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 Do-Gooders: You want a memorable honeymoon that also gives back.

Hills of Africa, Africa

This company is the first U.S.-based tour operator to specialize in fair trade tourism safaris, and works with Fair Trade Tourism in South Africa, an organization that promotes sustainability, human rights, and cultural awareness in tourism. So, you can rest assured that while you're having the time of your life touring the Tsitsikamma forest, tracking game in Kruger National Park, or settling to sleep in your canopy bed at a fivestar safari lodge, the local community will also benefit from your visit.

Photo: Courtesy of Singita Game Reserves

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