxed and enjoyable island of Thailand. This island is the ideal paradise for extensive options of fantastic activities such as boat trips, island tours, elephant trekking, Muay Thai class etc. Couples have the opportunity to experience a memorable wedding by having both Western and Thai style ceremonies.
Koh Samui is the second largest island in Thailand and is famous for its palm-fringed shoreline and in recent past, it was once known as the “heaven on earth”. It’s definitely one of the top choices if you are thinking of a romantic getaway, as it’s also home to luxury resorts where you may indulge yourself in many ways. The island has a lot of places for a romantic dinner, which may be an ideal proposal venue if you are planning for one. Most of the local people are Buddhist and the 12m-tall golden Big Buddha statue at Wat Phra Yai Temple is a popular landmark and definitely a must-visit. You can find coconut trees everywhere as the export of coconuts is one of the main industries on the island.
The role of food and beverage is an important and symbolic one at traditional Thai weddings, with the majority of traditional Thai marital cuisines being sweet and sugary. Syrup, candied rice cakes, and cream are some of the most commonly used ingredients when preparing a traditional wedding feast, as the sweet flavours of the dishes symbolize bliss, love, and undying blessing. Khanom Kareaw, a dish consisting of twisted and sugarcoated bread strips, symbolizes the everlasting winding and oneness of the bride and groom. It is very sweet and flavorful, and is a traditional favorite of locals when it comes to weddings. Another traditional marital dish is the Foy Thong, otherwise known as the ‘golden silk threads’. This is a noodle-like cuisine made out of egg yolks and syrup, its flavorful taste and intriguing appearance plays a part in symbolizing values such as eternity, everlasting love, and longevity.
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