Author: Connie Pearson

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Connie Pearson is a freelance travel blogger and writer. She is a native Alabamian who has traveled extensively around the U.S. and the world and lived in Ecuador for four years, serving as a Baptist missionary. She "thinks, eats, and speaks Southern," but also enjoys sampling regional dishes and exploring new places and cultures. She is a retired elementary music teacher with 12 grandchildren and hopes to live long enough to dance at all of their weddings. Her blog is

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The U.S. Civil Rights Trail – Birmingham, Alabama

From my perspective, Alabama is the crown jewel in the southeastern portion of the United States. With its camellias and

Visiting Charleston South Carolina - tasting station at Charleston Tea Plantation

My 4 Favorite Activities when Visiting Charleston, South Carolina

Travel and Leisure Magazine ranks Charleston as its Number One on a list of “The Top 15 Cities in the

Slightly North of Broad Charleston colorful patterns

Slightly North of Broad – S.N.O.B. – Excellent Charleston Restaurant without a Hint of Arrogance

To Charleston outsiders, the acronym for Slightly North of Broad (S.N.O.B.) seems unfortunate indeed, but those in the know recognize

Elevated Ice Cream main serving counter

Dinner and Ice Cream – 48 Hours Sampling the Tastes of Port Townsend Restaurants

48 Hours in Port Townsend is simply not enough time to explore all that the town has to offer and

Asparagus Soup - Grille 29


Huntsville Restaurant Week 2017 From now through August 20, 2017, sixty-five restaurants in the Huntsville and Madison County area of

Old Consulate Inn Port Townsend

Old Consulate Inn and Port Townsend, Washington: A Perfect Match

From your initial greeting until check-out time, you will be glad you chose Old Consulate Inn for your accommodations during

Derby Pie Lexington Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky: Horses, History and Hot Browns

Lexington, Kentucky may be considered Ground Zero for University of Kentucky Wildcat diehards or fans of the Transylvania University Pioneers.

View of the Ohio River from inside Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Eating With the Locals – Best Restaurants in Cincinnati Ohio

Cincinnatians take great pride in their singularly unique versions of chili, barbecue sauce, ice cream and breakfast meat, among other

Terranova's cod loins baked with parmesan cheese

Terranova’s in Huntsville, Al – Excellent Italian Cuisine with Captivating Décor

Dan Oliver’s vision for his Italian restaurant has become a feast for the eyes and the appetite. After opening in

Dock Square shop window Kennebunkport

Seven Reasons to Love Kennebunkport Maine

Visiting the coast of Maine for the first time, I was struck by how many wonderful hamlets and harbors exist