Freelance writer. Author of This Is My South (Globe Pequot 2018). Lived in Charleston and Sydney, calls Atlanta home base. SATW & PTBA Member. Contact: email@example.com
The travel world can’t stop talking about the three queen bees of the South: Charleston, New Orleans, and Nashville. But what about Atlanta, the capital of the Empire State of the South? The next time you’re in transit at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport or pass through en route to another destination in the region, consider these reasons to stop and stay a while.
In Marvel's 2015 "Ant-Man," a con man named Scott Lang gets a second chance at life after getting out of prison when his mentor gives him the opportunity to be a superhero. But his powers are a suit that allows him to shrink down to the size of an insect. When the technology falls into the wrong hands, Lang must take on the Yellowjacket, someone with a similar suit.
In the 2018 follow up, "Ant-Man and the Wasp," Lang is under house arrest after the events of Captain America: Civil War. When h...
Atlanta is the perfect spot for a weekend getaway, whether you’re on a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a Southern sojourn with a group of friends. And the great thing is that there’s plenty to do, even if you’re on a budget. Here’s how to spend your time in the “City in the Forest.”
Atlanta has no shortage of activities that the little ones will enjoy. Catch a performance at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Midtown and its accompanying museum, which has mar...
Have a long layover in Atlanta? Venture beyond the airport with this hour-by-hour game plan until it’s time for wheels up again.
We'll never call Atlanta “the city that never sleeps” and not just because that title is already taken by another. Our bars close fairly early compared with the rest of the country and we’re not especially known for our 24-hour diners. The only true part of the city that never shuts down is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Still, believe it or not, ...
The big game will be at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is a short walk from the heart of downtown Atlanta. Attendance generally exceeds 100,000 fans.
Parking decks and lots are located near the stadium, but to avoid driving, take MARTA trains to the Vine City, Georgia World Congress Center or Peachtree Center stations. The Atlanta Streetcar, Relay Bike Share and rideshares are other transportation options.
Where to Play
When visiting Atlanta for the Super Bowl, give y...
Thousands of people pass through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport every day from all corners of the globe. The next time your travels take you through the Georgia capital, take the chance to explore the airport and its surrounding neighborhoods. There's plenty to keep you entertained on your layover, whether for a few hours or a few days.
In the Airport
Do you only have a few hours to spare? The Atlanta airport is a world of its own and is a glimpse into what the city has to o...
If the workday is getting you down, plan a weekend getaway to one of Georgia’s award-winning spas located all over the state. Each has a different type of experience and treatments, no matter what your needs are. So, cozy up in your robe and slippers, and prepare yourself to get pampered in the Peach State!
There are so many great options in Atlanta with each offering something unique.
The Loews Atlanta Hotel Exhale Spa boasts a hammam where you can steam out those toxins after ...
Summertime in Georgia means one thing: peach season. Every May to September, farms sell Georgia-grown peaches by the crate, and restaurants feature them on their menus. There's more than one way to enjoy them, from picking them on the farm or enjoying them on the plate. We're showcasing a few of our favorite ways to enjoy them!
Where to Pick Peaches
It wouldn’t be the Peach State without peach farms! Wind your way around the state’s producers, where you can pick your own or find peach-flavore...
Nashville isn’t the only American city with deep ties to music. These 12 destinations have also left their mark.
Nashville, Tennessee, earned the nickname “Music City” for fostering some country music legends, but there are many other places in the U.S. that have left their mark on American music. Other cities may be recognized today for their live music venues and festivals, but these were the original music destinations.
As the weather warms, we can think of nowhere better to spend a few days with friends than at Georgia's wineries and vineyards. With many grouped around the North Georgia mountains, including Dahlonega and Helen, you can sample a wide variety of Georgia wines without traveling very far. Georgia wineries have more than just wine tasting on offer! The region has attractions to keep you entertained in between winery visits.
Where to Eat and Drink
Let’s be honest: you’re here for the wine. And th...
Often overshadowed by Buford Highway, Atlanta’s well-known international culinary corridor, Duluth is home to the city’s version of Koreatown and is well worth exploring in its own right. The towns of Gwinnett County, including Duluth and Lilburn, have dozens of Korean restaurants, as well as unique cultural offerings, including one of the country’s largest Hindu temples. Here’s how to while away a day (or two) in this internationally inspired area.
Exploring Gwinnett’s surprising side