Since the weather was a spiteful 19 degrees in Albany this morning, I thought some talk about vacation would bring some warmth to this seemingly endless winter.
Prior to the wedding, Mr. Crab and I decided that we would take a short trip after the wedding to reflect and relax and that we would plan a longer, more elaborate trip for the spring. A few weeks after we returned to Albany after the wedding, we started talking about plans for the big trip, which Mr. C started calling “the mega-moon.” I was determined to find a way to plan the trip we dreamed about that we could afford.
If you’ll recall my dream was to vacation in a place that looked like this:
Our resident honeymoon expert Sara Margulis is back with this week’s honeymoon deals and ideas! Sara is co-founder of Honeyfund, the world’s most popular honeymoon registry. Sara and her husband, Josh, also started Plumfund, the easiest way to raise money for travel, gifts, or anything else—for free. As a champion of budget-conscious honeymooners for the better part of a decade, Sara’s got an eagle-eye for romantic travel deals. Learn more or start your Honeyfund today!
For Californians like myself, Mexico is a popular getaway. Cancun and Cabo San Lucas are well known hotspots and the obvious choice for American tourists. But allow me to say: your honeymoon just may be way too cool for Cancun. If you’re looking for something slightly off the touristy path, peek at these destinations where authentic Mexican romance, history, and culture will make your honeymoon truly unique.
Mexico City is a great destination for couples who thrive in an urban scene, or who seek an edgier experience than the typical beach honeymoon. It’s also an extremely eclectic city, where you can check out ancient pyramids, colonial buildings, avant-garde dining, and world-class art galleries and shopping all in one day. … read more