Heading to a world-class beach town is always a safe bet for a great vacation, but if you want something that tests your limits, consider a more extreme spot. Here are 10 places around the world that require a winter coat year-round and offer spectacular glaciers, ice features, and the best snow anywhere.
The first and the largest hotel of its kind, Sweden's Icehotel is redesigned and constructed anew each year, just outside the city of Kiruna. The hotel requires more than 30,000 tons of ice and snow to form the walls, floors, chairs, beds and pretty much everything else a guest might need. In this case "room temperature" means about 23 F, so guests are encouraged to dress appropriately in order to avoid becoming part of the decor.
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