travel

Honeymoon Packing List…Ha, Yeah Right

You know those posts that detail every little new thing you should buy for a vacation or a honeymoon?

Or my favorite ones that refer to their list as honeymoon essentials.

This Tried & Tested: Honeymoon Fashion Essentials article tells me that I need the following:

  • eye-catching carryalls (are those purses?)
  • a sultry, yet sweet robe
  • something that screams “newlywed” (my worst nightmare)

Honeymoon Essentials No Bride Should Go Without preaches that I must have:

  • a monogrammed tote
  • another robe
  • and a sweet perfume

10 Things to Put on Your Honeymoon Packing List also suggests perfume and numerous special outfits…

You know what new items I bought to bring on my honeymoon? Two things: one pair of hiking socks and hiking pants.

That’s it.

To be fair, we were honeymooning in Canada and were hiking and lounging most of the time.

But either way, my point is that you don’t need a ton of new stuff for one trip. Use what you have. I had hiking socks, but not enough to go for 7 days. I certainly don’t need “eye-catching carryalls” to celebrate my marriage.

honeymoon1

So here I am casually on top of a glacier wearing my honeymoon pants and socks (more on the glacier part in another post), and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

honeymoon2

It was a little cold for teeny tiny bikinis in Canada anyway.

honeymoon3

We definitely did see another couple on the trail in their “newlywed” attire, wearing matching Mr. and Mrs. shirts.

honeymoon5

That’s not our style. I am also wearing my glasses because I legitimately left my contacts back in Chicago.

honeymoon4

So if I did have to make a honeymoon packing list, I would suggest that you make sure you bring all of your visual aids.

honeymoon6

So that you can truly see and enjoy all the scenic views.

honeymoon7

Getting Back on Track

We got back from our European jaunt on Saturday and I am still recovering from jetlag and getting back on track with work and life.

That means I have not had time to blog, so for now, I leave you with two pictures of recycling we encountered on our travels.

recycling in France

Paris, France had corner recycling centers

recycling in austria

Recycling in Austria at the train station has bins for metal, paper, plastic, and other waste.

If you are disappointed that all I am going to post of my trip are of recycling, do not fear. Keep scrolling!

eurotrip1

Paris, France

eurotrip2

Paris, France

eurotrip3

Paris, France

eurotrip4

Paris, France

eurotrip5

Paris, France

eurotrip6

Munich, Germany

eurotrip7

Munich, Germany

eurotrip8

Munich, Germany

 

eurotrip10

Hallstatt, Austria

 

 

Au Revoir & Auf Wiedersehn

Or in basic English, Bye!

I am going to be on break for a bit because I am going to be out of the country!

That’s right, I am leaving this continent of the United States and am traveling abroad.

To France, Germany, and Austria that is!

My next post should be Monday, September 25th, but I cannot promise that jet lag won’t take over.