Mojo Books & Records

Mojo Books & Records

You're probably wondering why we're back in back in the USA. That's because right before Chuseok my phone found it's way back to me, courtesy of my aunt who sent it in a wooden tea box. While there wasn't a lot of things I had a chance to do over the two days during the [...]

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Kentucky Fudge Company at Dedman’s Pharmacy

Kentucky Fudge Company at Dedman’s Pharmacy

A short distance from the fort in Harrodsburg  is a place called Dedman's. Once a drugstore built during the civil war with a soda fountain added during prohibition has now been refurbished by the Kentucky Fudge Company. While named Kentucky Fudge Company does not mean all the serve is fudge. They have a pretty big menu [...]

Old Fort Harrod State Park

Old Fort Harrod State Park

Our first stop on our last day in Kentucky was the Old Fort which was the first settlement in Kentucky. It is a full-scale replica of a fort built-in 1774 by James Harrod. Tickets are $7 and include entrance to the Lincoln Marriage Temple and museum on the edge of the parks entrance. Also on [...]

Horseshoes: Kentucky Grill and Saloon

Horseshoes: Kentucky Grill and Saloon

On our way back to Lexington from Claiborne's we stopped by Horseshoes for lunch. They have two locations, both attached to Days Inn's. There's plenty of space and the walls are covered in racing photos. I ordered their Country Fried Steak while my sister got a Kentucky specialty called a Hot Brown. What is a [...]

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves

Woodford Reserves is a bourbon company that's over a couple hundred years old. Starting in 1780 and surviving through the prohibition, they offer a tour for about $14 that is 70 minutes long. It's one of the distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. On the tour you learn more about bourbon and how Woodford Reserves [...]