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We didn’t cover honeymoons in our Fairtrade Fortnight Challenge in 2007 but enthusiasm for travel that gives something back shows no signs of waning so we thought we’d look into it for 2013. Photo from Kerala Connections – read more about the company below Have you spotted the Fairtrade mark while leafing through honeymoon brochures? [...]

Earlier this week, we introduced you to the idea of ‘honeyteering’. But when the world is your oyster, how do you start prising out the pearl that is just right for you? Here are our top 6 suggestions for projects all over the globe, from Tanzanian families and Kalahari meerkats to organic farming in South [...]

It has a certain ring to it doesn’t it? Honeyteering. Not quite as saccharine sweet as ‘honeymooning’, but with a touch more allure than ‘volunteering’… A traditional honeymoon may have lost its currency for many newlyweds hoping to experience something unforgettable in their precious time alone after the marriage ceremony. It’s common for people to [...]

As the weather turns colder and the leaves tempt you to kick them from their autumnal piles, it seems apt to dedicate October to the destination wedding. And it’s about time we did. The destination wedding market has experienced massive growth over the last decade. A study in May this year revealed that over a [...]

No matter what shade of green you are, chances are you’ve given a lot of thought to your wedding and honeymoon and keeping them both in line with your values as a couple.

Have you started hunting for a honeymoon yet? As you’re visiting Ethical Weddings, you’re probably on the lookout for a honeymoon with a heart (one that tries to be as sustainable as possible while benefiting local communities). Behind Locked Doors dvdrip If you’re anything like me, you’ll also be wanting to indulge yourself a little [...]

After 10 glorious days in sunny Spain we’re back! It was great to completely ‘desconectar’ (no internet, no computers) for a while…and it’s taking a bit of getting used to being plugged in again (that’s our excuse for not replying to any emails yet anyway!). We decided for this holiday we’d go the low carbon [...]

Tim and I have been married for just about a week now, and I still feel like we’re decompressing. Everything was beautiful and far exceeded my expectations. I’m waiting until I get more pictures to start writing about the day itself, but I have plenty of honeymoon pictures, documenting our amazing trip. We went to [...]

After Jenny told us about her hunt for the dream honeymoon, I promised to give you more details about the 2007 Responsible Tourism Awards that I help to coordinate. While not strictly speaking wedding related you might find a heavenly honeymoon with one of the Award winners! Over to responsibletravel.com… responsibletravel.com is proud to announce the [...]