Peter Minkoff is back and blogging for Beauty Bae…
Our wedding should be the happiest day of our lives or at least one of the happiest. That is what we all expect, but the reality is not so fairy-tale-like. Our wedding is the culmination of many months of planning and wedding planning can be, and usually is, very stressful. So, after months of planning and worrying the day is finally here, but the worries are not gone. They will be there until it’s over. Finally, after that, we can relax! That is why the honeymoon is the real star of the show, the time we spend with our loved one after the wedding and away from everyone else, just the two of us. So, take a look at a few unconventional suggestions and pick one. After all, this is a big decision so don’t rush into it.
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Botswana is a beautiful African country, known for its many natural riches. Although it is not the first place that comes to mind when thinking about your honeymoon, it is a great choice. Here you will feel closer than ever to true wilderness. This is the place you should visit if you are an adventure seeker. Don’t miss an opportunity to go on a safari when in Botswana. Chobe National Park is one the greatest wildlife destinations in Africa. It is a home to the world’s largest herds of elephants and other wild animals. Start your married life with an adventure and keep the excitement burning through your marriage. This is a unique opportunity to see some of the African wildlife and have the time of your life, as you start a new chapter.
Newlyweds who are more interested in a city getaway ought to consider visiting Sydney. Sydney is a big city with a down-to-earth atmosphere. While the city is famous for its beautiful architecture, it is also a favorite of tourist because of its friendly people. Sydney is a great city to explore on foot. You can take a romantic stroll down its street and soak in the view. Sydney Opera House is one of its most famous landmarks. Its beauty is captivating, so you should definitely go see it. Sydney Harbor is another sight you shouldn’t miss. Deemed one of the most beautiful natural harbors in the world, it is also the place where you will find the second most visited and beautiful landmark in Sydney. Sydney Harbor Bridge is the world’s biggest steel arch bridge and climbing it will offer the most beautiful overview of the city. As for the atmosphere of the city, the best way to experience it is by mingling with locals. Also, you can always take a break from all the sightseeing and find a nice bar like Della Hyde in Darlinghurst. They have the best cocktails and you can enjoy your meal in a famous Aussie atmosphere.
Iceland is famous for its many hot springs, and Grjotagja is definitely among the prettiest ones. It is located near the lake Myvatn, in North Iceland. This small lava cave has a geothermal spring inside that is an amazing bathing destination. The best part of visiting Grjotagja is that it is relatively hidden. Not many people visit this hot spring, so you are more likely to enjoy the beauty and therapeutic effects of it in private. If the wedding planning was especially stressful, make this destination you honeymoon choice. Grjotagja is a nature’s spa, with more beautiful scenery than any spa could ever offer. Although not exactly famous, Grjotagja did have its moment in the spotlight when a scene of Game of Thrones was filmed there.