Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery was one of our stopping points on our drive from Savannah, Georgia to the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, and a chance to visit some important civil rights sights. We drove through the sleepy Georgia countryside on Sunday morning on super straight roads lasting hundreds of miles each, past peach orchards, pecan producers, and signs … More Montgomery, Alabama

Sandfly BBQ, Savannah

The only thing better than eating amazing BBQ food is eating amazing BBQ food in a 1930’s Streamliner diner car. Sandfly BBQ is Memphis-style BBQ with a Georgia twist. Retro booths and bar stools were filling up when we arrived and we managed to get the last booth. We ordered the Hog Wild sharing platter … More Sandfly BBQ, Savannah

Wormsloe Plantation

We took an early morning visit to Wormsloe Plantation just outside Savannah. The house is little more than ruins, but knowing we will get other chances to see antebellum plantation houses on our trip, we went here to see the mile and a half long oak-tree lined entrance to the estate, and the swamp walks … More Wormsloe Plantation

Savannah, Georgia

We drove down the South Carolina coast to Savannah, Georgia and into the sunshine. Our first stop was to Tybee Island, a large beach resort about half an hour from downtown Savannah. The drive to the beach went over swamp land and creeks; this is bayou country. We tried to spot an alligator when we … More Savannah, Georgia

The Tattooed Moose

We’d heard about the Tattooed Moose before we arrived in Charleston after seeing it on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and when our Airbnb hosts recommended it too, we knew we needed to go and try the famous duck club with a side of duck fat fries. The Tattooed Moose is a real dive bar on … More The Tattooed Moose