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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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Parliament House. Image by JppRecently, Mr Floral and I decided to go on a road trip to Canberra. Neither of us had been since our primary school excursion days, and we were actually really excited to rediscover the town and see it with a fresh perspective. We had a fantastic little trip, and it wasn’t until

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Once upon a time this place used to be a working quarantine station. In fact, it was in operation for more than 150 years. From 1828 onwards, ships in Sydney Harbour suspected of carrying people with smallpox, bubonic plague, cholera and Spanish flu, were diverted to North Head, Manly. Passengers were forced to stay at

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Joel and I really weren’t sure whether we would end up having a honeymoon, with the epic-ness that was our DIY wedding and a budget that was already way out of control. For two students an extravagant overseas holiday was definitely not going to be on the cards however hard we might wish… so when

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Photographer Calli B sent over these gorgeous photographs she took of luxurious Queensland accommodation Lake Terrace in Montville.Lake Terrace is set in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland now not only would it make a great base for getting ready before your Sunshine Coast or Maleny wedding (with a sleeping capacity of ten), but it also

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Olly and LaurenAfter our amazing wedding that we would happily do again tomorrow, we got impatient and decided waiting for Olly’s Australian Visa to come through before taking our big overseas honeymoon was going to be too long of a wait! A mini Australian honeymoon was what we needed after endless guests, litres of champagne

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I recently stumbled across the most fabulous website full of luxurious beach houses and hotels across Australia and South East Asia called Contemporary Hotels and my, does it have some gorgeous offerings just perfect for honeymoons!Want to stay on Sydney’s gorgeous Palm Beach? How about staying at the Palm Beach Pacific Road House?Although the house

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The Whitsundays are one of my favourite parts of Australia – the scenery, the crystal blue waters, the tropical nature – sigh! Today’s decadent destination is Paradise Bay.Honeymooners are welcomed to the island with chocolate dipped strawberries, Belgian chocolates and bubbles – you know you’re on the right track when after a long day of

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Waking up in our penthouse suite at the Brisbane RiverView Hotel, I knew the moment we opened the curtains, we would see our P&O Cruise Ship already docked and waiting for us to embark on our 7 night cruise through the Whitsundays! After a quick pit stop for a much needed breakfast and bucket-o-coffee, we made

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A sweet and funny video today from Natalie and Luke at beautiful Hayman Island, part of the Whitsunday Islands, off the Queensland coast. Aqua blue waters, palm trees, sunny days – perfect for a honeymoon!Natalie tells us: ‘My husband and I got married on the eighth of January this year and honeymooned on the beautiful

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Uluru is definitely a place everyone should visit at least once in his or her life. I traveled there late last year and was blown away by its beauty, colours, quietness, mystery and the fact that it would make an amazing honeymoon location! There’s just something romantic about being in the middle of nowhere with

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