Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Green Weddings Part 3: The Honeymoon

Oh, the honeymoon. For me, planning the honeymoon was the best part of planning my wedding. Don't get me wrong, I loved (almost) every second of planning my wedding, but there's just something about preparing for a week of laying on a beach that just warms my heart.  Plus, this is one part of the wedding-planning process that the groom will definitely be into! So grab your betrothed and check out our tips for planning a green honeymoon.

*Off-set emissions of your travel by purchasing carbon off-sets
*stay at a green hotel; check out this directory of domestic and worldwide green properties
*dine at locally-owned restaurants that serve locally-produced foods
*buy locally-manufactured souvenirs
*take a responsible tourist trip; find a responsible tour group here
*give back to your destination by volunteering

If you're looking for honeymoon ideas, but aren't sure where to start, check out  They have lists of destinations by catergory. So whether you're looking for an adventure or a luxury spot or a romantic getaway, they have the perfect spot.

For more on Green Travel, check out this resource for green travel providers.

Remember, a green honeymoon doesn't have to be a dull week of sacrificing luxury. You can still have an amazing, relaxing honeymoon in posh digs . . . it just takes a little careful planning.

Need help planning your green honeymoon or vacation?  We've Got It! Chicago can help. Email us at info@we' for more info on how we can help make your next vacation less stressful and more green!

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