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The Best Place to Spend the Holidays in Charleston

Charleston Place is one of those rare gems that sparkles with luxurious accommodations, impeccable service and southern hospitality. Ranked as one of the top hotels in North America by Condé Nast Traveler, as well as guests from around the world, this is one truly extraordinary hotel and one of our very favorites. Each year, this […] Read more…

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Anson Restaurant | A Charleston Restaurant Review

If I were only given four words to describe dinner at Charleston’s much-talked about Anson Restaurant, they would have to be ~ “sublime”, “mouth-watering” and “addictive”. Anson Restaurant feels authentically southern, from the red front doors and stylish decor, with wood paneled ceilings, brick walls and plush leather seating. ANSON RESTAURANT 12 Anson Street Charleston, […] Read more…

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Six Travel Essentials for Every Trip

One of the many perks of being empty nesters is the freedom to roam, explore and travel at a moment’s notice. Our suitcases are always prepped and at the ready for our next adventure be it by plane, train or automobile. Of course this guy, AKA Bubba, King of Casa Wooten, begs to differ on […] Read more…

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Best Luxury Beach Resorts in U.S.

It’s only natural, as winter temperatures seems to linger in many parts of the country, that our hearts desire warm, sunny days, long walks on the beach and an unforgettable candlelit meal while watching a spectacular sunset on the sparkling sea. A run-on sentence, yes, but while I’m in beach mode, all rules get tossed […] Read more…

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Larkins on the River | Restaurant Review

  Greenville, South Carolina is getting some culinary buzz lately with a growing number of tantilizing restaurants. However, one steak house has earned the rare distinction of combining history, location, and river views, with a crowd-pleasing menu and food that leaves ’em coming back for more. That inspired brick restaurant is Larkins on the River […] Read more…

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Charleston Grill at Charleston Place | Restaurant Review

We wanted to celebrate our anniversary with a truly memorable dinner and after reading rave reviews (one of Food & Wine’s “America’s 50 Best Hotel Restaurants”) about Charleston Grill, we made a reservation.  It turned out to be a fine choice, as this restaurant experience exceeded our expectations on every level. Since we had the pleasure […] Read more…

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20 Free Things to Do in Portland

Author: Jone’t Wooten Posted In: Travel [simple-social-share] Portland is a city attracting a lot of attention and visitors these days thanks in part, to several television shows who call The Rose City home while filming.  Shows like Portlandia, Backstrom, Leverage and Grimm all film in the Portland area. With a mild climate, lush green landscape, […] Read more…