Caroline Eubanks is an award-winning freelance writer from Atlanta, Georgia and the author of "This Is My South: The Essential Travel Guide to the Southern States." Her work has been published by Apartment Therapy, Southern Living, Mental Floss, and USA Today.
Have you ever wanted to be in two places at once? There are destinations around the world that literally straddle state or country borders. How many of these boundary-pushing places can you name?
Crater of Diamonds State Park is the only public diamond mining site in the U.S. Thousands of people have dug up their own gems over the years. Some even struck it rich.
Food writer Calvin Trillin once estimated that 80 percent of boudin bought in Louisiana doesn't make it home — it's eaten right in the parking lot. Why are people so passionate about this sausage?
You may see a recipe for Key lime pie and wonder how important it is to use Key limes rather than regular Persian limes. What's the difference between them anyway?
Here's an Australian town where you can eat, sleep and play, all below the surface. Not surprisingly, it's starred in many movies too.
A little-known research facility in South Carolina housed thousands of monkeys and was key to developing the polio vaccine.
Serious chocoholics can't get enough of their favorite treat and are always looking for ways to get more of it. These chocolate-themed attractions should help satisfy their sweet teeth.