Friday, February 28, 2014
Jammu - popularly known as the 'City of Temples' - is located in the foothills of the Himalayas with the picturesque river Tawi flowing alongside. Nestling in the lap of dazzling, snow-capped Himalayas, Kashmir is ideally a honeymooners' paradise. Besides being an inspiration for art, music and poetry, Kashmir is also a nature lover's wonderland and a shopper's dream come true.
With its perfectly maintained gardens, rows of golden chinar trees, sparkling rivers, alpine pastures and the backdrop of snow peaks, Kashmir is the most sought-after honeymoon destination for romantic couples the world over. This place is indeed the jewel in the crown of the Indian Republic.
How to Reach Jammu and Kashmir:
Indian Airlines operates scheduled services from Jammu to Delhi-and Srinagar/Leh. Jammu airport is 8 kms from the city centre.
Jammu Tawi is an important railhead of the Northern Railways serving the Jammu and Kashmir State. There are many trains connecting Jammu to the other important towns in India.
Daily bus services operate to and from Jammu to various important cities in India including Delhi, Amritsar, Ambala, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Pathankot, Shimla and Manali.
Jammu and Kashmir is a treasure-trove of traditional and exquisite handicrafts, unlike any found in the rest of the country. You can buy a wide variety of items ranging from hand knotted woollen and silk carpets, exquisitely embroidered, cashmere and pashmina scarves, stoles and sweaters to papier mache items like boxes, bells, vases, samovars, houseboat models. Jammu is also world famous for its Basmati Rice and Red Beans (Rajmah). You can also buy exquisite local handicrafts from the local markets as well as from Government Emporium. J&K Government Arts Emporium, Vir Marg.
While most parts of the Kashmir Valley are a year round honeymoon destination with winter enhancing the natural beauty, the best time to visit Jammu and Kashmir is during the months of October to April.
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Here are a few of the financial tips for planning a wedding :
1. Make Sure Your Bills are Paid:
When the actual day comes, all your bills should be paid in full (photographer, reception hall, bakery, etc.). And if you paid your wedding bills with a credit card, make sure to pay your credit card bill before you leave on your honeymoon, or set up an automatic transfer from your checking account. If you slip up and are forced to carry the balance on your credit card for even one extra day, you could be penalized with a substantial interest fee.
2. Ask Someone to Handle Cash on Your Wedding Day:
On the day of your wedding you’ll have plenty to worry about. So take a tip from my friend (thanks, Aurora!) and put cash or checks into separate envelopes labeled by vendor. Give these envelopes to your mother, father, or maid-of-honor to pass out to any vendors that require payment on your wedding day.
3. Get All Wedding Fees in Writing:
Our wedding day was wonderful, however, there was a miscommunication about two items on our bill, which amounted to $360! After discussing this with the manager two weeks later, we came to a good compromise. We also learned a valuable lesson – make sure you get all wedding fees in writing.
4. Include Tips into Your Budget:
Tips normally aren’t a huge consideration; but when you’re tipping on hundreds or even thousands of dollars, these tips can put a large dent in your overall budget. Consider these vendors as you plan your tips: DJ, other musicians, drivers, photographer, hairstylist, nail technician, etc. And remember, they can add up to hundreds of dollars.
5. Deposit Money Before Your Honeymoon:
When you open your wedding gifts, set aside any monetary gifts and deposit them before you leave for your honeymoon. This was particularly a problem for us as we live in Houston but got married in Pennsylvania, and our bank did not have a branch in PA. We finally decided that my mother would deposit our monetary gifts into her account, write us a check, and send the check to our home in Houston.
So as you plan your big day, keep these tips in mind. Then, once the wedding logistics are out of the way, you can focus on a fantastic wedding and marriage!
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