I'm from a sleepy town in the Triad region of North Carolina. All my life, my parents took us kids to the closest beach on the east coast there was: good, old-fashioned Myrtle. Even back in the mid-1990s, it was a treasure trove of commercialism, with high-rise condos juxtaposed against centuries-old motels still somewhat holding on, amid the tearing down of the old Pavillion and the installation of a brand-new boardwalk. My toes never touched … [Read more...]
Hi! I'm Courtney. I'm a small-town mother of two trying to figure out how to meld my love of travel with budget-based living and toddlers under the age of five underfoot. I hope to share stories about my past visits and plans for the future in this spot!