Where to Spend a Honeymoon   The Country House   The Mediterranean   Less Expensive

Where to Spend a Honeymoon - The Country House - The Mediterranean - Less Expensive

Honeymoons - The Cornish Riviera - Hydros - Matlock, etc.

The newly-married pair, if really in love with each other, will be anxious so to plan their honeymoon as to secure as many opportunities as possible for the enjoyment of privacy.

The inhabitants of our islands do not wear their hearts on their sleeves, and are averse from displaying to the world in general the happiness they feel in belonging to each other.

Yet the novelty of the relation is so deeply interesting, and the nature of their feeling for each other so engrossing, that it is extremely difficult to avoid betraying these sentiments to chance spectators.

For these reasons the ideal place for a honeymoon, at any time of year, is the country house or country cottage lent by a friend or relative. There they can enjoy the solitude a deux that, according to Lamartine, is the only perfect solitude.

But it is not given to everyone to possess good-natured friends who own country houses, or even week-end cottages. Where else, then, can a honeymoon be spent with-ut an inconvenient "degree of publicity ? And where is the sunshine to be found that our insular winters make so precious to us from force of contrast ?

For the wealthy there is no difficulty but that of choice. " They have the world before them," and travel is now rnade not only easy, but luxurious for the possessors of well-lined purses.