Josh and Jenna: Honeymoon Diary
COUPLE: Josh and Jenna Chasse
DATES: July 2 – 28, 2012
WHY GO: Europe has symbolized the epitome of romance for centuries. The rich culture, mouth-watering cuisine, and breathtaking vistas are perfect for a bride and groom’s first adventure as a married couple. “We were able to spend four weeks just enjoying being together and seeing the incredible sights of Europe,” says Jenna. “It couldn’t have been better!”
THE HOTEL: De las Letras (Madrid); Avenida Palace (Barcelona); Residence Candia (Rome); Le Caggiole (Montepulciano in Tuscany). Their other nights were spent aboard a Carnival cruiseship.
BEST EXPERIENCE: Kayaking in the Adriatic Sea near Croatia, and walking to the top of St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
GOOD TO KNOW
- Best time to visit: July and August are the most popular months; January and February are the cheapest
- Average temps (July): High: mid-80s; Low: mid-60s
- Must-pack item: A digital SLR camera