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Travel The most popular honeymoon destination of 2018 is not somewhere you’d expect

02:36  14 march  2018
02:36  14 march  2018 Source:   msn.com

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For its annual wedding report, Pinterest looked at some of the biggest wedding trends of the current year and found that Switzerland is actually the most popular honeymoon destination of 2018 with pins for the country up 856% since 2017.

When you think of the perfect honeymoon destination , a few classics probably come to mind. According to Pinterest, though, things are changing just a bit. The most popular honeymoon destination of 2018 is in Europe, but it’s still unexpected.

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When you think of your honeymoon, its likely that sandy beaches, warm sunshine and cocktails with mini umbrellas will come to mind.

It looks like times are a changing however, as a new report says the most popular honeymoon destination of 2018 is…

…Switzerland! Huh?

The country, which is famous for snowy alps, luxury chocolate, old buildings and fancy beers (there are no sandy beaches here!) is certainly somewhere you might consider romantic, but possibly for not the all important honeymoon.

For its annual wedding report, Pinterest looked at some of the biggest wedding trends of the current year and found that Switzerland is actually the most popular honeymoon destination of 2018 with pins for the country up 856% since 2017.

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One of the most popular destinations for honeymooners is the four-star Kuredu Island Resort where 7 nights all-inclusive cost from £1,539 per person including flights. In Colombo you can expect 32°C temperatures and 8 hours of sunshine. South America is also a great choice for a honeymoon in April.

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Considering there is some seriously amazing scenery in the European country — lakes, mountains, glaciers and forests to name a few — we shouldn’t be so surprised.

Plus, beach holidays really aren’t some people’s thing because they can be boring, so why not make your honeymoon a ski or hiking holiday?

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Jane Anderson, former Travel Editor of You & Your Wedding, selects the best honeymoon destinations in May 2018 . It’s also a good time to visit Vietnam where this classic two-week private tour is one of the most popular for honeymooners , ticking off Saigon (33ºC, 5 hours sunshine), Hoi

You’ll both need to discuss how you ’ d like to spend your time and then find the most appropriate destination to accommodate your desires. We all know that getting married can be a very expensive time, and sometimes there doesn’t seem to be much leftover for the honeymoon .

Best of all? Zurich is just a two hour flight from Dublin with Aer Lingus. What’s not to like about that!

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