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A Very Expensive Yes

Laura, a friend who lives in Florence, Italy, says: “I’m about to get married with the love of my life, a nice and charming Italian man, and I couldn’t be any happier.

But let me tell you, we had no idea a wedding cost so much money here in Italy until we started planning ours.

Some says couples in Italy are forking out the equivalent of two years’ salary to pay for their wedding day, and I found it to be true. I believe this could be a great subject for one of your Culture Shots.”

Absolutely, Laura. So today, let’s learn a thing or two about this “wedding day spending madness” that Italians have caught, and let’s take a look at the “dark side” of the wedding day… a bleeding wallet.

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