A practical guide to Big Sur Camping

Nestled between Carmon Highlands and San Semion, Big Sur is a slice of paradise – a part of the central coast of California which stretches for 76 miles. It gives you the breathtaking views of a never-ending Pacific and awe-inspiring rugged mountains with a long meandering highway sandwiched between them.   Its … Read more

San Antonio – A Delightful Experience of the Past and Present

San Antonio is a travel destination that won’t disappoint, offering something of interest for every visitor that promises to provide good times and good memories.  For history buffs, San Antonio’s diverse past will be of particular interest as they explore the 4-acre complex of the Alamo. Here visitors are taken back in … Read more

Best Texas Hiking and Backpacking Trails

hiking and backpacking in Texas

Home to dry deserts, towering mountain mesas and life-filled canyons, Texas is different than western states and has something to offer to every hiker and backpacker. The diverse trails provide hikers and backpackers of all backgrounds with the option to choose a trail as easy or difficult as they want. Backpackers looking … Read more

Backpacking in Tennessee

Backpacking in Tennessee

In the past ten years (or so), Tennessee has certainly grown in a unique way. What used to be a glimpse of the Southern lifestyle and country music scene has turned into a sprawling state full of cultural attractions, fitness clubs, and a diverse array of eateries. All this development means there’s … Read more

Casey Jones Village

Casey Jones Village

Casey Jones Village is a great whistle-stop between Memphis and Nashville. It is located in 56 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson, TN. It is just seconds off Interstate 40 in Jackson, Tennessee. You can dine-in here, take-out some foods, buy some gifts, and visit the Railroad Museum. Casey Jones Casey Jones was an … Read more

Rizzo’s by Michael Patrick – A Memphis Original

Rizzos by Michael Patrick Entrance

Rizzo’s by Michael Patrick was originally an eight-table, 32-seat dining room that opened in October 2011 in a small downtown space. But it has now grown into its new and larger location in the Historic South Main Arts District under Chef Michael’s leadership.     The new space was designed by Ann … Read more

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music is located at 926 East McLemore Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee. It is the former location of Stax Records which is an American record label based in Memphis.The record label was influential in creating Southern soul and Memphis soul music. They have also released blues, funk, and … Read more

National Civil Rights Museum

National Civil Rights Museum Sign

The National Civil Rights Museum is a compound of museums and historic buildings located in Memphis, Tennessee. It is noted as one of the nation’s premier heritage and cultural museums. It has a mission to share the culture and lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement and as well as explore how … Read more

Central BBQ – Great Memphis BBQ

Central BBQ Entrance

Central BBQ has been ranked as the number one spot for barbeque in Memphis. The restaurant was founded by Craig Blondis and Roger Sapp who met on the barbeque circuit in the mid-80s. They have competed in Memphis in May’s World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest and many local and regional BBQ competitions. … Read more

Belmont Mansion

Belmont Mansion

Belmont Mansion or also known as Acklen Hall is a historic mansion in Nashville, Tennessee. It was originally known as Belle Monte, Belle Mont, or Belmont. This mansion was built between the years 1849 and 1853 by Joseph and Adelicia Acklen to serve as the center of their 180-acre summer estate. Through … Read more