Articles written by: Elizabeth Kovar

Elizabeth is fitness professional, workshop presenter and freelance writer. She is an active traveler who treks the globe looking for interesting stories to write and places to photograph. Her most significant travel achievements include living and volunteering in Australia twice and studied yoga in India.

sangaku / iStock / thinkstock.com

Most Sacred Cities for the Spiritual Traveler

Travelers of all types hit the road every year in search of something new. For those yearning for a soulful experience, rather than a vomit-filled hostel bathroom, check out the road to one of these holy lands. Spiritual pilgrimages take place in various forms and rituals, but all start with [...]

Top Photo Group / thinkstock.com

Most Colorful Lakes in the World

When dreaming of a lake, often times murky blue to aqua-green colors are in thought. Besides the stunning turquoise color, lakes around the world are showcasing orange, red and even white colors thanks to mineral and algae deposits that alter the water’s hue. If in search for a holistic color [...]

flytying / iStock / thinkstock.com

Europe’s Best Hot Springs

Nothing is better than being in Europe, taking a steaming hot bath in nature, while sipping a post-soak latte. Hot springs are Mother Nature’s method to infuse relaxation into tired bodies. Whether it’s a spa sanctuary or a hole in the ground, these hot springs are a popular destination amidst [...]

shansekala / iStock / thinkstock.com

Best Helicopter Tours in the US

Exploring national parks and urban fields on foot is spectacular, but to explore these sites from a helicopter is a once in a lifetime opportunity. Helicopter tours feature bird’s eye view of iconic sites and landmarks, not otherwise seen from your commercial flight. Get your camera ready as the chopper [...]

Top Places to Catch an Outdoor Movie this Summer

Top Places to Catch an Outdoor Movie this Summer

Nothing says, “American Romantic Drama,” better than snuggling with your honey at an outdoor movie this summer. Major cities around the US showcase black-and-white classics and Blockbuster masterpieces at some of the most prominent spots around town. Grab a blanket and some sweet treats and get ready for the big [...]

gyn9038 / iStock / thinkstock.com

Things You Never Knew About These Airports

Nothing is more stressful in traveling than the airport. Long security lines, waiting for luggage, and paying double for your favorite Starbucks drink is a near traumatizing experience. But what most people don’t realize are the behind the scenes operations or secrets of airports, which makes the airport an interesting, [...]

Leonid Andronov / iStock / thinkstock.com

The Best River Cruises in Europe

Say goodbye to big boats and long days at sea. River cruises are the new and trendy way to discover Europe and its secret landscapes. Visitors relax on ship with no hassles of trying to figure out directions or translating signs written in a foreign language. Thus, five-star treatment never [...]

Best Train Journeys in the World

Best Train Journeys in the World

Many traveling pursuits include how to get somewhere as fast as possible. Train travel, on the other hand, is a past time that’s more focused on the journey rather than the destination. Train journeys are catching speed in popularity as people desire to slow down and view the landscape between [...]

Comstock / Stockbyte / thinkstock.com

Best Backpacker Bars in Europe

Backpacking Europe is a once in a lifetime opportunity to escape the real world and connect with the road unknown. It’s the time to create lifelong memories, connect with international travelers, which is commonly encountered while at the hostel bar. Backpacker bars are an ideal place not only to save [...]

Josh Nix / iStock / thinkstock.com

Must-See Best Small Towns

For those who love small towns, look no further, as these one-of-a-kind towns are vibrant and host a handful of big city amenities from trendy cafes to spectacular outdoor scenery. But not to worry tiny-town lovers, these areas still provide that quaint, small town charm that tugs at many people’s [...]