Southern Stays is a series in which we review a property, whether it be a hostel, hotel or other forms of accommodation. To suggest a property please leave a comment or email us. Tall buildings line the strip of sand known as Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, Alabama. Each has sweeping views and their slice of the beach. Turquoise Place is, in my opinion, the best of them … [Read more...] about Southern Stays: Turquoise Place
On March 26 at 3 pm EST, we'll be joined by FlipKey, one of the country's best vacation property rental sites, and a bunch of our fellow travel experts (including friends at The Travel Belles and Camels and Chocolate!) to talk about one of our favorite weekend destinations: Nashville. The Music City is so much more than country music and we're going to show you some of our … [Read more...] about Join Us for Flipkey’s #FKWeekend Twitter Chat!
If you're looking to visit the South but want to have a more local experience, renting an apartment, house or room is the best way to do that. It will put you in a different neighborhood than you might see in a hotel or hostel, plus you'll be able to cook for yourself. Take recommendations from the owner for the best places to see in their city. The South's best AirBnB rentals … [Read more...] about The South’s Best AirBnB Rentals
When my friend Marina and I were looking for places to stay in New Orleans last year, we looked at a few hostels and some CouchSurfing hosts before deciding that an apartment rental would be best for us. We ended up staying in a shotgun in Marigny with a girl our age, who let us use her kitchen and gave us a key to come and go as we pleased. She told us about bars and … [Read more...] about Apartment Rentals in the South