Do you ever find yourself daydreaming of places you’ve been? Longing to be somewhere from your past, whether recent or way-back-when? Occasionally I will remember a place I’ve visited, longing to go back, even though I often cannot. Lately I just can’t seem to stop thinking about our travels in Italy this fall. I’ve been listening to Italian music as often as possible, hoping it will take me back…
If you’ve never been to Cafe Strudel on State Street, you are missing out! The food is excellent, the atmosphere is laid back, and because it is across the bridge (pretty much in Cayce), parking is a LOT easier to come by than the Vista. Continue reading
Bri and I recently got back from a work trip to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island. I know, I know. Tough job, right? Even better was when we got to go up to walk the meeting space and meet with the event coordinators a couple of weeks prior to our actual trip. Continue reading
Recently, Bri and I got to host a group (during a fabulous business trip to The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island) at Fat Hen on Johns Island. You guys. If you are ever within 25 miles of this place, you HAVE to check it out! Continue reading
Okay, so I promise that most days, my job is just like yours. I read emails, I answer emails, I write emails to send out to all of our clients… But just a couple of times a year, my job is TRULY fabulous. Last week was one of those times. Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Columbia had its very own Restaurant Week. This is a glorious week each year during which multiple restaurants in the area select a 3-course limited menu for a great deal. Which means we can go to a nice place like Ristorante Divino for a fraction of what we would normally spend, were we to purchase 3 courses (times 2) a la carte. Continue reading
Most people who know me probably know that while I am obsessed with food (even healthy food), I HATE to exercise. Not that I don’t exercise. I just hate doing it. Typically I use workout videos at home and just Get. It. Done. But this month, I joined a gym. A GYM!!! I, ColaTownTourist, am a card-carrying member (or at least a key fob-carrying member) of Hampton Hill Athletic Club. And you know what? I don’t hate it. Continue reading
My husband and I are what you might call “old souls.” While many young professionals are out on a Thursday night hopping from bar to bar, Brian and I often like to head over to California Dreaming and listen to local artist Jim LeBlanc cover songs from Bob Dylan to Simon and Garfunkel, as well as a few of his own originals.