Eye on the World

The city of Jerusalem.

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Eye on the World: Israel

Israel is a country rich in history, culture, exquisite cuisine and welcoming people. Recommend's Managing Editor had the pleasure of visiting this country (the size of New Jersey) on an intimate FAM with only two other travel trade writers. Here are some of the images she captured with her trusty smartphone.
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Entering the family-friendly Hacienda side of the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya.

Posted on March 16th, 2015

Eye On The World: Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Music lovers can jam with the Hard Rock's new Music Lab program. Here are a few pics from our Managing Editor's time in Mexico where she learned what it takes to be a DJ, while also viewing some amazing music memorabilia.
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2Hay-on-Way

Posted on March 9th, 2015

Eye on the World: A Taste of Wales

We made it to Wales and clicked away at our iPhone camera because, really, you can't find a single corner of this country that isn't worthy of a photo shoot.
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Infinity pool at the Condado Vanderbilt.

Posted on February 9th, 2015

Eye on the World: A Taste of Puerto Rico

Recommend attended the Caribbean Travel Marketplace a couple of weeks ago in Puerto Rico, and although we certainly worked hard, we also had some time to "play," abusing our iPhone to give you a taste of Puerto Rico from our lens.
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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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