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A Tale of Two Beaches in Hunting State Park, South Carolina

A Tale of Two Beaches in Hunting State Park, South Carolina

Although Beaufort, South Carolina is technically on the water, to get to an Atlantic Coast beach one must still navigate to the ocean and for such beach-goers the best place to put your toes in the sand is Hunting Island State Park. Just sixteen miles from historic downtown, the 5,000 acre State Park provides a […]

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A Glimpse of Beaufort, South Carolina at Sunset

A Glimpse of Beaufort, South Carolina at Sunset

I excused myself from a delightful dinner at the Saltus River Grill on the waterfront for a moment to walk to the water’s edge and catch a glimpse of the sunset in Beaufort, South Carolina. A glimpse is exactly what I did see. And a glimpse is what one discovers on a first visit with […]

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Sunset Sunday – Columbia, South Carolina

Sunset Sunday – Columbia, South Carolina

After five fun filled days loaded culinary delights, charming walks and a wild weekend of college football, my trip to South Carolina had just one more evening.  Earlier in the week, I watched a warming sunset from the Charleston waterfront and this night, I decided to see if I could find a sunset in Columbia. […]

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The Pearlz inside South Carolina Oysters

The Pearlz inside South Carolina Oysters

After a ninety-minute bus tour of Charleston (available at the Visitors Bureau), I asked the very knowledgeable driver for dining recommendations. He provided a few. I sampled them, but I never had the chance to visit one- Pearlz Oyster Bar. I thought next time. Then when talking with John over my crab cake at the […]

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A Slice of New York in Charleston

A Slice of New York in Charleston

On King Street a gentleman stated, “pizza by the slice.” I stopped. He extended his hand to give me a pamphlet. Puzzled, I thought was “by the slice” really a novelty or a selling point? I guess with the American restaurant scene becoming a “chain nation,” it’s true. A single slice might actually be hard […]

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Salkehatchie and the Beaches on the Savannah River

Salkehatchie and the Beaches on the Savannah River

If I played the word association game with “beach,” my first thoughts might be either “surf” or “ocean.” I’d rarely think “lake,” and might never think “river.” Yet during a visit to the Salkehatchie region of South Carolina I enjoyed some brief, but memorable beach moments along the Savannah River. Ninety minutes north of the city […]

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Charleston Crab House is much more than a good Crab Cake

Charleston Crab House is much more than a good Crab Cake

After a taste of the savory barbeque and the classic of shrimp and grits one item still existed on my personal Charleston ‘must eat’ list: crab cakes. So where better to eat a low country pan seared cake of goodness then the Charleston Crab House. With the first steps inside the restaurant the mood was […]

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Charleston Cuisine in Blossom

Charleston Cuisine in Blossom

The vibrant restaurant scene of downtown Charleston makes for a perfect place to take in an evening meal. And after watching the sunset down on the waterfront, I headed up to East Bay Street for dinner at Blossom. Just as my martini arrived, the chef came out to greet the table. With a keen interest […]

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