Home Design with the Feng Shui Bagua Chart

AROUND THE HOUSE Home Design with the Feng Shui Bagua Chart Posted by Elizabeth Kovar The Bagua (pronounced pa-kwa) chart is an octagonal, or square, object with a yin-yang in the center, depending on the style of chart you use. Each side of the octagon, or box in the square represents a certain aspect of life.  […]

Must Visit Beach Towns Croatia

Must Visit Beach Towns Croatia Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 5, 2013 at 5:00 am 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 […]

Top 10 Must Eat Foods in Italy

Top 10 Must Eat Foods in Italy Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 9, 2013 at 5:00 am 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 […]

Best Christmas Markets in Europe

Best Christmas Markets in Europe Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 9, 2013 at 5:00 am ‘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 […]

Holiday Meals Around the World

Holiday Meals Around the World Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 18, 2013 at 5:00 am 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 […]

Hotels Overlooking the Times Square Party

   Hotels Overlooking the Times Square Party Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 19, 2013 at 5:00 am 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. […]

Best Hotel Santas

Best Hotel Santas Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm 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 […]

Best Travel Books of All Time

Best Travel Books of All Time Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 31, 2013 at 5:00 am 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 […]

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations

New Year’s Eve Top Party Destinations Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 31, 2013 at 1:44 pm 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 […]

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions

World’s Weirdest Holiday Traditions Posted by Elizabeth Kovar on December 25, 2013 at 12:00 pm 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 […]