A PASSION FOR PRIMLAND

The expansive Virginia resort affords the option of doing a lot or a little.

Preserving the beauty of Primland’s 12,000 acres is a priority; the property became LEED certified in 2012.

Preserving the beauty of Primland’s 12,000 acres is a priority; the property became LEED certified in 2012.

I gunned the gas, and we plowed over the bubbling creek and roared up the muddy, rocky bank […]

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, […]

THE SIREN SONG OF SPICE ISLAND

Grenada enchants with secluded beaches, exotic wildlife and the intoxicating scent of nutmeg.

Want some alone time on the beach? Grenada is where you want to be.

Want some alone time on the beach? Grenada is where you want to be.

For whatever reason, Grenada seems off the mainstream Caribbean travel grid. And you should be thankful, because it’s the perfect island getaway. But who knows […]

CHEESE PLEASE

Robin Schick takes a bite out the cheese-making biz.

EXTRA BITE “I think there is a place for all kinds of cheese. I love Rotel, Velveeta and the soupy, milky white cheese you get at Mexican restaurants.”

EXTRA BITE “I think there is a place for all kinds of cheese. I love Rotel, Velveeta and the soupy, milky white cheese you get at Mexican restaurants.”

Robin […]

CREATING LASTING FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Buckhead resident Allison Vaccaro transforms home exteriors without swinging a hammer.

Allison Vaccaro and her sister, Cassie McDowell

Allison Vaccaro and her sister, Cassie McDowell

Back in November, Allison Vaccaro and her sister, Cassie McDowell, launched Brick & Batten, their Atlanta-based virtual home exterior design business. That’s right: home exterior. They help clients choose external paint and trim colors, lighting fixtures and home accents such as […]

FOR ART’S SAKE

SOAKING UP CULTURE AT THE CALLANWOLDE ARTS FESTIVAL

Art lovers don’t have to forgo art festivals just because of the winter weather: On Jan. 20 and 21, the indoor Callanwolde Arts Festival celebrates local art, music and more. Located at the historic 27,000-square-foot Callanwolde mansion in Druid Hills, the award-winning annual festival brings together almost 90 artists to display their paintings, sculptures, photographs, metalwork, glass art and […]

EDITOR’S CORNER – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2018

Atlanta is a great place to be. In fact, it was recently named the eighth hippest city in the country in a nationwide poll.

But sometimes you need to get away and explore what the rest of the world has to offer. And that means travel, which is the theme of this issue’s cover story.

This particular topic is near and dear to my heart. You might even […]

A SPIRITED ADVOCATE FOR WOMEN

Putting a face on domestic and sexual abuse.

Philanthropist and consummate volunteer, Donja Gordon-Eubanks is passionate about combating violence against women.

Philanthropist and consummate volunteer, Donja Gordon-Eubanks is passionate about combating violence against women.

Sandy Springs resident Donja Gordon-Eubanks, who was recently named to Georgia Trend’s 2017 40 Under 40 list, has been passionate about combating sexual assault and violence against women, particularly women of color, […]

NEWS CLIPS – JANUARY / FEBRUARY 2018

BARK FIFTH AVE. DEBUTS LUXURY “SPAW”

Chances are you already spoil your dog with treats, toys and plenty of snuggles. If you’re looking to take your pooch’s pampering to the next level, take him to Bark Fifth Ave. pet boutique’s new luxury spa and glam center. “I built Bark Fifth Ave. around the core belief that fabulous dogs need fabulous things,” says owner Ashley Harris. “Our goal is to continue providing high-end luxury services to […]

GOOD-FOR-YOU GETAWAYS

4 DESTINATIONS FOR FIT AND WELL VACATIONS

Fairmont Scottsdale

Fairmont Scottsdale

Turkey, cookies, latkes, Champagne— these are just a few of our favorite things that have likely left us droopy, bloated and dreading the upcoming bathing suit season. To help give those post holiday hangovers the heave-ho, we’ve rounded up four destinations that offer a wellness reboot.

Read on to figure out which is a fit for […]