Eye on the World

Pool views from the Junior Suite balcony.

Posted on November 19th, 2014

Eye on the World: Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa

Last week, Recommend’s Associate Editor snuck away for four days to check out the Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort & Spa.


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With apologies to playwright Arthur Miller, A View from the Bridge, or one of them, anyway, in Basel.

Posted on November 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Switzerland

Caribbean editor, Ed Wetschler, and his wife, Carol, are back from Switzerland. They wore out their Swiss Passes exploring the country and visiting some grand hotels, too. Here’s a peek at what they saw.


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Stiltsville was originally a community of 27 houses, which now only seven remain.

Posted on October 7th, 2014

Eye on the World: Miami

Recently two of Recommend’s editors had the opportunity to be tourists in our own backyard. We ventured out to various neighborhoods of Miami for a Historical Miami tour with the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.


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The Stone Arch Bridge was built so that wheat farmers can bring their crops across the Mississippi to the flour mills.

Posted on September 19th, 2014

Eye on the World: Minneapolis

During her time at MLT University 2014 in Minneapolis, MN., Recommend’s Managing Editor had some free time to stroll around Downtown Minneapolis. Here are her pics for our Eye on the World series.


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Neon Museum in Downtown Vegas.

Posted on September 15th, 2014

Eye on the World: Las Vegas

I went to Las Vegas last week, and no, I didn’t gamble or go to any of the world-famous nightclubs (what a bore, right?!), but I did ride the New York-New York roller coaster, went off-road jeep touring with Red Rock Adventures in Red Rock Canyon, got a peek at a couple of new properties and ate A LOT.


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Balcony view at Grand Lucayan Bahamas Resort.

Posted on September 10th, 2014

Eye On The World: Grand Bahama Island

Recommend’s Managing Editor spent a few days in Grand Bahama to experience the island lifestyle while staying at the Grand Lucayan Bahamas Resort.


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Hot air balloon sunrise tour.

Posted on August 6th, 2014

Eye on the World: Orlando

Last week Recommend’s Associate Editor, Michelle Marie Arean, spent a few days at the Orlando World Center Marriott. The 4-day trip showed her a different side of Orlando, including activities families can experience on a theme park-free getaway.


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Sightseeing vessel in a Glacier Bay fjord.

Posted on July 31st, 2014

Eye on the World: Alaska

Recommend’s Asia and South Pacific Editor, Sergio Ortiz, recently hopped on board Holland America Line’s Westerdam on an Alaska sailing. Glaciers, humpback whales, bald eagles and picturesque port stops—it’s all here.


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Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Eye On the World: Naples

Recommend’s Publisher and Editorial Director spent a few days in Naples visiting The Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club.


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Poolside at Fiesta Americana Grand Los Cabos.

Posted on July 16th, 2014

Eye on the World: Los Cabos

Recommend’s Editor-in-Chief visited Los Cabos last month. Explore the landscapes of this top Mexico destination through her photos on this installment of Eye on the World.


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