You don't have to spend a small fortune and escape to a super exotic locale for several weeks to have a relaxing and romantic honeymoon. This simple vacationing rule of thumb can keep your honeymoon simple and save you thousands of dollars.
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You might feel the need to splurge on a stereotypical honeymoon, but Taryn Williford at Apartment Therapy suggests a short, quiet respite away from home is all you and your husband or bride need. A simple way to do that is the "3-4 plan":
Reduce your trip to just 3 or 4 days, and visit someplace that doesn't take more than 3 or 4 hours to get there. Make reservations for just 3 or 4 "must sees" or "must eats" and let the rest of the trip happen spontaneously.
This will keep the focus of your honeymoon on each other and not the destination. You can also use the same concept to plan a romantic getaway on a budget any time.
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