It’s been a while…Life has been really crazy these days so I have been M.I.A from my blogging duties. Let’s catch up! At the end of January I took a trip to the Ice Hotel in the city of Quebec. It has been a dream of mine to experience a night at an ice hotel for a while now. Since Norway was quite a long journey, I was excited to discover that the same architect that had built the ice hotel in Norway had also built this ice monument in Quebec.
The design of the hotel is simply breath taking. To be surrounded by this monumental ice creation is just magical. There are specific designs created every winter season at the hotel. When the hotel is re-built in December it will always have a new unique design and theme.
Frankly, the one thing I was worried about was how I was going to make it through the night, especially at 7 months pregnant at that point. I was very concerned about discomfort during the night, but was amazed at how well I made it through the night. My body was actually very warm inside the sleeping bag. The only real discomfort I experienced was on my eyes and nose. I was not really able to cover that part of my body and so you can imagine it was basically freezing the entire night. The tempture inside the hotels ranges from -3C to -5C at all times. It was a good night overall, but it is impossible to sleep through an entire night without waking up. I was up every hour or hour and a half. I must say that the experience of spending the night in this icebox was unreal and such a thrill. It was also exciting to cross this off my bucket list.
See below pictures for additional details on my experience.
At the entrance to the chapel.
In the chapel.
Main entrance to the hotel.
My room for the night.
Second hotel stop in Quebec at the Fairmont Frontenac for a warm night of sleep.
Winter gear: Coat by Canada Goose, under layers by Under Armour, boots by Uggs.
After a big snow storm here in the east coast, what better way to quick off today then with some winter gear inspiration? Stay safe everyone and enjoy the beautiful white snow!
Greeting everyone, I am so excited for this holiday season! I had a wonderful thanksgiving and enjoyed great moments of reflection with my family; remembering back everything God has done for us this year. We were truly overwhelmed by how many blessings he has gifted us this year. I hope you all had an enjoyable time with your loved ones.
Below shots are from my last trip. I loved the pattern on pattern on these images and how well the graphics on my clothing blended into the environment. Enjoy and have an amazing, blessed week!
As you may have seen on my instagram (@prisven), here is a quick glimpse of my trip last week. I stayed at the lovely Boca Raton Resort and enjoyed the week dining, relaxing, and enjoying the sun. Such a treat!
Boca Beach Resort
At this beautiful home in Palm Beach.
Late night treat at Serendipity.
Early morning having breakfast with this view.
Wishing everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving!