Written by a true expert on the city, All Dat: New Orleans Eating, Drinking, Listening to Music, Exploring and Celebrating in the Crescent City is a recently released 400-page book on all things New Orleans just in time for the 300th anniversary. Chapters cover everything from the types of food found in the Crescent City, to its lavish parties and festivals, to the burlesque … [Read more...] about Win a Copy of All Dat: The Ultimate Guide to New Orleans!
A few weeks back, I had the pleasure of re-visiting Lake Charles, Louisiana, a place I only briefly passed through in 2015. That trip barely scratched the surface, but I remedied that with days spent exploring and eating. I will be writing more about that soon, but in the meantime, I wanted to give away some goodies to get you inspired for your own trip! Be sure to check your … [Read more...] about Win a Lake Charles Prize Pack!
I spent a few days in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, including Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Townsend, and Sevierville. The area has so many great attractions, like Dollywood, as well as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Every November to January, the area hosts Winterfest, a celebration of all things seasonal. It's a great time to check out the seasonal attractions … [Read more...] about Win a Smoky Mountains Prize Pack!
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!
In case you haven't yet seen it, we launched our own store recently to sell our favorite goods, which you can see on the top right corner of the website. We have one store for Amazon, which sells guidebooks, cookbooks, novels about the region, and other gifts. On our Zazzle store, we sell This Is My South logo gear including shirts, hats, can coolers, stickers and much more. … [Read more...] about Check Out the This Is My South Store