Now that we’ve designated March as Thailand time, we have a few days right after the wedding and before the holidays for another adventure. Everyone we’ve talked to highly encourages getting out of town right after the wedding, even if it’s just for a short time or to a nearby destination. I can see the logic in their argument. The days leading up to the wedding will be a flurry of finishing up projects, greeting and spending time with visiting family, and making sure that the best laid plans of the past 14 months are being executed to perfection. I can already foresee how I’ll be craving some alone time with Mr. S in a place where there are no plans, no cares, and lots of naps. So like Miss Hen, and many other bees before me, we’re treating ourselves to a mini-moon!
A few criteria for our mini-moon:
- In keeping with the grand honeymoon requests, a destination neither of us has been to before. Elephants not mandatory, but of course welcome.
- Beachy. We’ll be entering the dead of winter by the time our wedding rolls around, so we are taking this opportunity to bask in some sun. Based on last year’s winter, we might not see the sun again until May.
- Laid-back, where sarongs and flip-flops are acceptable dinner attire.
- Secluded, but not isolated. Rustic, but well appointed.