Last year for Christmas I gave the gift of travel to my two daughters. It started with the plane tickets. This meant I had to make the first two most important decisions when it comes to travel planning: The “when” and “where.” Ever since they were little, I’d always dreamed of taking them to Italy … Read more
Take a group of women, get them away from their daily lives, throw in good food and wine, and the odds are it’s going to be amazing. But with more and more women getting together for this kind of travel what makes a girlfriend’s getaway something beyond the ordinary? And where are the best places to go that you may have never considered?
In our first feature on amazing girlfriend getaways we bring you: Eagle Island of Georgia.
A visit to a historic Georgia beach resort on Saint Simons Island is about nature, tradition and a little bit of Southern food For the second morning in a row, I am enjoying peach cobbler for my first meal of the day. I am at the King’s Tavern Restaurant at the King and Prince Resort … Read more
General unspoken guidelines for how to find the best southern barbecue (or bbq, as it is almost always abbreviated): 1. Though it seems strange, the more human-looking the pig(s) on the restaurant’s signage, the better the barbecue. BBQ restaurants featuring realistic-looking pigs wearing neither clothing nor smiles are best approached with caution, or at least … Read more
Shrimp and Grits from the King and Prince Resort for Christmas Eve gatherings When I first moved with my family to the South Carolina coast, shrimp and grits was the dish that almost without exception was on every menu. In recent years shrimp and grits have moved from a being a mere staple on the … Read more
Savannah Georgia is fairly small in size (roughly 142,000 in size), but it is among the US’s top must-see destinations. Brimming with pictorial squares, delicious flavors, antebellum architecture, and a pleasant balance of refinement and friendliness, it embodies southern charm perhaps unlike any other city. What’s more, because Savannah was left intact by the North … Read more
The next day the plan was to make it all the way to the King and Prince Resort on Saint Simons Island, Georgia, but mother nature had other plans. Hurricane Donna was skirting her way up the East Coast, and the wind and rain got so bad they had to stop at a dive motel just past Savannah.