Friday, July 10, 2020
Words by Lauren Ertl
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Hosting a wedding away can be the perfect opportunity for couples to enjoy the presence of their closest friends and family as they commit to forever. Choosing a destination wedding doesn’t come without its challenges. Jing and Ilya gladly faced the hurdles in order to host an intimate wedding in Maui, Hawaii with those closest to them.
“The decision inspired a sea of mixed feelings and excitement,” Ilya says. Some guests who are avid travelers were absolutely thrilled, while the remote location and costs of the trip presented insurmountable challenges for others. But nothing could beat saying “I do” in the verdant Hawaiian countryside.
“For us, it is a state that offers unparalleled variety in just about everything,” the couple says. “There…