Amber Zakem

Amber Zakem

Amber Zakem has worked in the travel industry since 2014. Although, her love of travel began far before that. Amber grew up visiting cousins stationed throughout Europe and worked as an Au Pair in Germany for a year between High School and College. She started working at a local travel agency in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, after graduating from Central Michigan University. Amber began working for MAST Travel Network in 2016 and is the Social Media Specialist. She runs the MAST Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Snapchat and she teaches twice monthly webinars to travel agents on using social media to promote travel. Amber has continued her passion for travel and social media by also teaching a course at Moraine Valley Community College in their Hospitality program.

Posts by Amber Zakem:

Two Days in Los Angeles

One of my favorite things about traveling is that each destination you visit takes on its own identity. What I mean by this is that every city has such a unique personality that you get to explore different sides of yourself with every trip you take. For me the trip begins long before I actually […]

The Hipper Side of Nashville

There’s nothing like heading south and experiencing a little southern charm and the lights of Broadway street in Nashville. If peddle pubs and countless bachelorette parties are not your idea of a great weekend, don’t discount Nashville just yet. There are so many exciting neighborhoods in this town, each with their own identity. Nashville isn’t […]

River Cruising — Not Just for your Parents

When we hear river cruise we often think of retirees who are looking for a bit of adventure, with people their own age. This is true, but myself and new travel trends are proving that river cruising is not just for the Baby Boomer generation. Now there are still options for the active 55+, but […]

An Austrian Adventure

Between the beautiful countryside, picturesque towns and bustling metropolitans, Austria is a diverse country that offers different types of journeys for all types of travelers. If you’ve ever been to Austria, then you know the hills really are alive with the sound of music. Julie Andrews gave us a peak into the gorgeous landscape and […]

Prost, to Oktoberfest

Germany, like the US is broken up into states. There are sixteen Germany states, and today we are going to focus solely on Bavaria or Bayern in German. Bavaria is the largest of the German states and is home to cities such as Nuremburg, Würzburg and of course Munich. Munich is the capital of Bavaria […]

Irish You Were Here

Ireland is a destination filled with culture, tradition and of course Guinness. When we think of Ireland things that pop into mind are probably the perfect pint, awe inspiring cliffs and green as far as the eye can see. These are all true and just as magnificent as you can imagine, but there is so […]