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Below are ten offbeat locales around the world to consider for your big day, ones entailing cowboy boots in the wilderness, the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas and the big cats of the African wild. Whichever you fancy, this is sure to be the beginning of a beautiful adventure.
In Japan, the arrival of spring brings with it the promise of cherry blossoms - sakura in Japanese - and beautiful landscapes that range from white to pronounced pink. It is a time for celebrating life and calls for picnics in the parks, sitting below the cherry trees to enjoy all their beauty.
A 90-minute train ride to the south west of Tokyo is Asaba, a 500-year-old ryokan in a small village known for one of the oldest hot springs on the Izu Peninsula. Since our recent visit, it has become the sole destination of our continued daydreams.