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:

The Southern Charm Tour Of Charleston – A Guide

I recently traveled to Charleston to celebrate a 30th birthday party, with an itinerary surrounding one of my favorite shows – Southern Charm. For anyone unfamiliar, this is a reality tv show following the lives of a group of friends in Charleston, South Carolina. The show highlights many of Charleston’s great restaurants and bars as well […]

Best Art & Culture Gallery Exhibits To Visit In Nashville

Nashville is known for country music, Tennessee whiskey, and hot chicken. But the city also offers a wide range of cultural activities. Nashville art galleries are some of the best in the United States. From local artists to world-wide masterpieces, we have compiled a Nashville Art & Culture Gallery Exhibits list that will give all […]

Bring The Tastes Of Your Favorite Travel Destinations Home

When we travel our senses spring to life. Remember the way a building glittered in the sun, think about the touch of warm sand on your toes, and dream about how delicious a local dish smelled as it made its way to your table before you tasted the scrumptious food. Create those same memories at […]

Binge-Worthy Movies To Spark your Next Travel Destination

Below is a curated list of movies to inspire the destination of your next trip. Enjoy! Mamma Mia Aside from the song inducing ABBA soundtrack, Mamma Mia will have you dreaming of a Greek island escape. Think the bluest waters, charming seaside towns, and cliffs calling you to dive into the calm seas below.   Also […]

Travel Inspired Drinks To Mix Up At Home

Looking for a drink that will have you dreaming of cool European cities, warm weather destinations, or domestic metropolises? Check out some of our suggestions below and start sipping your way into vacation.   Pimm’s Cup This British cocktail can be found on menus at trendy bars and restaurants, and you can find the mix at […]

Home Workouts To Get You Vacation Ready

Stay fit, while at home, with no gym equipment needed! Be ready to traverse any landscape on your next trip with these great do-anywhere workouts. Start dreaming of the next mountain you’ll climb or beach you’ll be lounging on to get you through this sweat session!  Arms 15 pushups 30 second plank 25 mountain climbers […]

Great Travel Books To Inspire Your Next Vacation

Book lovers will find inspiration in the pages of these famous travel stories. Work your way around the world with our list below as you picture yourself hiking a mountain in North America, solving a mystery in Rome, or exploring the far edges of the globe.  Wild by Cheryl Strayed This New York Times best-seller […]

Nashville: Printers Alley

Nashville is a city of nightlife, music legends, and history. And sometimes, a combination of all three. This is the case for a small street located just 2 blocks from Broadway downtown Nashville, called Printer’s Alley.    Printer’s Alley boasts a rich history that is evident in the cobbled stone streets today. This area full […]

Get to Know your MAST Travel Advisors

While onboard this year’s All Star Trip we had each member write down 3 facts about themselves and turn in their list anonymously. The three facts included a recent accomplishment/highlight in their career other than winning the All Star Award, a funny/crazy story that happened to them while traveling, and a quirky/goofy hobby/interest they have that others […]