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Where to Stay: Spotlight on Ace Hotel New Orleans
At this year-old, 234-room hotspot in New Orleans’s burgeoning Warehouse District, God is in the details.
Bed & Breakfast: The Myrtles Plantation
You don’t have to believe in ghosts to appreciate a good ghost story. And at the Myrtles, a 1796 plantation in St. Francisville, Louisiana,...
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Ask the Expert: Where to raise a glass in New Orleans
The Sazerac is the official cocktail of New Orleans. Most of its ingredients, like Herbsaint and Peychaud’s bitters, were either invented in this city or find a home here.
Head to New Orleans for hands-on cooking lessons with the experts
Have you ever tried to make a roux? It sounds easy. Just combine equal parts lard and flour over heat. But it is not easy. I've been stirring twenty minutes, and it's still not the rich, reddish-brown color it's supposed to be.
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Tinsel Towns: Have a holly jolly Christmas at these holiday hubs
Cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway with Santa Claus, take in hundreds of thousands of holiday lights, and enjoy a white Christmas without leaving the South.
Extraordinary Escapes: 16 unexpected accommodations to book in the South
You don't think inside the box. Why sleep in one? The South is full of unexpected accommodations, from a nineteenth-century castle to a Hobbit hut to the tree house of your dreams. Let us introduce you to sixteen offerings that are anything but ordinary.
4 Southeastern lakes that are far from the norm
South Carolina’s Mount Carmel Baptist Church cemetery made its silver-screen debut in 1972’s Deliverance. A year later, it was at the bottom of newly created Lake Jocassee.