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Where to Stay in Mallorca, Spain: Astoria Playa Adults-Only Hotel

Where to Stay in Mallorca, Spain: Astoria Playa Adults-Only Hotel

With my birthday right around the corner, I had no idea how I was going to celebrate. All I knew that somewhere amid that celebration lots of sunshine, beach, and "me" time would be involved. I'd considered the Spanish islands, Tenerife or Gran Canaria perhaps, but when the opportunity came along to partner with Activity Fan in Mallorca, the choice was made for me. Mallorca it was. I'd heard nothing but incredible things about this place, and it was on my list of places to visit, so that made it all the more better. However,...

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Where to Stay in Ljubljana: Grand Hotel Union

Where to Stay in Ljubljana: Grand Hotel Union

In the dead of the night we arrived in Ljubljana. We were famished and exhausted, especially after having just come off a 4.5 hour bus ride, topped off with a 9 hour train ride. All we wanted to do was get to our hotel, eat, and crash. After finally flagging down a taxi from the train station and telling him our destination was the Grand Hotel Union, he assured us we were staying at the best, and finest hotel in all of Ljubljana. I was getting more excited by the minute. Literally, 3 minutes later we arrived at...

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9 Reasons You’ll Love Fresh Sheets Kathedral in Dubrovnik

9 Reasons You'll Love Fresh Sheets Bed & Breakfast in Dubrovnik

If you're planning a trip to Dubrovnik and you're searching for the perfect place to stay, Fresh* Sheets Kathedral is your place. Recently, I rang in the New Year in Dubrovnik, Croatia and had the wonderful pleasure of spending three nights at this incredible boutique accommodation. I absolutely fell in love with this place and here are 9 reasons you will too: Location. Location. Location. Right in the heart of Old Town Dubrovnik (aka King's Landing) the location of Fresh* Sheets honestly could not get any better. The Old Cathedral is literally right outside the doorsteps, a...

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Luxury Hotel Review: Esplanade Zagreb

Luxury Hotel Review: Esplanade Zagreb

Deciding to do a bit of traveling during the holidays, instead of returning home to the States, I figured I would treat myself. This Christmas was going to be one for the books and, with the help of Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, it certainly was. For two nights we lived in the lap of luxury, while exploring the beautiful city of Zagreb. Here is my experience. The Hotel As once a prestigious stop on the Orient Express in the 1920s, The Esplanade is the epitome of classic luxury. Before you step foot through its doors the sheer architectural beauty of...

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Where to Stay in California

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This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign  Headed to California? Here are 5 boutique hotels you should keep on your radar when visiting the Golden State.[spacer height="20px"] Hyatt Place San Jose: Enjoy Family-Friendly Attractions Located near tons of family attractions, the Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown is the perfect hotel for a family getaway. Spend the day whizzing and whirling on rides at the action-packed Great America theme park. Take flight on the thrill ride Flight Deck, or if slower rides are more your speed, check out the Carousel Columbia. Want to cool off a bit? Hop on over to...

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HIPMUNK HOTELS: SPENDING FALL IN VIRGINIA CITIES LIKE RICHMOND, HARRISONBURG, AND MORE

The post below was originally published on The Girl and the Globe on September 12, 2016 by Becky.  Fall in Virginia is the best time to visit. The state bursts with natural color, events, and weather too good to be true. I’m lucky enough to take advantage of weekend getaways, but it’s worth the trip even if you fly in. TRICK OR TREAT IN RICHMOND’S FAN As a former resident of “The Fan” neighborhood in Richmond, I can attest that most area residents are college students or adults without children. You’d think that means Halloween trick or treating is a...

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Hipmunk Hotels: Where to Stay in Indiana

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This post is part of the Hipmunk Hotels campaign Indiana may be best known for the Indy 500 and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, or as the birthplace of the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson, but it is also a great destination for travel. Whether you're looking for historic luxury or family friendly, Indiana has accommodations for it all. Here is a list of boutique hotels for your next trip to the Hoosier State.Family Friendly What do you get when you combine a 154-room hotel with a 40,000 square foot water park? Pure AWESOMENESS, that's what! Big Splash Adventure Indoor...

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Boutique Hotels in Missouri

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This article is part of the Hipmunk Hotels Campaign Known as the Gateway to the West, Missouri is the ideal destination for all types of vacations. Whether it's a weekend road trip or a romantic getaway, Missouri offers something for everyone. Check out this list of things to do and cheap places to stay during your trip to Missouri. Enjoy the Arts in Kansas City If you're a lover of the arts and you find yourself in Missouri, you may want to consider staying at the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza. Located near the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, the Nelson-Atkins...

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HIPMUNK HOTELS WITH ADVENTURES IN AMARILLO, MCALLEN, IRVING, AND MORE

This post below was originally published on Project Domestication on June 15, 2016 by Becky Olsen.  The Mustangs of Las Colinas by The Wonders of Back Roads via Trover.comMake some late summer or early trip plans to explore Amarillo, McAllen or Irving, Texas or skip over the ocean to Puerto Rico for an adventurous time in Fajardo. Amarillo, TexasStart planning the perfect fall trip to Amarillo. This time of year brings much more mild temperatures in the Panhandle town. Driving on Route 66, horseback riding, and visiting the Texas Air and Space Museum are just a few activities...

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