Tag Archives: Tennessee

Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

Waitomo Glowworm Caves

Though churches, theaters, mountains, and museums are staple attractions when getting to know a new location, a look below the surface can reveal spectacular and little-known sights you probably wouldn’t find on a postcard. From underground churches, gardens, wineries, and music festivals, these top attractions from around the world are definitely worth a trip below […]

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November 4, 2016 by | Comments Off on Scratch the Surface: 11 of the World’s Coolest Underground Attractions

9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

Sziget Festival

It’s that time of year again, when music concerts swap sticky dive bar floors for well-tramped grass and enormous open-air stages. 2014’s festival season is finally upon us and to get in the mood, here are 10 of the world’s best. From America to Australia via Europe and Japan, just about every artist you can […]

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May 30, 2014 by | Comments Off on 9 of the Best Summer Music Festivals Around the World

Nashville Country Music Guide

Honky Tonk Row - Lower Broadway

Music is everywhere in Nashville. It rumbles through loudspeakers as you arrive at the airport and it’s etched below your feet as you stroll along the Music City Walk of Fame. The city’s slogan: “Music Calls Us Home” could not be more fitting. Wherever you go, Nashville country music is interwoven into every aspect of […]

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October 10, 2012 by | Comments Off on Nashville Country Music Guide

The Best Barbecue Cities in America

Having grown up and lived for most of my life in North Carolina, I know a little something about barbecue, the quintessential American food. But while I take a lot of pride in Carolina barbecue, I’ve come to realize that it’s not the only good barbecue to found in this country. There are tons of […]

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June 15, 2012 by | 2 Comments

The Best of Music City, U.S.A.

On stage at the Grand Ole Opry

Nashville is indisputably, “Music City, USA.” Home to some of the most legendary music venues in the country, Nashville spectacularly documents the city’s influence on the evolution of music in America, especially country music. Here are some of the top sights for music fans making a pilgrimage to this city in the heart of American […]

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December 12, 2011 by | Comments Off on The Best of Music City, U.S.A.

For One Night Only

We’re getting ready to celebrate Elvis Week, the one week of the year when Elvis Presley fans from around the world congregate on Memphis, Tennessee to celebrate the life and music of the legend.

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July 30, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Highbrow & Lowbrow in Downtown Nashville

Would you prefer bourbon sipped neat in an oak-paneled bar or longnecks in a rowdy honky-tonk? A fine arts museum in an art deco building or country music museum in a building shaped like a piano? In downtown Nashville, you can go highbrow or lowbrow all within a few blocks.

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April 6, 2010 by | 1 Comment

Things to Do in Memphis, Tennessee

Along the highway in Arkansas, a bright pink billboard for Graceland got my heart a-thumpin’ for Memphis, and even though Timmy was driving, I pushed the eject button right in the middle of “Truckin’” and popped in Chuck Berry’s “Memphis, Tennessee.” Such a sad and beautiful song. Timmy cursed a blue streak all the way […]

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May 24, 2009 by | 1 Comment