Southern U.S.

48 Hours in Atlanta |

48 Hours in Atlanta

It was a city I didn't know much about -- but when my mom was traveling for business, I took advantage of a free hotel room and set out to spend 48 hours in Atlanta. The city surprised me with all it had to offer - from some of the best ribs I've tasted to one…

72 Hours in New Orleans |

72 Hours in… New Orleans

New Orleans is one of my favorite cities in the U.S., and last month marked my 4th visit there. I had been three times during college: twice to volunteer at an animal shelter that had been damaged (and overwhelmed with stray pups) following Hurricane Katrina, and once before departing for a spring break cruise. I was particularly…

San Antonio Skyline by nanpalmero/Flickr

Weekend Getaway: San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio definitely shares some hipster vibes with nearby Austin, but the south-central Texas city known for the Alamo and its River Walk has its own unique personality that's steeped in history, a craft cocktail culture and a whole lotta delicious Mexican food. With a highly walkable (or bikeable!) downtown area, it's easy to hit…