Lebanese Couple’s Lockdown Love Story Was Just Featured On BBC

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After postponing and canceling their wedding for months, Ghida Arnaout and Rami Rasamny finally tied the knot in an intimate civil marriage ceremony at the Old Marylebone Town Hall in London, United Kingdom.

Because they were the first to get married in London after lockdown restrictions eased, their ‘lockdown love story’ (as it was dubbed by BBC London journalist Jamie Moreland) was even featured on the British channel.

“Never ever would I have imagined that a ceremony that was pushed and [canceled] so many times would end up on @bbclondon,” Ghida wrote on Instagram.

As founders of an adventure community, Life Happens Outdoors, Ghida and Rami are natural adventure seekers with a knack for mountain climbing and other recreational activities that would have other people pretty on edge.

In fact, they even had the most spontaneous engagement in a mountain hut in the Mont Blanc massif in the French Alps!

So, you can say getting married in the middle of a pandemic might seem like the kind of thing this Lebanese couple would not be too fazed by.

However, having their families attend via Zoom isn’t a dream wedding experience, of course. But after having to cancel their marriage plans 3 times already, they were eager to seal the deal once and for all.

With only four guests allowed, their marriage ceremony was better than they could have imagined. “We thought it was so spontaneous that even if we had planned a wedding it wouldn’t have been this perfect,” Ghida told BBC.

Watch the couple’s cool BBC interview below:


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