Archive for Tag Archives: ' USA-Southeast'

5th Annual Savannah Food & Wine Festival

Cheers! The Savannah Food & Wine Festival presented by Publix is back for its fifth year, November 6-12, 2017, in Savannah, Georgia. Festivalgoers will once again sample some of South’s best culinary creations from local and [...]

Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend at Beech Mountain

From material girls to men without hats, fans of the 1980s will flock to Beech Mountain this month for the sixth annual Totally ’80s Retro Ski Weekend. The weekend, consisting of four days of tubular awesomeness, [...]

Ready, Set, (Winter) Hike in Burke County, North Carolina

Get geared up at CBS Sports then hit the (snowy) trails. Excellent views! No snakes! By Hope S. Philbrick Whether you’re new to hiking or a trail blazer, when hiking in Burke County, North Carolina, take [...]

Fonta Flora Brewery

World-class brews produced in Morganton, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick If you need only one reason to visit Morganton, North Carolina, this should do the trick: Fonta Flora Brewery. Fonta Flora Brewery has won an [...]

Spring Brings North Florida Wine Festivals

Sip Spring with this adults-oriented trio of travel options. By Chris Chamberlain I don’t know about y’all, but when the weather gets damp and dank like it has been lately, my mind starts to wander South, [...]

The Inn at Glen Alpine

Beautiful Bed & Breakfast in Burke County, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick My GPS led me to the right block, but not the exact location of The Inn at Glen Alpine. But the big house [...]

Charlotte Marriott City Center

Renovation Innovation in Charlotte, North Carolina. By Hope S. Philbrick As a travel writer, it’s generally advised to steer towards local accommodations and away from brand names. The proven strategy is that the unusual lends itself [...]

Chef Chris Coleman

Now in charge of food and beverage at Charlotte Marriott City Center, Chef Coleman talks about his newest challenge. By Hope S. Philbrick Since we first met him, Chef Chris Coleman has accepted a new job [...]


The hottest new restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina, is at Charlotte Marriott City Center. Locals flock to Stoke as much as visitors. This is no ordinary “hotel restaurant.” By Hope S. Philbrick If you were blindfolded, [...]


An annual celebration of the Big Green Egg in Atlanta, Georgia. Whether you love to grill and smoke or simply love food, plan to join the 20th annual event in October 2017. By Chris Chamberlain Even though chillier [...]

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