Category Archives: United States

Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival at Brooklyn Botanical Garden

Before moving from New York City to Charleston, it was my hope to do some of the things I had never done before in New York.  Attending the Cherry Blossom Festival, in Japanese “Sakura Matsuri“, at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

It may seem strange at this late date to be reaching back into my log of unwritten posts, all the way to last May, to write today – when there are numerous subjects to write about from July’s visit to … Continue reading

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Flying from Charleston to Paris through Atlanta

Normally I don’t take much time to consider how I get from one place to another – I just look forward to getting there, and starting my vacation!  But of course the how of traveling is something many travelers put … Continue reading

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Chihuly Nights Show at New York Botanical Garden

The first day of our anniversary celebration weekend was taken up with an evening visit to the New York Botanical Garden, to see the first exhibit of Dale Chihuly’s glass extravaganza in ten years.  We thought it would be especially … Continue reading

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Saturday Culinary Village Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Saturday in our Wine & Food Festival week in Charleston was devoted to that feast of all feast, that sampler of all samplers, the Culinary Village, held in Charleston’s Marion Square. We started off our day with a very light … Continue reading

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Indaco Wine Lunch and Descendants of Daniel Panel Event

Excellent Italian lunch WITH wine, a chance to hear legendary chef Daniel Boulud chatting with some of his favorite former employees who are now well-known celebrity chefs in their own right, and dinner at a cozy up-town tavern.  Also known … Continue reading

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Southern Foodways Alliance Dockside Supper at Boone Hall Plantation

Thursday of our week in Charleston may have been the most event-filled day of the week.  We shopped in antique stores, had lunch at one of our favorite places (Brown Dog Deli), visited the Old Exchange and went out to … Continue reading

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