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.

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Top Volcano Vacations in the World

It’s not every trip that one gets to vacation at a volcano. So if you’re going to do it, it’s best to do it right the first time to benefit from the most adventurous, lava-filled itinerary on the planet.  Each volcano offers its own exploration and (lack of) danger, but [...]

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Best US Cities for Public Art

Art is that three-letter word that everyone enjoys and appreciates. It brings character to city streets and beauty to public spaces. But the best aspect of art is that one does not necessarily need to be in a museum to enjoy the best of art. From gentrification to being part [...]

Coolest Cave Hotels

Coolest Cave Hotels

For those who yearn for seclusion from light, air and day, get your underground fix at one of these cave hotels. Become a geological wonder as you dive into the earth’s crust and experience soundless sleep. Cave hotels are not common, and although there are plenty of underground buildings, not [...]

World’s Weirdest Hostels

World’s Weirdest Hostels

Looking for an affordable, yet weird place to rest your head at night? Sleep off the beaten path at some of these unique, and definitely strange, hostels. Traveling on a budget sometimes seems limited, but there are plenty of estranged opportunities and accommodations to fit your pocketbook. From prison cells [...]

Most Sacred Native American Sites

Most Sacred Native American Sites

Long before modern buildings and chíc cafés, Native Americans ruled the land, and found a deep connection with the earth and nature. These spiritual areas are now known as sacred sites, which still hold a special place in the Native American culture’s heart. So the next time you want to [...]

Most beautiful lakes In the World

Most beautiful lakes In the World

Lakes are calm vistas, which presents photogenic opportunities as the surrounding landscape and sky reflect a top of the shimmering surface. Hues of blue and green replicate the contrast between land and sky. From Croatia to New Zealand, some lakes are so beautiful that it will bring tears to your [...]

The World’s Most Unusual Spas

The World’s Most Unusual Spas

Saunas, hot tub, steam baths and meditation rooms – What sounds more enjoyable than a relaxing day at the spa? Creative owners are kicking up the innovation on how to relax the body and restore the mind. No longer do guests sit in a regular ol’ bubbling bath, but now [...]

Best Beer & Wine Spas in the Czech Republic

Best Beer & Wine Spas in the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is known for its beer and spas, but what happens when both are integrated into one experience? Guests are treated to stimulate and relax senses with a broader approach, and use, of alcohol. The aromatic smell may get the tastebuds juicing for a glass of frothy goodness, [...]

World’s Top Shark Diving Destinations

World’s Top Shark Diving Destinations

Sharks, the apex predator of the sea, are a magnificent yet fierce creature, which is either labelled as “good” or “bad” species. Although some people fear “Jaws,” other people are fascinated with sharks and have the urge to get a bit closer to these gentle beasts. Whether you want to [...]

Top Budget Ski Resorts in Europe

Top Budget Ski Resorts in Europe

Europe and skiing are never cheap vacations, but that doesn’t mean more affordable skiing doesn’t exist. Europe’s Big Five – Italy, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland – may blow your Euro-drained bank account but rest assured countries like Poland and the Czech Republic feature skiing that is inexpensive but most [...]