IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF FAMILY

AN EMOTIONAL NORMANDY EXCURSION BRINGS HISTORY ALIVE

The rows of white crosses at the American Cemetery in Normandy face west, toward the U.S.

The rows of white crosses at the American Cemetery in Normandy face west, toward the U.S.

As a devout History Channel junkie and native of Philadelphia, where history gushes from almost every street and square, I tailor most of my travels to include […]

THE JOYS OF TRAVELING SOLO

GOING IT ALONE CAN BRING OUT THE BEST IN BOTH YOU AND THE DESTINATION

“You’re going where by yourself?” I still recall my godmother, who has traveled everywhere from Antarctica to Vietnam, asking when I told her I was going on a solo trip to Colombia.

I’d been itching to visit South America and figured my 35th birthday was the perfect occasion. And thanks to available vacation days, […]

GOTTA-HAVE GEAR FOR WHEN YOU’RE ON THE GO

THE 8 ESSENTIALS EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS

THE 8 ESSENTIALS EVERY TRAVELER NEEDS

Traveling wise is a fine balance of carrying just the right amount of stuff of decent quality and practical use. Savvy road warriors will love these travel essentials that are just the ticket, whether you’re headed out on a weekend getaway, cross-country voyage or international expedition.

1. Stackers Makeup & Jewelry Travel Case ($40)

This handy, two-in-one leather […]

PACK YOUR BAGS! WHERE TO GO IN 2018

AN ATLANTA TRAVELER’S GUIDE ON WHAT TO TAKE, WHERE TO GO AND MORE

WHERE TO GO IN 2018

They say travel is good for the soul. It challenges, fascinates, revives and inspires us. But when you have the whole wide world to choose from, how do you pick a destination? And what do you take with you on your journey? Here, we answer these and other pressing questions. […]

ODE TO THE OPEN ROAD

PUTTING THE PEDAL TO THE METAL FEELS LIKE FREEDOM

Sport Red 2017 Cascada Sport Touring with Dark Effects Package

One of my favorite books as a child was The Maggie B., by Irene Haas. In it, the title character wishes for the freedom to sail wherever her whims might lead. Even as a little one, my wanderlust was strong, as if I innately knew that […]

WHERE TO GO AND WHAT TO DO

THIS YEAR’S TOP TRAVEL TRENDS AND DESTINATIONS

A hot air balloon ride provides a panoramic view of Myanmar’s ancient pagodas.

A hot air balloon ride provides a panoramic view of Myanmar’s ancient pagodas.

Travel planner Jessica Battista on one of her own trips.

Travel planner Jessica Battista on one of her own trips.

I haven’t been everywhere, […]

A HIKE IN THE HIMALAYAS

BHUTAN OFFERS A MYSTICAL COMBINATION OF NATURE, BUDDHISM AND ANCIENT SPLENDOR

Tiger’s Nest, a temple perched precariously on a cliff outside Paro, is perhaps Bhutan’s most famous site.

Tiger’s Nest, a temple perched precariously on a cliff outside Paro, is perhaps Bhutan’s most famous site.

Nestled in the Himalayas between India and China, Bhutan is an isolated, landlocked monarchy that’s home to soaring mountains, hidden monasteries […]

THINKING OUTSIDE THE SAFARI VEHICLE

A HIKING AND PADDLING EXPEDITION OFFERS A UNIQUE WAY TO EXPERIENCE TANZANIA

A park ranger leads a hike into Olmoti Crater in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

A park ranger leads a hike into Olmoti Crater in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

When I booked a trip to Tanzania last year, the safari operator was surprised by some of my requests. Like most visitors to the East African […]

A DREAM IN GREEN

MAKING AN UNEXPECTED PILGRIMAGE WITH MY FATHER TO THE MASTERS GOLF TOURNAMENT

The writer and his dad posing in front of the clubhouse at the famed Augusta National golf course.

The writer and his dad posing in front of the clubhouse at the famed Augusta National golf course.

Dad reminded me three times before bed to set the alarm. My 85-year-old father, who reveres the sport […]

HOW TO COOK LIKE A CHEF THIS SEASON

Break out the oven mitts; it’s the holiday season, and for many of us that means slaving away in the kitchen preparing food for all the get-togethers with friends and family. Here, three Buckhead chefs offer some insights into perfecting your holiday feasts.

CRAIG RICHARDS
St. Cecilia

Roasting a turkey may seem like a daunting task, but fear not, St. Cecilia Executive Chef Craig Richards has a full-proof […]