Experience “The Hunger Games” on location in North Carolina!

Experience “The Hunger Games” on location in North Carolina!

  Remember when the movie "The DaVinci Code" came out and suddenly European travel promos were advertising DaVinci tours, featuring visits to many of the pivotal spots mentioned in the story? More recently, the Twilight movie series gave a boost to travel in Washington state.  Now, North Carolina's got its own Hollywood blockbuster to promote -- "The Hunger Games".  From waterfalls near Hendersonville to abandoned buildings in Shelby, the film, which opened in March 2012 was shot entirely in North Carolina.    If you've been living under a rock and haven't heard about…Read more
Fast Horses and High Fashion Converge at The Kentucky Derby!

Fast Horses and High Fashion Converge at The Kentucky Derby!

It's one of the most exciting two minutes in sports! Also known as "The Run for the Roses", the Kentucky Derby is held each year on the first weekend in May at Louisville’s Churchill Downs.  This year, the big event falls on May 5. The Kentucky Derby itself is just a one-and-one-quarter mile horse race, over in about two minutes but, as the first leg of the "Triple Crown", horse-racing's highest achievement, it's an important event.  Live attendance at the Derby surpasses that of any other major stakes race in the United States.…Read more