Food tours are one of the best ways to experience a new destination and the South is no different. Athens Food Tours was founded by Mary Charles Howard in 2011 as a way to connect visitors with the farmers in the area as well as the restaurants to see the full background of the food scene. She then expanded into Roswell and added another tour into the Athens area that involves … [Read more...] about Georgia Food Tours’ Downtown Athens Tour
Southern Stays is a series in which we will review a property, whether it be a hostel, hotel or other form of accommodation. To suggest a property please leave a comment or email us. Hotel Indigo is a unique chain of hotels that are a part of the Intercontinental Hotels Group, but each property is unique to its location. They could be in historic buildings or in … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: Hotel Indigo Athens
Georgia Food Tours' fall Agro-Cycle Tour traverses three farms, one historic homestead and winds through over 45 miles of pastoral roads perfect for cycling. This full-day tour includes excursions to three diverse farms in Monroe, Georgia: Foster Brady Farm, a pesticide- and herbicide-free produce farm; Darby Farms, a 40-acre meat and poultry farm specializing in humane, … [Read more...] about Georgia Food Tours’ Agro-Cycle Tour
The South is the land of college football as a religion, so it makes sense that the college towns here are on another level than those you'll find anywhere else in the country. What makes a great college town is a level of pride, not just for the school and its sports teams, but for the city as a whole. It has its own culture outside of the university, particularly in those … [Read more...] about The South’s Best College Towns
Credit: bradalmanac R.E.M. is one of the most beloved bands from the 1990s, with hits like "End of the World" and "Superman." Formed in Athens, Georgia in 1980, the band released their first album, Murmur, which features a well-known abandoned railroad trestle in their hometown on the jacket cover. After a handful of mediocre names, the band settled on "R.E.M.," the … [Read more...] about Music Monday: R.E.M.