Cheré Coen

Cheré spent years working as a features editor and writer for newspapers and magazines across the country, including Variety magazine in Hollywood, before turning to writing freelance about food, travel and other lifestyle subjects. Her favorite niche is the South and its people, which is why she also pens the quirky blog, Weird, Wacky and Wild South (WeirdSouth.com). When not scouring the region for stories, she pens novels under the pen name of Cherie Claire, plus non-fiction titles under her own name, including Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana; Exploring Cajun Country and Forest Hill, Louisiana: A Bloom Town History.

Spirit Guide

The quaint village of Abingdon, Virginia, one of the oldest English-speaking settlements west of...

Escape Hatch

Marla Fowler loves Disney. As in adores the theme parks.  “I’ve been going to Disney...

Back to Nature

  Arkansas is well known for its outdoors adventures, from pristine rivers to top-notch state...

Island Hopping

  Summer means head-to-the-beach time, but how about taking that one step further? There are...

Northern Exposure

  Travel restrictions are loosening up, which is good news for those wishing to escape...

Gulf Getaway

  Visitors come to Panama City Beach for many reasons, but mostly for the attractions,...

Arkansas Adventure

It’s a long drive from the Louisiana border to the Arkansas highlands, whether visiting...

Down South

  Oxford, Mississippi’s a small town with a whole lot of enjoyment. You’ll want to...

Batter Up

It’s April, which means Major League baseball swings into high gear this month. In...

Beachy Keen

Gulf Coast Tourism reinvented itself since the pandemic began, luring visitors to its emerald...

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