What to do when your time is short (or even if it is not) for visiting Charleston, SC, one of America’s most historic cities Sometimes when visiting a new city for a brief time it feels impossible to do it all, because it is. We have to resist the desire to even try, while still being … Read more
The exact history of Frogmore Stew has long been a topic of debate in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Most recently credit is given to Richard Gay, owner of the Gay Seafood Company on St. Helena Island, SC, for inventing the recipe in the 1960s. The story goes that one weekend while on duty with the … Read more
When I first moved to Myrtle Beach, new local friends would sometime express amazement that I actually spent so much time on the beach. Summer, fall, winter, spring, you’d find me there at all kinds of times that weren’t at high noon in the summer. One of my favorite times was whenever some kind of … Read more
What if you don’t want to spend every day of their beach week actually on the beach? Yes, there are lots of golf courses both miniature and major, amusement parks, and tourist centers with plenty of places to get henna tatoos and ice cream. Good, clean family fun is the name of the game in these parts, and there is nothing the matter with that. But, how about if you don’t want to do just that? Where are the best places to go shopping in Myrtle Beach? Where are the best places to go to get some retail action that doesn’t involve going anywhere near one of those beachwear shops located on every corner?
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 music together in the setting of Greenville with its award-winning … Read more
Weekend Getaway To Myrtle Beach: Where To Stay And What To Do Heading to South Carolina’s Myrtle Beach means soaking up the sand, sea and America of the past. Myrtle Beach is at the centre of the 60-mile Grand Strand of beaches across the Atlantic coast. And it is certainly worth a visit. From arcades … Read more
When I tell people I live in Myrtle Beach they get all kinds of images in their heads about my family’s and my lifestyles. Taking them to Margaritaville only serves to reinforce the nonsense. Yes, after the pilgrimage to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, there is little chance of us dispelling our guests’ preconceived notions. The Millure … Read more
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 in Charleston’s historic district, but that alone isn’t what makes … Read more