Georgia has an official state vegetable: the Vidalia onion. The sweet onions can only be grown in a 20-county area in the southeastern part of the state. They are legally protected by a law like the one that ensures Champagne comes from a specific region in France. In fact, only […]
A Hotel Review In colonial America, hostesses set out a costly fresh pineapple when visitors joined them. Over the years, the treasured fruit came to symbolize hospitality. Today we recognize many symbols like the Nike swoosh meaning Just Do It or the green and white Starbucks cup of coffee. To […]
The King and Prince Golf and Beach Resort rests on the shores of St. Simons Island, one of Georgia’s famed Golden Isles. The name comes from the colorful reflection of the sun on lowland Spartina or marsh grass. If you’re lucky to catch the view at sunrise and sunset, the […]
A new and very original Civil War monument has been unveiled in this incredibly beautiful village just outside Atlanta. The story is captivating. The monument, “Sherman’s Neckties,” its location in the city of Stone Mountain marks the approximate place where General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea,” actually started, giving it added importance to historians and tourists now and in the future.
There are no less than seven mirrors gracing the walls of my tiny home. Not due to vanity, but rather, insecurity – and – to create the illusion of space. Eagle Island Lodge has but one mirror. The expansive structure certainly holds its own stripped of illusions. It’s the real deal.
Where can you find beautiful islands that can be reached in a few hours driving time, without the hassle of flying and waiting in long airport lines? For those looking for delightful weather, island-style relaxation and a lack of high-rise development, St. Simons and Jekyll fits the bill perfectly.
Well, you don’t have to leave the continental U.S. to sample some of the same island diversity. Just drive a few hours south of Atlanta to Georgia’s Golden Isles where the options are endless:…