While wedding planning is a stressful time for most people, it's the honeymoon planning that has everyone excited. You get to relax after a hectic schedule, take time off from just about everything and go on a long vacay with the love of your life. Sounds like a pretty damn good way to start 'forever together' if you ask me.
However, it's sad to see that honeymoon spots have become so limited. It's either the cliched places in Europe or Maldives or our very own Thailand. Guys don't you worry, step away from the ordinary and explore the exotic. So here are seven unexplored and unconventional places around the globe where you can go for your honeymoon.
Looking for that classic beach time, sun tan honeymoon where you can seduce your bae in a bikini? Oh Fiji Islands is the place for you. Stroll through the stunningly beautiful private beaches together and experience luxury like never before. Indulge in fun activities like surfing and local cuisine cooking classes and let yourself be pampered by incredible massages like the Cleopatra bathing ritual for two. Also, there's a legit heart-shaped island there, romantic enough!? AND, you don't require a visa; win-win!
POPxo Recommends: Champagne and strawberries while relaxing in a heart-shaped jacuzzi overlooking the ocean in Namale Resort & Spa.
Best time to visit: Though the islands are a tourist hub throughout the year, the best time to visit would be from July to September.
Another beach vacation but you would have never been to such a remote and mesmerizing place in your life. The sands don't end and neither does the crystal clear water. Experience the Dhow cruise and sail with your boo and enjoy the calmness of the ocean. Swim with friendly dolphins and stay in some of the most romantic resorts on a budget.
POPxo Recommends: An experience of a lifetime eating on a restaurant situated on a rock called The Rock in the middle of the ocean.
Best time to visit: June to October
Many couples want to visit the United States during their fortnight-long honeymoon. While it has many stunning destinations, Aspen is probably as romantic as it gets. You can feel like you're in the Apls in Switzerland and enjoy skiing, mountaineering, and other activities for adventure seekers.
POPxo Recommends: Stay at the St. Regis, Aspen and a dip in the pool while relaxing and watching the stunning snow-capped landscapes.
Best time to visit: Skiing season, December to March
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When else do you feel like a princess if not with your prince by your side?! Go strolling in the highlands of Ireland or visit age old castles and live that really royal life you've always wanted. If you're interested in TV shows and films, these are some of the finest sets of the Hollywood world from Harry Potter to Game of Thrones. Also, you'll never have enough of the scenic beauty and together you both will be gleaming "Oh my gosh! This is incredible!"
POPxo Recommends: Go on a long romantic walk to the woods where the bluebells are blooming and enjoy what Eden on Earth looks like.
Best time to visit: September to November
Convinced to go to Europe for your honeymoon but still want it to be a budget trip? Then Budapest is the place for you! Raging nightlife, romantic spots and still filled with culture and heritage, it combines the best of all worlds. With world class dining resteraunts and lanes to stroll through, hand in hand with your bae, what's not to love?!
POPxo Recommends: Private dinner on a cruise ship witnessing the twinkling lights of the city.
Best time to visit: March to October
Sick of Maldives yet? If you want to enjoy a classic, luxurious, white sand beach vacay then you've got to check out Seychelles. It's secluded, exotic and romantic as hell, the perfect honeymoon spot. Indulge in watersports, snorkelling and the granduer of untouched private beaches.
POPxo Recommends: Stay at Frégate which is a private island and resort with private villas. Each beach can be reserved for an exclusive dinner with the turtels and tortouises, and getting a feeling of being marooned on a deserted island with your lover.
Best time to visit: All round the year
Hey, all you wildlife lovers, this ones for you. If adventure and being close to nature is what draws you to a vacation, Kenya is the best place to start the rest of your life as a married couple. The safari in Kenya is arguably the best around the world and you can see your favourite Lion King animals come to life. Other than that you and your bae can watch the cityscapes from high above in a hot air balloon in Masai Mara and even have the luxury of fine dining in caves which are 120,000 and 18,000 years old. Visa on arrival is available for Indians with a cost of 50 USD.
POPxo Recommends: Bush dinner under the African stars by the river and bonfire accompanied by local entertainment.
Best time to visit: It's during the migratory season from July till September.
So guys, who is ready for that once in a lifetime honeymoon vacay?! ✈
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