Did you know the origins of the word honeymoon lie in ancient Babylonia, when the bride's father would give his son-in-law all the mead he could drink? Mead is a honey beer, and since the Babylonian calendar was lunar, this period was called the "honey month." Here are some more honeymoon fun facts from The Encyclopedia of Trivia
In the Old Testament, a newly married couple was encouraged to spend a year-long honeymoon at the homes of their families. "For one year he (a recently married man) is to be free to stay at home and bring happiness to the wife he has married." Deuteronomy 24:5.
Root Beer began as an herbal tea made of various roots, berries, and herbs for cough and mouth sores. It was created by pharmacist Charles E. Hires on his honeymoon.
There were 13 newlywed couples celebrating their honeymoon on the Titanic.
Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald were married in New York's St. Patrick's Cathedral. They honeymooned at the Biltmore Hotel in New York until asked to leave because of their behaviour.
John Lennon and Yoko Ono held their first Bed-In for Peace at the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel during their honeymoon between March 25- 31 1969.
The world’s longest honeymoon, taken by Mike and Anne Howard, from New York clocked up six continents, 33 countries and 302 places. It took 675 days.