Johnny Cash. J.R. The Man In Black. He’s sold more than 90 million records around the globe and remains an American icon, even all these years after his passing. His face and his voice are unmistakable. In 2017, Rolling Stone named him the #3 greatest country artist of all time, beat out only by Hank Williams and Merle Haggard. He can be found on record, in film and on the big … [Read more...] about Southern Landmarks Every Johnny Cash Fan Should Visit
Frank Lloyd Wright is an American legend, known for his unique style of architecture. Notable works include Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum. While most of his work is found in Pennsylvania and Illinois, there are also Frank Lloyd Wright structures around the South, in part because of the planned houses sold later in his career. Some even came with furniture. Sadly, some … [Read more...] about Frank Lloyd Wright Guide to the South
This is a part of a series called Literary South, which highlights important literary landmarks and the writers and authors who made them known. Ernest Hemingway was born in Oak Park, Illinois on July 21, 1899 to a physician and a musician. He grew up learning to play cello and spent summers hunting and fishing in rural Michigan. He took his first journalism class in … [Read more...] about Literary South: Ernest Hemingway
It’s the time of year when we start planning upcoming adventures. There are so many places I recommend visiting in the South, but 2018 will be an important year for many reasons. Each of these destinations has been thoughtfully selected for what is new and exciting in the state. This list also serves as a personal bucket list for places we need to write about! So start … [Read more...] about Where to Go (in the South) in 2018
The southern United States is roughly the size of some countries in terms of geography and as diverse within its bounds as countries as well. The signature dishes from Cajun country of Louisiana are vastly different from what you'll find in the Ozarks of Arkansas. The landscapes are just as varied, including wetlands, mountains, plains, and everything in between. The process of … [Read more...] about Should I Go on a Group Tour?