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JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa: Photo Diary

Good morning! Hope everyone is having a good Friyay! Cheers to the long weekend ahead! This past week, I had the pleasure of going to the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa for a quick two days of relaxation in the sun. ☀️? This was my first time visiting this resort and I doubt it will be my last! The property here was absolutely beautiful and spacious (seriously, it’s so big!). The scenery surrounding the property was peaceful and lush with the desert, mountains and golf course. There was also no shortage of activities at this resort with golf, tennis, a lazy river and multiple pool options. The weather was HOT while I was there- I don’t care how dry the Arizona heat is, 120 degrees is just HOT. Thankfully there were plenty of pools to dip into! And side note: you HAVE to order the prickly pear…

Just Arrived: The Grand Hotel National- Lucerne, Switzerland

When I first arrived in Lucerne, I was welcomed by an OMG view of the Grand Hotel National from across the lake, as I arrived via the train station. The hotel is only about a seven minute walk from the train station, so I’d definitely recommend the walk depending on your luggage situation, as you walk past the Chapel bridge, a quaint square and along the lake before arriving. Upon arriving in the main lobby, I was greeted by the nicest and most welcoming staff. The front desk staff continued to be so helpful during my entire stay, assisting with directions, reservations, and recommendations. The Room: If the room in the Grand Hotel National could be described in one word, it would be breath-taking. But, let’s be honest, there are many other words that would perfectly fit this sanctuary! The bed was the most exquisite, comfortable, and plush bed I…