Posts tagged with: barbecue

  • The Best Travel Experiences of 2016
~ Carmen We recently recounted our tales of woe (read The Worst Travel Experiences of 2016), but our 2016 travel experiences were for the most part happily memorable.  So much so, we had a hard time narrowing down our favorites.  We’ve taken road trips, trips across the Atlantic, and loads of camping and mountain bike excursions.......
  • The Ultimate Memphis Barbecue Guide
~ Carmen No one does pork barbecue like Memphis, Tennessee.  I know Kansas City and North Carolina both have their die-hard fans, but Memphis has got to be the barbecue capital of the world.  What other city has as many restaurants solely devoted to the cuisine?  At any given time, Memphis has over 100 barbecue......
  ~ Carmen If you have been reading the blog, you know that I recently played “tourist” in my own hometown of Memphis, Tennessee. I tried to group like-interested activities together so that each day had a “theme”. In this post I will give you an overall summary of how the three days would look......
~ Carmen If you have been following our blog, you have seen posts about camping, cycling, and road trips.  However, sometimes the best trips are the ones right in your own hometown.  I have lived in Memphis for fifteen years and being a teacher I have seen quite a bit of my city (i.e., school......
~ Carmen We  recently completed a 2,224 miles epic Texas Barbecue Road Trip  (see Texas Barbecue Road Trip)! You can’t have a complete tour of Texas hill country without spending at least a day or two in Austin, Texas.  Since Austin prides itself in its motto “Keep Austin Weird”,  we decided to spend our one allotted......
~ Carmen When you plan a road trip, there is always decisions to make about driving time and what I call “seeing the sights” time.  Recently we embarked on an epic 2,224 mile Texas barbecue road trip (read all about it here).  During the road trip planning process, I had to decide how much time......
~ Carmen Could Texas compete against Memphis Barbecue? Joe and I were determined to find out.  Memphis is known for its pork barbecue, cooked low and slow with sweet, thick barbecue sauce.  Just the thought of Memphis barbecue makes my mouth start to water and gives me the urge to run down to my local......
~ Carmen The Great American Road Trip Movies have been made, books have been written, and many a friendship has been tested on the great American road trip.  With a country the size of a continent, the possibilities of destinations are endless.  You’re only limited to what miles your car and sitting your backside can......
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