Travelling like a grownup means living it up a little – or a lot – when it comes to accommodation. While sometimes the unique experience of sleeping in a spherical treehouse makes up for the lack of certain amenities, there are other occasions when you really want to indulge yourself. A trip to the southwest U.S. is always a good excuse to spoil yourself, and if you are looking for where to stay in Phoenix, Arizona specifically, here are 3 outstanding luxury hotels in Phoenix where you can really luxe it up.
Last month, Henk and I experienced our first European river cruise down the Danube onboard the luxurious Crystal Mahler, an all-suite ship that is part of the 6-star Crystal River Cruise fleet. And to be perfectly honest, this experience may be impossible to beat. Which is why it comes as no surprise to us that Crystal River Cruises was recognized in 2019 as Conde Nast’s Best River Cruise Line and why for Henk and I, after this luxury river cruise, there may be no going back. Here are 6 reasons why.
One of the benefits of exploring beyond the tourist hotspots is the opportunity to discover not just places that are authentic and less trafficked, but the chance to find unique or quirky places to stay. Québec’s Eastern Townships region prides itself on being ‘off the beaten path’, and what Henk and I discovered on a recent visit was that they offer accommodations that promise the same. And two of the places where we stayed, a bonafide treehouse and a “Rectangle” in the woods, gave us the opportunity to get close to nature, too.