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Honeymooner Touched a Seal. Then Came the Death Threats

Louisiana woman fined $500 in Hawaii

(Newser) - A woman from Louisiana who was honeymooning in Hawaii has been fined $500 after a social media video showed her touching an endangered Hawaiian monk seal, US authorities said, per the AP . The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration launched an investigation last month and found the woman violated the Endangered...

Live Like the King for $2.5M
Live Like the King for $2.5M

Live Like the King for $2.5M

Elvis' honeymoon home up for grabs again

(Newser) - The honeymoon hideaway of 1960s lovers Elvis and Priscilla Presley could be yours, and for a bargain compared to its 2014 asking price. The five-bedroom, five-bathroom Palm Springs home the couple inhabited for a year following their 1967 Las Vegas wedding is listed for $2.5 million , a fraction of...

US Couple Dies on Their Honeymoon
US Couple Dies on
Their Honeymoon

US Couple Dies on Their Honeymoon

Mohammad Malik and Noor Shah were only 4 days into their marriage

(Newser) - For Mohammad Malik and Noor Shah, it was another day in paradise. Tragically, it was also their last. The New York City couple drowned last month near their Caribbean resort just four days after getting married, Newsday reports. "It's a devastating loss," said Malik's father, Maqbool....

5-Month Pandemic Honeymoon Is One for the Ages

It included 3 months with elderly aunt, 1 month at sea

(Newser) - Honeymooners Feeonaa and Neville Clifton planned to spend two weeks visiting family in the Falkland Islands before heading to South America. Instead, they spent four months stuck in the Falklands—three in isolation with an elderly aunt—and another month crossing the ocean in a fishing boat to get back...

Couple Gets 'Trapped in Paradise'—Alone

Raul and Olivia De Freitas never expected this

(Newser) - Raul and Olivia De Freitas only planned to stay for six days—and then a pandemic broke out. Which meant the South African couple was stranded at a Maldives resort, all alone with the staff, trapped in paradise. "Everyone says they want to be stuck on a tropical island,...

5 Days After Wedding, He Fell In a Volcano

Indiana's Clay Chastain is thankful his new wife was there to help

(Newser) - Clay and Acaimie Chastain had hoped for a relaxing honeymoon in St. Kitts—but that was before the groom fell into a volcano. Five days after their July 13 wedding, the Indiana couple were hiking on Mount Liamuiga when Clay decided to descend a path into the dormant volcano to...

4 Days After Wedding, She Was Paralyzed on Honeymoon

New bride was slammed into the ground by a big wave

(Newser) - A Texas woman's destination wedding and dream honeymoon turned into a nightmare when a wave threw Nikki Lewis to the ground while she was boogie boarding with her new husband, just four days after they wed on the beach in Maui. The Sept. 12 accident broke the 34-year-old's...

They Married Thursday, She Was a Widow Days Later

Irish newlywed among 81 dead in Greece wildfires

(Newser) - An Irish couple's idyllic Greek honeymoon has become a disaster from which only one will return. Days after arriving in the seaside resort of Mati, Brian O'Callaghan-Westropp became separated from his new bride as they ran to escape a fast-moving wildfire ; he is now among the 81 dead,...

Honeymooner Dead After Crashing Into Wife on Zipline

Newlywed Israeli couple were in the Honduras

(Newser) - An unthinkable honeymoon accident: A newlywed Israeli man crashed into his wife while ziplining in Honduras, killing him and leaving his wife seriously injured, reports the Jewish Telegraphic Agency . "The girl stayed halfway on the cable and the guy came from behind and hit her up there," local...

Billionaires' Honeymoons Are More Eye-Popping Than You Think
Billionaires'
Honeymoons Are
More Eye-Popping
Than You Think
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Billionaires' Honeymoons Are More Eye-Popping Than You Think

Ovation Vacations goes to extremes for its clients

(Newser) - In describing his "consulting crash course" with "a leisure travel consultancy" that plans eye-popping honeymoons for billionaires, Brandon Presser explains that the first order of business is signing a nondisclosure agreement. And yet his piece for Bloomberg still manages to be replete with truly amazing examples of...

Honeymoon Was Supposed to Last a Year. Then, a Slip

New bride survives 1,000-foot slide on Denali

(Newser) - Polish newlyweds Magdalena Czarnecka and Michael Wangrat planned to take a full year for their honeymoon, first climbing Denali in Alaska, then trekking from Montana to New Mexico via the Continental Divide Trail before ultimately ending up in Central America. Instead, just 10 days into the epic trip, as Czarnecka...

Royal Honeymoon Will Be at This Picturesque Locale: Report

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are heading to Canada

(Newser) - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle may not be heading any place tropical on their honeymoon but the world's most famous newlyweds are still in for the royal treatment. TMZ reports the two lovebirds will be heading to Canada for their post-wedding vacation. Now officially the Duke and Duchess of...

Groom Dies on Honeymoon: 'I Turned and Andrew Was Gone'
Groom Dies on Honeymoon: 
'He Just Dropped in the Water'
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Groom Dies on Honeymoon: 'He Just Dropped in the Water'

Gill Campion left devastated in the Maldives after Andrew Roddy died while snorkeling

(Newser) - A mystery-turned-tragedy in the Maldives, with a newly married Irish man dead and his bride plunged into a "nightmare." People reports that Andrew Roddy, 30, had been snorkeling in the Indian Ocean on Tuesday while on his honeymoon with Gill Campion, two weeks after their wedding. The two...

Mnuchin: Jet Request Was All About National Security

And he says as a New Yorker, he didn't care about eclipse

(Newser) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday his request for use of a government plane for his European honeymoon earlier this summer was about national security and not his own personal convenience. Mnuchin said as a member of the president's National Security Council, he needed a secure communications link with...

The New Bride Ordered Fish. It Was a 'Death Sentence'

Christine Fensome died of ciguatera poisoning, says her family

(Newser) - After her husband was killed in a hit-and-run in 2004, Christine Fensome essentially hid in her house for five years, her family says. Then she met a man with whom she found happiness again. That happiness, however, was cut short. Just 10 days after their Sept. 17 wedding, the British...

Cruz's Post-Honeymoon Splurge: 100 Cans of Soup

It was Campbell's Chunky, Heidi Cruz revealed at CNN town hall

(Newser) - Ted Cruz showed up Wednesday for a CNN town hall—or what Gawker frames as "another glimpse into the waking hell that is Heidi Cruz’s daily life"—with his wife and two young daughters in tow, and Heidi offered up a personal, if bizarre, nugget of life...

Inside Brangelina's Weird Honeymoon

The pair play an unhappy married couple in flick 'By the Sea'

(Newser) - Most couples don't spend their honeymoons screaming at each other—or so we hope—but most couples aren't Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Speaking with the Directors Guild of America , per Vanity Fair , Jolie explains that By the Sea, which she directed Pitt in while on their honeymoon...

Greek Couple Left Penniless in NYC on Honeymoon

Their Greek-issued debit, credit cards were declined due to country's debt crisis

(Newser) - Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the US ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple's US adventure started after their June...

Ladies, This Guy Is Inviting You Along on His Honeymoon

Highest bidder on jilted groom's eBay auction gets to go to Dominican Republic

(Newser) - If you're female and not doing anything special from Feb. 16 to March 3 and wouldn't mind going on vacation with a total stranger in the Dominican Republic, John Whitbread's waiting for you on eBay. After being dumped by his girlfriend a few weeks before their wedding,...

Brit Walks in Honeymoon Murder of His Wife

Shrien Dewani cleared of all charges in South Africa in 2010 death of Anni Dewani

(Newser) - A British man accused of killing his wife while they were on their honeymoon in Cape Town was acquitted of murder today after a South African judge concluded that the prosecution's case didn't have sufficient evidence. Shrien Dewani promptly descended stairs leading out of the courtroom following the...

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