Hotel Grinnell Iowa Review: A Cool Stay In A Converted High School | USA

The Hotel Grinnell in Grinnell Iowa, is located in what was a former junior high school building that dates back to 1921.  The school was in operation until the late 1970’s but has now been transformed into a modern hotel with 43 bedrooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, a ballroom and a theatre!

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What It’s Like To Stay In A Capsule Hotel – Sydney, Australia

Staying in a Japanese style capsule hotel had been on my bucket list for a while.  I then read somewhere that a lot of the ones in Japan are ‘male only’, so I wouldn’t be welcome anyway!  HOWEVER in May 2017, Australia’s very first Capsule Hotel opened in Sydney and during my 2018 trip, I booked in for 4 nights!

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Unique Motels on Route 66

Driving Route 66 is very much about the journey rather than the destination and part of the fun is staying in a new place every night!  There’s a huge range of accommodation options from campgrounds, to big chain hotels but for this post I’m embracing the unique motels on Route 66!  I’m talking about the individual ‘independent’ motels.  The ones covered in Route 66 memorabilia and the classic neon signs!  I’m guilty for staying in some chains during my trip (you can see a full list in my Route 66 2 week itinerary), so I’ve teamed up with some awesome travel bloggers who have contributed some of their experiences of motels on Route 66!

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