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Getting Married in New York City | Tips For Eloping

Getting Married In New York City Tips For Eloping NYC City Hall Wedding That British Betty Blog

In October 2016, Adam and I eloped to New York City and tied the knot at City Hall. I use the word ‘elope’ in a loose sense of the word, given that this decision was not spontaneous nor a secret. We had carried out a little research online beforehand and found that the legal requirements to marry in the state of New York rather daunting. Therefore, I have put together this guide to hopefully help simplify the process for other people who may be considering doing the same thing.

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Meow Parlour Cat Cafe | New York City

The Meow Parlour Cat Cafe New York City That British Betty Blog

Cat Cafe. Two words that will strike utter joy and delight into the heart of any foodie feline fanatic. If you haven’t heard of this concept before, a cat cafe is pretty much what it says on the tin! They have become massively popular over the last few years and, after originating in Japan, have gradually made their way over to the UK.

My regular readers (and long-suffering family members) will already know that I’m a cat lady to the core – a fact that I am rather proud of! So much so, that when my very first local cat cafe announced that they were opening their doors in Manchester last year and looking for staff, I was one of the first in the queue!

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Mr & Mrs Valentine | Our NYC Elopement

Mr & Mrs Valentine NYC Elopement Brooklyn Wedding That British Betty Blog

That British Betty has been rather neglected of late, however, I do have a pretty good reason for this. If you follow my various social media channels, then you will know that Adam and I are now officially married! It’s been a chaotic, amazing few weeks of travel, planning, jet lag, work and partying; I’ve hardly been online this month, which is a rarity for me.

On 10 October 2016, Adam and I hopped on a plane and headed to New York City to tie the knot. I’ll fill you guys in properly on the whole trip soon but I just couldn’t contain my excitement and wanted to share our big day on here as soon as I could get near my laptop again.

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