Moon Charleston & Savannah

Travel writer and Savannah native Jim Morekis shares the must-see sights and local secrets of Charleston and Savannah, from exploring the French Quarter to kayaking in the Golden Isles. Morekis includes unique trip strategies like Literary Lark—following the life and work of authors Robert Louis Stevenson, Edgar Allen Poe, and John Berendt—and his Kayaker’s Paradise […]

Sunlight strikes moss-covered monuments and gravestones in Bonaventure Cemetary.

Cinema History in Savannah, Georgia

Beginning in the 1960s, author Jim Morekis covers the history of film in Savannah, from Gator (1975) to Glory (1989) to The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000) and beyond.

Telfair Acadmey of Arts and Sciences in Savannah, Georgia.

A City of Art: Savannah, Georgia

There are more art galleries per capita in Savannah than in New York City—one gallery for every 2,191 residents, to be exact. Read on to discover galleries both big and small.

Green-tinted water cascades from the spouts in the Forsyth Park fountain.

Irish History in Savannah, Georgia

Today, Savannah holds the second-largest St. Patty’s celebration in the world. In this article, Georgia expert Jim Morekis shares a brief history of the Irish and the parade’s humble beginnings.

photo of the grounds of Middleton Place in Charleston, SC.

The Best of Charleston and Savannah in 10 Days

Both Charleston and Savannah share an abiding respect for social manners and mores, for history, for making money, and for good food and strong drink. This tour begins in Charleston and gives you ten days to explore these two great cities.

Carriage horses in harnesses and blinders drink from tubs as they await riders.

Take a Guided Tour of Savannah, Georgia

Savannah’s tourist boom has resulted in a similar explosion of more than 50 separate tour services, ranging from guided trolley journeys to carriage rides to ecotourism adventures. Author Jim Morekis lists the most notable offerings to choose from when planning your trip.

Mercer is carved in stone on a foot-high wall surrounding a plot of stone-covered graves.

Savannah’s Bonaventure Cemetery

On the banks of the Wilmington River just east of town lies one of Savannah’s most unique sights, Bonaventure Cemetery. Author Jim Morekis tells you how to get there and what to see.