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Grand Ole Opry

A Canadian's travel guide to Nashville, Tennessee

As someone who admittedly has a distaste for most country music, I never thought I'd find myself in Nashville. Instead, what I discovered in Nashville was much more than just country music.

Nashville under water

Many lifetimes ago, I lived in Nashville, Tennessee. I was 21 when I arrived in the city, a recent graduate of Northwestern University, eager to start my first job at The Tennessean newspaper. These...