A honeymoon is fraught with expectations—it's probably one of the most expensive, most anticipated trips you'll take. And since many spots have similar features (a spa, good food, one or more pools), how do you choose? We suggest clearing everything from your mind except two questions: Who are you, and what do you want from this experience? We've picked a few destinations to make that picture in your head a reality.

The Cerebral: You're looking to learn something while you're away

Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Worldwide

Luxury-liner group Regent Seven Seas Cruises' "Circle of Interest' program offers guests the opportunity to choose a cruise based on subjects they find fascinating, like literature, jewelry, or the performing arts. If you want your voyage to emphasize art and design, try one of their Mediterranean cruises to ports of call like Barcelona, St. Tropez, and Venice, during which the chief curator of Miami's Bass Museum of Art will guide you through renowned art collectors' private villas; or the trip from Copenhagen to Stockholm, which includes a visit to the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg. If antiques are your thing, sail from Osaka to Hong Kong with "Antiques Road Show" host David Battie, who will teach you the ins and outs of trolling local markets for collectibles. While aboard, you'll enjoy the view from your room's balcony, plus several restaurant options and the on-ship spa; hundreds of additional shore-excursion options ensure there will be plenty to entertain you while you're off the boat.

Photo: Courtesy of Regen Seven Seas Cruises

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