Garden City Realty’s Guide to Touring the South Strand

In 1941, the founders of the International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism defined tourism as “the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of non-residents, insofar as they do not lead to permanent residence and are not connected with any earning activity.” In 2022, we say, “huh?” We think it’s pretty safe to assume… Read More “Garden City Realty’s Guide to Touring the South Strand”

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Our South Carolina coast is the landing place for many migratory species, but one of our coolest visitors is the Loggerhead Sea Turtle! Although many different species travel through our waters, this marine creature is actually our state reptile. As the largest of all hard-shelled turtles, they grow to about 250 pounds, but the largest ones found have been over… Read More “Loggerhead Sea Turtle”

Finding Shark Teeth

The ocean is full of so many treasures, but one particularly rare find is shark teeth. These little remnants of the massive sea creatures that swam off the coast can date back millions of years. Luckily, South Carolina beaches are said to be a hot spot for shark tooth hunting, and if you’ve always wanted to find one for yourself,… Read More “Finding Shark Teeth”

Walks on the Beach

In our day-to-day lives, taking time for ourselves is easier said than done. We have responsibilities and to-do lists, perhaps others to care for. It can be difficult to slow down but finding ways to enjoy our own company is healthy for the mind and body. In fact, we need to have some downtime. A good place to start is… Read More “Walks on the Beach”

Seashells

As winter slowly approaches and steals away our beach days, we may want to hold onto the things that remind us of those warm afternoons in the sun. One way to do this is to bring the beach inside—minus the sand. And so, we turn to decorate with seashells, a wonderfully nautical, and cheap solution to our winter blues. Displaying… Read More “Seashells”