Katarina Kovacevic

Writer + Blogger


Katarina Kovacevic

I'm a writer and blogger living in the Arizona desert, originally from the Croatian coast.



Smart Cities: Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale mixes the shimmer of tony resorts with a shrewd sense for sustainability.
National Geographic Traveler Link to Story

On The Rocks

A top Valley chef is back and making fresh foodie waves in Red Rock Country.
Modern Luxury Scottsdale Link to Story

10 Slow Travel Experiences To Try This Year

Slow it down and make time for in-depth encounters that offer a true sense of place. Link to Story

6 Spectacular Destinations to Experience Spring in Full Bloom

From convenient jaunts to far-flung getaways, these romantic spots dazzle in spring, with idyllic weather and colorful, exquisitely scented flowers that embody the pleasures of the season.
Journey by Ritz-Carlton Link to Story

Drinking It Old School

Central Phoenix's new watering hole is a chic trip down memory lane.
Modern Luxury Scottsdale Link to Story

Slowing Down or Gearing Up in the Adirondacks

You can be lazy or adventurous in picturesque upstate New York.
Together Guide Link to Story

5 Things We Love: Jamaica

Three million visitors flocked to the Caribbean's third-largest - and most irie - isle last year.
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Link to Story

America's Best Urban Bike Paths

These urban trails double as roadmaps to the very best of art, dining, and adventure in each destination. Link to Story

Eat, Shop and Be Merry

Some of the liveliest holiday markets (with some of the tastiest treats) happen stateside!
Every Day with Rachael Ray Link to Story

Where to Honeymoon in 2015

These hot spots are making headlines -- and we've sifted through the most Googled, Instagrammed and "liked" locales for a honeymooner's hit-up list.
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Link to Story

In the Mix: Good Gourd

Pumpkins are a fall staple in the kitchen, but they also offer a bevy of benefits—skincare and otherwise—in the spa.
American Spa Link to Story

How to Marry in Mexico

Planning a destination wedding in Riviera Nayarit and Puerto Vallarta.
Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Link to Story


Katarina Kovacevic

I’m a freelance writer-for-hire whose work has appeared in Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, USA Today, American Spa, Sunset and online at and

I'm a media professional, a girl's girl, a traveler, a wife, a new mom and a Crazy Croat. (Not always in that order.)

I'm an expert on Arizona travel in particular and an official "Local Expert" for Experience Scottsdale. In my latest adventure, #momlife, I'm exploring new areas of family travel and parenting writing.

My first book, The Food Lovers’ Guide to Phoenix and Scottsdale, is currently on sale at most major book retailers.

I Am Little K is a personal blog where I write about my work and life as a first-time mom.



  • Parenting
  • Family Travel
  • Exceeding Expectations
  • Meeting Deadlines
  • Food
  • Spa & Wellness
  • Travel
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Blogging
  • Social Media