Our honeymoons, destination weddings, elopements, mini-moons and romantic weekend trips took us all around the globe and back again on Polka Dot Honeymoons this year. Here’s a look at all of the exotic, romantic trips we loved armchair travelling to in 2017!

Image by Anika Reynolds

A Long Weekend in Paris

“From grand boulevards to intimate cobbled stone streets, Michelin star meals to casual crepe stands, and luxe fashion houses to street art stalls, Paris offers an exquisite mix of history, style, food, architecture and culture.”

Images by Dan Cartwright

Brooke and Paul’s Romantic Venice Elopement

The couple met at home – they grew up on the same street! Brooke tells “We actually both lived in the same street and met when we were 13 years old. We had a crush on each other for years and finally got together at the age of 20.”

Images via Dilra Tours

Top 5 Honeymoon Destinations in Sri Lanka

“Sri Lanka is one of the best honeymoon destinations in the world. It is a small island located in the south of India, known as the “pearl of the Indian ocean.”

Image by Brooke Miles Photography

Amazing Wedding Locations in the Whitsundays

“What better place to say ‘I do’ than in the Whitsundays! Situated on the same latitude as Rio de Janeiro and Tahiti, the region enjoys a tropical climate with an average of 274 sunny days per year.”

Image by Gold Hat Photography

Ash and Mitch’s Nusa Lembongan Destination Wedding

“Ash & Mitch wanted a day that was relaxed, warm and casual – the stunning resort offering the perfect backdrop to their day.”

Six Idyllic Islands for Rent in Australia

“Imagine having an entire island all to yourselves for your honeymoon, with not a soul to be seen, and nobody else but you and your beloved!”

Image by Maria Shiriaeva Photography

Laura and Justin’s Waterfall Bali Elopement

“The cascading waterfall in a hidden Ubud spot was the most incredible backdrop for today’s elopement. The newlyweds, who cast their eye far and wide across the world, searching for that perfect spot to say their vows, landed on beautiful Bali.”

Images by Angela Higgins

How to Take Honeymoon Photos like a Pro!

“Your honeymoon promises to be the holiday experience of a lifetime, so no doubt you’re hoping to capture some gorgeous photos during your romantic escape, to treasure for years to come.”

Image via Shangri-La Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Incredible Infinity Pools Around the World

“Infinity pools have long-held a mystical allure that captivates thousands of travellers. Blurring the line between man-made and nature, dive into these stunning infinity pools for an unforgettable swim.”

Image via Cape Hillsborough Resort

5 Best Places to Catch a Sunrise in The Whitsundays

“Captain Cook may not have been known as much of a wordsmith, but he did a pretty good job naming that part of the Queensland coast the locals affectionately call the “Whitsunnydays”. If ever there was a place that offered a million and one vantage points to capture the perfect sunrise, this is it.”