Tastes & Sounds of the South – traveling with Trafalgar
Collected by Nina Dietzel , AFAR Ambassador
Parkers Crossroad Cemetary Rd, Wildersville, TN 38388, USA
You don't have to be a history buff to appreciate Reverend John Parker who died in 1864, but makes his point in eternity. The story goes that he started out a unionist, fiercely opposing secession. After a cannon was placed right into his front...
912 Magzine st, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Make it Right was founded by Brad Pitt in 2007 and they build 'healthy homes, buildings and communities for people in need', in beautiful fashion. They believe that 'energy efficient, well-designed homes should be affordable and available for...
2804 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, USA
The radio show that made country music famous, the Grand Ole Opry aired its first broadcast in 1925 and continues to entertain music lovers to this day. Held weekly, the show involves a fast-moving, rotating cast of musicians performing onstage,...
Nashville, TN, USA
I've known California based Sprinkles Cupcake Bakery far too well for years, but the invention of the Cupcake ATM (!!) had somehow passed me by. Shocker! Strolling down 12th Avenue South, a fun Nashville neighborhood, I finally happened upon one....
2509 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204, USA
One of my favorite Nashville neighborhoods, far away from the downtown insanity of Bourbon Street, is 12South. My Lyft driver told me that years ago this neighborhood was pretty rough. Over the past decade or so, it has blossomed into a vibrant...
524 St Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Take a class at the New Orleans School of Cooking for a delicious, authentic and hilarious introduction to Louisiana cuisine, history and culture. Ms Pat, our teacher, was a fire cracker. She demonstrated how to make gumbo (hands down the best...
11656 US-84, Ferriday, LA 71334, USA
Visiting Frogmore, an 1800 acre working cotton plantation with over 200 years of history, turned out to be one of the most memorable highlights on my recent travels through the South. Frogmore is located in Louisiana, a short distance across the...
33 Peabody St, Nashville, TN 37210, USA
The Goldberg brothers gave Nashville acclaimed restaurants and bars such as the Catbird Seat and Patterson House, plus a kitschy honky-tonk on Lower Broad. In 2013, they did it again with Pinewood Social, a coffee shop, restaurant, bar, karaoke...
After exploring the hustle and bustle of downtown anywhere, I always long for the quietude of nature. Even better, nature and art! The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden is located in City Park, next to the New Orleans Museum of Art. What...
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