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Light and smart packing tips

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Traveling is rewarding, enjoyable and rejuvenating. But, the preparation for getting trip-ready can be overwhelming and exhausting. Often it can leave you feeling as if you truly earned your vacation! One of the most undesirable tasks is packing, which inevitably gets left to the last minute, leading to stress, frustration and overpacking. You may even…

Top 5 rooftop views in Charleston

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Charleston is known for its glittering coastline and stunning views, so what better way to enjoy the Lowcountry than from up high? While the summer weather can sometimes feel oppressive, the evening breeze, beautiful views and stunning ambiance are worth forgoing the air-conditioned indoors. And, certainly the temperate winter, spring and fall seasons make the…

Your Guide to Visiting Charleston

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Your Guide to Visiting Charleston Charleston is full of southern charm, romance, and mystery. It is perfectly set up to travel on foot, which is great for getting to all the different shops, restaurants, and activities. For 18 consecutive years, Charleston has been named a “Top 10” travel destination in the United States, so you…

Enjoy the harvest of Charleston

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South Carolina is blessed with a long growing season and a bountiful variety of fruits and vegetables. Spring vegetables like asparagus, broccoli, greens and cabbage are ready for eating as early as April and apples can be found growing all the way through November! In fact, if you’ve ever wondered about the timing for when…

10 surprising facts about South Carolina

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The historical roots of South Carolina run deep. Established by the British in 1663 as one of the 13 original colonies, the past of our great state is storied. Because our engaging culinary tours not only include delicious, local fare but intriguing tidbits of history, we pulled together a list of fun facts about Charleston…

4 Ways to Make the Most of the End of Peach Season

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Where does the time go? Summer is quickly coming to a close and fall will bring shorter days and cooler temperatures. As the seasons change, so do the produce offerings at grocery stores and farmer’s markets. While it’s sad to see cherries, melons, and stone fruits disappear, we can all take a minute to celebrate…

‘Live Like Royalty’: A Culinary Tour of Upper King Street

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Charleston is known for its historic buildings and southern charm, but no part of the city better illustrates the fusion of past and present than Upper King Street in downtown. Many tourists associate Upper King Street with fashion and antiques, but over the course of the last decade, it’s also become home to a number…