15 Unexpected Places to Have Your Destination Wedding

You know who had their destination wedding on a sandy beach in some generic hot location? Everybody.

If you’re looking for something a little (or a lot) more off the beaten path, read on for 15 unexpected places to have your destination wedding:

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15. On Safari

If you’ve got a bit of a wild side, why not have an unforgettable wedding on an African Safari? The Governors Camp on the border of Kenya and Tanzania offers weddings set against the backdrop of the Great Wildebeest Migration. How romantic!

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14. Iceland

The barren and stark landscapes of Iceland could make for some pretty amazing wedding photos. Tie the knot in front of a glacier or beside a fjord and slow dance to the tuneless howls of Bjork, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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13. Underwater

Are you ready to dive into your marriage headfirst? Trang Underwater Weddings will help you say “I do” beneath the tropical waves of Thailand. They even broke the Guinness World Record for “largest underwater wedding” in 2000. But if you want to take the plunge, you and your guests will need a few days of diver training.

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Picture Perfect Places to Say “I Do”

Your wedding day should be memorable, as it’s the day you’ve probably been thinking of for years. Getting married abroad is perhaps the best way to ensure that your wedding is perfect, free of the distractions that come with a local wedding. And afterward, the location you pick will hold a special place in your heart.

The Best Warm-Weather Destinations for a Winter Vacation in the United States

There are plenty of warm-weather destinations in the county – some that are popular with tourists and are routinely full, and others that are wildly underrated and don’t attract the same kind of attention. Whether you’re looking for a beach vacation, an outdoor adventure, or a city that’s known for its nightlife, there are plenty of options to choose from. Here are some of our favorite warm-weather destinations for a winter vacation within the United States.

Mini Guide to Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country located in the Arctic Circle. It has a population of nearly 350,000 citizens; however, roughly two-thirds of them live in Reykjavik, the capital, and its surroundings. The country is famous for its geothermal and volcanic activity, which throughout thousands of years created a somewhat otherworldly landscape. Travelers also flock to Iceland to see the incredible Northern Lights and learn about its Viking inhabitants, who settled there in 874 AD.