Articles written by: Elizabeth Kovar

Elizabeth is a fitness professional, workshop presenter and a travel, health and outdoor writer. Her career has led her to integrate the fitness, outdoor and travel industry to create holistic, stress-free and active programs. She is a Master Trainer for ACE & BOSU and studied yoga in 5 countries. Her favorite hobby is photography and is an animal activist at heart. Kovar is currently planning a 2014 wellness cruise to Alaska! Stay connected @Brainbodykovar | facebook.com/erkovar or www.elizabethkovar.com

Top Ski Resorts for the Novice Skier

Top Ski Resorts for the Novice Skier

No longer do novice skiers have to bite the bullet and learn how to ski on the massive, scary slopes. Nowadays, resorts are equipped with beginner slopes to prevent newbies from crash testing with the advanced runs. Below are the top ski resorts for newbies and those requiring a lesson [...]

Top Heli-Skiing Destinations

Top Heli-Skiing Destinations

Heli-skiing is a riveting adventure where a helicopter is your lift, and the fresh powder is your trail. The concept has been in existence since the 1960’s, and modern day heli-sking continues to honor the historical concept. Whether you have novice or intermediary skills, heli-skiers experience a one-of-a-kind exploration of [...]

New Year’s Running Events

New Year’s Running Events

Is your New Years resolution to get back into running? Or maybe challenge yourself with long distances? If so, kick-start your new years with some of the best running events around the world. From Los Angeles to Berlin, grab your running shoes, and warm clothing, and get ready to run [...]

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

America’s Tallest Christmas Trees

Nothing says Christmas more than the fresh scent of pine and the glittering shimmer of light displays. Although most of us are used to admiring a six-foot Douglas Fir, get ready to feast your eyes on some massive, double and triple-digit conifers. And when we say massive, we mean gigantic [...]

Top Tropical Winter Vacation Destinations

Top Tropical Winter Vacation Destinations

Need to defeat winter doldrums? Winter never seems “too bad” at first, but after long days of gray skies, snowy streets and bare trees, it’s time to head out of town for vacation. Cure your wintertime blues and head to the beach this winter to uplift snowy souls. Puerto Rico [...]

Best Places to Visit for Thanksgiving

Best Places to Visit for Thanksgiving

So you’ve got four days off this Thanksgiving and instead of heading home for the holidays, you want to explore something new. On Thursday, November 28, 2013 America will celebrate Thanksgiving in different ways. So whether you want to watch a parade, or see the President pet a live Turkey, [...]

Top Downhill Ski Gear for 2013-2014

Top Downhill Ski Gear for 2013-2014

Tired of your old skis? It’s time to stick your poles into the ground and treat yourself to something new. If you’re in the market for a new pair of skis, boots or maybe a full-on outfit then you’ve come to the right place. Get your credit cards ready and [...]

Asia’s Best Ski Resorts

Asia’s Best Ski Resorts

Asia, land of beautiful beaches and exotic fruit, is also home to some stellar skiing. Summer boasts fun in the sun, and winter swaggers awesome slopes. Whether you’re into snowboarding or downhill skiing, Asia’s got plenty of steepness for Olympic wannabes. Get ready, get set, and ski Asia’s top resorts [...]

7 Vacations for a Cause

7 Vacations for a Cause

As the world progresses, people are looking for new ways to give back. Volunteer vacations are gaining popularity and tourists are escaping the daily grind to do something meaningful for society. Whether you want to bath with elephants, build a Buddhist monastery or work in an orphanage, vacation for a [...]

8 of our Favorite Winter Jackets this Season

8 of our Favorite Winter Jackets this Season

Are you winter-jacket ready this season? Stay warm as you bundle up with some of the best brands on the market. Clothing technology is greatly expanding to keep bodies warm but most of all, dry.  Stay sporty and fashionable with the best of the best for this winter season. Men [...]