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Local Flavor: Hot Chicken in Nashville

“Hot chicken” is Nashville’s most famous dish. With two equally famous establishments in the city, Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack and Hattie B’s, residents love to argue who fries it best.

Just Back: Nashville

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Nat Geo Travel associate producer Megan Heltzel recently returned from a trip to Music City. Here are some of the high points of her trip to the Tennessee capital, in her own words.

I Heart My City: Joseph’s Nashville

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Joseph Hudak has been a Nashville local since 2012, the cusp of Music City’s renaissance. Prior to that, while based in Philadelphia, he logged five years as a freelance writer covering the country scene. Now senior editor at Rolling Stone Country, Rolling Stone’s newest website, Joseph looks forward to watching Tennessee’s famous capital continue its evolution. Here’s a look at Music City through his unique lens.

Despite Damage, Nashville Opens its Doors

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Last weekend’s flooding in Nashville is estimated to have caused over $1 billion in damages, and the city is anticipating a long recovery. But this Friday and Saturday, many of Nashville’s iconic venues plan to resume operation as the city continues to assess flood damage and cope with significant loss. The Country Music Hall of…

Going Greenville: South Carolina’s Rising Star

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A colleague described the sunny hills of the surrounding countryside as the Tuscany of the South. A news article heralded a plan for an elevated public transportation system made up of Jetsons-esque pods. Fast Company magazine dubbed Greenville “the knowledge economy’s next big thing.” I needed to see for myself what was happening.

The Roots of Johnny Cash

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Homage and history harmonize at the singer’s home in the Arkansas Delta.

Travel Lens: Jim Gaffigan’s World

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Sharing a two-bedroom apartment in NYC with his wife and five young kids, comedian Jim Gaffigan’s family life is the perfect fit for his semi-biographical TV Land sitcom. Despite his show, the comic still makes time to hit the stand-up circuit. Here’s a look at the world through Gaffigan’s unique lens.

Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories. That’s why we asked folks on the Nat Geo Travel team to share a story about the best trip they’ve taken in the past year with our readers.

Event-o-Rama: 5 Must-Dos in December

There are some amazing events on tap all over the world, all the time. Here’s a taste of what you can see and do in December.

13 Big Questions on the Future of Travel

In a world that’s constantly evolving, it’s important to ask big questions about the future of travel and how we’re changing our planet by exploring it en masse. That’s why we asked 13 luminaries in their spheres–from David Byrne and Richard Branson to Pico Iyer and Digital Nomad Andrew Evans–to tackle 13 subjects we think are worth talking about as we count down to 2014.

Pitch-Perfect Museums

From Nashville to Stockholm, museums are paying tribute to local music legends through interactive exhibitions and rare memorabilia. Here are four groupie-pleasing galleries and what they have on tap this fall.

11 Music Venue Icons in the U.S.

After poring through hundreds of candidates in the U.S., here are 11 iconic venues where it’s more about the experience of being there, than who happens to be on stage.