Summer Travel – Beach Planning Time

Unofficial Start of Summer Summer is fast approaching and soon the heat of this season will be upon on us. If you haven’t started planning your summer vacation, yet. Consider doing soon. Before we know it, the first major holiday will be upon us.  The  long awaited unofficial start of the Summer, Memorial Day weekend means people are planning to

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Mansfield Plantation – A Must Stay

Mansfield Plantation This 1,000 acre old rice plantation sits about 1.8 miles off the main road near the historic downtown of Georgetown, South Carolina. Now, a lovely bed and breakfast, Mansfield Plantation offers luxury comfort in a quiet and beautiful setting.  During the first weekend of February, we visited this historic plantation that dates back to 1718 as the weather was

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Advice In Times of nCoV-19 (COVID-19)

A Brief Change in Focus As both domestic and international travel are essentially at a standstill, I would like to discuss our current pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus-2019 (nCoV-19 or COVID-19). I am sending positive thoughts for everyone to remain safe and healthy during this pandemic. This blog post will assist you in understanding COVID-19, the symptoms, risk of

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Tipping Advice

Tipping in the US I once read about advice for tipping in the U.S. when Eater published “The No-Tipping Point.” The article is a mix of funny and infuriating stories about people who defend why they don’t tip their waiters and bartenders.  The article gives a glimpse inside an entire subculture of diners who don’t care about the fact that in

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A Visit To Barcelona

 Barcelona Barcelona has something for everyone. This city is steeped in authentic history including the Catalan culture.  You will also find the wildly bizarre here. Each neighborhood in Barcelona has its own personality and plenty of secrets to discover. This is guide includes some of the most popular areas to explore during your time in this wonderful city along the

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Madrid

First time visitors to Spain often include Madrid or Barcelona and sometimes both of these vibrant cities.  I would recommend exploring both and then, adding Selville or the coast region to your itinerary, if you the time allots.  Spain can’t be done in just a few days. We have been here a couple of times and need to get back

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