13/01/2017 1:20 PM AEDT | Updated 13/01/2017 4:08 PM AEDT

Newlyweds, Here's Where To Go On Your Honeymoon

This is the fun part.

Hmm, not too shabby.
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Hmm, not too shabby.

So, you've just gotten hitched. Congratulations! The whole world is at your feet.

Literally. It's time to jet off on perhaps one of the more special holidays of your lifetime. So, where will you go?

Perhaps you're a Canadian Rockies climber, or you're looking to kick back in Bora Bora. Maybe cruising around Cuba is more your jam.

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People still cruise around in these, right?

We're told that planning our ideal honeymoon is key -- and timing is everything. But that's not always easy. What are your partner's interests? How much time can you take off? And are there any little ones in tow?

Luckily, our good friends at Lonely Planet have launched their first handbook for newlyweds who want to honeymoon their way. Aside from offering more than 25 of their top locations, they've included tips on budget breakdowns, where to go with your kids and which locations are LGBTQ-friendly. Here's a sneak peak.


Yes, these are most definitely a thing. Because honeymoons aren't necessarily always a two-person deal.

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Swiftcurrent Lake in Montana, USA, where kid-friendly water activities and stunning vistas abound.

1. Reunion

2. Montana, U.S.

3. New Zealand

4. Cuba

5. Spain

The Rocky Mountains and lakes of western Montana are a kiddie's playground -- think tree-top tours and alpine slides -- whilst the kid-friendly island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean offers you parents a dual slice of honeymoon paradise.


While we're on the island bandwagon...we'll leave these here. And whilst we can't pronounce a few of these, they really need no words. See for yourself.

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Heard of Huahine in French Polynesia? Neither had we.

1. Corsica, France

2. Qurimbas Archipelago, Mozambique

3. Huahine, French Polynesia

4. Algonguin Island, Canada

5. Nevis, Caribbean


From the abundant pintxos bars (the Basque equivalent of tapas) in San Sebastian to the best bun cha plucked from the street markets of Hanoi in Vietnam, why not use your honeymoon to splurge on your greatest food desires?

1. Vietnam

2. South Australia

3. San Sebastian, Spain

4. Japan

5. Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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They're like tapas, but better.

'LGBTQ Honeymoons'

According to Lonely Planet, these destinations are friendly and progressive for same-sex couples.

1. Berlin

2. Iceland

3. New Zealand

4. Cape Town

5. Argentina

Berlin is known as spawning one of the biggest LGBTQ scenes in the world.

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