20 Most Romantic Honeymoon Destinations

For those busy planning weddings, it can be easy to forget about the best part: the honeymoon! The honeymoon is your chance to let the stress and busyness of getting ready for your big day melt away as you lie on a tropical beach, stroll the streets of an ancient European city, or simply enjoy good food and the company of your partner.

To help get you started in the planning and day-dreaming, we’ve assembled a list of 20 of the most romantic honeymoon destinations from around the world. Read on for your daily dose of travel inspiration:

1. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

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New and Notable: Trending Places

New and Notable: Trending Places

Need a few more entries for your bucket list? Our talented Trovers are hard at work digging up new travel destinations from Thailand to Turkey. Visit the site of the world’s first mausoleum, comb beaches in Thailand, or grab a coffee in a sunny port in the Mediterranean. Our Trovers are inspired to show you the world.

Da Nang, Vietnam

Encircled by mountains to the west and ocean to the east, Da Nang is an important cultural port city.

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Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Named in honor of a former king, the islands outside the city have become popular with backpackers.

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Limassol, Cyprus

An ancient town full of history, one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean.

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Ao Nang, Thailand

Excellent rock climbing and scuba diving on the west coast of the Thai Peninsula.

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Trover photo by Jay Sheen

Bodrum, Turkey

Originally named Halicarnassus, this city was home to one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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Check out other destinations getting attention in our What’s Hot List. Seized by wanderlust? Take a virtual tour of the best of everywhere at Trover.com.

World’s Most Beautiful Lantern Festivals

Whether floating across the night sky in the hundreds, drifting gently across the water, hanging from summer trees, draped on temples to ring in the New Year, or simply dangling from the ceiling in your bedroom, lanterns have a unique way of transfixing us with their graceful, glowing beauty.

Luckily for us, there are dozens of festivals and celebrations around the world that feature lanterns. Below are some of our favorites that have been shared by your fellow Trovers:

The Yi Peng Festival of Lights in Chiang Mai, Thailand

Trover photo by Drew Hopper

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Get Lost! Remote Islands

Travel to some of the world’s most remote islands to get away from it all and switch your clock to island time. There are still islands in the world where very few people live and even fewer travelers get a chance to visit. Trovers from around the world have trekked far and wide to find some of the most remote and romantic islands for your next trip. Here are 5 places that are off the map:

Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Put on your flippers and find amazing snorkeling in coral reefs close to the pristine beaches.

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Coxen Hole, Roatan, Honduras

Snorkel and scuba in the morning and zip line in the afternoon.

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Ko Tao, Thailand

The famous turtles of this island will keep you company on white sand beaches.

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Madeira, Portugal

Pour yourself a glass of the famous wine and enjoy sweet days on this sunny island.

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Find a hammock and pretend no one will ever find you at this beautiful island in the Pacific.

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Azores Islands, Portugal

Located in 800 miles east of Portugal, the Azores showcase the best of natural beauty.

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We have many more beautiful beaches for your hammock in our Gorgeous Beaches list. Even more remote and romantic destinations at Trover.com.

Living Like a Thai Local

This guest blog post is written by Peanuts or Pretzels

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Liz and I love to immerse ourselves in the local culture while traveling around the world. It makes us feel less like tourists, and opens up opportunities for a whole new experience. We have also noticed that we can actually save money by traveling this way, because let’s face it, the “touristy” stuff is always overpriced! Continue reading