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A couple of weeks ago, Mr Paisley and I were lucky enough to be treated to a wonderfully indulgent and relaxing mid-week night away, at the lovely Lindenderry at Red Hill Boutique Hotel (just an hour from Melbourne and made particularly easy to reach with the new Peninsula Link freeway).This was truly a “holiday at

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Having spent the night underneath the star-filled inky sky of the Whitsundays, we were flown by chopper over the iconic heart reef to none other than Hamilton Island. With more than 10 stunning ceremony locations and 15 amazing reception venues, Hamilton Island really has so much to offer prospective bride and grooms.Ceremony OptionsLooking forward to sinking

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Anna and CaseyAnna and Casey chose the stunning Villa Botanica for their wedding day, indulging their guests in incredible scenery, incredible food and a whole lotta love! The day was captured by Milque Photography & Films who captured both photographs and a film for the couple’s memories set against the incredible Whitsundays.Anna chose a crystal

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Maree and JulianHayman Island has got to have one of the most incredible backdrops and it makes perfect sense to hold a wedding there- just like Maree and Julian did! Their celebration was captured by Stephen Govel Photography .Maree tells their story. “We first met in early 2012 at the wedding of friends of ours.

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Jay and TeaganOn the 12th of October I married by best friend and it was the most amazing day ever – but that story will have to wait since I don’t have the photos back yet!After our wedding we weren’t in a position to take a huge amount of time off work for our honeymoon,

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Not everyone gets to have two honeymoons, but we were lucky enough to do just that. And after planning our wedding in 5 short months, we felt we deserved it!!The compromise we made, by having a surprise wedding – was that we wouldn’t be able to go on a big overseas honeymoon straight away. Logistically

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Queensland’s Sunshine Coast has long been a favourite destination of mine – stretches of sand perfect for beach-side camping, the aroma of coffee wafting from cafe-filled esplanades, and some of the most amazing views to be seen from your hinterland perch – thus, the Easter weekend provided the perfect opportunity to head there again. Our

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When your peers across the world wide web deem a Hotel to be Australia’s Best, then it’s worth a look. Recently claiming this title on travel site Tripadvisor®, the luxury Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is setting a new standard in holistic health and relaxation.We are talking wholeness, purity and radiance, which, quite frankly,

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Images by Lisa Michele Burns PhotographerLisa Michele Burns Photographer says: “I love my dog and if she could carry a camera and not wag her tail and jump in a frenzy with excitement whenever someone comes near I’d bring her along to every single event as my furry sidekick.”

Michelle & GavinMichelle and Gavin took just eight guests with them for their stunning Port Douglas destination wedding. As a wedding photographer himself, Gavin has seen a number of beautiful weddings and I always find it fascinating to watch how someone with that kind of experience, holds their own wedding.Michelle and Gavin met at a

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This incredible series of images “Water & The Wedding Dress” come to us today from destination photographer Lisa Michele Burns. Lisa captured a series of stunning photographs of brides willing to dip their gowns in the ocean. The incredible backdrops of Hayman Island, Blue Pearl Bay and Whitehaven Beach sold me on these photographs. I’ve

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Does the thought of an outback Australian honeymoon appeal to you? Well then the historical Arkaba Station may be just what you’re looking for! This homestead, located on the edge of South Australia’s picturesque Flinder’s Ranges national park was first settled way back in 1851 and the cottage built in 1856. You can drive there

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It was a very, very cold May weekend when Mr Polka whisked me off to The Langham Hotel in Melbourne for a mini celebration. You see, we like to celebrate and although we’d dreamt of a trip to Europe this year, we settled for a beautiful hotel room and lovely dinner instead. We loved it

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I’ve got a special secret… but I’m happy to share it with you. It’s about a sensational and sexy little getaway that is perfect for a honeymoon or pre-wedding escape. Located in Bellingen, New South Wales, 30 minutes from Coffs Harbour airport, Aniseed Luxury Villa are a romantic hideaway created just for couples.Two, one bedroom

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I adore Broome. I think it offers travellers (and honeymooners!) a lot – sand, sun, glorious water, tranquillity, history, culture, adventure… the sorts of things Australians go looking for overseas, but sometimes forget that they can find in their own backyard. So when thinking about what to write about next for Polka Dot Honeymoons, Broome

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