Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations

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A gorgeous honeymoon to top off that amazing wedding is the perfect way to start off your happily ever after. Below are our picks of the top 10 honeymoon destinations for you and your special someone.

1. Koh Samui, Thailand

A tropical island with gorgeous palm tree lined beaches, Koh Samui is a dream like destination with stunning resorts, luxury private villas, and gorgeous bungalows. This is the perfect place to relax on the beach after the hectic wedding festivities; or if you prefer a bit of adventure go snorkelling and see the vibrant marine life, go zip-lining in the rainforest, or hiking in the tropical jungle.

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Lower swimming pool at Villa 2 of Sangsuri private resort, North Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand2. Cape Town, South Africa

One of the most multi-cultural cities in the world, Cape Town is known for its harbour and as the best place in the world to visit by The New York Times in 2014. The dry, warm summers at Cape Town last from December to March and is the perfect destination for the active couple to take advantage of the vast open space by going hiking or mountain-biking, paragliding off of Lion’s Head, and abseiling off of Table Top Mountain.

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cape-town3. Maldives

A tropical paradise, the Maldives is perfect for an intimate and romantic honeymoon. The secluded islands feature white sand beaches and a crystal clear warm sea with near perfect weather all year round. Be sure to see the well known sea of stars with your sweetie to top off your perfect honeymoon.

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maldives4. Positano, Italy

A beautiful village on the Amalfi Coast, Positano features cascading houses over the mountain in sun-bleached pink, peach and terracotta colours. With a deep history of fashion, this quaint village is perfect for a quiet and romantic honeymoon.

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poistano-45. Kerala, India

Known for its famous back waters, Kerala features stunning boat houses and spice and tea covered mountains. This picturesque destination known as ‘God’s Own Country’ is perfect for relaxation and sight-seeing. Plus you get to indulge in flavour rich food and stunning views you’ll remember and dream of forever.

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kerala56. Bora Bora, French Polynesia

Surrounded by a stunning turquoise lagoon, Bora Bora is a luxury honeymoon destination synonymous for its over water bungalows. This secluded paradise is the perfect place to unwind in a lush and romantic atmosphere and that much need R&R after the hectic wedding.

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borabora37. Santorini, Greece

Fall in love as soon as you set your eyes on the white washed houses and blue domed churches overlooking the gorgeous sea. Visit the never ending vineyards in the day, and watch the sunset reflect off the houses creating a spectacular red and orange glow in the evenings. Relax on the multicoloured sandy beaches or go boating for a completely romantic honeymoon.

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santorini28. Lake Louise, Canada

Known for its turquoise tinted lake surrounded by gorgeous mountains, Lake Louise is the perfect destination for couples who prefer a cooler climate. With an average high of 20C in the summers, and -5C in the winters, this is the ideal place to go skiing or hiking during the day, and relaxing with your sweetheart in front of the fireplace during the evening.

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lakelouise29. Bali, Indonesia

With gorgeous mountains and beautiful beaches, the scenery in Bali is like something out of a dream. The natural beauty of this exotic island mesmerises the visitor through its lush nature, colourful ceremonies, and warm and welcoming people. Bali is the perfect place to relax while enjoying a rich and generous culture in beautiful surroundings.

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bali410. Aruba

With gorgeous weather and beaches, a great live music scene, and a vibrant night life, Aruba is perfect for a little bit of everything. This island country is all about sun and fun offering both land and water activities to keep you busy during the day, and casinos, night clubs and restaurants during the evenings.

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Written by Neha Oberoi

Originally fNeha Oberoirom Canada, Neha is a London based fashion and travel blogger. Business woman by day and blogger by night, Neha loves to analyze and has a flair for spotting upcoming fashion trends. You can see what inspires Neha and her latest outfits on her Blog; for daily fashion updates you can follow her on Instagram; or say hi on Facebook and Twitter.

Vogue Wedding Show 2015

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The finest collection of matrimonial design is fast approaching. The Vogue Wedding Show, will be taking place at its usual venue, the luxurious Taj Palace Hotel in New Delhi, one of India’s architectural gems. The event will bring together some of India’s finest designers, giving guests the chance to have a one-to-one experience with them, which includes Manish Malhotra, Sabyasachi, Varun Bahl, Shantanu and Nikhil et al.

The event will bring together artisans who engage in creating only the finest designs, where beauty remains a steadfast fixture. With jewellery from Tibarumals Jewelers, Bharany’s, BN Jewels and Birdhichand Ghanshyamdas, accessories from Vera Wang Wedgwood, Tea Culture of the World, Ravish Kapoor, Nordic Kandie, Ahujasons.

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Way back when: Vogue Wedding Show 2014

Way back when: Vogue Wedding Show 2014

With 45 brands in all, as well as industry experts, all under one roof, it’s not just one-to-one consultations guests will be privileged to, but also a workshop on styling, with Vogue India Fashion Director Anaita Shroff Adajania, who will share contemporary style tips for brides and grooms. Adajania is a woman who has a knowledge on bridal styling that is unparalleled.Personal consultation with designer Sabyasachi at Vogue Wedding Show 2014, Taj Palace, New Delhi_Aug 1-3 2014_1

Some of the delights on offer: A personal consultation with designer Sabyasachi

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From last years show: guests perusing through Anju Modis collection

Other experts giving workshops include – Wedding planner Vandana Mohan, skincare specialist Harshna Bijlani, make-up specialist Namrata Soni and celebrity nutritionist Kinita Kadakia Patel. Each workshop is individual and will go fully in-depth on each and every aspect.

A particular highlight will be the ‘Saree Pavilion’ a masterful idea, it will exhibit differing saree designs from every region of India, highlight the beautiful individuality of each state, from the evocative old world of Jaipur to the rustic magnificence of Kerala. The designs are howcased by brands including Ekaya, Lakshmi and Mangalmayee Jaipur.

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The flagship ferns and petals display from Vogue Wedding Show 2014

In a statement, Vogue India Editor Priya Tanna spoke of how the show turns dreams into reality – “It is an all-access pass for brides, grooms and their families to meet the country’s leading bridal wear designers, view the most unforgettable wedding jewellery and attend masterclasses conducted by an enviable line-up of industry experts in hair, make-up, beauty, nutrition and wellness.” There’s always a genuine sense of wonder at the Vogue Wedding Show, solidifying the often headache inducing process of organising a wedding.

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First: Anita Dongre with Bride-to-be, Bhupinder Singh Bedi at Vogue Wedding Show 2014 Second and Third: Masterclass with Vogue India Fashion Director Anaita Shroff Adajania.

It is essentially the nuts and bolts of planning a wedding, encapsulated in an array of finery in supremely sumptuous surroundings. The Vogue Wedding Show covers all bases, with a particular focus on the style and craft of conjuring together a wedding injected with luxury.

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First and second: Models showcasing Anju Modi’s exclusive bridal collection at AZA store, Bandra, part of Vogue’s pre-Wedding Show exclusives Third: Anju Modi with models.

Guests to this invite only affair will be witness to a number of ingenious collaborations, not to mention many hours of inspiration, which is impossible to get anywhere else.

Photos courtesy of Errikos Andreou and Vogue India

Competition: Gehna Jewellers Mothers Day Contest

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Gehna Jewellers, a Bandra based jewellery design company, and Think Shaadi partners, have just launched their Mothers Day Contest, which gives you the chance to win an array of exquisite goodies. Simply upload an image of you and your mother via Twitter or Instagram, tag @Gehnajewellers1, then using #MomIsMyWorld tell them why she is the centre of your universe.

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Headed by Sunil Datwani, Gehna Jewellers is the premier design house for luxurious and unique jewellery. Opening up their store in uber trendy Bandra, Gehna features some of the best artisans in the industry, including Shaina NC, James Ferreira and Shaheen Abbas. Together they create stunning collections, which are intricately designed using the finest gold, diamonds and platinum.

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