9 Coolest/Scariest Abandoned Places in the South

I love the South— its lakes, its river, its natural beauty, and even its abandoned buildings, churches, and forgotten plantations. There’s something fascinating about seeing these man-made places that nature has reclaimed. The glory days of these places are long since gone, leaving only overgrown ruins, but it’s that hint of glory that only adds … Read more

7 Head-Turning Roadside Attractions in the South

A road trip is not complete without making a detour to see an interesting roadside attraction, and these roadside attractions are definitely, well, head-turning to say the least. 7 Head-Turning Roadside Attractions in the South: 1. Alabama: Lady of the Lake What do you do with your money when you’re a billionaire? Apparently, whatever the … Read more

9 Delectable Ways to Eat Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is one of those things that is really hard to mess up. Perhaps that’s why people are so adventurous with it. If you’re not following SouthernFatty on Instagram, I highly recommend it. He’s based in Nashville and eats the most amazing things. It’s southern food through and through. And one thing he loves … Read more

14 Best Southern Cities For Millennials

A company called Growella recently published a list of the best American cities to live in for millenials. The study factored in things like the amount of entry-level jobs, commute times, public transportation access, amount of young people living there, nightlife, and paycheck strength. You know, things us millenials like. (No avocado toast, really?) Not … Read more

5 Country Stars Have No Clue What British Slang Words Mean

We Southerners have a funny way of talkin’, bit it ain’t nothin’ compared to our allies across the pond. It’s not just the accents either. Their slang is very unusual, and sometimes sounds inappropriate or ridiculous. Cassadee Pope, Hunter Hayes, Bailey Bryan, and Cam don’t know a lot of British slang, but that didn’t stop … Read more

7 Ways to Be a Southerner, According to “Southern Charm”

If you aren’t watching “Southern Charm” on Bravo, you’re truly missing out on a dumpster fire of fun and reality TV. And now, the cast is here to help all Southerners be a little more Southern. 7 Ways to Be a Southerner, According to “Southern Charm”: 1. Always invite people over the phone. 2. Southern … Read more

Warning: Do Not Give Your Meemaw And Papaw Bubble Tea, They Will Hate It

In the South, we have a deep and abiding love for our grandparents. It’s not that other folks don’t, but southern grandparents are unique. To them, “tea” is best brewed in the summer sun and sweetened with sugar or honey. It certainly isn’t thick and full of tapioca balls. Southern Living convinced a group of … Read more

You’ve Got to Hear Tim McGraw Sing “Dixieland Delight” With Midland

Tim McGraw has started an awesome new trend. Recently, he’s begun collaborating with his opening acts, filming flawless acoustic covers backstage at their shows. Backstage at the Edmonton of the Soul 2 Soul tour, Tim got together with Midland to perform Alabama’s “Dixieland Delight.” The execution is absolutely flawless. Hear it for yourself:

A Thousand Horses Take Fans On a Ride Through Nashville to Celebrate Their ‘Bridges’ Album Release

How do you celebrate an album release? Most people throw a party. A Thousand Horses take it a notch up. The foursome released their second album, Bridges, on June 2 and decided to take their fans for a ride. They enjoyed Nashville’s Party Porch — basically an open air party bus — and a keg … Read more

14 Best BBQ Joints in the South

There’s nothing better than a hole-in-the-wall Southern BBQ joint. 14 Best BBQ Joints in the South: 14. The Joint: New Orleans, LA New Orleans isn’t exactly known for BBQ, but in 2004, The Joint started to change that. Try the pork ribs, which are coated in a Cajun rub that gives them a spicy, blackened … Read more

Jenna Bush Hager Says She Laughs at Her Daughter When She Says Stuff Like ‘I Like Your Boobs’

Jenna Bush Hager is the best. And though she hasn’t spent time living in the South in quite a few years, she was still raised by a Southern mama and considered herself pretty Southern at heart. Jenna recently sat down with Southern Living to talk about her mom and being a mom and the thing … Read more

13 Drive-Ins in the U.S. to Make Your Summer Extra Special

Summer time is made for movies. One of my favorite things to do on a Summer (or Spring) night is hit the double feature at the drive-in. It’s a mixture of nostalgia and excitement. Modern drive-ins are struggling to compete with cineplexes, but they offer a unique experience you cannot get anywhere else. Whether you … Read more