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South Carolina

Charleston, the Holy City

We didn’t expect to love Charleston as much as we did. We had already fallen deeply in love with Savannah, Georgia and casually thought that Charleston would be very similar in many ways. It is a little similar in that it’s another quiet, friendly, lovely Southern city with a water view and gorgeous, historic homes … Continue reading »

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Cataract Surgery Via Medical Tourism

Vacations + medical procedures. The two would not seem to go together at all but “medical tourism”, a term applied to patients traveling to other destinations to undergo medical procedures, is becoming more popular. Medical tourism used to be mostly associated with international travel but it is also becoming a growing trend with domestic travel … Continue reading »

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Girlfriends Getaway to Hilton Head Island

Beautiful Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is a barrier island tucked neatly up so closely against the South Carolina coast that it is just a short drive over a marsh-lined causeway to get there and a short drive from both Charleston and Savannah, yet a whole world away in the relaxed, island vibe that greets … Continue reading »

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Getaway to the Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms, South Carolina

It’s no wonder I had never heard of Isle of Palms before our girlfriends getaway. A tiny barrier island of only about 6 square miles, it is tucked neatly against the South Carolina coast, separated from the mainland by the Intracoastal Waterway. Technically considered part of the Charleston metropolitan area and only a short 30 … Continue reading »

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Sonesta Resort, Hilton Head Island

    It was the suite that enthralled us the most. The gorgeously renovated resort and everything about it made us very happy we had chosen to stay at the Sonesta Resort in Hilton Head, South Carolina but our completely fabulous one bedroom suite topped the list. My SIL and I were on a girlfriends getaway, … Continue reading »

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Getaway to the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort

It was the view that made us fall in love with the Omni Hilton Head Oceanfront Resort. Our room was great, the resort was gorgeous, the pools were incomparable, the beach front was lovely – all of that added to the love but it was the view from our room that had us completely smitten. … Continue reading »

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Wild Dunes Resort in Isle of Palms

I put my book in my lap, stretched out on the wide, cushioned couch in the living room of our fabulous condo at the Wild Dunes Resort and glanced over at my SIL who was still happily engrossed in her book. There were many, many things we enjoyed about our stay at this lovely oceanfront … Continue reading »

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Five Fabulous Fall Beach Destinations

The official first day of fall has come and gone, the weather is slowly getting cooler and the days shorter so beach vacations may seem like a thing of the past at this point but, in reality, this is absolutely the best time of the year to visit many beaches. After Labor Day, the crowds … Continue reading »

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A Getaway to Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island is tucked neatly up against the South Carolina coast, so close that it is just a short drive over a marsh-lined causeway to get there, yet only a short distance from the cities of both Charleston and Savannah. Your first glimpse of the lush foliage and the businesses and resorts which are … Continue reading »

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Circa 1886: Culinary Heaven on Earth in Charleston, South Carolina

Before we even tasted a bite of the sumptuous repast that awaited us at Circa 1888, we were fans of this lovely, historic restaurant based on our first sight of it. Charmingly located in the original carriage house of the Wentworth Mansion, the building retains much of the historic character of the carriage house in the … Continue reading »

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