About Margaret Littman

Margaret Littman [www.littmanwrites.com] is a Nashville-based journalist who covers small businesses, travel and all manner of other topics. She is the author of many travel guidebooks, including Moon Tennessee and the Moon Nashville, which will be updated for 2016. Since moving to Music City she has acquired a 1967 Ford pickup and a lot of pairs of boots, but still not the ability to carry a tune.

The best boutique hotels in Nashville

According to the Nashville Convention and Visitors’ Corp., there are more than 7,000 new hotel rooms being planned or built in Music City. In December 2015, Virgin Group announced it would open the 240-room Virgin Hotel Nashville at One Music Row in 2018. The hotel … Continue reading

The best music stores in Nashville

Everyone knows Nashville is a great place to listen to music. There are live performances everywhere, including the airport, the Laundromats, and the streets. But Music City is also a great place to pick up everything from rare vinyl to top-of-the-range guitars, second-hand instruments, sheet … Continue reading

Chef Sean Brock’s guide to Southern cooking in Nashville

Thanks to the reputation of his Charleston, SC restaurant Husk, Chef Sean Brock is known as of the country’s master of Southern cooking. His motto? ” If it ain’t Southern, it ain’t walkin’ in the door.” When the James Beard Award-winning Brock returned to Nashville … Continue reading

Tin Pan South for Country Music Lovers

There’s Bonnaroo, Coachella and Lollapalooza. But for a different, and more intimate, kind of music festival experience, Nashville’s 22nd annual Tin Pan South is the one to visit. Taking place from 25th – 29th March in 2014, it’s the largest songwriters festival in the world. … Continue reading

Music City Tennessee: The Best Live Music in Nashville

  Everyone is a musician in Nashville. Your banker, your co-worker and definitely your barista, or so it seems. Real estate listings feature “music studios” as often as “home offices” or “dens.” But not all live music venues are created equal. Where native musicians go … Continue reading

A Beginner’s Guide to Nashville

Our new codeshare agreement with Delta means we can now offer easy connections from the UK to 45 exciting new North American gateways – including Music City, otherwise known as Nashville, Tennessee. There’s a stereotype of the Nashville transplant: guitar on his back, cowboy hat … Continue reading