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Emirates – $799: Orlando – Johannesburg, South Africa. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good fare to Johannesburg. ITA will show prices of $1,133 while Emirates will most likely price the same fares at $799. Must purchase by tonight. Sample Travel Date: April 4th – 10th, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates Fare Availability: Valid for travel from late-January 2018 – late-May […]

10 great Atlanta home and garden events to see this winter

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

3D printing at the High, Christmas at Callanwolde, and interior design trends at AmericasMart.

For August #travel! #Chicago #ORD to #London #LHR $551 round-trip, nonstop, on @united https://t.co/1OJGwqPwxd #airfare #flights pic.twitter.com/aYOcVwU3NZ— airfarewatchdog (@airfarewatchdog) January 17, 2018

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The Long Road To Nowhere: A Hitchhiker’s Tale from Outer Mongolia

by Backpackology.org @ Backpackology

Tweet On the third day, I made a sea-change decision: I thought, if I ever get out of this miserable desert, I’m going to write my first postcard ever. “Sunny Greetings from the Gobi!” it will say, happily scrawled over a stark, grey purgatory of pebbly sand and death. On the back I’d write:   […]

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

50. Arepa Mia

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Lis Hernandez has been slinging arepas—stuffed cornmeal patties, crunchy from a hot grill—at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market since 2012.

The Shorthaul – JetBlue – $89: Atlanta – Fort Lauderdale (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good fare for nonstop service to and from Fort Lauderdale. What is The Shorthaul? It is our irregular feature of deals under $200 and 3,000 miles roundtrip. Sample Travel Date: March 14th – 21st, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates. Fare Availability: Valid for travel from mid-March […]

Goodbye to the Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead and the celebrity gossip I used to uncover there

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Buckhead was ground zero for gossip, celebrity sightings, and the city’s social scene. And when you were responsible for banging out 30 inches of Atlanta’s bold-faced names for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s popular "Peach Buzz" column, you scoured for scoop 24/7.

Orlando for Grown-Ups - Atlanta Magazine

Orlando for Grown-Ups - Atlanta Magazine


Atlanta Magazine

You know what’s just as much fun as Disney’s beloved ride “It’s a Small World”? A pontoon tour of Winter Park’s chain of lakes.

43. Busy Bee

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

We’d be a lesser town without this institution, which has been a go-to for the comforts of smothered pork chops, oxtails, and fried chicken since 1947.

Should You Book a Business Trip on Expedia?

by Jacob Klein @ Champion Traveler

Perhaps you’re new to business travel expenses or you’re at a new job where you’re just not sure whether using a site like Expedia is the appropriate way to book a trip. The answer is typically: “sure!” but there are a few things to consider before booking a business trip on Expedia, including your company’s […]

Cathy Woolard endorses Mary Norwood after “unsurprising” mayoral candidate discussion

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Cathy Woolard, who took third place in the November 7 general election, knows her endorsement for Atlanta mayor could pack a punch. She took it upon herself to hash out the policies and platforms of the runoff candidates, because she, like many of her supporters in attendance, didn’t know whether Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms or Councilwoman Mary Norwood should succeed Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.

First Look: SparrowHawk, a spa-inspired, women-focused “tattoo studio” opens in Old Fourth Ward

by Mary Logan Bikoff @ Atlanta Magazine

White walls. Midcentury furniture. Moroccan-style rugs. SparrowHawk is not your average tattoo shop. In fact, don’t even call it a “tattoo shop,” says founder Amy Leavell Bransford, who also owns Aviary Beauty & Wellness Collective, the intimate spa and salon a few doors down at Atlanta's Studioplex.

Room Envy: This Milton master bedroom is fashionably fuchsia

by Lisa Mowry @ Atlanta Magazine

Factors contributing to this Milton master bedroom: the wife loves purple, the husband didn’t want the bedroom to be too feminine, the designer likes modern, and the house had ’90s-era high ceilings.

American – $659: San Diego – Tokyo, Japan. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

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A good fare for nonstop service to Tokyo. Sample Travel Date: February 8th – 19th, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates. Fare Availability: Valid for travel from mid-January 2018 – mid-March 2018 and from early-September 2018 – late-November 2018 for Monday through Thursday departures and returns. Must purchase […]

Northern Hotel Saigon: UPDATED 2018 Reviews, Price Comparison and 212  Photos (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - TripAdvisor

Northern Hotel Saigon: UPDATED 2018 Reviews, Price Comparison and 212 Photos (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - TripAdvisor


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Northern Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City: 356 Hotel Reviews, 212 traveller photos, and great deals for Northern Hotel Saigon, ranked #119 of 475 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City and rated 4 of 5 at TripAdvisor.

The Uplifter: How Spanx CEO Sara Blakely became one of the most inspirational women in business

by Mary Logan Bikoff @ Atlanta Magazine

That’s her schtick. She’s the cheerleader and the nerd. She’s a girly girl, but she's also the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire. This is how Sara Blakely became one of the country's most influential women after cutting the legs off of a pair of panty hose one day 20 years ago.

This Decatur townhouse got a bright, colorful makeover

by Lisa Mowry @ Atlanta Magazine

Owner of award-winning Terracotta Design/Build, architect Ili Hidalgo-Nilsson appreciated the potential of the townhouse’s 12-foot-tall ceilings and many windows. “I was able to check all the boxes: charming neighborhood, good schools, close to work, no landscaping to worry about, and a lot of volume inside.”

This heavenly high-rise in Vinings has stunning views of downtown and Midtown

by Lisa Mowry @ Atlanta Magazine

With some homes, it all begins with the view. Vicki and Allen Filstein originally thought they wanted to downsize to a condo in Midtown, but a stunning vantage point looking onto the city brought them to the Aberdeen in Vinings.

Reese Witherspoon opens Draper James in Atlanta—and explains how the city inspired the brand

by Mary Logan Bikoff @ Atlanta Magazine

Hollywood A-lister Reese Witherspoon makes no secret about her roots: She’s from the South. And last night the actress/producer made an appearance in Atlanta, where she was celebrating the opening of her fourth store for her Southern-inspired clothing and lifestyle brand, Draper James.

12. Sushi House Hayakawa

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Atsushi “Art” Hayakawa is not out to dazzle you with decor. This restaurant is a temple to fish, and the chef is nothing if not a purist.

What to Wear in Egypt: Packing Tips for Female Travellers

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

Planning on what to wear in Egypt was not easy. In fact, after I got over the initial excitement of booking the trip, clothing was something I spent a long time worrying about. I scoured the internet for helpful tips and…

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Photo Series: “Asia in Color”

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet Angkor Wat, Cambodia. The monsoon arrives over the Punjab, India. Bamboo grove, Japan. Rice hats, Vietnam. Golden domes of a mosque, Pakistan. Apsara dancers, Cambodia. Violet mist and Buddhist monks. Mandalay, Burma. Sichuan Opera, China Yaks near Mt. Everest, Nepal. Emerald rice paddies, Laos. Orange torii gates and women in kimonos, Japan. Red sunset […]

48 Hours in Memphis

by Alexis Korman @ Fodors Travel Guide

From barbecue to blues, here are our tips for packing the best of Memphis into two short, but rocking days.

11. Gunshow

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Built upon the singular promise of eating well and without pretension, Kevin Gillespie’s Gunshow is still our city’s gutsiest restaurant.

How WWI Helped Create France’s Most Notorious Serial Killer

by Paul Feinstein @ Fodors Travel Guide

Marcel Petiot was the worst serial killer in France’s history.

Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

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Boston to Nice, France for $431 R/T [Star Alliance] https://t.co/F0ZVLdJ5zR— Airfare Spot (@AirfareSpot) January 18, 2018

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Atlanta’s first cookie dough counter, Batter, lands at Ponce City Market

by Matt Walljasper @ Atlanta Magazine

Batter Cookie Dough Counter opened in Ponce City Market in November. Eating a bowl of cookie dough sounds like a childhood dream, but be warned, it is rich.

The BEST: What to do in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona While on Vacation

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

If you’re looking to escape the rainy weather in your hometown, get some golf in, or just enjoy the hot, hot heat, Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona are a great way to do just that. We recently visited Phoenix, and after our research, below you’ll find the best things to do in Phoenix and nearby Scottsdale […]

27. Kaiser’s Chophouse

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

After more than 30 years in some of Atlanta’s finest kitchens, Liechtenstein-born chef Peter Kaiser finally gets to see his name above the door of a restaurant.

American – $574: Kansas City – Shanghai, China. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare to Shanghai. Sample Travel Date: March 12th – 19th, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates. Fare Availability: Valid for travel from March 2018 – early-May 2018 and from September 2018 – November 2018. Must purchase at least 50 days in advance of departure. Note: This […]

Video Exclusive: Iceland Airwaves Music Festival 2017

by Rachael Roth @ Fodors Travel Guide

This November, Fodor’s traveled north to Reykjavik to capture the soul and sounds of Iceland Airwaves, the country’s preeminent musical event.

You shouldn’t be afraid to try pole fitness, says this Atlanta champion

by Christine Van Dusen @ Atlanta Magazine

Heidi Coker—a former teacher who now travels for, competes in, and teaches pole dancing full-time, including at Atlanta's Pole La Teaz—shrugs off the stigma surrounding her sport. “It’s fitness, not exotic dancing,” she says.

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United States

Flights to Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) | Emirates United States


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You need to try the hot, fresh cake doughnuts at Duck Donuts

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Don't be deterred by the fact that this Atlanta newcomer is a national franchise. The hot, made-to-order cake doughnuts are delightful.

1. Staplehouse

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Two years after we gave it four out of four stars, Staplehouse is still on top.

Hallelujah: FX’s Atlanta season 2 finally has a premiere date

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Fans of Atlanta, Donald Glover's television ode to the city, have been waiting for more than a year for second season of the Emmy-award winning show. But today, FX finally announced a spring premiere date for season 2.

United – $133 (Regular Economy) / $83 (Basic Economy): Houston – San Diego (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare for nonstop service to and from San Diego. The regular economy fare at $133 allows for a normal size carry-on and a personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment. United also has a $83 fare but that’s a Basic Economy fare. United’s Basic Economy fares do not allow for any advanced […]

Tasmania’s Fierce Foodie Scene Is a Travel Must-Try

by Sarah Treleaven @ Fodors Travel Guide

Tasmanians have long worshipped sea and soil, but a new generation of restaurateurs are bringing local ingredients to the fore.

Viking River Cruises: The Best Pick for First Time Cruisers

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

Cruising is something that a lot of people are on the fence about. The idea of travelling by boat and exploring several destinations in a relaxing manor is enticing. However, it also comes with a few fears; boredom from being…

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13. Kimball House

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

In four years, Kimball House has become a staging ground for a new kind of Southern cool.

Go beyond Champagne this New Year’s with these sparkling wines

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

The celebratory yet stressful nature of the holiday season calls for one quencher: bubbly. The good thing is that there are options; these days, you can find world-class sparkling wines from all across the globe. The bad news: Finding the right bottle can be pretty intimidating. I’m here to help.

Even with a recount, Atlanta’s next mayor is almost certainly Keisha Lance Bottoms

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Even though Mary Norwood is requesting a recount after an extremely close runoff, Keisha Lance Bottoms is almost certainly Atlanta's next mayor. We take a look back at a race plagued by low energy and too many candidates—and look to what's next.

The Shorthaul – American – $119 (Regular Economy) / $69 (Basic Economy): Charlotte – Miami / Fort Lauderdale (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare for nonstop service to and from Miami or Fort Lauderdale. The regular economy fare at $119 allows for a normal size carry-on and a personal item in addition to advanced seat assignment. The $69 fare is a Basic Economy fare. American’s Basic Economy fares do not allow for any advanced seat assignment. […]

This designer’s Vickery home is layered with festive and sultry details

by Lisa Mowry @ Atlanta Magazine

Jennifer Schoenberger loves the charming village of Vickery in Cumming, where she and her family have lived since 2003. Their bucolic farmhouse-style home on an acre of woods even has a parterre garden. But alongside the sweet setting, this Michigan-raised girl makes sure the interior design casts an edgy vibe, too.

Saigon’s Buddhist Disney World: The Theme Park Equivalent to Hard-lining Angel Dust

Saigon’s Buddhist Disney World: The Theme Park Equivalent to Hard-lining Angel Dust


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Saigon is an unsung paradise for theme park connoisseurs. It’s like a Southeast Asian Orlando, except all the theme parks are aggressively Buddhist-themed and hilariously bat-shit insane. My main r…

Meet the Atlanta Police officer whose job is to end animal cruelty

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

After a 6-year-old boy was killed and a 5-year-old girl mauled by loose dogs earlier this year, the Atlanta Police Department decided to create a new sworn position, Animal Cruelty Liaison Officer, to tackle animal cruelty cases and educate the community about the relationship between animal cruelty and crime. Meet Amy Soeldner, the first person to hold the position.

Flights New York Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon from £363. Best lastminute.com offers.

Flights New York Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon from £363. Best lastminute.com offers.


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Home for Dinner: Mac Powell of Third Day

by Julia Bainbridge @ Atlanta Magazine

“We wanted to show that love can go beyond the color of your skin,” says musician Mac Powell of the blended family he’s created with his wife, Aimee. Mac tours either as a solo act or with his Christian rock band, Third Day, about 100 days out of the year, so when he’s off the road, he stays close to home and makes sure the family sits down together.

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

Best Places to Travel Solo: Ireland

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

The Cliffs of Moher, pints of Guinness, myths and legends, and the greenest grass you have ever seen; Ireland is somewhere every traveller should visit at least once in their lifetime. Already on your list but you can’t convince your…

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Photo Travelogue: The Biggest Darkness (An Expedition to the Largest Cave Chamber on Earth)

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet When I was a little fat kid and my favorite computer game was Microsoft Encarta, I promised myself that one day I would visit the Sarawak Chamber in Borneo. I wanted to see the biggest darkness. I wanted to stand before the largest cave chamber on earth—large enough to fit ten Boeing jets nose […]

Hotels near Little Saigon, Orlando (FL)  - BEST HOTEL RATES Near Restaurants and Cafes, Orlando (FL) - United States

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Next to an East Cobb gas station, Marietta Donuts serves up fresh yeast doughnuts and apple fritters

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

There’s almost no signage for the cozy East Cobb doughnut shop—blink and you might miss it. But every day at 5:00 a.m., Sokcheat Heng and Sophal Chhim hit the kitchen to begin making their from-scratch doughnuts in classic varieties like sour cream and crumb cake, along with seasonal flavors like pumpkin.

[jetBlue Flight Deal] $194: Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico (Nonstop / Roundtrip) https://t.co/C87JSxbium pic.twitter.com/XGF0qDWFat— Thrifty Traveler (@thriftytraveler) January 18, 2018

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Kenny Blank on the enduring success of the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

When the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival launched in 2000, it unfolded over 10 days in four theaters. Today, the organization holds year-round events at area theaters and campuses, and its annual 23-day showcase attracts nearly 50,000 people, plus Hollywood hotshots like Lawrence Kasdan and Judd Hirsch, making it Atlanta’s largest film festival.

12 questions for Jeezy on all things Atlanta

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Jeezy talks about his new studio downtown, what's changed about Atlanta, and why he doesn't eat at Waffle House anymore.

Slumber Party with Headhunters

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet Steel flashed in the jungle mist. JoJo clenched his machete, fighting through rattan vines as the hog path lured us deeper into the Borneo rainforest. He nervously glanced over his shoulder. “Mister. There aren’t any headhunters left. It is 2014.” I wacked at foliage with my blade. “Headless bodies have been found,” I exclaimed. […]

New York to Nice, France for $595 R/T nonstop [SkyTeam] https://t.co/PGIKccqxEs— Airfare Spot (@AirfareSpot) January 18, 2018

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4 popular Atlanta workouts to start your new year

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Free fitness groups, calorie-crushing classes, and high-intensity yoga to burn off those December desserts.

JetBlue – $120: Las Vegas – Fort Lauderdale (and vice versa). Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare for nonstop service to and from Fort Lauderdale. Sample Travel Date: January 19th – 26th, 2018 This is a sample travel date. See below for more available travel dates Fare Availability: Valid for travel in late-January 2018 and from late-March 2018 – mid-April 2018. Must purchase at least 1 day in advance […]

The bright, bold world of splashy home decor brand SmithHönig

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

SmithHönig, a maker of wild and bright home fabrics and decor inspired by travel, has formally been a company for less than a year. But its founders, Melanie Hönig and Kellie Smith, have been creative collaborators for more than a decade. They met when Hönig hired Smith, an interior designer, to work on her home. “She came over, and we were supposed to talk about window treatments,” says Hönig, a photographer and travel blog author. “About four hours, a bottle of wine, and a box of chocolates later, we knew we wanted to work on something together.”

Fresh on the Scene: Donetto, ARI Korean Steakhouse, Muchacho, Janet’s Kitchen Atlanta

by Christiane Lauterbach @ Atlanta Magazine

West Midtown's new destination Tuscan food spot, John Creek's design-forward Korean barbecue, a Reynoldstown cafe that sounds like—but definitely isn't—a Mexican restaurant, and Filipino cuisine gains a stronger foothold in Atlanta with Janet’s Kitchen Atlanta.

Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

How to List & Rent Your Place on VRBO for Free

by Jacob Klein @ Champion Traveler

VRBO is one of the leading vacation rental platforms online and worldwide. They service almost every country in the world and, like their more-famous competitor AirBnB, offer both renters and vacationers life changing experiences at a fraction of the cost of a hotel. Add to that a dedicated customer service department and you won’t have […]

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

In Saudi Arabia, you can try authentic apple-flavored Budweiser. (Non-alcoholic, of course.)

American – $429: Las Vegas – Beijing, China. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare to Beijing. Sample Travel Date: February 15th – 22nd, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates. Fare Availability: Valid for travel until mid-February 2018 and from April 2018 – early-May 2018 for Monday through Thursday departures and returns. Must purchase at least 1 day in advance […]

Don’t Miss List: Our top 5 event picks for January

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

The Lion King at the Fox, College Football National Championship, and Morehouse College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture & Conversation Series, and more.

Eat This: Shakshuka at Spiller Park Toco Hills

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Unlike Hugh Acheson’s counter-service coffee shop in Ponce City Market, the Toco Hills location of Spiller Park has a tiny but capable kitchen that’s taking the menu beyond apple- or avocado-loaded toast.

All is bright: lighting the way to a beautiful abode

by Matthew @ Atlanta Magazine

To set the scene for some great times with your family and friends during the holidays, don't overlook your home's lighting, which plays a huge role in the warmth and beauty of your space.

Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

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Will Atlanta restaurants soon serve insects? This scientist hopes so.

by Max Blau @ Atlanta Magazine

Eighty percent of the world’s countries already consume insects. They have nutritional benefit—toasted grasshoppers are rich in protein, fatty acids, and iron—and environmental benefits—it takes 2,000 times the amount of water to produce a pound of beef than it does for a pound of crickets.

9 Atlanta coffee shops and cafes where you can get work done

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

"Where are good coffee shops and cafes in Atlanta where I can set up my laptop and get things done?" Where to reward your good work habits with pastries, sip strong caffeine, and finally finish that assignment.

Neighborhood gem: Battle & Brew

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

With six different gaming systems, this bar is the stuff of teenage dreams.

American / United / Delta – $565: Orlando – Shanghai, China. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare to Shanghai. Sample Travel Date: Sample via American April 5th – 12th, 2018 This is a sample travel date. See below for more available travel dates Fare Availability: Valid for travel in February 2018 and from early-April 2018 – early-May 2018 for Monday through Thursday departures and returns. Must purchase at least […]

Flashback: The Pink Pig at Rich’s, 1990

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

In the mid-1950s, Rich’s executive Frank Pallotta had an idea: If the annual Great Tree wasn’t enough to coax holiday shoppers to Rich’s downtown department store, then a monorail would be. Dubbed the Snowland Express, the rickety three-and-a-half minute ride over the toy department—and later the roof—cost a quarter, making it a magnet for kids and a moment’s reprieve for parents to study their shopping lists.

8. Bacchanalia

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

The new Bacchanalia feels a little more relaxed, but the menu still offers those signature crab fritters with citrus and avocado as well as Anne Quatrano's impeccably sourced cheese course.

A fire threw Atlanta transportation into chaos—again

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

A fire at a Georgia Power substation caused a blackout Sunday afternoon at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, cancelling all flights and leaving thousands stranded—the second time this year that flames caused a massive transportation disaster. Here's what happened, and how the internet reacted to it.

Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

Among the objects on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, memorializing the city's favorite son, is a giant-size replica of the rocker's trademark glasses.

How Does VRBO Work?

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

So you’re curious about this new trend in vacation rentals, and VRBO has you interested, right? Below we’ll explain how VRBO works, the things you need to know, and help you find the perfect place to stay for your next vacation. For those of you looking to rent your property on VRBO, and curious about […]

Editor’s Note: Life lessons

by Betsy Riley @ Atlanta Magazine

Our public high school had students from more than 65 different countries. A decade after graduation, my older son still has friends who are Indian, Brazilian, Korean, and American of all colors. Ramadan became as familiar a part of the academic calendar to him as Thanksgiving and Passover.

The beard is real: 10 things you didn’t know about being a professional Santa

by Tess Malone @ Atlanta Magazine

How much does the suit cost? Is the beard real? We spoke to three of Atlanta's professional Santas to find out what it takes.

Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

90% of Tours in Dubrovnik, the King’s Landing Filming Location, are ‘Game of Thrones’ Related

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

90% of tours in Dubrovnik are now focused on the show, and not on historical sites Dubrovnik, Croatia stands on its own as a tourist attraction, being one of the most beautiful cities on the Mediterranean. Even before ‘Game of Thrones’ aired its first episode on HBO, tourism was on the rise following post-war reconstruction […]

HowStuffWorks want you to explain the answers to life’s biggest questions

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Set up on the second floor of Ponce City Market, the Question Booth is a small recording studio that asks passersby to explain some of life's biggest questions. Why are we here? What happens after we die? Do we have free will?

The Daily Show’s Dulce Sloan never thought she’d be a comedian

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Once a regular on the Atlanta comedy circuit, this year Dulce Sloan landed a spot as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, where she's done segments on cultural appropriation and what it's like to be a black woman in late-night television.

Flights from Orlando to Ho Chi Minh City as low as $614

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Discover: Jakar

by @ Wikitravel

A cypress tree outside Kurje Lhakhang monastery in Jakar, Bhutan is claimed to have grown from Guru Rinpoche's walking stick.

What 9 stylish Atlantans have on their holiday wish list

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Need a little holiday shopping inspiration? We asked 9 stylish Atlantans for the one item they’re hoping to get this season, from fancy crystal-infused water bottles to pup portraits.

Should You Go Here: The Museum of Toilets

by Audrey Farnsworth @ Fodors Travel Guide

Hello, and welcome back to the column where I advise you whether or not to go somewhere.

How redrawing districts has kept Georgia incumbents in power

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Georgia lawmakers have been accused of moving the goal posts so their party can stay in power. Could an independent set of mapmakers put an end to the process? Or must the courts decide?

40. One Eared Stag

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Anchored by a long, friendly bar, One Eared Stag is the kind of place nearby residents hit up twice a week.

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This Buckhead church building was converted into a bright family home

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

The site was once owned by Joseph Mitchell, the last living heir to Gone With the Wind scribe Margaret Mitchell. Upon his death, he donated it to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta. The church spent two years scrapping the existing house and building a residential-style events space for its prelate archbishop. However, a front-page story in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about plans for the $2.2 million residence helped touch off sharp criticism from parishioners.

Discover: Kota Kinabalu

by @ Wikitravel

The Hall of Skulls at Monsopiad Cultural Village outside Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia features 42 skulls of enemies, all killed by the warrior-hero Monsopiad.

A fondant swan cake helped land Atlanta’s Molly Brodak on the Great American Baking Show

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

A three-dimensional swan, a lemon pepper-flavored portrait of Killer Mike, and six near-identical cookies decorated likes mermaids complete with iridescent golden seashell bras—these are just a handful of the creations Molly Brodak has whipped up in her kitchen this year.

Is Expedia reliable? Can you book safely through their website?

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

One of the world’s biggest third party travel companies, Expedia, has been around for over 20 years. It started as a company within Microsoft, and then was spun out, built up, and then made public as one of the fastest growing travel companies in the world. They work with thousands of hotels, airlines, car rental […]

9. Restaurant Eugene

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Linton and Gina Hopkins, the husband-and-wife team whose H&F brand continues to pop up across the city, give Southern food the white tablecloth treatment at their flagship restaurant.

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VRBO vs Hotels – What is the best option for travel?

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

The world of the sharing economy has certainly changed the way we travel. From being able to book reservations in local apartments or houses, to getting around in shared cars, bikes, and more, it’s easier than ever to see the world. But we wanted to run a fair comparison between one of the biggest names […]

Irwin Street Market founder to open the Market at Center Park in March

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Irwin Street Market and Jake’s Ice Creams founder Jake Rothschild is opening the Market at Center Park in East Point. It will feature 300 square feet of locally made goods, ranging from bread and pasta to chocolates and pies.

Meet Nicki Collen, the new head coach of the Atlanta Dream

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

“You feel a little bit like a one man show,” Nicki Collen says, contemplating her first few days on the job as the new head coach of the Atlanta Dream. “One woman show, I guess.”

Putting Montreal’s Place in Rock History Under the Spotlight

by Rebecca Baer @ Fodors Travel Guide

From John Lennon to Leonard Cohen to Arcade Fire, rock and pop music as we know it wouldn’t exist without Montreal, Quebec.

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Which Countries is VRBO Available in?

by Jacob Klein @ Champion Traveler

International travel can have all sorts of complications. But with sites like VRBO, it’s actually quite easy because almost all of their services are available in every country in the world (see below for a complete list). Here’s the details on which countries VRBO is available in. Which Countries Does VRBO Have Rentals Available IN? […]

South City Kitchen’s new Avalon location will serve daily breakfast

by Carly Cooper @ Atlanta Magazine

Part of the Alpharetta's Hotel at Avalon, the fourth location of South City Kitchen will have something none of the other outposts do: a daily breakfast offering.

Hand make your Christmas gifts at these 3 Atlanta workshops

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Tired of shopping? Check out these workshops to study a new craft, and leave with a little something handmade to slide under the tree.

Atlantic Station is about to undergo a major expansion

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

With its own zip code and 2.5 million square feet of offices, homes, restaurants, and behemoth retail anchors, Atlantic Station might seem massive now, but it’s less than half built, with several huge holes remaining. Projects scheduled to break ground in 2018 are planned to add thousands of workers, hundreds of new residences and hotel rooms, and fundamental changes to how certain facets feel.

Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

Want to visit the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Capitals? Book flights to Beijing, Xian, Tokyo and Nanjing.

How one Atlantan turned her homelessness into hope for others

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

When not working part-time at Pizza Hut, she would while away hours downtown at the library or the Five Points MARTA station, writing poetry or listening to a CD if she had batteries. It planted the seed for ChopArt, a nonprofit that Whitley, now 28, founded to help homeless children and teens find dignity, community, and opportunity through art.

35. Octopus Bar

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

When Nhan Le and the late Angus Brown opened Octopus Bar in 2011, they shook up Atlanta's dining scene, offering small plates rife with primo ingredients like oysters and uni but served in a loud, dark room.

Ponce City Market has a new, trendy pet supply shop: Ace & Jack

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Ace & Jack, an new "lifestyle" pet supply shop from the team behind the Merchant, Archer Paper Goods, and Collier Candy Company, has opened at Ponce City Market just in time for the holidays.

Garden of the Corpse Flower: A Sumatran Jungle Quest for the Rarest Flower on Earth

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet An angry, 260 pound Sumatran Orangutan is enough to spoil any vacation. To illustrate this, jungle guides in the Gunung Leuser rainforest enjoy showing visitors the scars they carry. Jensen lifted his shirt, revealing deep laceration wounds across his back. “Mina did those,” he grinned. “This was her too,” he boasted, exhibiting a chunk […]

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Getting a Deadly Illness & Other Buttfuckery

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet “Our father, who art in heaven, Stay there. And we shall stay here on earth, Which is sometimes so pretty.” -Jacques Prévert *********************************** Until recently I was scheduled to die in 2074, sometime in early March shortly after my birthday. I’d be turning 86 that year, an appalling age—the last, pathetic interlude between endearing […]

He Ro had never seen an oyster. Now the refugee is Kimball House’s most talented shucker.

by Julia Bainbridge @ Atlanta Magazine

He Ro arrived in Clarkston as a shy 15-year-old who had spent much of his life in a Karen refugee camp in Thailand after fleeing Burma as a child. Now a 24-year-old oyster shucker at Kimball House, the people at the restaurant have all become his friends. “They all love me."

Is VRBO Safe and Legit?

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

We get asked about the new economy of short term rentals, and whether or not services like VRBO are safe and legitimate ways to book travel or to rent out unused vacation homes. We thought we would answer some of the most common questions below that we hear from our readers to help you make […]

Is the World’s Weirdest Art Gallery in Tasmania?

by Lisa Jackson @ Fodors Travel Guide

Watch a machine process food and poop, experience being “euthanized,” witness a living, breathing man-as-art display, all brought to you by the mad genius who parks in a space reserved for “God.”

The Best of Stockholm in 2 Days

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

Nicknamed the Venice of the North, Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, quickly became one of my favourite cities.  Made up of 14 islands in the inner city, Stockholm is a Scandinavian gem with tons to offer. Although it is also…

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6 local beers to warm you up this winter

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta’s craft breweries are in the giving mood this holiday season. The beer makers have responded to the cold, dark days with fittingly similar brews, as stouts, porters, and brown ales have officially replaced the summer’s hoppy and citrus-infused flavors.

Emory students tackle unsolved, unpunished killings from the Civil Rights Movement—and draw parallels to today

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Hank Klibanoff’s students are talking about running. Specifically, why an innocent black teenager would run from white cops in Macon in 1962. Simone Senibaldi, a senior, says, “The thing about running—for me and people that I know who are black—is that whenever cops are around, you run, regardless of whether you’re innocent or guilty.”

Wrap battle: 3 expert tips for wrapping gifts

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

As the owner of local gift and paper shops the Merchant and Archer Paper Goods, Daniel Collier knows a thing or two about fine presents—and presentation.

Ready, set, nest! A ton of new home and decor stores have sprung up in Atlanta

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Atlantans can be quite the enthusiastically domesticated bunch—we brag about our neighborhoods, we treasure our houses, we celebrate our designers and architects, and we decorate with prescient delight. Retailers have taken note, responding in kind with an explosion of new home and decor stores ready to feed our voracious appetite for stylish living.

House Envy: Soak up history in this stately Neel Reid home in Druid Hills

by Mary Logan Bikoff @ Atlanta Magazine

It was on nightly walk around their Druid Hills neighborhood in 2003 when David and Michele Wilson noticed a ‘for sale’ sign at 850 Oakdale Road. They had long admired the stately home, which was designed by revered Atlanta architect Neel Reid and built in 1915.

Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

When eating at Houston's restaurant in Kanab, Utah, tip the servers well; they pack pistols, although it's just for show -- allegedly.

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

Don't look for nightlife in Saudi Arabia: alcohol, dancing, movies and mingling with the opposite sex are all prohibited.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: December 6-12

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

The Falcons take on the Saints; Katy Perry comes to town, and tons of holiday-themed fun.

This bohemian bathroom is the perfect, cozy retreat

by Lisa Mowry @ Atlanta Magazine

“Bathrooms are spaces with lots of hard surfaces,” says interior designer Breckyn Alexander. To warm up the tile and metal in this teenage girls’ bath, the Athens-based pro, who also owns a home furnishings boutique, incorporated design elements typically spotted in other areas of a house: salvaged doors, antique rugs, and conversation-piece lighting.

Asian buns at Saigon Market

Asian buns at Saigon Market


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Asian buns at Saigon Market

The Walking Dead gets a new showrunner for season 9

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Whatever your opinions on this season of The Walking Dead, the AMC zombie drama is still a juggernaut hit for the cable network, so this weekend's announcement that the show had been renewed for a ninth season was hardly a surprise. More interesting is the fact that Scott Gimple will be stepping down as showrunner, with writer and co-executive producer Angela Kang taking the helm.

Making a smart home? The best upgrades are simple and won’t break the bank.

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Where do you start in a world with everything from illuminated, vibrating toilets to Bluetooth-enabled showers? The best investments are simple and don’t break the bank. These first three steps total less than $600 and can bring returns in more than one way.

Andrew Young’s eulogy for John Portman

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

"He wanted a world where people could be true to themselves and where the clashes of colors were forced upon you and you had to appreciate everything and everybody, different though they may be. Everything he had and everything he did had some powerful social meaning and purpose."

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

20. Yet Tuh

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

For those of us without Korean grandmothers, Yet Tuh’s chefs are the city’s closest substitutes.

S.O.S. Tiki Bar’s cocktails go “full-on tacky Christmas”

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

With the wild success of the Miracle on Monroe pop-up holiday bar, it's no surprise other Atlanta cocktail bars are getting into the Christmas game. Through New Year's Eve, Decatur's S.O.S Tiki Bar is serving up festive and elaborate drinks in a zany holiday atmosphere.

Why You Should Climb 5,500 Steps In The Dark

by Sarah Harvey @ Fodors Travel Guide

Join the 20,000 pilgrims who climb 5,500 stairs to the summit of Sri Pada, or “Adam’s Peak”, the most sacred mountain in Sri Lanka.

Travel Secrets Unveiled: Why Does The Pirates of the Caribbean Ride Smell Weird?

by Audrey Farnsworth @ Fodors Travel Guide

Here we will discuss travel secrets and answer questions you have.

Bungle in the Jungle, Five Days in the Hide: An Ill-Fated Search for the Rare and Elusive Nasalis Larvatus

by Steve McDonald @ Backpackology

Tweet “Hell is not hot, or cold. Nor is it deep below ground, or somewhere in the sky. Instead it is a place on Earth filled with sucking bogs, disfiguring diseases, and millions of tiny flesh-eating creatures. Hell is a jungle, and it is monstrously green.” -Greig Beck ********************** On the fourth day, a German […]

45. Kevin Rathbun Steak

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

This glossy steakhouse along the BeltLine’s Eastside trail has long attracted expense-account diners as well as date-night couples.

The 10 most Atlanta things that happened in 2017

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

Here are ten moments from 2017, both the good and the bad, that could have only happened in (or to) this city we call home, from the MARTA bus that wouldn't move to the fire-induced transit disasters to Falcons heartbreak.

Alisa Barry reopens Bella Cucina at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Bella Cucina's previous brick-and-mortar location shuttered in 2013, but just in time for the holidays, the Atlanta-based brand of Italian spreads and sauces is back at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta.

What’s filming in Atlanta now? The First Man, Venom, Mile 22, Ozark, plus your Georgia-filmed holiday guide

by Matt Walljasper @ Atlanta Magazine

The First Man with Ryan Gosling, Spider-Man flick Venom, Mile 22 with Mark Wahlberg, and Netflix hit Ozark are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta right now.

This Staplehouse bartender and his wife want to help you build a snazzy home bar

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Ben and Maddie Richardson launched their online shop, Cocktail Commons, in 2016 after their house started to get “a bit crowded” with antique cocktail glasses that Ben, a Staplehouse bartender, kept acquiring while thrifting. Now, the husband-wife duo’s inventory ranges from etched Prohibition-era crystal to kitschy midcentury tumblers.

No architect ever loved Atlanta like John Portman

by Richard L. Eldredge @ Atlanta Magazine

"All I ever wanted to do in Atlanta was create something that would elevate the city.” Remembering the iconic architect, who died December 29 at age 93.

Preview: 7th annual Holiday Hootenanny concert will be dedicated to Col. Bruce Hampton

by Jerry Grillo @ Atlanta Magazine

The seventh-annual benefit concert on December 20 at Terminal West will feature several longtime Hampton collaborators. Artists include two-time Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale, flat-picking guitar virtuoso Larry Keel, banjoist/singer Jeff Mosier, Johnny Knapp, Donna Hopkins, and Ralph Roddenberry.

Atlanta: Here’s how to celebrate UGA in the College Football Championship if you can’t go to the game

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

Thousands for tickets? Yeah, let's not. Cheer for your Georgia Bulldogs and still get the full Atlanta experience at local bars, tailgates, watch parties, and official events as the Dawgs take a shot at the national title for the first time in 38 years against Alabama Crimson Tide.

In a new podcast, the Up and Vanished creators and HowStuffWorks tackle the Atlanta Child Murders

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Local filmmaker Payne Lindsey and producer Donald Albright, the duo behind breakout podcast Up and Vanished, have teamed up with Atlanta-based podcast company HowStuffWorks to present Atlanta Monster, a 10-episode podcast series about the Atlanta Child Murders.

Viva Videodrome, the Atlanta video rental store that refuses to die

by Thomas Wheatley @ Atlanta Magazine

Videodrome, the roughly 2,000-square-foot shop at the corner of North Highland and North avenues, is the last video store standing in Atlanta that is not of the XXX variety. It is an oasis for film buffs (and the occasional visiting celebrity) who are suckers for special features, director’s cuts, or not letting Netflix’s algorithms ration out their media diets.

19. Bones

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

If corporate bigwigs want to blow $6,000 on wine, they do it at this landmark wood-paneled steakhouse.

Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

A bullet train ride on the Hakata-Minami Line in Fukuoka, Japan costs just ¥290 (under US$3). Alas, the end-to-end trip lasts just ten minutes.

Ho Chi Minh City Weather - Travel and Local Information Guide

Ho Chi Minh City Weather - Travel and Local Information Guide


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Qantas – $800: Denver – Sydney, Australia. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good fare to Sydney. ITA will price this at $867 while Priceline will likely price the same fares at$800. Sample Travel Date: April 9th – 18th, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates Fare Availability: Valid for travel in April 2018 and in May 2018 for Monday through Thursday […]

Exploring Orlando’s Little Vietnam

Exploring Orlando’s Little Vietnam


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The Mills/50 district brings the flavors of the far east to O-Town.

28. Chai Pani

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Kudos to Meherwan Irani, who sticks to his spicy central and south Indian roots at Chai Pani restaurant in Decatur.

Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

5 Atlanta events you won’t want to miss: November 29-December 5

by Joe Reisigl @ Atlanta Magazine

UGA vs. Auburn in the SEC Championship, dogs strut through Atlanta Botanical Garden, and Midtown turns into the North Pole with Children’s Healthcare Hospital of Atlanta’s Christmas parade.

29. Nam Phuong

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Both the Chamblee and Norcross locations of Nam Phuong are worthwhile starting points for discovering the joys of Vietnamese cuisine beyond pho and banh mi.

The Best of Ho Chi Minh City in 1 Day - Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

The Best of Ho Chi Minh City in 1 Day - Eat Sleep Breathe Travel


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Headed to the capital of Vietnam but short on time? Not to worry, I've got you covered. Here is the best of Ho Chi Minh City in 1 day.

My Top Travel Fails of 2017

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

Ah, the start of a new year. That magical time when you can look into a bright window of opportunities ahead, wipe your hands of the crap you dealt with the year before, and pray to anything that will listen…

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Delta / American / United – $298: Minneapolis – San Juan, Puerto Rico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert Staff @ Fare Deal Alert

A good sale to San Juan. Seeing the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma and Maria is heartbreaking. San Juan has power again, but parts of Puerto Rico is still without power until perhaps the summer. Please support their recovery. This is a regular economy fare with advance seat assignment and includes a normal size carry-on. […]

These are a few of Cynthia Rowley’s favorite things

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

With the holidays just around the corner and a new boutique open at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, Rowley shared her holiday must-haves, upcoming trends, and fitness motivators—all of which are available at her new store.

49. Rising Son

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

When Hudson Rouse, formerly of Home Grown, and his wife, Kathryn Fitzgerald Rouse, opened this earnest meat-and-three for breakfast and lunch almost two years ago, crowds flocked.

36. Seed Kitchen & Bar

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

Doug Turbush brings a bright-white New Nordic aesthetic to an East Cobb strip mall, an unexpected location for an idiosyncratic restaurant.

Insider’s Guide: Orlando, Florida

Insider’s Guide: Orlando, Florida


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Well, the other Orlando that is. There's more to this Florida city than Mickey and friends. Explore the cool bars, great and diverse food scene, beautiful gardens, and more.

The Best of Slovenia in 3 Days

by Hannah Logan @ Eat Sleep Breathe Travel

I first became interested in visiting Slovenia last year when I stumbled upon a photo of Lake Bled, and immediately fell in love. Wanting to see it for myself, I did some research on the country and discovered that there…

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Closet cleanse: Tips from a professional organizer on keeping your clothes arranged

by Atlanta Magazine @ Atlanta Magazine

If getting dressed each morning feels like a chore, it might be time to clean out your closet, says Shannon Loe, founder of the professional organizing company Live with Less. Here, she shares three tips for getting to a clear and clutter-free space.

Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

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CBS Reality Show ‘Survivor’ Drastically Increases Tourism in Filming Locations

by Rob The Holy Toledo @ Champion Traveler

Reality TV show ‘Survivor’ isn’t just a big win for CBS, it also brings in big tourism dollars to each season’s location. The show, now on its 35th (!!!) season, pits players against one another in a foreign and isolated location, with a mix of rules and twists to keep the show’s premise interesting and […]

United – $821: Orlando – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

United – $821: Orlando – Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Roundtrip, including all Taxes


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Coyote howls have you cowering? Don’t fear, says this Atlanta advocacy group

by Candice Dyer @ Atlanta Magazine

Coyotes have been documented in every county in Georgia. Last year, concerns prompted state officials to launch the Georgia Coyote Challenge, a program to trap or kill more of the animals. But the Atlanta Coyote Project believes the program is inhumane and counterproductive.

Sex, Lies, and Cobblestones: The Debaucherous Story Behind Malta’s Most Notorious Street

by Priscilla Totiyapungprasert @ Fodors Travel Guide

While the revelry may have quieted down, its reputation lives on. Valletta, the capital of Malta, has plenty to offer visitors in art, history, and high-brow entertainment. This UNESCO World Heritage Site and 2018 European Capital of Culture boasts theater performances, Baroque architecture, and relics from its military past. The fortified city is also home … Continued

Ruchi serves up solid Bangladeshi and Indian favorites in Chamblee

by Jennifer Zyman @ Atlanta Magazine

Never tried Bangladeshi food before? This Chamblee newcomer is a great place to start. Indian favorites such as rich, creamy spinach and paneer cheese share the menu with garlic chili morich, a spicy, stewed Bangladeshi dish made with finely chopped green chilies, chopped tomato, garlic, and spices.

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

Alaska Air – $241: San Diego – Mexico City, Mexico. Roundtrip, including all Taxes

by Fare Deal Alert @ Fare Deal Alert

This fare doesn’t meet our 6 cents per mile criteria, but this is a good fare for nonstop service to Mexico City. Sample Travel Date: February 6th – 13th, 2018 This is a sample date. See below for more available travel dates. Fare Availability: Valid for travel from late-February 2018 – early-March 2018. Must purchase […]

Damn. Kendrick Lamar is playing a free show in Atlanta for the College Football Playoff

by Myrydd Wells @ Atlanta Magazine

ESPN announced this morning that rapper Kendrick Lamar, whose Damn. album is likely on every single "best of 2017" list you will read this year, will be the halftime performer during the College Football Playoff National Championship on January 8.

The Walking Dead Awards: Plot armor is officially off the table

by Matt Walljasper @ Atlanta Magazine

Negan and the Saviors escape the Sanctuary and seek revenge on Alexandria, the Kingdom, and the Hilltop. Carl works to save the Alexandriates, Maggie makes a cold-blooded decision, and the show takes a very ambitious (and unexpected) turn.

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