#TravelTuesday: Mountain Shadows, a Risen Phoenix in Paradise Valley, Arizona

by Dana Kent Maass & Brian Maass on June 4, 2019

Forty years after first opening its doors, Mountain Shadows resort has risen transformed, like the proverbial phoenix, in Arizona’s most aptly-named valley. Sitting in Paradise Valley, at the foot of both Camelback and Mummy Mountains,...

#TravelTuesday: Norwegian Brings Joy to the World of Cruising

by Dana Kent Maass on May 21, 2019

With fond memories of the 2018 “Norwegian Bliss” inaugural cruise out of Miami, Florida, this traveler jumped at the opportunity to sample the Joy, Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest family member and sister ship to the...

#FoodieFriday: South Rims, a Foodie Surprise in Williams, Arizona

by Dana Kent Maass on May 17, 2019

After a long day exploring the Grand Canyon recently, my travel partner and I left the South Rim feeling awestruck by this natural wonder, which we had always dreamed of experiencing. While buoyed by its...

#TravelTuesday: L’Auberge de Sedona, a Luxurious Red Rocks Retreat

by Dana Kent Maass on May 14, 2019

Tucked away in the majestic Red Rocks of Sedona, Arizona, L'Auberge de Sedona is a luxury resort and spa situated on eleven acres of serenity. While close enough to the action and main attractions, this...