HONEYMOONS

It’s almost time to soak up your newlywed status with a loved-up honeymoon. Whether it’s a tropical paradise you seek or an exciting adventure-filled escape, romance awaits at these superb locations

DREAMY UBUD ESCAPE

If you are in serious need of a luxe getaway where rest and rejuvenation are a priority then you won’t be disappointed by a stay at this Balinese gem, writes Kylie Oliver Picture yourself in this moment. A butterfly flutters past and there is the distant chirping of birds as you stretch out in your … Continue reading DREAMY UBUD ESCAPE

BALI BLISS

For couples who want an adventure that is still relatively close to home, Bali and the Gili islands are the ultimate example of East meets West, writes Miranda Luby “First, drink a Coca Cola,” the Indonesian woman at the pharmacy says, sternly, as if prescribing medication. “Two hours later drink a coconut. Then drink a … Continue reading BALI BLISS

LAND OF ICE AND OTTERS

ALASKA IS A NATURAL WILDERNESS LIKE NO OTHER, TAKE IT ALL IN ON YOUR FIRST TRIP AS A MARRIED COUPLE BY EXPERIENCING THE BEAUTY ON A CRUISE, MIRANDY LUBY WRITES “I want to see a bear,” I tell my guide. Leaving behind the luxury for a few hours, I’ve ventured off a cruise ship that’s … Continue reading LAND OF ICE AND OTTERS

LOVE IN THE MALDIVES

When you think honeymoon romance, you think the Maldives. Sam Wylie Harris discovers a resort where luxury and love are the order of the day. I gingerly take the hand of the cabin crew member helping me down the steps of the twin-engine sea plane to a small pontoon surrounded by calm turquoise water. The … Continue reading LOVE IN THE MALDIVES

PIECE OF PARADISE

Relaxation and understated luxury await honeymooners at Mana Island in Fiji, as Jennifer Ennion discovers At the base of a dry green hill, on the edge of an azure sea, six thatched villas sit. The sand at their doorsteps is glaringly white against the aqua of the calm ocean. Our chopper passes over a sandbar … Continue reading PIECE OF PARADISE