As trips to Europe are slowly becoming more affordable the dream of exploring European cuisine, history, and sights is becoming more of a reality for many people. While choosing a dream destination can be easy, figuring out your practical accommodations are often harder. Sure there are hotels and hostels, but why not get a sense of the city or country from a true local with AirBnB or another similar resource?
Twenty years ago, the Jukkasjarvi hotel in Sweden began accepting reservations. And twenty years ago, it melted. Then, nineteen years ago, it was back.
Of course, the Jukkasjarvi hotel is made of ice. And while its the first and still the largest, there are lots of ice hotels this winter worthy of drool. Just don't do it for too long, cause it might freeze.
"If you're imagining simple igloos and snow caves, think again: Ice hotels are an extraordinary, otherworldly exercise in sculpture and design.