6 YOGA EXERCISES EVERY SKIER NEEDS TO KNOW SKI//TIPS//YOGA Skiers are some of the strongest ath­letes in sport. And it’s not sur­pris­ing why: ski­ing com­bines near every ele­ment of fit­ness train­ing such as agility, speed, strength, power, endurance and flex­i­bil­ity. Which is why this high-energy sport ben­e­fits from the slow and thought­ful prac­tice of yoga. Whether […]

World’s Top Beach Hostels

Travel and Leisure — February 7, 2014 at 12:00 pm World’s Top Beach Hostels by Elizabeth Kovar Hostels are no longer the “cheap” city center domain, but are now going “coastal.” Located an ocean breeze away from the shoreline, these hostels feature luxurious amenities or energetic atmospheres to welcome budget-friendly backpackers. So the next time you […]

7 of World’s Most Secluded Beaches

Travel and Leisure — February 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm 7 of World’s Most Secluded Beaches by Elizabeth Kovar Finding a secluded beach may be challenging, thanks to the popularity of having fun in the sun, but that doesn’t mean a secluded beach doesn’t exist. In fact, there are tons of secluded beaches, which may feel […]

SUP Yoga for Strength and Balance

Seasonal Outdoor Activities — February 12, 2014 at 5:00 am SUP Yoga for Strength and Balance by Elizabeth Kovar Every yogi knows yoga differs on the board than on land. Staying balanced on uneven waters requires extra concentration, strength and balance. But thanks to nature and the stunning view, it’s easy to connect and unite the […]

Best Dog Friendly Beaches

Beach and Water — February 14, 2014 at 5:00 am Best Dog Friendly Beaches by Elizabeth Kovar Dog lovers are obsessed with finding Fido-friendly places where man and dog unite to enjoy life.  And there’s no better place than a beach where dogs run free, frolic in the water and chase toys amidst the ocean waves. […]

7 Best Snorkel Spots in Hawaii

Travel and Leisure — February 14, 2014 at 12:00 pm 7 Best Snorkel Spots in Hawaii by Elizabeth Kovar Snorkeling is a must-experience Hawaiian activity. There are not too many places in world where snorkelers are presented with clear visibility, fertile reefs and tropical wildlife. The Hawaiian Islands boast plenty of snorkel-friendly locations, but we’ll let […]

Sleep Tips for Pregnant Moms

SLEEP Sleep Tips for Pregnant Moms Posted by Elizabeth Kovar Getting a good night sleep when pregnant is no easy task, but is essential for proper fetal development and for the mom-to-be’s well being. Many sleepless nights can leave fatigued moms more susceptible to colds, illnesses or depressive symptoms. No matter how large your tummy is, […]

Significant Meaning of Flowers

AROUND THE HOUSE Significant Meaning of Flowers Posted by Elizabeth Kovar Flowers. What’s not to love? The scent, color, petal-shape and beauty captures the heart of nature lovers. There’s something wonderful about a fresh bouquet of flowers that lightens the air and brightens a room’s atmosphere. It maybe the aesthetics, or it maybe the secret and […]

Top Destinations to Spot Dolphins

Travel and Leisure — January 28, 2014 at 11:30 pm Top Destinations to Spot Dolphins by Elizabeth Kovar What’s not love about a dolphin? They’re intelligent, friendly and exude a welcoming smile on their face. Many are enthralled by their aquarium tricks and acts, but to spot a dolphin in nature, swimming throughout the sea is […]

7 Best West Coast Beaches to Watch the Sunset

Beach and Water — February 3, 2014 at 5:00 am 7 Best West Coast Beaches to Watch the Sunset by Elizabeth Kovar Sunset. It’s the most magical time of day, besides sunrise, to boast dramatic skies with vibrant colors. There’s something special about the sunset and maybe that’s because no two sunsets are ever the same. […]