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.

Best Romantic Winter Getaways

Best Romantic Winter Getaways

Got the winter blues? If you’re bored this winter, get ready to grab your honey and spend some money in the greatest love affair abroad. Nestle in an igloo gazing at the northern lights or explore sea caves New Zealand. Whatever you choose, be assured that adventure, love, and romance [...]

World’s Best Resort Pools

World’s Best Resort Pools

Pools are a must-have amenity. But modern day travelers often choose hotels and resorts based on the swankiness of the water hole. Some people go for the bronze bodies, bodacious booties and bulging biceps where others awaken spiritually in the tranquil atmosphere.  Whatever you fancy, you are sure to know [...]

World’s Best Travel Apps

As the world becomes more digital, this means travelers are treated to a lighter suitcase. No longer do we have to carry hand maps, printout airline tickets, hand compasses and calculators. Thanks to our smart phones, our phone is the one-stop shop for all your traveling needs. Each year new [...]

Best High Altitude Hotels

Best High Altitude Hotels

Do you enjoy fancy hotels that are off the beaten track? And enjoy being high in the sky? Mile-high members now catch a bird’s eye view of surrounding landscapes with some views starting at 14,000 feet above sea level. Withstand altitude sickness as you enjoy swanky amenities and chic sheets. [...]

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations

Lights, cameras…ball drops. Get your champagne ready for a salute to getting toasted. New Years is a big event for many cities around the world. Parades, fireworks and lip smooching occur at all hours thanks to the time zone. But if you’re looking for the best places to party, pack [...]

Best Travel Books of All Time

Best Travel Books of All Time

Searching for an American classic? Or maybe some inspirational writing that makes you live vicariously through the tales? Throughout the many years of reading, thousands of travel books have hit the market. However, there are a handful of classics that may take you on a journey through the Sahara Desert [...]

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions

Cookies, carolers and jingle bells are among the many “normal” traditions Americans embrace during the holiday season. But overseas, anything goes for the countries who celebrate “Weird Christmas.” From roller skating to church to embracing the devil-like counterpart, Krampus, get ready to explore a new world of holiday traditions. Krampus [...]

Best Hotel Santas

Best Hotel Santas

So you decided to take a break from the traditional white snow, Santa-landing-on-a-roof-top thing Christmas, to hit the beach fully drenched in the sun-rays. Great news to all sun worshipers, Santa will not think your naughty, but actually may pay you a visit at your resort. And unfortunately the reindeer [...]

Hotels Overlooking the Times Square Party

Hotels Overlooking the Times Square Party

Most claim, “There’s no better place to spend New Year’s Even than being in New York City.”  Watching the ball drop from Time’s Square is an iconic and idyllic location to spend the last few seconds of one year. What better way than to spend the New Year from the [...]

Holiday Meals Around the World

Holiday Meals Around the World

Americans love their turkey, stuffing and mashed potato Christmas meal. But surprisingly enough, what seems traditional to us, is foreign to other cultures. You’ll be amazed at how different holiday meals and traditions vary from every country or culture. From shrimp to rice porridge, get stuffed with holiday meals found [...]