I Do Destinations
Hawaii is a pretty obvious choice for a destination wedding—and for good reason. The islands have stunning beaches, tropical vegetation, and warm weather year-round. But while the majority of honeymooners and marrying couples jet off to Maui or Oahu, I want to focus on The Big Island, Hawaii, since it’s a little different.
Typically when you think of Palm Springs, California, visions of Mid-Century Modern homes and Rat Pack-filled cocktail lounges come to mind. And that’s certainly true, but there was also plenty going on in Palm Springs before Frank Sinatra and Marilyn Monroe made it their home-away-from-home.
There’s so much to see and do in Sydney, Australia, with countless parks to explore, restaurants to try, and museums to visit. But the most iconic tourist attraction is the Sydney Opera House. The building is what comes to mind when many people picture the city, and it really is beautiful to see up close—not […]
Imagine a destination wedding with a ceremony overlooking the ocean, surrounded by lush plants, a warm breeze in the air. Then there’s a reception filled with gourmet food, dancing to music from the DJ, and the sounds of the waves breaking. Finally, you retreat to your ocean-view suite for one last glass of champagne and […]
As we drove down the rutted dirt road, past a construction site and a Jolly Roger-themed restaurant and hotel that had clearly seen better days, I was a little nervous about what we would find at the end of it. Finally, after a sharp turn up a steep driveway, we saw it. The entrance to […]
Not everyone wants the stereotypical lying on the beach, sipping a tropical cocktail honeymoon. Maybe your skin crisps up after two minutes in the hot sun or you’ve already done that sort of trip too many times. Whatever the reason, you certainly don’t need to feel as though it’s your only option for a relaxing […]
Looking for a fabulous and romantic place to host your destination wedding? How about a gorgeous, far-away locale for your honeymoon? Our new monthly column, I Do Destinations, will highlight unique locations for destination weddings and honeymoons around the world. Author Sarah Carrillo Riswick, the founder and editor of Destination42.com, combines her passion for weddings […]