Advice and stories about a traditional Chinese wedding, from one Western woman who married her Chinese husband in China.
It was my husband who helped me understand the reality in China – that wedding banquets matter not just to the bride and groom, but to the entire family.
This summer marks 10 years since Jun and I held our wedding ceremony in China. I wasn’t blogging at that time and never had the opportunity to share those photos here. So, in celebration of this 10-year anniversary, I’m sharing 10 of my favorites with you in one post. Enjoy!
Even though I thought I had grown up under much Chinese culture and influence, nothing had prepared me for the experience that this wedding was.
A Western woman plans to invite her siblings to her wedding ceremony in Beijing. The problem? They refuse to give hongbao (red envelopes with money inside).
Alex went to Qingdao in June 2010, never realizing she would end up marrying a local and building a wedding planning business with him.