Articles by Lisa Marie Mercer

10 Extravagant Ways To Enjoy The 2014 World Cup


Future historians will refer to 2014 as the year of sporting event sticker shock. Sochi started the trend by hosting the most expensive Winter Olympics in history. In June, Brazil will up the ante wit...

10 Luxurious Places To Visit in Uruguay


Uruguay's 2011 World Cup victory took the country out of obscurity, but its quirky Uruguayan president put it on the map. Jose Mujica, called the "world's poorest president," lives on a rose farm outs...