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Honeymoon Hot Spots: Five Places You’ll Want to Move to

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When choosing a vacation destination for your honeymoon, all couples want to find a place that is truly spectacular and allows you both an escape. After the stress of planning your wedding and going through the marriage process, spending some time alone together is the perfect way to start fresh in your new life as a couple. Finding the perfect place that both of you agree on can be daunting, but there are a few honeymoon hot spots that will make for beautiful and memorable locations. You might even find yourself wanting to move in.

Saint Tropez

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This coastal town is situated on the French Rivera in southeastern France for a city that is known to attract artists. You’ll be able to relax on the beach during the day, while enjoying the busy nightlife in the evenings. You can also take in the beauty of Vieux Port, which is lined with Mediterranean houses and features several cafes where you can dine outdoors near the water.

Figi

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Figi boasts turquoise waters and spectacular mountains views in one of the top locations in the world. It’s one of few places that really feel like paradise. With over 300 islands, Fiji is a great place for adventure and relaxation with serene beaches, snorkeling, and diving.

Florence, Italy

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Roam the streets of Italy hand in hand for a romantic location that is known for its spectacular architecture and friendly locals. As the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, the city welcomes visitors to explore iconic sites that include the Florence Cathedral and the expansive bell tower. You can even take an exciting bike tour together of Florence for a memorable way to explore the city.

Greece

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A magical destination for a honeymoon due to the beautiful views of the ocean and the whitewash stone homes that cascade down the cliffs, Greece is located in southeastern Europe and is home to several ancient landmarks, which include the Parthenon, Acropolis, and the Temple of Hephaestus. You can also enjoy relaxing on the white sands of Elafonissi Beach or taking a cave swim at Kleftiko Beach.

The Islands of Tahiti

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As the largest island in French Polynesia, The Islands of Tahiti feature quaint huts that are built above clear water. You’ll be able to visit black-sand beaches, two extinct volcanos, waterfalls, and romantic lagoons to take a dip in.

When planning a honeymoon, don’t be afraid to choose one of the top destinations in the world. These places are all romantic and relaxing, and you’ll be able to explore the city with your spouse and create new memories that will last a lifetime. Don’t forget to look into Fisa Pty Ltd partner visas if you and your new spouse will be staying in a new country for a long period of time. When you choose a place you both agree on, your honeymoon can be the perfect start to a perfect marriage.

10 Gorgeous Beaches You Must Visit Before You Die

culebra tankThere is nothing in the world quite like warm sand and a fresh ocean breeze. For those that are obsessed with beach vacations, here is a look at ten beaches that everyone should visit before they die.

Soufriere, St. Lucia
Originally settled by plantation owners in the 1700s, this island has become most well-known for honeymoon trips. The resorts offer practically every amenity and activity that a couple could dream of after getting hitched.

Anguilla, Leeward Island Chain
Anyone that wants to travel the Caribbean but steer clear of the more common tourist traps should consider Anguilla. This small island maintains an embargo on all cruise ships and commercial liners to keep the beaches clean and the atmosphere relaxing.

Cartagena, Columbia
As Columbia’s government and economy continue to stabilize, Cartagena has become a popular vacation spot with amazing weather throughout the entire year.

Corfu, Greece
Corfu is generally known as a port for cruise ships, but those that don’t spend at least a few days exploring the vibrant blue waters and pristine beaches are truly missing out.

Corsica, France
This island is a curious blend of chic designs and old world traditions. For Parisians, it remains one of the most popular vacation spots.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Myrtle Beach in South Carolina has a little something for everyone with hotels, motels, resorts, beachfront rentals, and more. This beach has become most well-known for live entertainment unlike anywhere else in the world and is popular for resort deals and packages from places like Sands Resorts.

Koh Samui, Thailand
Koh Samui offers visitors options ranging from sprawling villas to affordable camping spots with amazing weather during practically every season.

San Diego, California
When it comes to family fun and a unique vibe, San Diego is a great place to visit. For those that want a pristine beach with great surfing, La Jolla is a popular spot with a good blend of locals and visitors.

Bora Bora, Tahiti
While Bora Bora is just 18 miles long, it is filled with some of the nicest resorts in the world. Much like Soufriere, it is now recognized as a tropical getaway for romantic couples.

Culebra, Puerto Rico
Located in Culebra, Flamenco Beach is repeatedly given a position as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Casual camping is available, but visitors can also take a short bus ride into town for supplies or a hotel room.

This collection of 10 amazing beaches will allow you to travel the globe and enjoy some of the most iconic locations in the world.

Stay healthy on vacation

Although you may not be thinking about your health when the pre-vacation euphoria shakes your mind, staying healthy on your vacation is what makes the difference between an ideal holiday and the one ruined by fever and flu. As a pretty experienced and passionate traveller, I have discovered several tricks which helped me maintain great health during my stays on various worlds’ destinations, and I want to share them with all journey addicts and all others who enjoy being on the road:

  1. Do your research  (in case of vaccinations)

I know how it’s exciting when you book a hotel in exotic Thailand, which is an immensely interesting country, but it’s also a place where you can catch anything from malaria to pretty serious Japanese encephalitis.  That’s why you should give your excitement a break for a while and do some research in order to discover vaccinations you may need before you jump on the plane.
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For the most destinations you’ll need routine vaccines, such as varicella vaccine and flu shot, but some countries (especially tropical ones) require special vaccinations due to the risk of some diseases. If you’re going to India you should get vaccinated against Hepatitis A, since India is the place where you can get this easily through contaminated water or food.

  1. Enjoy the food but don’t exaggerate

It’s reasonable to enjoy the local cuisine on your vacation, but ordering every single delicacy from the menu can bring you nausea and fat deposits on your hips, which is not so perfect vacation scenario. So, try to balance your diet on vacation by trying healthier versions of new foods.

  1. Dedicate some time to exercising

Even though your vacation is your time to relax or simply do nothing, physical activity is one of those things which will ensure your strong immunity and diminish a chance of being sick.
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When I was in Dubai, I found time to attend personal training in Dubai, which not only maintained my body shape, but also improved the ability of my body to resist various diseases. You can use your hotel’s gym, or if you’re not fond of intensive working out, take a long walk along the beach or across the city and finish it with a set of simple exercises.

  1. Hydrate yourself

Lying on the beach or wandering through some giant city is extremely exciting, but also an adventure which requires constant hydration. Thanks to my personal trainers from the gym in Dubai, I’ve learned a lot about the food which can keep me hydrated and what I should eat in general.
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Things, such as cucumbers, watermelon, Greek yogurt and Rooibos tea are, according to them, a great way to hydrate yourself apart from water, while ideal diet should include fiber from broccoli, beans, pears, proteins from tuna and chicken and plenty of whole foods.

  1. Try fun activities

This is the area where you can merge pleasure and physical activity, what is especially important for both your mental and physical health. So, if you’re, for instance, travelling to Tahiti, that’s great opportunity to spend time snorkelling, diving or kayaking through lagoons and activate your body.
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Explore the area to see what else you can try – perhaps a local dance or thrilling horseback riding along the coast may be your activities of choice.

No matter where you’re going on vacation and how you plan to enjoy there, staying healthy during that time is what guarantees memorable, entertaining and enjoyable moments.

Diving in French Polynesia: the Tuamotu Atolls

Diving with the fishes by SF Brit

French Polynesia has some very popular vacation destinations like Tahiti and Bora Bora, but any diver knows that the more remote atolls are where it’s at. Where what’s at? Awesome diving opportunities, on the Tuamotu Archipelago, that is what.
The Tuamotu islands are not very suitable for agriculture, and aside from some pearls, vanilla and copra, not a lot is grown here. Instead, the islanders make a living from all the Tuamotu islands tourism they receive as being an island paradise in French Polynesia that is off the beaten path. Fans of watersports and people looking to get away from tourist traps are the most common visitors.

Fakarava Island is one of the best diving spots in the South Pacific. Here you can find the Garuae Pass, a navigational dream, and the Tumakohua Pass, where excellent shark dives can be made at Shark’s Hole.

Rangiroa Atoll Kia Ora Pier by dany13

Rangiroa is, if anything, an even better location than the incredible Fakarava. The dominant feature of the island is the endless horizon and the vast lagoon, big enough to fit all of Tahiti, as it is not mountainous, unlike the rest of French Polynesia. It is the world’s greatest natural aquarium, where you can swim with a great number of marine creatures, but most notably, dolphins. Tiputa Pass and Avatoru Pass are the best diving sites, situated north of the atoll. Deep-sea fishing is a popular sport in Rangiroa. The most often visited lagoon on Rangiroa is the Blue Lagoon – or as some call it, “the lagoon within a lagoon”. After an hour’s boat ride from Avatoru, Rangiroa’s largest town, prepare to literally walk across a coral reef. Other than water sports, you can find Gauguin’s Pearl Farm on Rangiroa, a good alternative to the Museum of Pearls located in French Polynesian capital Papeete.
Tikehau is a rather small island, but as Charles Darwin noted, its lagoon is denser with fish than anywhere else in the region. Colorful tropical fish such as lionfish, clownfish, parrotfish, tuna, snappers, sharks and manta rays live here in great numbers, and the best place to see them is in Tuheiava Pass. As far as lagoon trips go, a trip to Ile Aux Oiseaux, the Bird Island, is at $77, and a mecca for bird-watching.

Tikhau, archipel des Tuamtus by Benoit Mahe

For a more relaxed day out on open waters, the lagoon is turquoise, clear, and straight out of a postcard. The area is home to black-tipped sharks, which are very docile, and feeding them is a fun way to spend time after a tropical lunch. Picnics on the lagoon are a popular lunch idea with most tourists, though there are a couple of options in terms of restaurants on the islands.
The islands remain relatively untouched but well equipped for tourists, so there are plenty of land activities to indulge in as well. Renting a bicycle and riding through forests of hibiscus to visit the charming local churches is a fun way to spend your time, and don’t forget to relax on the pink sands of Les Sables Roses, and try fine local wines at DomaineAmpélidacées.

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