East Coast US, Travels

Historic Architecture, Torrential Rains, and Flooded Streets – Charleston, South Carolina

After loading up on tea and filling our brains with tea-related facts, we hopped back on the road and continued our drive to Charleston. On the way, we made a brief stop at the Angel Oak – a giant southern live oak tree that's 66 feet (20 m) tall, 28 feet (8.5 m) around, and… Continue reading Historic Architecture, Torrential Rains, and Flooded Streets – Charleston, South Carolina

East Coast US, Travels

Everything you ever wanted to know about tea… and more! – Charleston Tea Plantation, South Carolina

Once we were in South Carolina, we left it to my aunt and uncle to plan things out. And they did a fabulous job! In a million years, I don’t think it would have occurred to me to visit a tea plantation. I didn’t even know there was one. We also all naively thought there… Continue reading Everything you ever wanted to know about tea… and more! – Charleston Tea Plantation, South Carolina

East Coast US, Travels

Birthday on the Beach – Beaufort County, South Carolina

Montana has many things. Lakes, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, boating, skiing, and opportunities for just about every recreational activity you can think of. But it doesn’t have oceans. I didn’t grow up going to the beach. In fact, I never set foot on a beach until I was 10 and we went to Oregon for a… Continue reading Birthday on the Beach – Beaufort County, South Carolina

About me, Lists, Travels

Diana’s Best of 2016

2016 was a rough year. I think we can all pretty much agree on that. Nasty politics, violence, and the deaths of our favorite celebrities ruled the news. But rather than focus on the bad, I thought I'd finish off the year with a list of my favorite 2016 adventures. Here are this year's top… Continue reading Diana’s Best of 2016