What to do once, never, and every time in NashVegas

One time in Nashville I handed a street hot dog vendor a $20 and said “give me as many hot dogs as this will buy me.” She was unsurprised by that request. I love Nashville because it’s the kind of place where you can order half a dozen hot dogs and everyone lets you be yourself. Many a friend have asked for my NashVegas recommendations and at this point, I feel I’ve fine-tuned my recommendations…

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Make Knoxville your favorite city in 24 hours

In Austin chatting with a local, the guy told me his favorite city in the US was Knoxville. I was confused because – Knoxville? Especially hearing this in Austin – a city everyone seems to love — I found this quite surprising. I had never been to Knoxville. I wondered, “is it really ‘favorite city’ material”? One day I realized I could get there for $90. I booked the flight, then started googling “What do people even do in…

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