I am a Caribbean Bride: Kisha

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Kisha & Joel, Tobago

Joel and I met at secondary school in Trinidad and began dating after he stole my seat in Economics class.

Eleven years later he proposed on my birthday, surprising me with a spa day and dinner at a hotel, and then with his grandmother’s engagement ring.

We chose to get married in Tobago because we wanted a Caribbean wedding that was a convenient distance for our guests.

On top of hiring a wedding planner, our loved ones contributed to making the event spectacular – the decorations were made by family and friends.

Our ceremony looked like a scene from ABC’s The Bachelor as we were married on a gazebo, beautifully adorned with magenta flowers cascading from vintage jam jars, that stretched into the Caribbean Sea.

It was a perfect, festive celebration of love.