All Blog Posts Tagged 'travel' (60)

It's About Time

I find myself wishing for a number of things these days, but nothing as much as time. The time to reflect, to read a book. The time to truly do nothing at all. Living without that has become the norm.

Work steals most of my attention, but that’s not shocking. After work, there is another set of obligations: the social obligations and the little life necessities we all have. The little errands that won’t do themselves, the phone calls that need to be made to check in on loved ones many…

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Added by Ashley Hanna on March 25, 2014 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Vintage Beach Cottage

Tybee Island is a charming vacation spot off the coast of Georgia. Located just a short drive away from Savannah, the island has maintained it's old - style beach charm without selling out to large, over - scaled resorts. 

Many of the homes on Tybee Island are rentals and can be found through Mermaid Cottages. This particular cottage is so beautifully restored and decorated that it is always in high demand.…

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Added by Leslie Anne Harrison on March 18, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Road Trip Travel Apps

Whether you're trekking to the mountains, cruising to the beach, or sightseeing in the city this spring, these apps will make the journey a little more fun. 

5. Bring Fido…

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Added by Emily Laborde Hines on March 4, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

An Insider's Guide to Charleston

When I first heard about the inaugural Southern C Summit in Jekyll Island, GA last year, I was more than excited.  It seemed too perfect to get to spend two and a half days surrounded by and learning from creative Southerner's while attending cocktail…

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Added by Kate Reynolds on February 19, 2014 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

South Mississippi's Best Kept Secret

It's the birthplace of artist, Walter Anderson.  It's sleepy and quiet and tucked quaintly on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  It's where I fell in love with my fiancé, and it has some of the most breathtaking views in the south.  It's the town of Ocean Springs, Mississippi.

I have fallen head over heels in love…

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Added by Chelsea Eli on February 18, 2014 at 10:39pm — 1 Comment

Tybee Island Sleepover

What do you get when you take 20 bloggers and drop them in the middle of a little island overflowing with history, charm and great food? Well, a lot of fun and a few extra pounds to take home!

The first ever “Tybee Island Sleepover” was recently held and a spirited group of bloggers were…

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Added by Leslie Anne Harrison on February 18, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Cuisine: Chocolate Shopping in Savannah

While I was down South over Christmas, I stopped in at  Chocolat by Adam Turoni, an artisan chocolate boutique in downtown Savannah. I filled up a box with my selections and believe me, it was hard not to take home one (or…

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Added by Natalie Broulette on January 14, 2014 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

CINEMA: Photos from the set of Anchorman 2 on St. Simons Island

Did you ever get a chance to see the cast/crew of Anchorman 2 while they were filming on St. Simons Island last year?  Well, that silly ol' sequel officially cleared the $100 million dollar mark at the box office last weekend.  With a payout like that, let's revisit the excitement of Ron Burgundy sightings,…

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Added by Ramey Shirah on January 8, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Lake Charles' Annual Rouge et Blanc Wine Festival

Jay Ducote gets ready to enjoy Rouge et Blanc in Lake Charles
Jay gets ready to enjoy Rouge et Blanc in Lake…
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Added by Jay Ducote on January 6, 2014 at 12:13am — No Comments

Let's pig out.

Pork has long been a New Year's Day tradition. The custom is based on the idea that pigs symbolize progress. The animal pushes forward, rooting itself in the ground before moving. Roast suckling pig is served for New Year's in Cuba, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, and Austria—Austrians are also known to decorate the table with miniature pigs made of marzipan. Different pork dishes such as pig's feet are enjoyed in Sweden while Germans feast on roast pork and sausages. Pork is also consumed in…

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Added by Emily Laborde Hines on January 1, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Christmas Cards Have Arrived...Now What Do You Do With Them?

The Christmas season has so many wonderful elements to it: festive music, twinkling lights, tree trimming and more. But do you know what my favorite part of the season is? Receiving Christmas cards!  With email and texting being the norm in communicating with family and friends, it is so nice to get REAL MAIL IN MY MAILBOX for these few short weeks!  Every day I race home to open…

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Added by Interior Canvas on December 11, 2013 at 9:34am — No Comments

COSMIC COAST: SpaceX Sets Spaceflight Milestone With SES-8 Falcon 9 Launch

On December 3, 2013, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) kicked off the holidays with a cosmic light show for all of the “Space Coast” to see.  At 5:43pm, a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a 7,000 pound SES-8 communications satellite was successfully launched into geostationary transfer orbit from the leased Launch…

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Added by Ramey Shirah on December 11, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Winter Wonderland Hotel in the French Alps: Les Fermes de Marie

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We are enjoying this cold weekend in our mountain cottage but, this hotel has me ready to hop on a…

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Added by Holly Phillips @The English Room on December 5, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Cheerwine and Bourbon: The Cocktail of Southerners

Southern Women are a breed all their own.

Alison Glock said it best:

“For better or worse, we are forever entangled in and infused by a miasma of mercy and cruelty, order and chaos, cornpone and cornball, a potent mix that leaves us wise, morbid, good-humored, God-fearing, outspoken and immutable.”

My friends and I are Southern Women and quite proud of it. This means when we get together there are things you should know that are going to happen:

1. We’re going to…

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Added by Lisa Frame on November 14, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

CONSERVATION: The GA/FL Weekend Report Card Is In

The Georgia/Florida weekend has always been used as an excuse to party, but it’s also educational. Find out who made the grades on Frat Beach this year……

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Added by Ramey Shirah on November 13, 2013 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

To the Hunt

When I was growing up, each year my parents took me to The Middleburg Fox Hunt in Middleburg, Virginia.  I have some memories of it but would love to go back again and make some new ones.  It is in the middle of October when the weather is perfectly cool and the leaves have begun to change.  The hunting dogs are released and the riders look so perfectly stylish on top of their horses in their riding jackets.…
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Added by Kate Reynolds on October 29, 2013 at 8:27am — No Comments

PILLOW TALK

Trim it, tassel it, pipe it or simply cover it--the pillow today is as much a part of the interior design world as it has ever been. Without having to break the bank, a pillow can infuse that pop of color or slyly add a subtle accent of texture, and take a space from being dull to dynamic. We couldn't be more thrilled to have Fort Worth's, Rebecca Atkinson and Kelley…

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Added by Interior Canvas on October 9, 2013 at 9:09am — 2 Comments

Young Guns in Charleston

Much like with Sabrina's Paris, Charleston is always a good idea.

The city is without a doubt one of my favorite places to visit. Not only because of the trendsetting food scene but because of the richness of its culture and history.…

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Added by Susan Scarborough on September 25, 2013 at 1:09pm — 1 Comment

CREEP FACTOR: Paranormal Update from Jekyll Island & How You Can Participate!

This October, you could be a part of something so creepy, it’s not for the faint at heart.  Explore the unknown with the Ghost Hunt Weekends crew, coming to The Jekyll Island Club Hotel for the first time ever, October 25th-27th.  It’s going to be a spooktacular event that's sure to kick your Halloween into…

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Added by Ramey Shirah on September 10, 2013 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Damn! Toups' Meatery Impresses in New Orleans.

You know you're at a uniquely fantastic restaurant when you are requested to take a shot of Irish whiskey using a sawed in half bone out of which you just consumed the marrow. It turns out, the marrow bone works quite well as a whiskey luge and the flavors picked up from the remains of roasted goodness enrich the water of life quite well. Michele took a shot too as we dined at Toups' Meatery, a…

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Added by Jay Ducote on September 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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