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.

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 [...]

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

‘Tis the season for lots of shopping. Europe is well known to be an enjoyable summer getaway, but ancient history comes alive, especially around the holiday season. Decorations, lights and Christmas markets flood streets and squares in celebration for the most festive season of the year. European Christmas markets are [...]

Top 10 Must Eat Foods in Italy

Top 10 Must Eat Foods in Italy

Oh Italy. How stomachs love you, and hips despise you. You never leave tongues unsatisfied with your delicious dishes. This is what most people feel about Italian food, and we’re not talking about the generic, over-salted American-Italian food. We’re talking authentic, one-of-a-kind dishes that are unique in comparison to many [...]

Must Visit Beach Towns Croatia

Must Visit Beach Towns Croatia

If you are looking for beaches with a touch of history and class, then Croatia is the ideal beach vacation. Situated along the Adriatic Sea, these Mediterranean beach towns boast stunning views of crystal clear waters and jagged shorelines. While having fun in the sun, get ready to cool off [...]

Top Mediterranean Beach Towns

Top Mediterranean Beach Towns

If you have visions and dreams to sip coffee at a vintage street café in the morning, and then stroll sandy beaches in the afternoon – it sounds like you need to vacation in the Mediterranean. Picturesque beaches and architecture flood the shorelines throughout Italy, Greece, Spain and France.  Get [...]

The World’s Richest Cities by GDP

The World’s Richest Cities by GDP

When one thinks of the richest cities in the world, they often imagine a place flushed with cash. Millionaires, billionaires and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are only some of the features that make a city rich. Outdoor pursuits, urban activities and progressive energy also contribute to the richness of each [...]

Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Southern Hemisphere SUPing

Winter season is bad news for water lovers. The water is cold, dreary and possibly frozen. But the great news is that it’s summer somewhere in the world. And that somewhere is the Southern Hemisphere. Grab your board and get your plane ticket ready as you venture toward tropical, pristine [...]

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Worlds Wackiest Hotels

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No – it’s a hotel? If you’ve ever thought about a unique vacation experience, now is your chance. Get ready to explore some of the world’s wackiest hotels and vacation rentals. From sleeping in a jet plane to a windmill, the mind-blowing hotels are [...]

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Best Cities for Holiday Spirit

Holiday season is approaching, and this year try something different for a holiday vacation. Instead of escaping to the beach, for a warm and sunny Christmas, visit one of the many “most holiday-spirited” cities. From America to the Arctic Circle, embrace a frosty experience as you frolic city streets window [...]