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In this era of beanie-wearing bellmen, disco-ball lobbies, and turntables in every guest room, it’s comforting to know some resorts remain unapologetically classic. One such resort is the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.
“There are very few times when I'm not on the road," says Julia Reed. As if to illustrate the point: She’s pausing for this interview while on a whirlwind tour promoting her fifth book, South Toward Home, a collection of wry essays chronicling the people, places, and traditions of the South.
It may seem odd to call a town of 23,000 a cultural destination. But Oxford, Mississippi, is indeed a place of deep and enduring culture. Square Books, which opened on the historic courthouse square in 1979, is one of the nation’s top booksellers. Vishwesh Bhatt, an Indian immigrant at the helm of Oxford’s Snackbar, was a 2018 James Beard finalist for Best Chef in the South.
For decades, recreational boaters referred to west central Florida as the “lonesome leg.” Today, the area is known as Florida’s Nature Coast, and it attracts adventurers eager to explore its renowned wildlife parks and nature preserves, crystal-clear springs and blackwater rivers.
If you’ve ever had the midnight munchies, you’re probably a fan of this Southern mainstay.
Beginning in the early eighteenth century, exports of rice—dubbed Carolina Gold—made South Carolina rich, and the grain remained one of the Deep South’s most important crops until the Civil War.
Everything about this bed and breakfast screams cool—from its location, East Nashville, to the complimentary Belle Meade bourbon it offers at check-in.
Kelly Sutton Host, Today in Nashville on WSMV News 4 Nashville, Tennessee "My husband, daughter, and I either play tourist in downtown Nashville or visit Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. It's a beautiful historic mansion and botanical garden...
There I stood on stage, palms sweating, sheet music in front of me. I'd spent a long weekend studying songwriting, and the days of practicing and planning had come down to this.
I'm behind the wheel of a bright-white Porsche 911 Carrera S worth roughly $150,000. It's a beautiful Saturday in Atlanta, and I'm ready to tear up the track.