South Carolina

A celebration of the senses during the Royal Street Stroll as part of the New Orleans Food & Wine Experience, New Orleans, Louisiana
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Ten Southern Festivals You Need to Taste

Food and wine festivals in the Southeast are hotter than a cast iron skillet full of corn bread. “We are witnessing a proliferation of festivals in the South and across the nation,” says John T. Edge, director of the Southern Foodways Alliance in Oxford, Mississippi. Of southern-specific festivals, white-hot Atlanta […]

Mills House Hotel
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Meet me at Queen and Meeting Streets

One could easily get lost in Charleston, lost in the extraordinary gardens, refined architecture, vibrant restaurant kitchens, tempting art and antique galleries, legendary museums and cobblestone streets. It’s a jewel of pleasurable pursuits, vivaciously enjoying a renaissance era. It’s one of the South’s acclaimed cities where today’s savvy traveler yearns […]

Brookgreen Gardens, America's first public sculpture garden
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Brookgreen Gardens

Listen closely as you stroll under Brookgreen Gardens’ moss-draped live oaks and tall stately palmettos. You may hear the whispers of the branches and fronds as they tell of four rice plantations where children’s shouts, a washwoman’s song and laughter at festive parties echo through the years. A National Historic […]

Savoring that Wonderful Southern Hospitality: From Charleston to Nashville, via Hilton Head Island and Savannah
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Savoring that Wonderful Southern Hospitality: From Charleston to Nashville, via Hilton Head Island and Savannah

My photographer husband Jim and I have the goal to visit at least a small part of each of our fabulous fifty United States, and we’re almost “there.” Thus, it took only a moment to say “yes” to a call inviting us to a military reunion in Charleston, South Carolina, to renew friendships from our Air Force days.

Charleston: High Times in the Queen of the Low Country
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Charleston: High Times in the Queen of the Low Country

Visiting Charleston, S. C., that grand, sophisticated lady of a city, is like traveling to a foreign country except that you do not have to change your money…