Articles written by: Rebecca Rhoades

Rebecca Rhoades

Rebecca L. Rhoades is a writer and photographer with a passion for exploring the world and its cultures. After living and working as a medical editor for many years in New York City, she found a new life in Philadelphia and her calling as an editor of a travel magazine. When not working, she enjoys sleeping late, discovering great restaurants, and searching for the perfect margarita. Follow her on twitter @rlrhoades

One of the most recognizable symbols of Kentucky bourbon, the statue of Booker Noe is a must-do photo opp. Noe, a sixth-generation Beam, was the master distiller at Jim Beam for more than 40 years.
Destinations / Kentucky / United States / Wines & Spirits

Kentucky Gold

The rolling hills seemed to stretch for miles as I drove down backroads in Versailles, Kentucky. Even through the pouring rain, I could easily smell the green: both grass and money. The winding two-lane road intersected a single thoroughbred farm. Dotting the perfectly manicured pastures was a veritable village of […]

Geno's Steaks is one of Philly's original cheesesteak stands.
Destinations / Food / Pennsylvania / United States

America’s Sandwich: A Look at the Food that Philly Made Famous

Philadelphia is known as the Birthplace of America. It was here that the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were signed, the American flag sewn and the nation’s first public library, post office and hospital established. But for many, the city’s greatest contribution to society is a simple sandwich: the […]