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:

What To Bring On A Ski Trip

As you begin to plan for your cold-weather vacation what to pack for a ski trip should be first on your mind. When thinking about what to bring on a ski trip our list will provide some of the essentials. Whether you are off for a weekend ski trip or spending several weeks at the […]

The Best Places For Fall Travel, USA

With fall right around the corner, looking for fall travel locations is a must. Fall travel destinations in the USA are vast from warm weather options to the best fall foliage options. Check out our list below for the fall travel destinations we are loving! Don’t forget to scroll to the bottom to check out […]

What To Pack For A Bachelor Party

One of your best friends is getting married (congrats!), and you are heading out for a guys weekend. Here is a handy guide on what to bring to a bachelor party. From comfort to entertainment these items will help you decide what to bring to a bachelor party weekend.  Walking Shoes Whether you are taking […]

List Of What To Pack For A Beach Trip

Whether you are heading out to a local spot or taking a beach trip we are providing you a list of what to pack for a beach trip. Below are the essentials for your warm-weather getaway that will help you for a day or what to pack for a weekend trip to the beach. From […]

The Best Grand Rapids Breweries List

Living in the Midwest gives us great access to a plethora of weekend travel locations. If you are in or near Chicago, like me, then you know you can be in about 6 different states in a matter of just a few hours. One such place is one of Western Michigan’s best-kept travel locations—Grand Rapids. […]

Top Things to Do in New Orleans

New Orleans is a city, like no other. A little southern flare, a great music scene, and a culture all its own. From Bourbon to Canal Street, Magazine to Frenchman, the food, fun, and festival is around every corner. Check out our list below of the best restaurants in New Orleans for a true southern […]

Best Trip Ideas For Graduation

Whether you know a recent high school or college graduate a trip is an excellent way to celebrate this momentous milestone. Travel is a way for someone embarking on their college years or heading into adulthood to get perspective on the world outside of where they live, and also to have some fun. Check out […]

Secrets of the Vine Cancun Review

If you are looking for a romantic getaway Secrets the Vine in Cancun is a great option. I spent my 3rd wedding anniversary there enjoying views of the Caribbean Sea, excellent food, and much more. Four days is the perfect amount of time for a short getaway, and with the flight to Cancun from Chicago […]

Best Off The Beaten Path Vacations

As the world begins to open up, many people are looking for travel destinations that allow for more space and are a bit closer to home. Living in the U.S. gives us lots of opportunities for excellent vacation locations, however many of our go-to spots are popular, which can lead to crowds. Travel may look […]

What To Pack In Your Carry-On

Whether you are heading out on a road trip, flying across the world, or something in between, packing the essentials is a must. Below you will find our carry-on packing guide for your next trip. Keep everything at an arms reach and it will make even the most hectic travel days simple and enjoyable.  Tote […]