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Author Christine Van Dusen

  • Christine Van Dusen

    Editorial Contributor

    Christine Van Dusen is newsroom veteran who writes about everything from the bond market to Britney Spears as a freelance writer and the founder of Linchpin Media in Atlanta. Her work has appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, US Weekly, the Chicago Tribune, Prospect News, and Delta Sky.


Stories by the editorial department about travel, primarily from Arbiter's Getaway pieces

Get away to Canyon Ranch

Miami Beach's health spa isn't all kickboxing and kale

“I’d highly recommend the shrimp pita,” the waiter says. “It’s under 500 calories.” I see it on the sepia-toned menu, along with the minuscule mahi mahi wrap and the five-ounce portions of beef tenderloin and tuna. Next to each item is a series of numbers that, according to a handy decoder, lists not just the price but also the amount of carbohydrates, protein, fat, fiber, sodium, and gluten in the dish. Read More

Amelia Island, FL

Luxury meets history at this pristine resort

Rob Hicks is sweating, his breath at a light pant, as he points out the Fairbanks House. The four-story, twenty-room residence, built in 1885 in Amelia Island’s Fernandina Beach... Read More

St. Simons Island, GA

A new look at an old favorite

No one would ever say it’s particularly sophisticated to serenade patrons with kazoos at a fine-dining establishment. But that tradition, performed for birthdays at St. Simons’s... Read More

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