It is advised to arrive early so as not to miss a moment of this wonderful cruise from beginning to end. The Navy pier will be all astir as the musicians set out their instruments and crowds discover their companions and as if that were not enough, the crew of the ship will greet you warmly and your host will lead you to your private party while the photographer captures the moment on his recorder. One can but be impressed with the elegant décor of the dining deck that even has a climate controller or can walk out to the observation deck and also not miss out on a visit to the captain’s bridge.
Savour the freshly prepared three course meal complete with dessert and coffee as you wish or simply indulge in some wine as the soft music sets the ambience for the cruise. There’s more to the cruise than simply dinning. Get aboard the deck that serves the place of a dance floor and groove to the trendy tempo or even better still sway to and fro to some slow jazz as the case might be. The night and its activities wear on late into the night as Chicago appears like a dreamland in the distance and the hours just melt away upon the water without even you realizing that the cruise has ended. If a traveler is lucky to be there during summer, he or she can update his cruise to a firework cruise where the night will be ablaze with the electrifying sparkle of a thousand fireworks.
One needs not be stranded ashore when the cruise ends, as there is always some superb Chicago hotel downtown that guarantees absolute pampering on the mainland. The Peninsula Chicago beckons with its plush interiors and its exquisite array of spacious rooms and suites with their large king size beds, marble bathrooms and so much more of five star luxuries to charm any fastidious traveler. This is one hotel that goes beyond the title of being a mere Chicago five star hotel and grants the traveler with a feeling of being home away from home.
Whether to rekindle the old flame of romance, or better still to create incredible memories for one’s honeymoon, there’s nothing like Hong Kong for some star class wining and dining, star gazing, sun soaking or spectacular helicopter rides to lift you up to the very clouds literally. Take your pick of the array of luxurious suites, condos or penthouses that have their elegant living space set up against the electrifying skyline of Hong Kong.
Start by taking a bird’s eye view of Hong Kong from atop one of its famous skyscrapers like the fourth highest building in the world, the International Commerce Centre, better known as the ICC. Let the eloquent views of the vast city cast the perfect ambience for you upon the 100th floor of ICC at sky100 observation deck with its 360 degree view of the city while zooming on your favourite attractions with the telescopes. Come down from the dizzy heights and snuggle up to your loved one on a yacht that whisks you away to a romantic island in Hong Kong for an exclusive dinner or better still get yourselves on the Dukl Ling, that authentic Chinese junk ship that sails around the ravishing Victoria harbor whose sprinkle of lights upon the dark waters offer the perfect backdrop for some fabulous and romantic snaps of the two of you.
Recapture the good old days of dating when movies were the highlight of an entire week, by going into the drive in movies in Hong Kong. Hire your own classic American car and drive into the theatre set up so tastefully with the harbor in the background with the cluster of looming buildings fencing it. After all that cuddling in the dark or under the moonlight, get some sun and much needed tan by dozing off under the golden rays at one of the many seaside spots that are also great for dining with a lineup of some great restaurants that offer alfresco dining.
A hotel in Kowloon Hong Kong is possibly one of the best formulas for romance while on a vacation to this region. The Peninsula Hong Kong is long known for its timeless allure as a destination in itself for many international travelers to Hong Kong. Its superb placement so close to the city’s major attractions and logistics adds to its charms especially for the business and practical minded. This fabulous Hong Kong hotel undoubtedly adds a great deal to your romantic vacation with a million tiny luxuries that envelops you in a luxuriant isolation where time simply stands still.