Atlanta has long been recognized as a home to global brands and Fortune 500 companies. With JetBlue’s new direct service from Boston, it is easy to discover the best the city has to offer with an Atlanta weekend getaway. Combining art, green space and history the city has emerged as a culturally rich destination for visitors from around the country.
Visible urban sprawl may remind some of Los Angeles and the traffic can be notorious, but the excellent Marta public transportation makes getting around fairly easy for visitors. Revitalization and creative re-use of space is drawing both young professionals and empty nesters into one of the hottest growing cities in the United States. This rapidly expanding southern gateway has not one, but three downtown skylines.
When the sun is shining and blooms are bursting, its a sure sign that the more than 3 million narcissus planted on the Grey Lady are in their prime for the Nantucket Daffodil Festival. The last weekend in April heralds the season opener for the island found thirty-six miles out to sea. I can’t think of another place I’d rather be.Rumor has it that Mother Nature is supposed to give New England the gift of beautiful skies in the days ahead, a perfect excuse to get Daffy and put on your yellow dancing shoes!
What goes on your skin is just as important as what we eat, how we travel and live every day. It’s all part of the puzzle of moving towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Finding eco beauty products that make you feel and look good on the outside doesn’t have to cost a fortune. I’ve spent the last few months testing a slew of products and weeding through the green washing that comes along with many.
Here are some great eco beauty brands that won’t break the bank and make a great addition to your travel carry on. Little changes that we can make every day add up to monumental change. Let’s work towards making Earth Day every day for future generations to come.
Chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, chocolate kisses-who else has an abundance of chocolate just looking to be the superstar in a recipe? Everyone in the house will be happy to have chocolate enchiladas for dinner with this sweet potato and tofu recipe for Meatless Monday. You’ll be amazed how the kids (and adults) gobble these up before you can say hippity hop!
A grey cloud forms over the Himalayas. Not necessarily such an unusual event, as the area is well known for its precarious and unpredictable weather patterns. This shape is significant for other reasons however, as the form is actually an assemblage of demoiselles cranes. They fight the harsh winds and avoid predatory eagles, making use of the updrafts and currents of the wind patterns on their flight from Mongolia and Eurasia to a small hamlet in Rajasthan for the winter months. This is the story of one man who made a difference, the demoiselle crane man of India.