It’s a food wonderland in Atlanta and around practically every corner you’ll find someone that calls himself or herself a “foodie.” And whether it’s enjoying a morning delight from Highland Bakery or snacking on pho from Viet-Nomie’s, we’re here for all you Atlanta newbies with some of the best must-hits of Atlanta on the cheap.
You don’t have to be a competitive speed walker or serious cyclist to hop on the Atlanta Beltline. Rent a bike for only $15 a day then ride the 2.25-mile trail from Irwin Street Market to Piedmont Park. Grab breakfast at the Parish Market before taking off. Chef Craig’s croissants ($4) and latte espresso bar are delicious. If you’re in need of a pick-me-up, get the In Cold Blood Screwdriver ($9). Don’t forget to hit up the King of Pops right off the Beltline for a local favorite treat ($2.50).
Before dropping your bikes back off, ride over to the Krog Street Tunnel Pocket Park. This tunnel links Cabbagetown and Inman Park. It’s known for Atlanta’s best street art and an iconic part of the city.
After your morning activities, venture over to Georgia’s oldest brewery, Red Brick Brewery in Collier Hills to grab a cold one. Wednesday through Saturday, these guys offer trivia, live music, tours and tastings. For under $15, you can taste-test several beers and you even get a souvenir pint glass. The Matcha Super Green Yuzu Tea special release beer is worth trying.
To end the day, head up to Stone Mountain to visit the world’s largest piece of exposed granite. Here you can spend the day hiking, climbing or camping. But the best part is the Lasershow Spectacular where the lights are choreographed to music and fireworks, so it’s a nice way to end your day. Tickets are $29.95 for adults.
Sweet Amalia Oyster Farm is a unique dining destination in Newfield, New Jersey. The aquaculture hand harvests its own oysters on site. In addition to delivering oysters to local restaurants, Sweet Amalia also operates a market and restaurant.
With more than 6,000 islands total, with 227 inhabited, in Greece, the selection is overwhelming. Which one is perfect for your next vacation?
During the spooky season, fans of haunts and scares should visit Laredo, Texas, to discover the haunted heritage of the 266-year-old city. Visitors are able to embrace the story of La Llorona, witness apparitions of spirits walking through Laredo and the movement of objects in homes and buildings in the historic district. All these phenomena make for an uneasy stroll through the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
Roller coaster enthusiasts already know America offers a number of exciting thrill rides, and the car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com created a map of the roller coasters with the biggest drops across the country to make it even easier to map out a journey of adrenaline.
The Greek tradition of health and wellness runs deep; travelers can find a multitude of therapies to meet their wellbeing needs, from healing spas, herbal therapies, hypnotherapy, massages and more. In Greece, the approach to wellness focuses on the “whole” and the ways in which the mind, body and soul interact. A state of balance is achieved through a good relationship between the emotional and natural state, which can be found throughout Greece at its more than 800 medicinal spas.
Dia de los Muertos is celebrated Nov. 1, to honor and celebrate remembered friends and family who have passed. Observers of this holiday create ofrendas, or altars, containing beverages, food, photos and memorabilia of the departed. For adults, offerings of tequila are placed upon graves as a salute to their time on earth. Give a toast to the continuation of life with these tequila offerings.