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The honeymoon is a period of time, usually beginning the day after the wedding reception, where the bride and groom refrain from working and other everyday chores and spend quality time enjoying each other’s company. Although most honeymoons are spent traveling to vacation spots, they can be equally as enjoyable spent relaxing at home.
Honeymoons and Groomsman Gifts
Let your honeymoon destination inspire your groomsman gifts! Personalized beach towels will make fun gifts if you plan to spend your honeymoon in the Caribbean, backpacks are greatif hiking is on your agenda, or a beer stein if you’ll honeymoon in the Swiss Alps.
The Key to Honeymoon Success
Honeymoons range in length. It is not uncommon for newlyweds to spend 10-14 days together, traveling, relaxing, and learning more about each other. While some couples prefer to postpone the honeymoon, the majority elect to go on the honeymoon either immediately following the wedding reception or within a few days thereafter. Depending on how much time and money the newlyweds can afford, a honeymoon can last several weeks or even months.
Traditionally, as the wedding reception is paid for by the bride’s parents, the honeymoon is paid for by the groom’s parents. Either due to financial or logistical reasons, many marrying couples do not follow this rule and, instead, elect to pay for the honeymoon themselves.
Although it sounds good on paper, actually breaking away from the hectic routines and demands of our daily lives can be difficult for some, especially those in high-profile employment positions.
For a honeymoon to be a success, the bride and groom both need to set aside their day-to-day worries and focus on each other. The following tips might be used as a guideline:
• Leave your laptop at home.