The term "Southern Gothic" is often used to describe everything from literature to film and television. Originally derogatory, these stories are set in the South and generally have dark themes and events, bordering on horror or crime. There might be macabre elements but not necessarily including fantasy aspects like vampires, voodoo, or ghosts. Themes include family … [Read more...] about What is Southern Gothic?
Back in March, when I returned from a trip to Memphis, I had no idea that I would mostly be housebound for the next few months. In a "normal" year, I might be gone two weekends out of the month. In the spring, I'd be attending music festivals and in summer, I'd be participating in the Peachtree Road Race. But it's safe to say that this is no normal year. Should I … [Read more...] about Traveling the South During the Pandemic
Many travelers heading south to Florida pass through Atlanta and South Georgia on their way to Gainesville and beyond. It's one of two routes on major highways but you can also detour to the small towns that run alongside the highway for an enjoyable road trip. While I-75 is the fastest route, following the first half of the road trip between Atlanta and Savannah, you can … [Read more...] about Road Tripping From Atlanta to Gainesville
When I was preparing for my trip to Kiawah Island, the biggest question I had was about what to pack. I'd stayed at luxury resorts before, but this was the first time that one of the restaurants had a strict dress code. This packing guide will help you decide what to wear to Kiawah Island and other resorts like Sea Island, Montage Palmetto Bluff, Blackberry Farm, Greyfield … [Read more...] about How to Dress for Kiawah Island and Southern Resorts
If you're subscribed to our email list, you might have already seen this. If not, sign up now for fun guides to Southern cocktails, trip planning tools, and more. The Southeast is a secondary Hollywood with countless television shows and movies filmed in Atlanta, New Orleans, and Wilmington. Now is the perfect time to binge-watch them until you can travel to the places from … [Read more...] about 21 Southern-Filmed Television Shows To Binge Right Now