This week on Life Disconnected, my mom, Kathy, writes about my parents’ recent trip to Charleston, S.C. My parents get to travel way more than I do!

My husband and I took a wonderful 3-day trip to Charleston, S.C., to escape the winter doldrums of Pennsylvania. Although our state is picturesque and quaint, we sometimes need to escape to see how others live and explore the food, architecture, and sights of new locations.

My Fitbit certainly got a workout for this trip! Just the steps in the airport both directions in this trip were significant, but, with the downtown location of our beautiful hotel, Mills House Wyndam), exploring was always on foot.

Day 1

Day 1 found us spending the morning exploring the downtown area, including the shops on King Street. We also spend some time making sure we could find the spot where we were to meet our first tour group that afternoon at the Cumberland St. Smokehouse.

Later that afternoon as we entered the restaurant we combined with a welcoming group of 15 other tourists and our tour guide for the Downtown Charleston Culinary Tour. What a great time that was! We visited four different restaurants with samplings of traditional Southern foods, ending with a delectable dessert at the famous Kaminski’s Bakery.

With samples of multiple foods, we certainly did not want any supper that evening, but decided some type of entertainment was in order so, after consulting with the concierge, we walked a few blocks to the acclaimed restaurant High Cotton for some live music. We returned there again the next night for some live jazz.

Read the rest on her blog, “Life Continued — Kathy’s life beyond the classroom.”

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