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How To Hide Your Adult Toys From Airport Security

| August 5th, 2014 | No Comments »

If you’re getting ready to head out for your honeymoon or romantic get-away, maybe you’re thinking about bringing something along to spice things up a bit. But, the last thing you want is to have that mortifying moment at airport security when your favorite toy pops up in the x-ray, or even worse, when some overzealous security person whips it out of you bag! So we’ve scoured the internet to find some fantastic travel friendly toys!

Go Incognito: A lot of adult toys were made to look like something else. The ever popular lipstick vibrator looks like a tube of lipstick, and will easily get through security without raising any eyebrows. You can find this along with other discrete toys over at Condommania.com .  If you’re looking for something really different and willing to spend a few extra dollars, the “Make Me Over” offered by Bedroom Kandi looks like a press powder compact and even comes with its’ own charger.

Lingerie:  Girls of all shapes and sizes deserve to look sexy! Lingerie company Adore Me really nails it with affordable lingerie for everyone. Their Beautiful Bride Collection offers something to take you from the engagement party all the way through the big day.  And of course lingerie will easily pass through airport security without anyone thinking anything of it.

Bottle swap: You don’t have to look further than your local drug store to find an interesting assortment of enhancement lubes. You could easily put the contents into a multi-use travel bottle and pass it off as shampoo. Just remember the rule for liquids and gels-3oz or less! Just because security is tight doesn’t mean you can’t bring along something scandalous. Just channel your inner sexy secret agent! If you get creative about how you pack by using some of these suggestions and maybe coming up with some of your own solutions, too, there’s no reason anyone has to have any clue. And, BONUS! You’ll have something new to giggle about in the bedroom!

 

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St Lucia Obsession-Viceroy Sugar Beach

| June 10th, 2014 | No Comments »

Honeymoons are meant for romance, relaxation and the kind of adventure that memories that last a lifetime are made from. Step onto the grounds of St. Lucia’s Viceroy Sugar Beach resort and it will become instantly clear this is the ideal setting for all of the above and then some.

Offering an outstanding view of both the Caribbean Sea and St. Lucia’s famed Piton mountains, this all-inclusive resort doesn’t skip a beat in the luxury department. If warm, tropical breezes and white sandy beaches are what you have in mind for your honeymoon you won’t be disappointed. The Viceroy Sugar Beach is the perfect setting for romantic getaways for these reasons and more:

  • The accommodations – Guests here aren’t limited to standard hotel or resort rooms. The Viceroy also features luxury villas, beachfront bungalows and full-size vacation home rentals. All rooms are well-appointed down to the little luxuries, including WiFi and large, flat-screen televisions. The luxury villa residences even boast their own infinity pools for private dips under the stars or sun. They also feature plenty of room for those who don’t like the confined space of standard hotels.
  • The food – The Viceroy is famous for its amazing cuisine. Guests here can enjoy on-site restaurants, bars and lounges. There’s even private butler service included in some packages. With meals overseen by a chef with more than 30 years’ experience in restaurants throughout Mexico and France, the meals are worth savoring.
  • The things to do – Honeymooners who select the Viceroy will not run out of things to do. This resort sits on more than 100 acres of tropical rainforest and also boasts its own white sand beach. Guests here can soak up the sun, go on tours, enjoy watersports, spend a day at the resort’s spa and more. Beyond the resort’s boundaries, honeymooners can enjoy all the sights and sounds of St. Lucia, including the famed Pitons, St. Lucia Beach, Marigot Bay and more.
  • The service – Guests at the Viceroy Sugar Beach can count on topnotch service throughout their stay. From the five-star dining to luxurious spa treatments and personalized butler service, no needs will go unmet.

Making a honeymoon memorable isn’t difficult when St. Lucia’s Viceroy Sugar Beach is on the itinerary. Set in the heart of this Caribbean paradise, the Viceroy makes sure honeymooners get the service and privacy they crave. Just check with our honeymoon experts to plan your adventure today!

Jason & Myriel- Ladera St Lucia

| May 11th, 2014 | No Comments »
Name of hotel, resort, or cruise ship
  Ladera
One a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your trip
  10
What was your favorite thing about the trip?
  Ladera is authentic St Lucia. Soufriere is where it is at if you want to really understand the culture, food, and people of the island. And what an island it is. There are many secrets natives of the island know, from the way they live, to the food they eat and herbs they use to heal. Ladera is at the heart of it all, literally, you are between one of the great wonders of the world. Words cannot do Ladera or the Pitons justice. I loved everything. The staff and service was like nothing I ever received in my life. Little touches you don’t think of happened all the time. The staff was like one big, happy family and that rubs off on you as a guest. The food is the best I have ever had. Imagine the freshest fish right from the sea,exotic herbs, fruits and vegetables that taste incredible. Go in to town, explore. Learn about this island, it is a true treasure.
Were there any service issues we should be aware of?
  None
Which of our consultants did you work with?
  Laura
On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate the service you received from your consultant?
  10
Would you recommend our services to others?
  Absolutely!
Reason for your response
  Laura was incredibly kind to me. I ask a lot of questions on any big purchase, and this honeymoon was a big one! I look at every possible angle, I’m sure Laura will agree! But Laura always was kind and professional through every planning up and down I had. I’d recommend Laura to anyone planning a big trip. This was the best service I have ever gotten on any big purchase. I’m grateful I found her! The trip was beyond my expectations. And it was complicated. We started in Puerto Rico, got married in Dominican and then Honeymooned is St Lucia (I still can’t believe it happened). Laura did all of our flights, and all of the honeymoon booking. There were no problems. None. And all of Laura’s recommendations were as she said they would be or better. Laura is the real deal. If you want the trip of your lifetime, then book through her!
Your Name
  Jason Gerschefski

Top European Foodiemoon Destinations

| April 27th, 2014 | No Comments »

  Who says you can’t have your cake and eat it, too? If you’re a foodie about to embark on life’s greatest journey by saying your “I do’s,” Europe is the perfect destination for your honeymoon. With its incredibly romantic destinations and equally delightful and sinfully rich local cuisines, hopping across the pond to tour some Old World sites will deliver the perfect ingredients for a honeymoon that’s unforgettable. With so many possible European locations to choose from, however, it can be tough to narrow it down to a single country to visit. To help out, here are some of the top European destinations recommended by foodies across the globe:

Florence, Italy With a distinct regional flair that includes lots of fresh vegetables and herbs, the cuisine here is to die for. Add to the fact that this is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and Florence fast becomes a honeymooner’s dream come true. Should Florence make the menu for your trip, consider also making stops in Rome and Venice to gain a greater appreciation for regional dishes, wines and scenery.

Barcelona, Spain Imagine noshing on seafood paella, bacon-wrapped dates and empanadas while washing it down with a glass of perfect sangria. Put Barcelona on your itinerary and there won’t be a need to imagine. This beautiful Spanish city ranks high in the romance department while offering some of the best flavor combinations in the world.

Paris, France It’s hard to top this European destination in either the romance or food departments. With its incredibly rich dishes, laden with breathtaking sauces, amazing regional wine and penchant for the decadent, Paris paints the perfect picture for honeymooners with a passion for food.

London, England Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Thames, and fish and chips: It’s hard to go wrong when London is the destination for lovers with a taste for the finer things in life. This bustling city delivers in the sights department while also offering visitors a chance to sample not only local cuisine, but also flavors from around the world, including some of the best Indian dishes found anywhere outside of, well, India.

Berlin, Germany With its stout beer and spicy style, this German city is a delight for those with a passion for food and romance. The city offers a variety of flavors, but visitors can rest assured they will find traditional noodles, wurst and kraut on the menus at many destinations. Ready to eat your way through Europe while celebrating your wedding in style? Be sure to consult your honeymoon travel advisor. Europe’s top foodie destinations all have outstanding resorts to make your stay even more special. Our romance travel experts can help you plan out an adventure of a lifetime.

Are you a foodie? Check out some of our favorite honeymoon hot spots!

| March 3rd, 2014 | No Comments »

 

Our Favorite Caribbean Foodie Destinations for Honeymooners

Warm tropical breezes, sunshine, blue skies and seemingly endless miles of beaches: What’s not to love about the Caribbean? From its world-class resorts and stunning landscapes to its signature foods, it’s the perfect place for a honeymoon.

Speaking of those signature foods, if you’re a passionate foodie, there are plenty of tasty destinations to consider for your honeymoon. The Caribbean delivers a cornucopia of options for those who put fine dining high on their lists of things to do while on vacation.

Here are just a few of our favorite Caribbean destinations for food honeymooners:

  • The Cayman Islands – Offering an eclectic blend of British, Central American and island flavors, the dishes served up in restaurants here are the stuff legends are made of.
  • Jamaica – Noted not only for its beaches and incredible island music, Jamaica is a must-do for serious foodies who love Caribbean flair. Be sure to try jerk done the right way while here. Pork and chicken are the mainstays, but it’s possible to try beef, fish and even goat jerk style.
  • Puerto Rico – For a real international taste explosion, Puerto Rico is a must visit. With its American, Spanish and Caribbean roots, the foods here defy description. Be sure to consider a stay in San Juan to try some of Puerto Rico’s most notable dishes. This city is famed for the culinary marvels its restaurants whip up.
  • St. Lucia – Home to some of the most beautiful resorts in the entire Caribbean, this island dishes up a menu that’s a bit different. Here honeymooners will find a blend of Creole cuisine with a healthy dose of British and French flavors blended in for good measure. Green bananas and salt fish are a popular blend and barbecued seafood also finds its way on many menus.
  • St. Martin – This is a relatively small island destination that packs a huge gastronomical punch. With hundreds of restaurants, St. Martin is famed for its Dutch and French flavors with a touch of Caribbean style tossed in for good measure.

While the above islands are a few of our favorites, keep in mind the Caribbean is absolutely brimming over with incredible taste experiences. Making this region even better for honeymooners are those amazing beaches, stunning sunsets and romantic landscapes the Caribbean is famed for. If you’re considering a honeymoon somewhere warm and tropical, be sure to get with our honeymoon travel experts to explore the best destinations for foodie adventures.

3 Great Holiday Honeymoon Destinations

| December 9th, 2013 | No Comments »

Getting married during the holidays is a great way to add an extra special touch to the big day. It’s also a fantastic way to make certain the honeymoon trip is filled with wonder and incredibly romantic scenery. With most destinations decked out in the spirit of the season, just about any place in the world can afford couples in love magical experiences. Some destinations, however, stand above the others when it comes to holiday time honeymoons.

Here are just a few of our favorite places for holiday honeymoons:

  • The City of Lights: It’s hard to rival Paris in the romantic destination department during any average time of the year. During the holidays, however, the City of Lights becomes truly spectacular. Make a honeymoon stop here during the holidays and you’ll get to see the Champs-Elysées decked out for the season. You can also go ice skating at the Patinoire Sonja Henie or go visit a Christmas market for presents to bring home, along with the hundreds of other things to see and do. Keep in mind, this is a cold season in Paris, so you might even get to see some of the famous sites blanketed in fresh snow.
  • Mexico: Escape the cold for a trip to a slightly warmer climate. Mexico offers a world of possibilities for honeymooners looking for adventure, pampering and romance. Whether you plan to stay near the Gulf or on the Pacific side, you’ll find Mexico is especially stunning during the holidays. Its famous resorts, such as El Dorado Royale, the One & Only Cabo and Viceroy Zihuatenajo go above and beyond to make sure honeymooners have the time of their lives no matter the season. Depending on what part of Mexico you choose for your honeymoon, you’ll be able to take in some incredible sights and activities, too. Here you can relax on a beach, climb a mountain, tour ancient sites, go hiking, fishing, biking, shopping and much more.
  • The Bahamas: Get away from it all by visiting a tropical paradise with a twist for a holiday honeymoon. The One & Only’s Ocean Club is the perfect place to center a honeymoon adventure. Here you’ll be treated to first-class service at a resort that didn’t leave a single stone unturned when it comes to beauty and luxury.

The holidays are an amazing time for a honeymoon adventure. To check out these three options and even a few more special destinations, just check with our honeymoon travel experts.

Our Favorite Things To Do In Hawaii

| November 24th, 2013 | No Comments »

Our Favorite Things to Do in Hawaii

When the words “tropical” and “honeymoon” are combined in a sentence Hawaii is one of the first places most people think of and rightfully so. After all, this collection of islands is famed for its friendly people, beautiful resorts and awe-inspiring, highly romantic landscapes.

But, just what can honeymooners do during a stay in Hawaii is a question that often gets asked. While specific attractions vary based on the island or islands you choose to visit during your honeymoon, here are some of our favorite things to do in Hawaii to help you plan out your adventure:

  • Go beach hopping: Whether you’re staying right on Waikiki or your plans take you closer to Oahu’s North Shore, a Hawaiian honeymoon isn’t complete without a day or two at the beach. Each of the islands boasts its own top beaches with their own distinct traits. What you’ll find, however, is that all of them offer beautiful sights, warm waters and plenty of activities that go beyond swimming. Depending on where and when you visit, you can also enjoy sailing, snorkeling, whale watching, hang gliding and a whole lot more during a trip to a “typical” Hawaiian beach. Should you desire a truly romantic excursion, consider a moonlit walk along the Hawaiian shores or get hooked up for beachfront horseback riding.
  • Go hiking: If you want to get a true taste of the beauty that is Hawaii you have to get out of a car or off the tour bus to really experience the splendor. One of the best ways to do this is to spend a leisurely day hiking some of Hawaii’s most notable terrain. Some of the best places to go include Hanakapi’ai Falls in Kauai, Koko Head Crater trail, Kings Highway and the Wa’ahila Ridge Trail.
  • Take an aerial tour: Not ready to hit the trails on foot, but still want to see Hawaii’s splendor in a more intimate and romantic way? If so, a small plane or helicopter tour of some of the famous sights might be in order. The advantage here is you’ll get a bird’s eye view of the beautiful volcanic mountains and lush valleys without having to break a sweat in the process. Plus, these tours can be arranged for two, which means your alone time can largely remain so.
  • Get dangerous: If you and your honey want some serious adventure and you don’t mind getting wet in the process consider cage diving with sharks. Yep, you can do this in Hawaii! Oahu’s North Shore is famous for its guided shark encounters.

Are you ready to plan a post-wedding trip that’s sure to create memories that will last a lifetime? If so, just talk to our honeymoon travel experts about the unusual, romantic and fascinating things to do in Hawaii.

3 Things You Never Knew You Could Do In Maui

| November 18th, 2013 | No Comments »

3 Things You Never Knew You Could Do In Maui

While it’s a no-brainer a honeymoon in Maui is going to rank high in the romance department, this Hawaiian island offers more than meets the eye. Vacationers here will find there’s a lot more to enjoy than stunning sunsets, beautiful beaches and friendly locals who know how to make certain honeymooners have the time of their lives.

If you prefer doing things that are a little different while you’re on vacation, you’ll find there are lots of unusual choices in Maui. Here are just three of the many things you probably didn’t know you could do in Maui:

  • Stargaze in style – This island’s beautiful landscapes combine perfectly with the South Pacific night sky to make stargazing a wonder. The best way to enjoy the night time show is to head away from big city lights and just throw down a blanket on the beach. Stare up at the night sky to enjoy a show that’s incredibly romantic. If you want to add an extra special touch, pack a picnic basket and bring along some wine for a late-night toast to your new lives together.
  • Visit Little Beach on a Sunday night – If you’re just a little bit daring, there’s a weekly gathering at Little Beach that takes place each Sunday around sunset. A bonfire, dancing and the sounds of a drum circle pull in visitors from all over the globe. Be warned though: Little Beach is a nude beach and you’re likely to see some folks in the buff during the Sunday night gatherings. On the upside, Little Beach is one of the most pristine on Maui and has some of the best sands around.
  • Go horseback riding – Ever dream of riding horses along a beach as waves gently lap at the sand? Visit Maui and you don’t have to dream any longer. There are lots of stables that provide rentals that you and your honey can choose from. Just get in the saddle to see this island from a whole different perspective. You can also take rides through the forests to explore waterfalls and other incredible sights.

Honeymooners looking for adventure, romance and unusual things to do won’t be disappointed if Maui is the destination of choice. This Hawaiian island offers all the splendor visits expect and a whole lot more that most don’t know about. If a honeymoon in Maui sounds like a plan, just consult with our honeymoon travel experts for advice on making it happen.

3 Great Winery Honeymoon Hotspots

| November 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »

Planning a honeymoon that’s romantic, adventurous and oh so elegant doesn’t have to be a difficult undertaking. If you and your sweetheart happen to enjoy great scenery, incredible hotels and superior wine, there are some destinations that combine these things and many more. Set a course for wine country in America or abroad and you’ll find the makings for a perfect honeymoon.

Not sure where to start planning a winery honeymoon? Here are our three favorite destinations for wine connoisseurs:

Napa Valley: Setting a course for adventure in the exotic beauty of wine country doesn’t mean having to get a passport. Just explore the splendor of Napa Valley, California, to find some of America’s best and most romantic honeymoon destinations. With resorts like the Napa River Inn, Villagio and Hotel d’Amici, luxury accommodations won’t be a concern. Here you can expect incredible service and access to some of America’s most notable wineries.  Should you prefer a guided tour of the region’s best, there are even private limousine tours available to ensure you arrive in style. Some of the notable stops on a Napa winery tour might include such destinations as Bell Winery, Routherford Hill, St. Suprey and Von Stasser.

Italy: If Old World charms are calling to you and your sweetheart, an Italian winery honeymoon is hard to top. With winery destination cities such as Florence, Rome and Sorrento all open possibilities you’ll discover it’s easy to feed your passion for fine wine while enjoying some of the most romantic and breathtaking cities in the entire world. With so many wineries and luxury resorts to choose from, it’s best to work directly with a honeymoon travel advisor to map out an adventure in Italian wine country. Rest assured, there are some amazing destinations no matter what region of Italy is selected.

Greece:  Imagine spending your honeymoon soaking up the splendor, history and incredible sights of Greece. Now add in tours to explore some of the world’s most notable wineries. Select a Greek winery honeymoon for your own adventure and you’ll find wonders at every turn. The Greek islands are famous not only for their historical roots and legendary, romantic beauty, but also the master craftsmanship that goes into their wines. Since there are many wine regions in the islands and some amazing resorts to select for honeymoon stays, it’s best to work directly with a travel advisor to select the perfect stops for a Greek honeymoon winery tour.

Wine country and honeymoons go hand-in-hand. Just talk to our honeymoon travel experts to set a personalized itinerary that includes the best destinations and most romantic resorts.

Just returned from St Lucia

| November 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »

I just returned from an amazing trip to St Lucia! The St Lucia Tourism Board hosted an amazing tour of the island. I was able to take in some of the best hotels in the world during my visit. Our tour included the following hotels: Jade Mountain, Anse Chastanet, Rendezvous, The Landings, Viceroy Sugar Beach, The Royal by Rex, Bay Gardens, Cap Maison, Calabash Cover, and more!

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