We’re all used to newlyweds celebrating with a honeymoon just after the wedding, but I just love how Katharine and Ahmet decided to celebrate their first year of marriage. Instead of one honeymoon, they celebrated with several “mini-moons” spread throughout the year and decided to document their final honeymoon (marking their first year of marriage) in Budapest with a Flytographer session!
So, should you consider planning a year of mini-moons rather than going all out on the traditional one-time honeymoon? I think so and here’s why!
Stretch your travel budget further. It may feel like a splurge, but I’d argue that planning many smaller vacations may be more wallet-friendly than one blow-out vacation. Multiple mini-moons will allow you to enjoy the excitement of travel throughout the year, rather than spending your annual travel budget on one or two weeks of travel taken at once.
Reduce your impact. Planning multiple smaller vacations, perhaps to destinations reachable by car, bus, or train, can reduce the impact your travel has on the environment. Making small steps towards responsible tourism can have a huge impact!
Take the pressure off. Planning multiple mini-moons can ease the pressure of planning and executing the perfect honeymoon. Travel isn’t perfect and it doesn’t have to be. The mishaps and unexpected adventures that happen along the way are all part of the fun of travel. Having a few mini-moons throughout the year will make it easier to go with the flow when things don’t go exactly according to plan.
Here’s to many more years of laughter and mini-moons, Katharine and Ahmet!