One-of-a-Kind Honeymoons - Slideshow

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One-of-a-Kind Honeymoons - Slideshow

Cliché: A Caribbean Cruise

Cliché: A Caribbean Cruise

Ever since cruise lines started catering to the younger demographic (adding water slides and kiddie pools), their romantic appeal has faded.
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Unique: An Amazon River Cruise

Unique: An Amazon River Cruise

Not only will a cruise down the Amazon River free you from the throngs of screaming children that have invaded most Caribbean cruise lines, but the second-longest river in the world will introduce you to South America's lush rainforests and distinctive critters.
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Cliché: A Caribbean Cruise

Ever since cruise lines started catering to the younger demographic (adding water slides and kiddie pools), their romantic appeal has faded.
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Unique: An Amazon River Cruise

Not only will a cruise down the Amazon River free you from the throngs of screaming children that have invaded most Caribbean cruise lines, but the second-longest river in the world will introduce you to South America's lush rainforests and distinctive critters.
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Cliché: Long Walks on the Beach

Sure, a long walk on the beach is romantic, but it's also a notorious been-there, done- that experience. Instead of following in the footsteps of so many others, why not carve your own path?
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Unique: Long Walks on the Great Wall of China

Ladies and gentlemen, now this is a sidewalk. Stretching more than 5,500 miles across northern China, the Great Wall of China is one of the most recognized sights on Earth (you can even see it from space!). However, when it comes to honeymoon potential, the wall is greatly underrated. Be the first of your friends to walk hand-in-hand along this awe-inspiring monument.
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Cliché: A Mediterranean Sunset

Yes, watching the sun set over the Mediterranean is a very romantic experience, but we can't guarantee that you'll get to do it alone. In many places like Sicily, Italy and Oia, Santorini, you'll often be among dozens of other spectators.
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Unique: A Dead Sea Sunrise

Watching the sun rise over the Dead Sea is well worth the early-morning wake-up call. Climb to the top of Masada in southern Israel to watch the sky turn orange amongst the ruins of an ancient city. Trust us: It's an experience of a lifetime.
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Cliché: Tropical Resorts

Sure, they've got palm trees and cabanas and infinity pools -- but are those really worth $400 a night? If you're going to fork over that much dough, the hotel better be spectacular.
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Unique: The ICEHOTEL

If the hotel is a key ingredient in your honeymoon experience, then you can't go wrong with the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden. Each room is carved completely from ice and snow, so grab your long johns and hunker down for a cozy night between the reindeer-skin blankets. (Don't worry: there are conventional rooms, too).
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Cliché: A Secluded Island Getaway

Faraway islands like Fiji and Bora Bora are popular with the rich and famous. However, unless you're hiding from the paparazzi, save your money and honeymoon somewhere closer to home.
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Unique: A Big Island Getaway

If it's an exotic island getaway that you seek, you need look no further than our own back yard. Hawaii's Big Island is known for its stunning black beaches, lush palm forests, plummeting waterfalls and oozing lava. Plus, you won't have to worry about running into huge crowds (let alone paparazzi).
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The Big Island Hotels
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Cliché: Touring the City of Light

There's no denying Paris' romantic draw -- It's known as the City of Love for a reason. However, unless your idea of romance is being pushed into an Eiffel Tower elevator by hundreds of other impatient tourists, you might want to save this city for another time.
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Paris Hotels
Paris Attractions
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Unique: Touring the Red City

Although it's far less ritzy than Paris, the Red City will truly sweep you off your feet. Get lost in Marrakech's rose-colored walls, be hypnotized by a snake charmer's tune or let yourself get swept away on a spice-filled breeze near the famous Djemaa el Fna market. After all, red is the color of passion.
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