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Author: Lindsay Peterson

Lindsay Peterson is a Third Year Public Relations student at UGA with an interest in the hospitality industry and in new media.  She's a big music fan and has housed and raised puppies that are in training as guide dogs for the blind. Lindsay is a VisitAthensGA.com intern for Fall 2015.

Warriors of Japan Come to Athens, GA

Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:40 AM by Lindsay Peterson

It's time to take a field trip Athens, GA. This particular trip is going to take us all the way back to the Age of the Samurai. From 1185 to 1868, Samurais ruled supreme over Japan and there was nothing in their way of spreading their leadership worldwide.

Recently, the Georgia Museum of Art has received their newest exhibit, "Samurai: The Way of the Warrior." This particular exhibit contains pieces from the world renowned Stibbert Museum in Florence, Italy. The exhibit features about 100 various pieces from the Samurai era including authentic full body armor, swords, saddles, and other objects that Samurais used in their everyday life.

UGA Football Saturdays in Athens

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:50 PM by Lindsay Peterson

The city of Athens is about to be packed once again and the streets will be overflowing with fans sporting the infamous UGA red and black. This could only mean one thing; the UGA Bulldogs football