About Katarina Kovacevic

Katarina Kovacevic is a freelance travel writer, author of The Food Lovers’ Guide To Phoenix & Scottsdale, and founder/editor of Style Jaunt, a blog about fashionable travel. Her work has appeared in publications like American Spa, The New York Post, Travel + Leisure online, and more. Follow her travels on Twitter @Little_K and Instagram @Little_K_Kata.

The top spas in Arizona for desert-inspired treatments

You don’t have to hit the hiking trails to experience the Sonoran Desert’s raw power. Relaxation centres all around Arizona are harnessing the area’s natural ingredients with treatments that tone, buff and cleanse. Take a look at the top spas in Arizona for desert-inspired indulgence. … Continue reading

A Neighbourhood Guide to Downtown Scottsdale

Like much of Phoenix and its surrounding cities, Scottsdale started as a small farming community in the late 1800s. What was once a modest citrus-producing outpost is now one of Arizona‘s most popular destinations, drawing travellers to the city with its line-up of plush hotels, chef-driven restaurants … Continue reading

Why You Should Visit the Phoenix Lakes

The Sonoran Desert is far from barren! Surrounded by six lakes, Phoenix offers plenty of opportunity for aquatic voyages. From stand up paddle boarding to water skiing, the possibilities are as vast as the Arizona horizon. Here are some suggestions on the more unique locations … Continue reading

Dinners Down the Orchard: Farm-to-table Food in Phoenix

One of the best things about a destination that averages 330 days of sunshine per year is the endless opportunity for al fresco dining. Nothing beats true outdoor farm-to-table food in Phoenix, which you can find all around the city.   The Festival at the … Continue reading

A Phoenix Food Tour: Interview with Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza

Most people in Phoenix know Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza as the Phoenix food guru and James Beard-nominated mastermind behind Barrio Café and Barrio Queen. But this kind and straight-talking Phoenician is even more than that. She’s a local arts champion. A community activist. A real … Continue reading

Valley of the Sun: A Beginner’s Phoenix Guide

Phoenix, otherwise known as the Valley of the Sun, is both Arizona’s capital, and the sixth largest city in the United States. Famous for receiving around 300 days of sunshine per year, this sprawling desert city is something of an adventure playground for sun-seekers. Take … Continue reading