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Beans: The Humble and Delicious Global Unifier

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By Shannon Evans As I’ve been traveling lately, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about the foods that unify us. That has always been the power of food to me. One of those key ingredients that I see used no matter where I am in the world is beans. The history of beans […]
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A Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig The world’s busiest and most efficient airport was buzzing more than usual when it kicked off the fourth annual Taste of Hartsfield-Jackson, a one-of-a-kind food festival showcasing more than 30 of its restaurants. The event featured live music and a chef competition, and even better, all proceeds benefited No Kid Hungry, […]
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ATL’s Burger Boom

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig October was a big month for burgers here at ATL. With the opening of two major burger chains, Bobby’s Burger Palace and Shake Shack, your options for gourmet burgers just became twice as good! Bobby’s Burger Palace – Concourse B The brain child of renowned celebrity chef Bobby Flay, Bobby’s Burger […]
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Save or Splurge? Shopping for Handbags at ATL

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig There is nothing like a good handbag. Serving both function and fashion, it can be the stylish accessory that pulls together a great outfit or the perfect carry-all that holds everything you need for a weekend trip. It is my personal opinion that you could never have too many – I […]
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Date Night at ATL

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So you and your main squeeze are headed to ATL to catch a flight. After you get through security, you probably have plans to grab something quick to eat and get to your gate. But, what if you made your visit something more? Too often many of us are leading such busy lives that […]
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Wrap Wednesday at ATL

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig In my musings to you on Destination Skypointe: Beyond the Gate, I often encourage you to build in extra time so you can arrive at ATL early and enjoy a relaxed meal and shopping experience before your flight. However, I realize that that is not always possible, and sometimes you have […]
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Fall in Love with Skincare on Concourse F

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig Traveling through Atlanta, you can’t tell it by the temperature, but based on the calendar it is now FALL! With temperatures hovering in the 80s and 90s, it’s hard to tell that fall is here. Still, the transition from Summer to Autumn is one of my favorite times of the year. It brings […]
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Backyard BBQ at ATL

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig As we all recover from the Labor Day weekend, one thing I’m still longing for is some of that weekend barbecue food. Summer may be coming to an end, but if you’re flying out of ATL, there’s always an opportunity to enjoy your backyard cookout favorites–all year round. Links Grill – […]
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The Traveling Bookworm: Heritage Booksellers

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig If you’re anything like me, when preparing for a trip you make a meticulous list (and check it twice), making sure you packed the right clothes, shoes and TSA-approved amounts of your favorite moisturizers. And even after all that planning you still forget … something. If that “something” you forgot was […]
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ATL’s Seated Seafood

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By: Alnissa Ruiz-Craig If you have some extra time on your hands and happen to be craving seafood, this post is for you. One of my favorite things about ATL is the plethora of seated dining options. When I travel, I like to arrive early to give myself plenty of time to get settled […]
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