Photo courtesy North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands Like a barbecue joint on a back road, some of the best things in the South are well-kept secrets. On a beach tucked between busy Wilmington, North Carolina, and bustling Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, stands another little-known treasure: a lone mailbox stuffed full of hopes and wishes from people all around the world. The […]
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Southern trendsetters converge under the tents in Marion Square today as Charleston Fashion Week kicks off with parties, runway shows, and celebrity appearances. One of the highlights of CFW has always been the Emerging Designer Competition, which in the past has propelled designers like Marysia Dobrzanska Reeves, Carol Hannah Whitfield, and Lindsey Carter into the mainstream realms of retail. This year the […]
Day dreaming about your next vacation? South Carolina is one state that’s made for vacation. When you visit South Carolina, what are the things you do/see that make your vacation special?
(Photo by Jennifer V. Cole) Anyone who has read any of my Tales from the Road posts has surely picked up on a theme. From nostalgic musings on bacon grease to recounting a muddy afternoon spent with feisty pigs in a North Carolina pigsty to my ode to Donald Link’s Cochon restaurant–when it comes to pork, I’m like a kid […]