Hidden Gems

Stepping Out into the Unknown

Born in Georgia and raised in Alabama, I’ve been a Southern Belle from the start. While I have always loved “yes m’am”, “please”, and “thank you”, I long desired to leave my small town and see the world. I grew up in a town where everyone called you by name. The summers, while extremely hot, were full of memories of the annual Peach Parade, Peach Pageant, and Peach...

El Matador Beach

A few months ago I put a post on Facebook asking my friends to leave bucket list travel destinations….places many people have never heard of.My friend Susan who lives in England sent me a photo via pinterest of a place in Malibu, California called the Matador Caves which is at El Matador Beach.  I was excited about this one as I would soon be able to cross it...

Have You Heard of Mevagissey?

Have you heard of the tiny little village called Mevagissey? When our family planned for us to spend a few days in the county of Cornwall during our 17 day trip to the UK I really didn’t know what to expect. I had never heard of it and truly didn’t have a clue as to the beauty I would soon see. Once settled we ventured to the fishing port Mevagissey which...