A Mexican Sunset Wedding In The Making

Do you know how hard it is to plan a wedding in Mexico when you live in Taiwan? Throw a Canadian bride and an American groom into the mix and you’ve got controlled chaos.

For those of you who don’t know, John and I are a year away from getting hitched after the world’s longest engagement. OK. OK. So I’m exaggerating. We got engaged in Bali in March 2006, but it feels like we’ve been talking about our wedding forever.

Well, it’s finally happening. All our dreaming, scheming and searching has come to fruition as our goal over the last month has been to organize the details and get ourselves booked into a resort in Mexico.

The last two months have involved a flurry of phone calls and emails to nail down a date. At the moment, we’re working with two travel agents, which has been a little challenging. Just before Christmas, we were able to book our wedding at the Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun, Mexico. It’s a five-star, all-inclusive resort with a little something for everyone.

Over the past two weeks, we’ve been on the phone every night trying to get the rest of our travel plans booked.

Our flights were booked this morning and I’m emailed a ‘Save the Date’ notice to everyone on our list. It felt a little weird doing it this way, but we don’t have any other option. We want to give our guests as much notice as possible and since our wedding guest list includes friends from around the globe, an email was the best way to contact everyone about our plans.

The Globetrotters are well on their way to making it official!
Our wedding will be on the 10th of December, 2008 at 4:00pm on the beach. We’ve watched so many sunsets in so many magical places that this time has special meaning to us both. We’re thrilled we were able to book this time for our wedding.

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With our travel plans out of the way, we can finally get into the details that make a wedding unique.

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Post Author: Carrie Kellenberger

I'm a chronically ill Canadian who has been living in Asia since 2003. I moved from China to Taiwan in 2006. I'm an experienced businesswoman and have worked in many leadership positions in Asia. In addition to my own work, I've been writing professionally about Asia, travel and health advocacy since 2007, providing regular content to publishing companies and travel publications in Asia and North America. I started writing about my health journey in 2009 after being diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondylitis. In 2014, I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS, which came with other massive health issues. These diagnoses were the start of my journey as a health advocate and patient leader. Since then, My Several Worlds has been recognized worldwide as a top site for AS, fibromyalgia, and chronic illness by WEGO Health and Healthline.

3 thoughts on “A Mexican Sunset Wedding In The Making

    Wee Lemons

    (January 17, 2008 - 1:46 pm)

    And I for one – CANNOT WAIT to be there with you on the big day!! ¡porciones de amor en México! Ms.Wee

    globetrotteri

    (January 17, 2008 - 4:57 pm)

    Wee Lemon,

    I can’t wait either. We’re very very excited to be sharing our special day with you and Marco. It’s been waaaaayyyyyy too long. I miss you like crazy and I can’t believe I have to wait another eleven months before I see you. What are your plans for the Olympics? Are you still planning a trip to Asia?

    Juan Ariel Comia

    (January 21, 2008 - 10:07 pm)

    Congratulations to both of you! What a lovely idea – Mexico! You two are very romantic! 🙂

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