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Huntington Beach State Park’s Atalaya

Atalaya at Huntington Beach State Park, SC: Archer and Anna Huntington's Castle by the Sea When I first laid eyes on Atalaya, it struck me as incongruent with everything I thought I knew about coastal South Carolina. I stood in the parking lot of Huntington Beach…
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Charleston Joggling Board History

Instagram of the week: Charleston Joggling Board History When wandering around Charleston’s #beautiful residential #neighborhoods, it won’t take long to spot a #jogglingboard. A “what?” you ask?  Usually constructed from longleaf pine, a joggling board is made of two wooden stands with a long  plank of wood…

Euphoria Festival Greenville, South Carolina | Food, Wine, and Music

We came. We saw. We ate. We drank. The aptly named Euphoria Festival was held in Greenville, S.C. The festival has quickly become a favorite Southeastern jaunt for people near and far.  The festival was founded in  2006 by singer/songwriter Edwin McCain and local restaurateur Carl Sobocinski. Food and…
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Charleston: Tried and True Favorite Things to Do

The other day I shared a few of the new things I did in Charleston last week. Today, I'm sharing a few of the tried and true things I did that never get old! Walk along Tradd Street Tradd Street is the longest residential street…

Charleston: The New This Trip

Whenever I visit Charleston, there are some things I look forward to doing again and again, and invariably a long list of new things to try.  For my short visit this week with an old friend and my husband here are the new-to-me things I…

Where to Stay in Charleston: 5 Diverse Choices

There are seemingly endless options for where to stay in Charleston, SC. Here's a guide to just a few. When visiting a new city, one of the most important decisions you make will be where to stay. Grand hotel? Quaint inn? Tourist central or "off…