So what, or better yet, who is the Carolina Nomad. The Carolina Nomad is your one-stop source for all things related to North Carolina and South Carolina travel. Here you’ll find the most up-to-date news on the travel industry, advice on travel to and from the Carolinas and reviews on the best and worst North Carolina and South Carolina hotels, restaurants and attractions. The Carolina Nomad has begun solely as a travel blog for the Carolinas, but will continue to evolve to offer the best resources for travelers and locals. Think you’ve found the best barbecue joint in North Carolina? Or maybe you’re a local and know of a hole-in-the-wall bar that serves the best beer at the best price in South Carolina? Whatever your insider tips are, we want to know. You can send us your story ideas or even send your own submission of 200 to 600 words. Frequent contributors get their own bio and link to their website. If you have something you would like to see on the blog or have suggestions or comments, feel free to leave a comment on any of the blog posts or send an email to Spencer. You can also follow him on Twitter. The Nomad spencerAlthough the Carolina Nomad accepts submissions from others, the website and blog is primarily authored by Spencer Spellman. Spencer cultivated a love for travel at a young age, when he regularly flew around the United States with his sister, who was and continues to be a Delta Flight Attendant. His love for travel was coupled with his love for writing shortly after college, when he got on as a travel writer for the online and print travel publication called 10Best. Spencer worked as an Interactive Content Editor for 10Best until recently turning his attention to freelance travel writing. He’s a regular contributor for NileGuide, Circumference and the Uptake Travel Network, writing regularly for the lodging, restaurant, attraction and vacation blogs at Uptake, . Spencer has also been published in AOL Travel, the Matador Network and BootsnAll. IMG_9174Megan Riley is a thirty something travel blogger who resides in Charlotte and is giving up her cush IT job in search of the road less traveled. When she can’t hit the road, she spends time in her garden and with her 3 dachshunds (Bella, Mia, Gia). She is embarking on an around the world trip the Summer of 2010. Please join her at www.thebigfatworld.com to hear about her quirky adventures. You can catch information about your adventures around the Carolinas both on her website and here at Carolina Nomad.