The 15 Best Day Trips From Atlanta (For Nature Lovers)

As a lifelong resident of metro Atlanta, I’ve always felt that the natural beauty of the state of Georgia is vastly underrated. Even local residents tend to forget the amazing amount of green space we’re blessed with, which offers endless excellent opportunities for recreation and ecotourism adventures. But taking day trips from Atlanta is a great way to explore all the beauty the Peach State has to offer, from cool caves, majestic mountains, and dazzling lakes

Hawaiian Mythology (Hawaii’s Sacred Connection With Nature)

Hawaiian Mythology (Hawaii’s Sacred Connection With Nature) originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Author Joseph Campbell once said, “Myth is the secret opening through which the inexhaustible energies of the cosmos pour into human cultural manifestation.” There are few places in the modern world in which this connection between mankind, myth, and nature is more obvious than Hawaii (formerly known as “The Big Island“). Here, Hawaiian mythology is not just some relic of a distant past, but a very present spiritual belief among many of the island’s indigenous natives. More than 150 years before

The Best Christmas Light Displays In Georgia

The Best Christmas Light Displays In Georgia originally appeared on Green Global Travel.  It’s no secret that our family loves Christmas. Whether we’re heading out to enjoy Atlanta’s Best Christmas Events or staying home to savor our favorite Christmas Traditions From Around the World, we tend to spend the entire month of December celebrating our favorite holiday. Christmas lights are one of our favorite seasonal traditions. So naturally we decorate our home festively every

Top 5 Autumn Activities Around Atlanta

Top 5 Autumn Activities Around Atlanta originally appeared on Green Global Travel. Autumn in Atlanta has always been my favorite time of year. From the cool, crisp weather to the rich hues of the changing leaves, there’s something magical about these months before the craziness of the holidays holds sway over everyone. In recent years our family has been doing a lot more traveling at this time of year, which

Haunted New Orleans: Exploring America’s Most Haunted City

Haunted New Orleans: Exploring America’s Most Haunted City originally appeared on Green Global Travel. New Orleans may be best known for its lively culture– swinging jazz, the colorful costumes of Mardi Gras Indians, delectable Creole and Cajun cuisine. But the city has a notorious dark side as well– one that’s best explored in the shadows of the night. Voodoo, colonial occupation, the Civil War, pirates, slavery,