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With the mere mention of a honeymoon, most people’s mind drifts to a idyllic tropical beach setting. For some couples that’s great, but the perfect honeymoon is the one that perfectly fits your style. Whether you opt to kick off a new life together poolside with umbrella drinks or with a trip to a far flung corner of the earth, one of these 6 epic destinations is sure to make every honeymoon a trip to remember.

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The Wildlife Lovers – South Africa

A trip that’s sure to start your new life together with some epic memories is an African safari. Spend your days tracking wild lions, elephants and giraffes and your nights sipping South African wine while curled up by the fire back at the lodge. For a well-rounded trip, split your time between prime safari areas like Kruger National Park and cosmopolitan Cape Town which boasts stunning landscapes and nearby wine regions. If you crave a little bit of beach with your safari, try a trip to the Zanzibar archipelago and get your wildlife fix at nearby Serengeti National Park.



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The Adventurous Couple – New Zealand

If you’d rather be atop mountain than lounging on a beach below it, then New Zealand might be the perfect post-nuptial getaway. Visit the Land of the Long White Cloud and you’ll find jaw-dropping landscapes around nearly every bend in the road. Fill your honeymoon with breathtaking hikes and adventure sports near Fiordland National Park on the South Island and some excellent New Zealand wine on either the North or South Island! Being an island nation there are some beaches, but you might have to share with some penguins. The water may not be tropical temperature, but it’s full of whales, dolphins and other adventures.



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The Quirky Couple – Staniel Cay, Bahamas

It doesn’t get much more quirky than pigs swimming in the tropical waters of the Bahamas. Pop down to this tropical paradise for an unforgettable honeymoon with pigs, James Bond movies scenes and perhaps even a chance encounter with Pitbull the rapper. This random mix of awesomeness can only be found in one place, Staniel Cay in the Bahamas. The biggest draw to the island is the Michel Phelps wannabe pigs, but here you can also swim in thunderbolt grotto as seen on the 1960 Bond classic. Finish your night at the Staniel Cay Yacht Club where you have a decent chance of partying the night away with Pitbull and his crew.

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The Beach Junkies – The Maldives

There’s nothing wrong with taking the traditional approach of a beach honeymoon. But make it even more epic with a trip to the Maldives. The Maldives is made up of over 1,100 small slivers of sand in the Indian Ocean surrounded by calm turquoise waters. Each island is only large enough for a small resort and they are perfect for honeymooners. For the ultimate Maldives honeymoon, Book an over the water bungalow.

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The Foodie Couple – Tuscany

If you plan your travels around tasty eats, then your epic honeymoon destinations might just be the rolling hills of Tuscany. Fill your trip with the regions’s great food and excellent wines. Base yourselves at a villa in one of themany small villages in Tuscanyand explore the restaurants, wineries and charming little towns. For a bit of variety, start or end your trip in Rome to take in all its sights, not to mention there’s a bunch of great food in the city, too.



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The Cultural Couple – India

Explore thousands of years of history and a wide array of cultures and religions in the massive subcontinent ofIndia. The culturally aware couple will love the golden triangle in northern India which is formed by the three culturally significant cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. An early morning visit to the Taj Mahal is sure to be a honeymoon highlight. Mix in some beach time with a visit to the shores of Goa on the western coast.

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Hannah & Adam | Getting Stamped Bloggers
Hannah & Adam are travel writers & photographers who have called the road home since 2013. Their passion for adventurous travel has brought them to 60 countries and counting. They blog about their adventures on their travel blog

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