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Broad Street in Charleston South Carolina by Monica Edwards

Charleston & ME

READY TO TRAVEL LIKE A LOCAL?

Whether you're a local or a traveler, grab this online guide to the best of Charleston—from a local's perspective. You'll see where the locals eat, shop, play and explore (and, where we take our friends when they come into town).

Charleston local Monica Edwards Photographing at Sullivans Island Beach

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I'm Monica Edwards

Your new local connection  

to Charleston

I'm a writer, photographer, explorer and 20+ year former magazine owner. I'm obsessed with adventure, interest and intrigue. And a curator of Charleston's best.

You're likely to find me exploring Charleston, living large and helping others to do the same.

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01 Where to Eat

02 What to See

03 What to Do

04  Iconic Must-Sees

05 Where the locals do life

IN THE GUIDE

Charleston Quick Guide by Monica Edwards
Boardwalk to Charlestons Sullivans Island Beach by Monica Edwards

Charleston & ME

THE BLOG

Not your ordinary blog. 

All the latest on the curated best of Charleston and beyond. Made for Locals and those that want to travel like a local—from a local.

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MY FAVORITE
COFFEE SHOPS

Whether you are a coffee, tea or water drinker a stop in the city's best coffee shops is where you see locals doing life. Here I explore 5 different coffee shops in Downtown Charleston with different vibes and food offerings.

Coffee and Dessert at Harken Cafe in Charleston
Must eat Lunch at Queen St Grocery Charleston Sandwich

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A LOCAL'S DAILY
FOOD STOPS

Charleston is packed with a plethora of  places to dine. Here's a look at the places that top my (and a lot of locals) everyday, grab-and-go food list.

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ICONIC CHARLESTON

From cobblestone streets to Rainbow Row, from Waterfront park to Battery Park, From Shem Creek to Ravenal Bridge, from Seafood to Southern, there are myriad things that are simply iconic Charleston and not to be missed.

Rainbow Row a Charleston Must See by Monica Edwards

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What to do and see in Charleston SC Guide by Monica Edwards

A Local's Guide
to Charleston

Whether you're a local or a traveler, download this  guide to the best of Charleston—from a local's perspective. You'll see where the locals eat, shop, play and explore (and, where we take our friends when they come into town).

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