There's no denying that vacation is the first thing that comes to your mind as a married couple. Planning and preparing for a wedding could be tough and complicated, but once the ceremony is over, you sure deserve the R&R that you've been wanting even before you head on to face the married life.
With so many wonderful destinations around the world that you could think of, let's not make this a continuation of your wedding stress—here are 4 underrated destinations in Asia where that much-awaited honeymoon is bound to happen:Udaipur, India To describe Udaipur as beautiful is an understatement. The City of Lakes gives the traditional Indian vibe, with the charming temples and palaces that makes the perfect backdrop for couple photos. Also known as the most romantic city in India, you could enjoy wandering around Lake Pichola that may even count as an experience comparable of that when you’re in Venice. What makes it even better is that you could do this in Udaipur without breaking the bank. Siargao, Philippines Some may just consider it as just another summer destination, but we assure you, Siargao could be your next haven as a couple. Aside from the fact that its beaches, specifically Cloud 9, offer a world-class experience for its beautiful waves perfect for both pro and beginners, the vibe in the island will captivate you. Lush tropical forests, native accommodations, and the friendly locals will give you the comfort that you both deserve. Basically, it’s a slice of heaven located Southeast of Manila. Phuket, Thailand While many couples aim for adventure, choosing Phuket would be best for intimate moments made in the most ideal sceneries. Phuket has a 50-km postcard-like coastline where you could watch the stunning sunset together in Ya Nui, stay up to join the nightlife scene in Patong Beach, or simply call it a night with a glass of wine in Kamala Beach where your luxury villa is, too. Nami Island, Korea Nami Island or Namiseom Island is a real charmer. With Instagram-worthy tree lanes, parks, and woodlands, take a spot and just enjoy the scenery together with your significant other here. There really is no best time to visit this island because all four seasons make the place equally fascinating. It’s practically like a date spot where both of you could do some reminiscing and more deep conversations, just like the good old days.
Entering the married life is no easy feat, so you deserve a memorable honeymoon to get you prepped up for that demanding but exciting experience! Let SweetEscape, with its pool of photographers from over 400 cities in the world including the locations mentioned above, save those moments for you.
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As every parent would tell you, travelling with kids can be extremely tough! There are tons of tiny details and preparations that need to be ironed-out before you even set out of your home, not to mention that a lot of times the things and places that the parents want to do and visit are not the ones favourable to the kids'. Don't worry, we're here for you! Here's a list of activities you and your kids can do together during your spring travel to Amsterdam, and rest assured, you will find these activities equally exciting!
The best way to experience the wonders of the canals of Amsterdam is by hopping on a boat and taking a boat tour. The beautiful and unique canal houses along the canals makes great setting for your family photo session. Your kids can also learn about the Netherlands' famous canals system from the guides!
A very Dutch way to get around Amsterdam is on bakfiets, a large bucket attached to the front of a bike, which your kids will definitely love! Let your kids to sit safely inside the bakfiets and cycle through Amsterdam's numerous bike-lanes to many interesting spots in and around the city, including Vondelpark, the largest park of the city with lots to offer for kids such as The Melkhuis, Kinderkookcafe (where children can cook little dishes while you enjoy a cup of coffee), and a lovely paddling pool. Check out these other great spots for cycling too!
The Netherlands produces some famous painters throughout history, and you can start to spark some creativity in your kids by taking them to some of these famous museum. The Van Gogh Museum is pleasantly light and modern, with paintings that are very colourful and accessible to children. The 17th Century Rembrandt House is also very interesting, giving us a glimpse of how Rembrandt (and other well-to-do Amsterdam inhabitants) lived in the ‘Golden Age’. Start nurturing the future artist in them!
The Nine Streets is another interesting place to visit. These nine little streets are filled with small and unique shops, ranging from fashion boutiques, to art stores, and even a toothbrush shop! One of the best places to take your kids to in the Nine Streets is Pancakes Amsterdam Negen Straatjes, a pancake shop that offers a world-wide variety of pancakes, including Dutch's famous pannekoek!
Unique to Spring, The King's Day is a festival to celebrate the birthday King Willem-Alexander, the current ruling monarch, and is held every April 27th. Cycle past the spectacle with your kids on the Bakfiets (see number 2!) and let them take it the explosion of bright orange colours throughout the city, or take part in a plethora of activities and fun games in the many carnivals and pop-up markets around Amsterdam and many other cities!
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