Tourist in your Town

Tourist in your Town
I visit towns and cites around the world, collecting histories and stories. I will share those stories with you, helping you to see your town through new eyes and ears. I will go to tourist hotspots and help you see why those places are visited so ofte…

Cuba Part 3
Aug 17 • 18 min
In this episode, I discuss the performing arts in Cuba and talk about Alicia Alonso, the founder of the National Ballet of Cuba.
Cuba Part 2
Aug 3 • 29 min
This episode features Buenavista Coffee Plantation, Las Terrazas Complex, and Marta Frayde.
Cuba Part 1
Jul 21 • 27 min
I talk about traveling to Cuba in 2016. I also talk about historic Cuban, Pilar Jorge de Tilla.
Back Porch Beer & Bits - Food
Jul 6 • 19 min
In this episode of Back Porch Beer & Bits, I talk about food. I talk about some local restaurants in Knoxville, TN and I even give you a recipe for a yummy vegetarian sandwich.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Jun 29 • 22 min
I get lost in a museum and Central Park. I also tell the story of artist Louise Nevelson.
A visit to the Empire State Building
Jun 22 • 18 min
In this episode, I talk about visiting the Empire State Building. I also take a walk around Times Square and talk about two historic female architects, Jennie Louise Blanchard Bethune and Beverly Loraine Green.
Juneteenth Special Episode
Jun 19 • 27 min
A special episode dedicated to the day honoring the day that Texas, the final Confederate state to do so, officially declared all slaves free.
New York City Part 1
Jun 8 • 21 min
Sharon visits the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island in this episode about New York City.
Triple Murder 1929 Knoxville, TN
May 17 • 16 min
The story of a triple murder in Knoxville, TN on Christmas 1929.
Back Porch Beer and Bits Dr. Pedigo
May 6 • 9 min
A sordid story from Knoxville, TN.
BPBB Episode 1
Apr 26 • 14 min
A southern woman shoots the shit on her back porch.
Around the US on a Horse
Apr 17 • 55 min
The latest episode of Tourist in your Town features Meredith Cherry, of the podcast, Have Horse will Travel.
An interview with Kristen Van Nest
Mar 29 • 54 min
An interview with Kristen Van Nest
An interview with Emily Walsh
Mar 15 • 60 min
An interview with Emily Walsh of the travel podcast, In Search of Her.
Train Travel in the United States
Mar 1 • 33 min
Including train travel in the US, historic women, and an interview with a train engineer.
Pensacola, Florida
Feb 12 • 23 min
Food and drink from Pensacola, FL and a quick herstory of Betty Skelton Franklin Erde.
Knoxville Museum of Art
Jan 25 • 16 min
A quick trip to the Knoxville Museum of Art where I found quite a few women artists.
Downtown Bristol TN VA
Jan 10 • 33 min
I visit downtown Bristol TN VA and give you all the information on food, beer, and the Birthplace of Country Museum.
A Day in East Knoxville
Dec 27, 2019 • 25 min
A day in East Knoxville, from breakfast, African-American history, to lunch at a local brewery.
Boston Food & Drink
Dec 11, 2019 • 23 min
Restaurants and breweries in Boston, Salem, and Providence
Providence, Rhode Island
Dec 4, 2019 • 13 min
A quick day trip to Providence and the histories of women instrumental in the history of this New England town
Salem and MOFA Boston
Nov 28, 2019 • 29 min
A couple of pirates, some accused witches, and art by amazing women in this episode.
Boston Part 3
Nov 18, 2019 • 22 min
The story of Cripsus Attucks and the Boston Massacre.
Boston Part 2 - Lewis Hayden
Nov 13, 2019 • 12 min
The story of escaped slave, Lewis Hayden.
The Women’s Heritage Trail Boston
Oct 30, 2019 • 47 min
The Women’s Heritage Trail in Boston Massachusetts.
Knoxville Breweries
Sep 19, 2019 • 27 min
In this episode, I tell you all about some of my favorite breweries in Knoxville, TN.
Sep 10, 2019 • 20 min
The story of Sequoyah, the creator of the first syllabary for the Cherokee Nation
Women’s Suffrage in East Tennessee
Sep 4, 2019 • 16 min
A quick history of the women involved in Suffrage in East Tennessee.
The Clinton 12
Aug 28, 2019 • 22 min
The story of 12 African-American students who made history in 1956.
Danville, KY
Aug 20, 2019 • 11 min
A quick overview of Danville, Kentucky.
Jane Todd Crawford
Aug 13, 2019 • 9 min
The story of Jane Todd Crawford and Dr. Ephraim McDowell
Evelyn Hazen Knoxville, TN
Aug 4, 2019 • 34 min
The story of Evelyn Hazen from the 1930s in Knoxville, TN.
Cincinnati, OH and Northern Kentucky
Jul 28, 2019 • 24 min
A day in Cincinnati, Oh
Foodtopia: Asheville, NC Part 3
Jul 14, 2019 • 18 min
Part 3 of my trip to Asheville, NC is all about the food and drink in this southern town.
Asheville NC Part 2
Jul 6, 2019 • 13 min
In this episode I talk the Hood Huggers International tour and the history of the African-American community in Asheville, NC.
Asheville, North Carolina
Jul 2, 2019 • 14 min
Part 1 of my visit to downtown Asheville, NC talks about the weird things that happen when I go to Asheville and my own weird insecurities with Uber and Lyft.
Gatlinburg food and drink
Jun 23, 2019 • 8 min
Where and what to eat and drink in Gatlinburg, TN.
About Tourist in Your Town
Jun 22, 2019 • 2 min
A little bit about Tourist in your Town and what you can expect to hear from my travels!
TIYT Gatlinburg 2019
Jun 16, 2019 • 25 min
TIYT goes to the tourist mecca of Gatlinburg, TN at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Knoxville, Tennessee - The Old City
Jun 7, 2019 • 21 min
A little history, a few ghosts, and a bit of juicy local gossip about this area just outside of downtown Knoxville, Tennessee.