Corinne Trang: Florence & Decatur, Alabama


Destination: Florence and Decatur, Alabama By Corinne Trang  Exploring world-famous Muscle Shoals, Tennessee River, and Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q. Life is definitely good! Picking up where I left off in Birmingham, I head toward the northwest corner of Alabama to sample Southern comfort food. But my plans changed, which often happens to me—and generally for […]

Unclaimed Baggage Center in Alabama

By: Sheila O’Connor Love a good bargain? Who doesn’t? As women (and men) it’s often been said we are born to shop. It must be a basic instinct but shopping is something we love (okay maybe the guys don’t love this part quite so much but even they love it when they get a bargain). […]

Great Food, Great Museums, and More In Birmingham, Alabama


By Corinne Trang If you’ve been to Birmingham, chances are it’s been for business. After your meeting you check into the hotel, order room service, maybe get a movie, and request a wake-up call so you don’t miss your flight the next day—in other words, Birmingham is not exactly what many would think of as […]

Sweet Home Birmingham, Alabama


Greetings from Alabama! Last week we left off from Florida and from there my next trip was a jaunt to the neighboring state of Alabama. Yee haw! Sweet home Alabama! Believe it or not, this was my first time here and admittedly, I had all kinds of preconceived notions. FLORIDA TO ALABAMA (VIA ATLANTA) I flew on Delta from West Palm […]