September 19, 2018

Paper & Diamond’s Expert Guide To Luxury Honeymoon Destinations

Maldives - Dinner On The Beach - courtesy Paper & Diamond

Maldives – Dinner On The Beach – courtesy Paper & Diamond


The months leading up to your wedding day are filled with major decision-making regarding décor, entertainment, and catering, countless meetings with vendors, and dress fittings. Chances are you and your fiancé haven’t had a moment of quality time together since you started planning for the big day. That’s what makes the honeymoon so special. It’s a chance for just the two of you to escape, relax, discover, and start married life together.

More and more couples want a post-wedding vacation that mixes luxury with new experiences. After years of traveling the world working in fashion, design, and production, Debbi Lee gained intuitive understanding of the tastes of her discerning clients. Combining her passion for travel and consulting skills, she founded Paper & Diamond, a luxury travel company based in Los Angeles. As a luxury travel expert, Debbi has built a global network of partners whose properties and services set the bar for meeting the expectations and desires of jet-setting guests.
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Categories: Blog, Industry Insider, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Must Read Bridal Advice, Your Inspiration Fix


January 26, 2018

Best Warm Honeymoon Destinations For Winter Newlyweds

Sri Lanka - image courtesy of alle travel

Sri Lanka – image courtesy of alle travel

You just had the winter wedding you always dreamed of. Now it’s time to getaway and celebrate the start of your new life together in a warm and romantic place. The world is full of beautiful gems fit for honeymoon bliss. But with so many options, deciding on where to go can be difficult. Start by considering what kind of vacation you as a couple really want. Do you want to spend your days relaxing on the beach sipping umbrella cocktails from a coconut? Or would you rather discover a new place by taking in its local culture, traditions, and cuisine? To help the couple planning their post-nuptial holiday, we reached out to some of NYC’s favorite luxury travel specialists for their expert advice on the best warm honeymoon destinations for 2018.
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Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Must Read Bridal Advice


November 17, 2017

Interview with Linda Sergeant of Far and Away Luxury Destinations

Linda Sergeant is a prime example that professional success comes from setting goals, hard work, and staying true to your beliefs.

Linda Sergeant - via

Linda Sergeant – via

After years of working in the travel, Linda realized that people wanted a more hands-on approach to vacation planning, something that the industry was sorely lacking at the time. She saw the opportunity, jumped on it, and in 2005, founded Far and Away Luxury Destinations, which specializes in personally-tailored experiences for clients.

Ask anyone who loves to travel, and they will tell you visiting new and far off places is all about the ‘experience.’ Seeing popular tourist sites and eating favorite local dishes are just scratching at the surface. Using her expertise and global network of contacts, Linda dives deep into a place to pinpoint its unique offerings, and matches them with her clients’ individual interests, tastes, and desires. They come away with an unforgettable experience that is life-changing and full of meaning.
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Categories: Blog, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Women Paving The Aisle


October 1, 2014

Flower-Inspired Fashion: Orchids in Autumn

Autumn Orchids

Cultivate a rarified air with luxury fashion, beauty treasures and exquisite accessories, inspired by the most mystical flower. Orchids always make an impact. These delicate hothouse blooms are sought after by brides for the exotic beauty and sense of grandeur they bring to arrangements and bouquets. When Pantone named Radiant Orchid the color of 2014, designers, florists and decorators embraced the bright, flattering hue. This fall, orchids appear in deeper and softer shades. Pack dark, feminine floral prints, sculptural adornments and a seductive new fragrance for a romantic city weekend away. You’ll be radiant.

1. Orchid print cotton dress by Givenchy.
2. Crème Smooth Lip Color in Royal Orchid, by Laura Mercier.
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Categories: Blog, Floral Arrangements and Decor Advice, Luxury Wedding Expertise, Wedding Fashion