“When a man is newly wed, he need not go out on a military expedition nor shall any public duty be imposed on him. He shall be exempt for one year for the sake of his family, to bring joy to the wife he has married.” Deuteronomy 24:5
Don’t laugh too hard. Oh, how times have changed… if only the husband did nothing but please the wife for a year, how the world would be a better place. Anyways, what I am trying to say is that there is a light at the end of the wedding planning tunnel – your honeymoon! Unfortunately, you do not get a year but a nice week off together in a new environment will help ease your way into married life. Here are a few different and fun options to consider.
These days, it is common for couples to cohabitate before marriage (Forgive me, Nana!) Therefore, a list of pots and pans and monogrammed stemware isn’t necessary for most. The real gift to the bride and groom is R&R! Sendusoff.com allows you to register your honeymoon as a gift option to your guests!
One destination that has grown in popularity is Iceland. Less than a 5 hour flight from Boston, Iceland is home to the Blue Lagoon, a 100 degree Fahrenheit hot pool located in the middle of a lava field! Other activities include a jeep tour to Geysir hot springs or a helicopter tour of the mountains!
Why not explore a new city or country that neither of you have visited before? How about Cape Town, South Africa? An affordable option, believe it or not, with a favorable exchange rate, world known wineries and fabulous food! With great weather year round, Cape Town is looking like my number 1 pick!