Author: Becca Hensley

Chic, Cosmopolitan Honeymoon Locales

You were thinking about a deserted island for your honeymoon. Until you weren’t. Because suddenly it sounded really boring to be stuck by yourselves on a romantic beach. You had to have a conversation then, and you asked yourselves, “Are…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 8: Sunny Santa Barbara

  When thinking up a luxurious honeymoon, or pre-wedding getaway, it's easy to overlook a more local approach with gorgeous locations like Italy and Monaco available. But in this installment of Headlining Honeymoons we're headed to the sunshine state with…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 7: The Bachelor in Jamaica

  For a few months, we've been highlighting some of New Orleans Bride travel editor Becca Hensley's top picks for A-lister honeymoon locations. Whether you want to channel your inner Grace Kelly or dance your way into wedded bliss like…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 6: Rocky Mountain Luxury

  We're off to a new location in this edition of "Headlining Honeymoons." Previously, we've traveled like Hollywood royalty, dined under the stars in Italy and now we're headed to a spacious, grand Colorado resort that has hosted the likes…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 5: Marriage and Monaco

  Grace Kelly is the epitome of style and elegance. Her wedding, especially her gown, has gone down in the fashion history books. So, why not add a little Princess Grace flair into your honeymoon? This installment of "Headlining Honeymoons"…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 4: Marriage and Mexico

  Following trips to Switzerland, Arizona and Italy - we continue our headlining tour around the world with a stop at Casa Velas in the tropical Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. This all inclusive resort has everything a couple could need: steps…

Honeymoon: Bright Lights, Big City

You were thinking about a deserted island for your honeymoon. Until you weren’t. Because suddenly it sounded really boring to be stuck by yourselves on a romantic beach. You had to have a conversation then, and you asked yourselves, “Are…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 3: Mountains and Movie Stars

  Watches, chocolate and honeymoons? Switzerland has long been a dream vacation spot for old Hollywood stars such as Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn. In the third installment of “Headlining Honeymoons” travel editor Becca Hensley takes us to Badrutt’s Palace…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 2: A Boy Bander’s Delight

  Our new honeymoon series “Headlining Honeymoons” began last week with a trip to Scottsdale, Arizona and a hotel whose celebrity guests included Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner. This week, we’re “Bringing Sexy Back” with a peak into Borgo Egnazia…

Headlining Honeymoons, Part 1: Vintage Vacation

  In our previous honeymoon series, we’ve tackled the history and picturesque views of Great Britain and brought you to the wilds of the jungle. But this new series is giving us the glitz and…

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 7: Puma Patrol

  For months, we’ve been highlighting different locations across the globe  that bring a little adventure into into a couple’s honeymoon. New Orleans Bride Magazine travel editor Becca Hensley has compiled a list that takes readers from cruising around the depths of the Amazon forest…

Honeymoon: Honeymoon Like a Headliner

Follow in the footsteps of your favorite yesteryear movie idol or modern day television (or film star) muckamuck at one of these glitterati-tested resorts. For Couples With a Penchant for Vintage Films: Hotel Valley Ho Scottsdale, Arizona Natalie Wood and…

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 6: Yellowstone Yearnings

  Our "Wildlife Wonderment" series has us making virtual visits all around the world - from China to the Amazon. But, that doesn't mean you can't have a wild adventure right here in the U.S. Included in New Orleans Bride…

Wildlife Wonderment, Part 5: Tiger Terrain

For the past few months, we’ve been highlighting New Orleans Bride Magazine travel editor Becca Hensley’s travel picks to put a little bit of the wild into your honeymoon. From visiting adorable pandas in China, to taking it down under…

Lazymoons for Lovers: Soak and Wallow

  It’s common for couples to dream up a fun, adventure-filled honeymoon full of activities. But, truth is that many couples are just exhausted once the honeymoon arrives. Months of planning and making decisions can tire a person out, and…

Anglophiles in the Isle: Part 7

Whether it be a new royal wedding, the recent release of season two of Netflix’s “The Crown,” or BBC America finally airing the second season of “Victoria,” there’s no doubt there is a buzz about Great Britain bouncing around the…

Anglophiles in the Isles: Part 6

If the love of all things British was dying down among Americans, Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle recently announcing their engagement likely reignited the affections of many people. And rightly so, Great Britain has given the world amazing literature, cultural…

Anglophiles in the Isle: Part 5

Whether it's the British monarchy or the romantic writing of Jane Austen, there is something about Great Britain that Americans love. The land is beautiful, the people are intriquing and the food is sometimes interesting; but there is always something to…

Anglophiles in the Isles: Part 4

From the shores of Northern Ireland to the lush greenery of Cornwall, Great Britain has something for everyone. New Orleanians and Anglophiles alike are sure to find the perfect getaway for their honeymoon experience.  Great Britain is host to history, romance…

Anglophiles in the Isles: Part 3

This week we are continuing our jaunt through the isles of Great Britain. From literary excellence, scenic wonders and all the glorious food and accents that fall in between, the United Kingdom is sure to have something for everyone. Travel…

Anglophiles in the Isle: Part 2

A few weeks ago, we began a new series called Anglophiles in the Isles. In the current issue of New Orleans Bride Magazine, travel editor Becca Hensley brings readers to the mountains, shores and cities of an Anglophile's dream.  Last…

Anglophiles in the Isles: Part 1

The United Kingdom is full of whimsy, romance and centuries of history. Anglophiles, lovers of the United Kingdom, flock to Great Britain for any number of reasons, but New Orleans Bride Magazine’s travel editor Becca Hensley focused on Great Britain…