A vacation doesn’t always have to involve the same old trip to the same old beach in the same old country. Whilst it’s nice to relax and unwind after a long year of working hard, so as to simply enjoy the summer break, it’s always nice to step out of your comfort zone every now and then. You might find it empowering to explore something or somewhere new and have an eye-opening experience, rather than simply spend your two weeks off from work sleeping on a lounger under the sun.
New Orleans usually conjures images of drunken stupidity, debauchery, never ending parties and strip clubs and Bourbon Street. With its anything-goes attitude, New Orleans can attract visitors looking to lose themselves in the party.
Tucked between the mountains of Southeast Tennessee, Chattanooga is one of America’s most breathtaking cities. It was fall when I visited Chattanooga. The oppressive heat that summer brings to Atlanta has subsided, and I was easing into shorter days bookended by cool mornings and nights. It’s the perfect time to get out of the city and slow down. For me, that means a spontaneous weekend trip to Chattanooga.