ZenHotels 2023 Best Articles

ZenHotels 2023 Best Articles

During the jolliest season, most of us remember everything that made this year one to remember. Whether it was good or bad, we’re sure you have many experiences you’re thankful for that have made the year better — and traveling is one of them! While most are looking into the future, we wanted to take the time to appreciate our loyal clients who come back time after time to read our best articles!

Since this time of year is characterized by reflection, we want to provide you with a little throwback by highlighting some of the best articles from 2023 we have on ZenHotels! From dazzling destinations with impressive cultural landmarks to the best beaches and hotels, our blogs have covered the most interesting aspects of traveling that have surely piqued your excitement.

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Top National Breakfasts From All Around The Food

Although all of us have varying tastes, we’re sure there’s one thing that most of us can agree on — breakfast is undoubtedly the best meal of the day! There’s nothing like starting your day in a cozy restaurant while traveling, with many plates in front of you, providing the country’s delights. With a belly full of good food, all the adventures are surely ten times better!

A version of the American breakfast: Fluffy pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, eggs, bacon, and hashbrowns are common breakfast items. Photo: Oksana Mizina /Shutterstock.com

If you’re a lover of breakfast foods and are eager to discover their varieties, our article highlighting the top national breakfasts from around the world is the perfect read for you! There, we have mentioned the countries that serve the most unique dishes, providing a taste that’s a pure reflection of them. From Italian pastries to the warmest cup of Turkish tea, this article will surely get your tastebuds going!

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Italian Cuisine: Summer Recommendations

Speaking of great food, Italians always seem to be way ahead in this race. Not only that, but the country is a foolproof choice for any type of traveler, no matter if you’re looking for an adventure or just eager to see the brilliance of the Renaissance period.

Experiencing the culinary artistry of Italy with Bresaola Carpaccio, a dish showcasing thinly sliced, air-dried beef, bursting with flavor Photo: KamranAydinov/ freepik.com.

In any case, authentic Italian cuisine is something that everyone has to taste at least once in their life. Given that summer is the peak season for visiting this country, in this article, we have mentioned some of the best delicacies you have to try while visiting. Much like the previous one, reading it will surely inspire some cravings, so it’s not recommended to read it on an empty stomach. Once you’re done, don’t be too surprised if a trip to Italy in the summer flies at the top of your travel bucket list!

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The World’s Unusual Hotels: 11 Unique Offers on ZenHotels

Before you book your place to stay for your next destination, you might want to read our article on the world’s most unusual hotels, all of which can be found on ZenHotels!

Tubo Hotel La Tatacoa: The bright colors of the interior will definitely create the uplifting mood.

These establishments are one-of-a-kind and offer unique settings that will contribute to a memorable stay. Just imagine staying inside an ultra-modern water tower — sounds cool, right? And this is just a smidge of what you can expect — read the article to find out more!

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Eight Surprising Facts About Abu Dhabi

Whenever someone mentions the Emirates, specifically Abu Dhabi, soaring luxurious hotels offering refined pleasures and making you feel like royalty instantly come to mind.

The presidential palace Qasr Al Watan, whose interior decorations use 11 tons of gold, will strike you with its grandeur. Photo: Experience Abu Dhabi

While in reality, the Emirate’s capital is so much more than that! For one, did you know there is a chandelier with an actual room inside it? Yeah, you read that right! Without giving too much away, we want you to explore the uniqueness of Abu Dhabi yourself. After you’re done, the city just might become your next travel destination!

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Note: Indian Philosophy in Practice, or How to Calm Your Nerves and Shed Stress

We know that traveling offers a great deal of relaxation and amazingly alleviates feelings of stress, but most of us are not free to do it constantly, no matter how much we want to. For that reason, we need to adopt other stress-reducing techniques that will make us feel more serene and ready to tackle whatever the world throws at us. 

Find calm with Pranayama: slow, deep breathing to reduce anxiety, balance mood, and harmonize life energy.

With that in mind, we’ve gathered some of the best relaxation methods from the Indians that will ease the feelings of anxiety, making you feel more centered in the long run. We recommend you start practicing them as early as possible, but for the best experience, our suggestion is to book a trip to the beautiful land of India. Who knows, you just might have your ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ moment!

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Around The World In 6 Food Festivals

It’s not surprising to see travelers visiting a country just for the food. What is the best way to try it all? Visiting a food festival, of course! In this article, we’ve rounded up some of the best ones from the previous year that show no signs of stopping, even in 2024!

La Tomatina, Spain: Experience the thrill of La Tomatina, the renowned food festival, every year in the charming town of Buñol, Spain. Photo: La Tomatina

Naturally, you may want to keep an eye out for a refresher on this list, but for now, this is more than enough to tickle your tastebuds. Word of advice — you might want to unbuckle your belt for this one.

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Top 10 City Beaches to Visit in 2023

You’ve probably heard someone saying that to experience the most beautiful beaches, you have to be as far away from the city as possible. At ZenHotels, we beg to differ!

Singapore: Palawan Beach is the most well-loved Singapore beach. Photo: Richie Chan / Shutterstock.com

One of the most exciting parts about traveling is the ability to mix various settings, even if the pairings don’t feel quite “right.” With that in mind, we’ve highlighted gorgeous sandy oases in the city, offering the best of both worlds. Even a year later, they’re still excellent destinations to explore!

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Extensive Guide To The Cities Of Morocco

Morocco is one of the best countries to visit in Africa due to its incredible diversity and vast array of experiences. It is adorned with gorgeous sandy beaches, authentic architecture, and culture like you’ve never experienced before, so Morroco should find its place on your traveling bucket list. 

Chefchaouen, Morocco’s sky-blue diamond, is located on mountain slopes 50 km from the country’s northern coast. Photo: Vixit / Shutterstock.com

To truly feel the essence of this amazing country, we have prepared an A-to-Z guide covering all there is to know when planning a trip here. Simply put, visiting the country without reading this article first is a big no-no.

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11 of the World’s Most Stunning Hotels with Incredible Swimming Pools

Something about hotel swimming pools just hits differently, doesn’t it? Once you arrive at your hotel, aside from seeing your room, this is the first area you can’t wait to check out.

The Lodge Porto Hotel: Immerse yourself in an urban oasis at the edge of a heated pool, overlooking the captivating heart of Porto and the flowing Douro River. Photo: lookstudio

While you can find thousands of hotels with great pools on our site, in this article, we’ve rounded up the most impressive ones, providing the ultimate settings for spending your sun-kissed days with a refreshing cocktail in hand.

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Top 10 Impressive Modern Buildings You Need to Visit

Valencia, Spain: City of Arts and Sciences – a multi-structure architectural marvel, including a science museum designed like a whale skeleton.
Photo: Maria Albi / Shutterstock.com

We all have different traveling styles, so naturally, our interest in checking out certain landmarks varies. However, certain architectural marvels in the world are a crime not to visit, so to make sure not to make this mistake, the top 10 buildings you’ll find in this article are definitely worth checking out.

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Top 10 Warm Weather Travel Destination Ideas for Fall

Once the leaves start changing colors and the weather starts to get chillier, not all of us are ready to let go of the heat of the summer.

Gustavia, St. Barts: Where Luxury and Caribbean Charm Meet. Enjoy warm fall weather on white sand beaches and indulge in upscale shopping and dining. A celebrity hotspot you won’t want to miss!
Photo : Sean Pavone / Shutterstock.com

For those of you who want to extend your summer vacation for just a little bit longer, this article will provide excellent ideas for destinations with pleasantly warm temperatures during the fall, such as Mexico, Seychelles, Sicily, Thailand, Egypt, St. Barts, etc.

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Best Destinations in Central America and Europe for Digital Nomads

Gone are the days of working your regular jobs in plain, boring offices, as digital nomads have taken the world by storm! There’s no experience like working and traveling at the same time, but some of you may not know the ideal destinations to do so. As one of our best articles for 2023, discover some of the best destinations if you’re working on the go.

With that, we’re finalizing our reflection on the best blogs we’ve had from the previous years. As promised, we’re giving a lot more in 2024, so make sure to stay tuned with us so you don’t miss anything.

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Barcelona, Spain: Sagrada Familia is a famous example of Antoni Gaudí’s unique style. Photo: dimbar76 / Shutterstock.com

To 2024 and beyond with ZenHotels!

At ZenHotels, we always strive for our clients and readers to have the best possible experience while traveling and also when they’re preparing for it. We know that sometimes the anxiety kicks in, and you’re unaware of what to expect from your next destination, so you lurk around the internet looking for an answer to your questions that have eventually made you land right where you are! Alternatively, some travelers are always on the lookout for the next destination to explore, excited to try out and witness all the intricacies it has to offer, most of which were found thanks to our articles.

No matter which travel category you fall into, we want to express our deepest gratitude to our readers who have actively engaged with our content in the last year.
Thanks to your interest and loyalty, we promise to keep delivering even better articles in 2024 that will make your travel plans even more exciting! 

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