If you’re thinking about heading for some of the world’s more exotic honeymoon destinations in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Indian Ocean—places like Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles—there’s a good possibility that you’ll be connecting through the major airline hubs of the Middle East to reach these far-flung locales. So why not break up the travel and make the journey part of the adventure?
After a 12- to 15-hour flight from the states, even the most frequent fliers can use a stretch break. Back-to-back long-haul flights can be tough, even if you’ve splurged on Emirate’s business class, which comes with such perks as a private onboard lounge. (Hello, champagne toast at 40,000 feet!) … (continue reading)