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AAA Adds Six Hotels to Exclusive Five Diamond List for 2016

AAA has unveiled 118 hotels that have earned the AAA/CAA Five Diamond Rating in the past 12 months, qualifying them for the 2016 Five Diamond Award®list. This exclusive group represents just 0.4 percent of the nearly 28,000 AAA/CAA Approved and Diamond Rated hotels. Following rigorous evaluations from AAA’s professional inspectors, the following six hotels were added as first-time Five Diamond honorees. Hotel Mousai – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico AAA Inspector Notes: This chic hotel, exclusively for adults, offers the ultimate in contemporary...

11 Honeymoon Must-Haves — Tropical Edition

You've found the dress, you've outfitted your bridal party and even managed to find some swag for dad. The rest is easy! Planning for your honeymoon is one of the most relaxed parts of wedding planning. If you're like us though, you believe no such event should occur sans shopping trip. So for you ladies of luxury, planning a tropical honeymoon in paradise — we've got you covered. Keep reading to discover your new must-haves! 1. Tried and True First things first — you've got...

When Wedding Photos Go Viral — Alaskan Glacier Bride

Josh Martinez, a thrill seeking photographer with a love for indigenous Alaska, first had the idea of photographing a bride in a glacier pool while piloting a helicopter over Knik Glacier. Eventually, a courageous couple came looking for a photographer who would produce out-of-this-world wedding photos. Alas, the viral sensation "Glacier Bride" was born. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyN-VrnWX8c Martinez, who has shot all over North America, says nothing compares to Alaska. After seeing the Glacier Bride photos, we have to agree! A talented and innovative photographer alone wasn't enough to...

10 Unusual Marriage Customs From Across The Globe

If you switched on the news lately, it is easy to think of all the things that divide us. It could be something complicated like faith or politics. It could be something less complicated, after all Internet wars erupt over the silliest of topics. But one thing humans share across cultures, countries, continents? People getting married. Call us optimists, but we would rather focus on things we have in common. Do remember - while some of the customs described...

The Top Ten European Spas to include in your Honeymoon

Going to Europe on your honeymoon? Why not combine pleasure with some serious pampering? Here is our list of the top ten European spas to include in your honeymoon (please share your favorites in the comments).  Blue Lagoon, Iceland If you want an experience like no other,  then the otherworldly Blue Lagoon should be your first choice. Blue Lagoon is located 30 minutes from Reykjavik and it is a sight to behold - turquoise blue and nestled in a lava...