In researching my trip to Savannah last fall, I’d been piqued by the chance to have a proper afternoon tea at The Tea Room, so on my third morning in that city, I made my way to the little shop and made an appointment for afternoon tea a couple of hours later. But first, an early lunch and a stroll… [Keep reading…]
I’ve said it before: Savannah’s a terrific walking city. Personally, I don’t think there’s a better way to experience all the sights, sounds, and smells of Savannah than on two feet. Your pace is (naturally) slower than if you’re in a car. You notice details more closely than you would when you’re whizzing by and quite frankly, unlike driving a… [Keep reading…]
I was beyond excited for my trip to Savannah because I knew I’d have a change to see and hear some some wonderful old tales from storytellers with stilled tongues. But with all there was to see and do, I only had time to visit two of Savannah’s more popular dwellings for the dead: Colonial Park Cemetery and Bonaventure Cemetery.
If you’ve never been to Savannah before, check your expectations at the Georgia state line.
Forget all those visions of the traditional South. This is the new millennium, cuz, and Savannah is like a Southern belle who stepped out of her petticoat and hoop skirt to join the twenty-first century. If you’re expecting restaurants serving “classic” Southern fare on every corner you’re going to be disappointed, but there are still a few establishments where the tradition continues to thrive.
One of the most well-known and well-loved is Mrs. Wilkes’ Dining Room.
When I decided to spend Thanksgiving in Savannah, I knew I wanted to have Thanksgiving dinner someplace special. The Olde Pink House definitely fit the bill.