Love Week continues this week with Nico and Sue’s charming travel engagement shoot from Frenzel Photographers. What is even cuter is their cross-continent love story! Read on for the romantic story!

It all started with a chance meeting on another continent…

We met at a tiny hostel in April 2009 in Edinburgh, Scotland. At the time, we were both working and living in the London area and serendipitously met while on holiday in Scotland. Sue had a week left before she flew back home to the States, so we decided to spend that time together in London. During that time, we enjoyed each other’s company “just as friends” going to pubs, visiting museums and going to the theatre. When we parted ways we both felt that we had made a great connection and hoped to stay in touch and to see each other again one day.

Over the next eleven months, through skype, aim, email and snail mail a lovely friendship turned into a budding romance. In March 2010, Nico came to visit Sue for the first time in Los Angeles for three months. It was during that time that we fell in love. After that, our relationship continued long distance; three months of being separated, followed by three months of being together and so on (Nico coming back to LA two more times and Sue going to Canada & Argentina). Until January 2011, when Nico popped the question and then we were engaged!

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  1. Alexandra {Heart Love Weddings}
    February 8, 2012 10:31 am

    This is super cute! Love her teal sweater and flowers in her hair!
  2. Natalie {Bayside Bride}
    February 8, 2012 1:14 pm

    This engagement swept me off my feet! I really love the travel details and the happiness that these two share! Beautiful!
  3. Mellissa @ de Lovely Affair
    February 8, 2012 1:42 pm

    What a wonderful, inspiring love story! And those postcards set my heart a-flutter! My husband and I are about to finished our multi-continent 9 month honeymoon and there is nothing like traveling to bring out the romance! They are so cute, the colors are gorgeous and the love is just flying off the screen!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Mellissa
  4. Frenzel Photographers
    February 8, 2012 2:26 pm

    Thanks for the kind words girls! And Mellissa, holy cow! A 9 month honeymoon!?! That's the way to do it! :)
  5. Alicia {The Charity Wedding}
    February 8, 2012 7:49 pm

    This is so cute! I love the hanging paper planes!
  6. Bryan
    February 9, 2012 6:24 pm

    love it, a beautiful vintage engagement shoot.
  7. chloe
    February 11, 2012 9:27 pm

    My heart melted.
  8. Kaelyn {Something Navy}
    February 12, 2012 1:12 am

    LOVE the paper airplanes and postcards. This is such a sweet engagement session.
  9. Jolyn @ Wander Love Honeymoons
    February 12, 2012 12:38 pm

    Such an adorable travel themed engagement shoot! Perfect for wanderlust couples! Thanks for sharing!
  10. Hebe B.
    August 2, 2012 6:47 am

    Thank you so much for posting this wonderful idea
    This is simply gorgeous! Her dress, the flowers, the groom, THAT BARN!! love love!
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