It’s the time of year when we start planning upcoming adventures. There are so many places I recommend visiting in the South, but 2017 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 2017
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wwJp8VDGzE A researcher who uncovers the truth about the tobacco industry threatens to appear on television in an exposé. But soon he finds himself as the target of personal attacks to shut him up. The news companies were conflicted as to whether or not they should air the interview. Filming locations include the iconic Seelbach Hotel. Al … [Read more...] about Film Friday: The Insider
First settled as a fort in 1702, the city of Mobile has influences from the French, British, and Spanish that appear to visitors to be reminiscent of cities like New Orleans or Savannah. It was first named the capital of French Louisiana the same year. The city is Alabama's only saltwater port so much of its industries involve the water, specifically shipping and seafood. Also … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Mobile
Mobile, Alabama has a long tradition of maritime culture including shipping and seafood. GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico opened to provide hands-on exhibits on all aspects of the industry. Planning began in 1990, followed by construction in 2010. The museum opened to the public in September of 2015 and is the only one of its kind devoted to the gulf. … [Read more...] about Visiting GulfQuest National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico
We recently had the pleasure of visiting Mobile, Alabama, home of the original Mardi Gras celebration in America. "Born to celebrate" is not just their slogan, but is a way of life here. The buildings look like ones you might find in New Orleans or Savannah and these are just as old. Seafood is a major industry, so you'll never have a bad meal. And it's a very walkable … [Read more...] about Win a Mobile, Alabama Prize Pack!