For the last three years we have been planning our wedding which took place in July 2015 at Bodnant Garden in Conwy. It was the perfect setting for us as we both love the welsh countryside and plan to make our home there in the next few years.
The run up to the big day was very exciting as some of our friends were flying in from Australia where we spent time travelling. We were very fortunate to find a great company in both countries to help us with travelling arrangements, the company in Australia was bushire.com.au who collected our friends in a 32 seat bus from different locations around Melbourne and took them to the airport. The other was a coach hire company based in Wales called Select Coach Hire who collected our visitors from the airport and also arranged transport for our guests on our big day.
We held our reception at the Groes Inn, Conwy. It is a truly rustic welsh pub and Justin the boss truly deserve his 5 star AA award, the food is really superb.
Some of our friends decided to stay on for a couple of weeks as they had never visited the UK before, so we took them on a trip to Snowdon, Caenarfon Castle and finally down to London so that they could visit all of the famous sights.
Catching up with people you have met abroad in your own country is a great experience as you get to see your own country through the eyes of a visitor and how they are amazed by all of the everyday aspects that you take for granted.
It was also a great start to our married life, being able to take a tour of the UK with good friends and seeing how far we have come since we met our Australian friends during our travels.