Author: Dana Rebmann

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas Entertains You

Share: When you think of going on a cruise, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Perceptions and clichés run rampant, poking fun at everyone from the sedentary set to the party crowd. But times have changed, and these days cruisers need to pack more than just their appetites and bathing suits. If they’re sailing aboard Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, they’d better have socks and running shoes. Anthem of the Seas just officially dropped anchor in the Big Apple. She debuted in April 2015, but just arrived stateside and is ready to make a splash in...

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Amber Cove: A New Spot of Caribbean Blue for Cruisers

Share: Going somewhere for the first time holds a special allure for many travelers. Discovering a place for the first time is often memorable and can lead to more trips over time. For well-traveled Caribbean cruisers, new has been tougher to come by, until now. Amber Cove is the Caribbean’s first new cruise destination in nearly 10 years. The new port marks the return of regularly scheduled cruise ships to the north coast of the Dominican Republic after an almost 30 year absence. Amber Cove Eight different cruise lines including Carnival, Princess, Holland American and newcomer Fathom™, are expected...

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Float Your Way Through Europe Aboard the AmaSerena

Share: European vacations are exciting and exhausting at the same time. When you’ve traveled a long way, you want to see and do it all, but living out of one hotel to the next can take the excitement out of any trip. How do you make vacation easy and entertaining? Keep fun afloat along the Danube River aboard AmaSerena. River cruising is growing in popularity, but it’s still a new concept to many travelers. Along with the clear benefit of un-packing once, when you dock, instead of looking at a touristy port, it’s the destination you see from your...

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Pretty in Pink in Pasadena

Share: First things first. I am not a big fan of the color pink. But I do have a teenage daughter who is, so pink is a fairly common color in my house. I can take it, but typically, if given the option, I will leave it. That is, unless I’m at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena. When you enter the hotel to check in, the lobby makes a glamourous first impression. A colorful flower arrangement sitting on an antique table underneath a crystal chandelier, will most likely be what first catches your eye. Filled with natural light, the room...

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Nita Lake Lodge: Whistler’s Mountain Retreat

Share: It’s pretty much a given: once snow starts falling, the Whistler winter invasion begins. Bearing bags loaded with skis, boards and boots, snow lovers come in droves. Nita Lake Lodge makes it easy for guests to get the most out of their time on the mountains, with perks like  complimentary shuttles and ski lockers at the base of Whistler Mountain. But there’s a catch. With amenities that include a spa, three restaurants and roof top hot tubs with a view, the mountain retreat makes it hard to actually want to leave. Snow looks good on this mountain retreat....

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