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Real Honeymoons

Splinters Guest HouseBecause of the time of year we got married, James couldn’t take much time off work so we delayed our big honeymoon for April and decided to take a 5 day mini moon after the wedding. Seeing as our wedding was in the Hunter Valley we wanted to find somewhere close by to relax and

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Next stop, Bora Bora, French Polynesia – the second stretch of our honeymoon. SQUEEEEE! Due to connecting flights, we flew to Sydney from the Gold Coast and stayed overnight at the Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport Hotel. At the crack of dawn we flew to Auckland for a 3 hour stopover. We were oh so close!

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View from Q1 Resort & SpaMatt and I have been happily married for almost 2 years now and while we enjoyed planning our wedding in November 2009, we equally enjoyed planning our honeymoon! The decision was unanimous from the beginning – fun and excitement in the Gold Coast, plus relaxation and romance on a remote

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What’s important in a honeymoon destination? Memorable-ness? Yes. Stunning scenery? Yes. Vodka, yaks, yurts? Yes, yes, yes. Vegetables? Bathing? Proper beds? Man-up, married couple, you’re honeymooning in Mongolia now! Mongolia is an arid landlocked nation bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, famous as the birthplace of Chinggis Khaan (aka Genghis

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My husband Ryan and I had been dreaming about a European adventure for years, but when it came to deciding where to go on our honeymoon, we chose a different destination. Such a big trip would require a lot of planning time, leave and money that is hard to come by while also planning a wedding. Instead we chose

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Andrew and I have been lucky enough to travel to lots of different places around the world, so when it came to choosing a honeymoon destination, we found it quite difficult!Being married in November helped to narrow down the choices, due to it being winter in many of the places we considered. We decided to

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Looking for a honeymoon that combines culture, comfort, class and a customisable dose of craziness? Then I’ve found just the spot! Read on!

When we were planning our honeymoon, we knew we wanted to go somewhere easy to get to from California (where we live), and somewhere beachy, but where we also had the option to be adventurous and not just lounge by the pool.  So we chose two islands in Hawaii – Kauai for our adventurous side,

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After having our two-day wedding in October, we chose to hold off going on our honeymoon straight after the wedding. We chose to do this for a couple of reasons, one was that we decided it was better, financially to wait for the next year to go. The main one, however, was that during the

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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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Adam and I spent three weeks traveling around the South Island of New Zealand in February and March 2010. I planned the first half of the honeymoon, visiting lots of wineries, restaurants, seaside towns and luxury resorts. Adam planned the second half of our trip, which was filled with adventure activities and glacier walks. It

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When trying to conjure up images of the best place for sun, relaxation and romance it’s hard to go past Thailand. With that in mind, the decision for Peter and myself to go to Phuket for our 10 day honeymoon was a relatively easy one. Deciding which resort to stay in however, was a little

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Luke and I wanted a honeymoon to remember filled with excitement and adventure and stories to last a life time. We didn’t want to go to a normal honeymoon destination, so after a month or two looking at travel books we decided on Botswana, the Okavango Delta. We have both always wanted to go on

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Deciding on where to go on our first holiday as husband and wife was an important decision for us. We had both travelled the world but wanted to go somewhere neither of us had been. We sat down (with wine in hand) and talked about what we both wanted in a honeymoon, a theme quickly became evident… We

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If you, like us, are time poor (we had our wedding, settlement on our first home and me starting a new job all within the same month so had literally 10 days off!), you may want to delay your overseas honeymoon for a few months and set off on a mini-moon.There are more advantages to

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