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Travel Service is excited to welcome Jamie Pazur to their team as a Travel Advisor. They’re also thrilled to announce that Donna Simpson is moving to a full time role as Travel Advisor. Call them to help you with your global travel needs. Read more

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OTRWJ Ethiopia - Timket

Janice describes her experience at Timket in the historical city of Gondar. A celebration that began joyously and unexpectedly turned tragic. Read more

Jan 25, 2020 11:38 AM On the Road With Janice

OTRWJ Ethiopia - Simien Mountains

Janice travels into the Simien Mountains, sharing her views on the road, and then visits the Gelada baboons. Read more

Jan 21, 2020 1:52 PM On the Road With Janice 1 Comments

OTRWJ Ethiopia - Axum and Lalibela

Janice continues her journey in Ethiopia. She visits the monoliths of Axum, the country’s ancient capital, and the stone churches of Lalibela. Read more

Jan 20, 2020 1:01 PM On the Road With Janice

OTRWJ Ethiopia - A Different Place, A Different Time (Literally!)

Janice continues her travels - now in Ethiopia. She visits “Lucy,” Ethiopian Orthodox churches, a monastery, and the headwaters of the Nile River. Read more

Jan 15, 2020 7:14 AM On the Road With Janice 7 Comments

Every place is unique, but the Golden Isles are uniquely wonderful! Welcome to our beautiful home. We invite you to discover all it has to offer—from scenic nature to historic sites to a wide array of shopping & dining options. Explore & enjoy! Read more

2020 Welcome And Pocket Guides

OTRWJ Dubai-Ethiopia - A Nice Time to See the Persian Gulf

Janice is back on the road again, and this time we’re off to Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Let’s see where this adventure takes us! Read more

Jan 12, 2020 8:53 PM On the Road With Janice 6 Comments

Visitors and residents will soon have more opportunity to come and go from the Golden Isles with expanded flight service and additional seating via Delta Air Lines. New flights will be added to the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport schedule in May 2020. Read more

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During the recent 2019 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference in LaGrange, the Golden Isles CVB was awarded the Al Burrus Award for Creative Expression by Gov. Brian Kemp and Interim Deputy Commissioner, Tourism Division Lisa Love. Read more

Non-Profit News

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Julie Andrew

EIL staffer Julie Andrew shares her experience on a recent visit to Seattle and Alaskan cruise. She also provided us with some additional web-gallery exclusive photos you won’t see in the magazine. What a beautiful world we live in! Read more

5-star sommelier, owner and founder of Heathen Wine Tours, Heath Porter recounts his adventures in Chile. The group visited nine winery owners and winemakers and sampled the region’s Carménère and it’s fine Chardonnay. No animals were harmed, but... Read more

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Julie Andrew

The 2nd annual Golden Hospitality Awards presented by the Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau and Sea Island Resort at The Cloister was a splendid affair honoring the achievements and contributions of those in the hospitality industry. Read more

People & Places

"Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it!" ~Danny Kaye, Actor Local artist Ken Wallin embraced that idea and shares his adventures as an artist in residence at the Chateau d'Orquevaux in the Champagne-Ardennes region of France. Read more

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Annaliese Kondo

This summer Annaliese Kondo of Studio Pixel Pop had the opportunity to learn in Paris with her four-year old daughter and other students of CCGA. Read about how she found her artistic inspiration there and see the proof in her photos from the trip. Read more

OTRWJ PNG: Toraja - Burkas, Bones & Buffalo

Janice's final blog entry describes her visit to Toraja in Indonesia. A completely different culture than PNG...or here. Thank you for following along on the journey across the globe. Read more

Sep 6, 2018 1:28 PM On the Road With Janice 1 Comments

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OTRWJ PNG: Wrap-Up - Blame It On Pigs, Women, or Land

Janice shares her final thoughts on her experiences and observations of tribal culture in Papua New Guinea as she heads off to Indonesia. Read more

Sep 3, 2018 8:25 AM On the Road With Janice 2 Comments

Sepik River Region

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OTRWJ PNG: Sepik, Spirits & Scarification

Janice takes us into the Sepik River region of PNG, a remote tribal region where a diet of sago palms and smoked fish, spirit houses and sacred rituals are a part of everyday life. Read more

Sep 1, 2018 12:36 PM On the Road With Janice

Don Billings shares his experiences in and out of distilleries and pubs and on and off the greens on a recent trip to Scotland with his son, Adam. From the still at Glenfiddich to the legendary seaside Ailsa course at Turnberry - what a trip it was! Read more

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Janice Lamattina

OTRWJ PNG: Lake Murray

Janice visits the village of Mutin in the Lake Murray area of the Western province of PNG. There, she learns about and from the people of the Kuni and Pari tribes, and leaves with a very special souvenir. Read more

Aug 26, 2018 2:46 PM On the Road With Janice 2 Comments

OTRWJ PNG: The Mount Hagen Sing-Sing

Janice made it to Papua New Guinea for the Mount Hagen Sing-Sing. What an amazing experience she shares and her photos are absolutely incredible! If you haven't joined us on the journey yet, it's never to late to start! Read more

Aug 20, 2018 12:52 PM On the Road With Janice 4 Comments

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