Spending a Night at the Pairi Daiza Hotel – Review

If you're looking for an unforgettable zoo experience, look no further than the Pairi Daiza Hotel in Belgium.

Located an hour west of Brussels, this beautiful hotel offers guests a chance to stay overnight in the heart of a park that was voted ‘the most beautiful zoo in Europe‘.

From your room, you can watch wolves, penguins or polar bears wander by, or listen to the sea lions grunt in the distance.

And if you're feeling lucky, you might even get a chance to see one of the bears climbing a tree from inside your room (spoiler alert: this happened to us!)!

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Stonehenge, Salisbury, & Windsor is a Great London Day Trip

London, England was the very first destination that I visited overseas.  Three and a half years later and dozens of countries visited, London is still one of my favorites. 

With limited time in the city, I decided to take a day trip to visit Stonehenge, one of the many things to do in London that I had to cram in such a small period of time. For the itinerary to work out to be within my budget, I had to book a package tour that also visited Salisbury Cathedral and Windsor Castle, and turned out to be a fantastic decision.

Although my primary reason for heading out for the day was to visit Stonehenge, the sight ended up being the last destination out of all the places I checked out.  

In not knowing much about the other two destinations I went to, the day turned out to be quite the experience!

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25Hours Berlin Hotel Review – A Perfect Location in the City

Do you like fantastic views and interesting character when you book a hotel? If you're planning a trip to Berlin, check out the 25Hours Berlin Hotel for a good mix of luxury, quirkiness, and some of the best views around.

I've been living in Berlin since 2015, but my husband and I decided to try out the 25Hours Hotel for a change of scenery. The bar, restaurant, and many of the rooms overlook the famous Tiergarten park, which is the biggest perk of staying here.

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The Best Madrid Day Trips are Toledo and Segovia

When we were planning our honeymoon vacation in Spain, Madrid always seemed like a no brainer.  Not only because of all of the culturally important sights and museums the city has to offer, such as the Prado and Reina Sofia museums; but because of its proximity to several other amazing cities in Spain. 

Yes, one of the major reason we chose to go to Madrid was purely so we could leave Madrid, and of all of the options available Toledo and Segovia became our destinations. 

Are we crazy to think this way? Probably, but all the time spent outside of the city was certainly worth it!

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