Before we planned our trip to Bruny Island I received a warning: “It’s a little quiet,” they said, “There isn’t much to do”. Being an introverted homebody, this sounded like perfection. Give me a roaring fire, a glass of wine, a good book and plenty of cheese and it’s just about my idea of perfection.
Pomp and circumstance often comes with checking into a grand hotel. There are serious nods of the head, clipped sentences, and an atmosphere that says please don’t giggle or act anything less than serious. Something about a grand hotel makes you stand to attention, even when you know you’re just one of many hundreds, if
The staff came to meet us at the helipad, and a chorus of “Bula!” greeted us as we settled on the ground and the rotor blades slowed on our chopper. It was a grand, ‘show-offy’ entrance after our 10 minute flight over stunning reefs, islands and all shades of blue. But it was worth it!
Renowned the world over for its flawless ski runs, epic scenery and inspiring alpine vibes, the Chamonix-Mont Blanc valley is a premium choice for winter-loving couples seeking a snowy getaway.Arguably its most famous town, Chamonix is a charming alpine village brimming with designer boutiques, trendy eateries, and picturesque points of interest including museums, quaint churches
In all my travels around the world I’ve stayed in everything from over-water villas and beachside bungalows to mountain chalets and high rise hotels, but I’ve never been anywhere as romantic as Tasmania’s Pumphouse Point. When I told my husband this, as we gazed out over the misty waters of Lake St Clair, he was
A big freestanding bath tub, a bottle of chilled champagne, scattered rose petals, hundreds of tiny tea light candles. This is the stuff honeymoon daydreams are made of. Except we’re not in the Maldives. Or Fiji, or Hawaii, or even Bora Bora. We’re in South Africa. That’s right, this is a safari honeymoon and at
Image via ExpediaIf you’re getting married in Sydney you’ll know all about Pier One Sydney Harbour. Not because of its chic event spaces, which coincidentally are booked out almost every weekend of the year, or even because of its fabulous suites that have a bath tub and a view just crying out for a special
Image via agoda.comAhh the Blue Mountains! Winter visits conjure up images of toasty fires, fluffy jackets and viewing the magnificent vistas while your ears ache from the cold, whilst Autumn brings back memories of trees covered in flame coloured leaves, bush walks to keep warm and lots of running through the apple tree orchards. If you’ve never been
Nature enthusiasts and outdoorsy couples will delight in a post-wedding getaway to Kota Kinabalu, the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sabah, Borneo.This alluring Southeast Asian isle is split between Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei and is the third largest island in the world.From the towering peak of Mount Kinabalu to lush forests and turquoise
Nestled in the heart of the Hunter Valley, just two hours from Sydney, Peppers Convent is a luxurious and striking venue that looks like something out of a fairytale. Set at the end of tree-lined driveway, the colonial blue palatial convent is a unique offering in the Hunter Valley and sets a very special tone
Image via Pender LeaFancy yourself a private, romantic honeymoon free from the hustle and bustle of the city? We’ve got the perfect place for you to escape to this winter. Welcome to the Snowy Mountains.To stay:There’s so many cosy, romantic places to stay in this beautiful part of Australia but we’ve narrowed it down to
Luxurious accommodation can be a challenge for some when planning a honeymoon. But I may have found just what you are looking for! Spicers Peak Lodge, nestled on a mountain top in Queensland’s scenic rim, is a breathtaking lodge that ensures all your cares will just melt away! Showcasing some of the country’s most picturesque scenery
If a relaxed getaway is on your honeymoon list be sure to check out El Questro. El Questro is located within the Kimberly Region in Western Australia and extends to one million acres most of which has been left unexplored. What used to be an old cattle station has now been turned into a variety
Image via The Professional Hobo What better way to take the trip of a lifetime than on your honeymoon? For couples who are seeking for an adventurous honeymoon, abseiling in these beautiful destinations sure brings a whole new meaning to “taking the plunge”!1. Waitomo Caves, New ZealandJust two hours south of Auckland, Waitomo Caves in New Zealand
Western Australia’s South West region has garnered an international reputation for its farm-to-table style restaurants and award-winning wineries, making it a dream honeymoon destination for foodie couples.A leisurely three hours drive from Perth, the Margaret River region is also bursting with breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches and luxurious accommodation options.This region is ideal to visit all