Honeymoon Day 14 – Home Time!

Our final full day of honeymoon and we couldn’t believe how quickly it had all gone, yet it also felt like we had been away months?!

We ate breakfast at Jardin, buttermilk pancakes with mixed berries and maple syrup for myself, lobster eggs Benedict for Matt, the food at Jardin is delicious and then we spent the morning by the pool.

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We fancied doing something a little different with our afternoon. Back in 2012 we did the CSI Crime scene attraction which we found so much fun, so we wanted to try and find something like that again. After flicking through a load of brochures and with the help of Google, we found a few things we liked the look of, but we finally decided to jump in a taxi to The Luxor hotel, as something I have always wanted to do, but never got around to doing, was visit the Titanic Exhibition.

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Neither of us had  been inside the Luxor before and it was really unusual and different to the other hotels we had visited. It was nice as it wasn’t too busy and we made our way through the casino floor, up to the entrance of the attraction.

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On arrival you get given a boarding pass with a name of a real person who was on the Titanic. It made me a bit emotional as you realise just how many people were on there and at the end of the experience you find out whether you survived or not.

The exhibition was a really interesting experience and at times I did get a bit freaked out as it really did feel like we were on the ship. The way they have recreated the areas such as the bedrooms and deck felt so real.

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The stories are so sad to read and they have videos and real artefacts and items to look at too. They also have the largest recovered piece of the ship so far on display, which is just incredible to see.

Unfortunately we weren’t allowed to take any photos inside the exhibition but definitely something a bit interesting and different to do if you fancy getting away from all the casinos, shopping and parties.

After a quick change back at our hotel, we then headed to The Linq which is a new area neither of us had visited before and where we decided to ride the High Roller.

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Very similar to the London Eye, it takes 30 minutes to ride and the highest point is 550ft. We opted for the happy hour ticket, which meant our pod had a bar in the middle of it, so we got free drinks while riding around and our bar lady told us fun facts about Vegas and the High Roller itself.

As we visited at night we got amazing views of the strip and surrounding areas all lit up, which was a lovely experience for our last night of honeymoon.

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As it was our last night, we thought we would go fancy and managed to get a reservation at Nobu for dinner. As always the food was incredible, the black cod especially is our favourite and I had some super tasty passion fruit cocktails too!

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A lovely day and night to end an amazing 2 weeks away with my favourite person ❤

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Love, Chloe xx

Honeymoon Day 12 – The Day After The Night Before!

I was slightly fragile when waking up from the night before and decided not to get out of bed until midday!

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Why would you ever want to leave this room?

We decided to go to Jardin for brunch which is inside the Encore Hotel next to the pool area. Feeling hungover and hungry, I decided to order a pizza all to myself and it was delicious. I think Matt had a Caesar Salad. We also ordered some sweet potato waffle fries to share, yum! And I got a healthy juice as felt like my body needed a bit of a boost!

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Just a tad hungover!!

We ended up spending the whole afternoon around the pool area which was lovely, as I could just read my book, soak up the sun and then casually cool off in the pool when I needed to. Best cure after a crazy night out! We only decided to head back up to our room when the last of the sunshine was slipping behind the buildings. It was nice to have a super lazy day though.

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I never got tired of seeing this beautiful blue, cloudless sky

I decided to have a bubble bath when we got back to our room, as I felt I needed to warm up after staying at the pool until close. There was even a TV in the bathroom, which was great, as meant I could catch up with all my trashy TV as I soaked, whilst Matt watched sport in the main room ha.

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As we didn’t have anywhere booked for dinner and we didn’t really fancy doing much or getting dressed up, we decided to go for a walk along the strip and see where we ended up.

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Firstly we ventured into Treasure Island Hotel, which is opposite The Wynn, as we wanted to see what it was like, as neither of us had been inside before. Personally it feels quite old fashioned and very old school Vegas compared to the hotel we were staying in, so it wasn’t really our cup of tea. Although they do have a Senor Frogs which I love! 😉

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We then walked further along the strip and popped inside Caesars Palace’s The Forum Shops. A mixture of high street and designer it was nice to have a nose and a little window shop. And then we spotted The Cheesecake Factory (yet another thing the UK doesn’t have, sob!) so thought we would pop in for some dinner.

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Incredibly we only had to wait 5 minutes to be seated. Now to work out what we fancied from the 50 page menu! I exaggerate, but seriously have you seen their menu’s!?

We decided to share dishes knowing how big their portions are. So we went for the crispy Cuban rolls, dynamite shrimp and the Santa Fe salad.

The food was good but we felt the service was a bit rubbish, it was like we were being forgotten about as we were sat right in the corner, but to be honest we didn’t dwell on it as we only wanted a quick meal.

We decided to look around a few more shops after dinner, before walking back to the hotel, to get in bed and eat our Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory (my favourite) Bliss!

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Inside the Nike store

Love, Chloe xx