“Mini-moon” is millennial-shorthand for a quick trip taken immediately following the wedding, putting off a longer, more far-flung honeymoon for a later date. While it may start off as a plan B for couples who run out of time or money planning their wedding day, there are plenty of reasons to recommend the mini-moon in its own right. Based on my own recent experience, the mini-moon is an once-in-a-lifetime bit of magic not to be missed. Here’s why…
If you’ve been gearing up to travel to your destination wedding or to your honeymoon, you might be getting antsy about the extensive lines at airport security lately. I even recently forced my partner get TSA pre-checked for an upcoming flight. Poor dude had no choice. Traveling can be stressful enough without that hassle, so here are some TSA tips that should make it as easy as it can be.
We live in the US and went to Toronto for our honeymoon. One of the most memorable gifts we got was from one of hubby’s coworkers – Canadian cash. We had registered for both traditional and cash-for-honeymoon gifts, but I loved this. In fact, foreign currency has become our new go-to wedding present for couples we know are leaving the country for their honeymoon.
From 6 months in Costa Rica to a foodie trip to Japan: 4 real honeymoons planned with a honeymoon registry
Let’s take a break from talking about weddings and talk about your other awesome and exciting future plans: THE HONEYMOON! You know what’s even more helpful than a honeymoon registry when it comes to planning a honeymoon? Hearing other couples’ honeymoon plans that are also using a honeymoon registry. Our good buddies and long-time sponsor Traveler’s Joy has hooked us up with real honeymoon plans, schemes, and registry tips from real couples.
We know some of you out there are worried about not having enough fun at your wedding, and that kind of anxiety can totally extend into honeymoons, too. We get it: nobody wants to have a bummer vacation. Focus on not stressing about it and going in with an open mind, and fun will be had. But just in case you want to squeeze a little extra enjoyment out of it, here are a few hacks we recommend to have fun on your honeymoon
All stressed-up from wedding planning? Maybe take a breather and plan the honeymoon for awhile instead (if you’re taking one, of course). Here are our honeymoon planning tips to save money, save time, and save your ass, because, seriously, planning a vacation shouldn’t make you NEED a vacation, right?