Virtual Travel

France’s Jura Region

France’s Jura Region

At Home on the Road, Explore Up Close Style How's your French?! Well, it doesn't need to be very good to watch this week's video -- in fact, this is all about...

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The Battle of Cedar Spring

The Battle of Cedar Spring

The Battle of Cedar Spring Spartanburg County, SC, was the backdrop for a number of sharp skirmishes between upcountry Tories and their neighbors, the...

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Exploring a Venetian Garden

Exploring a Venetian Garden

Exploring a Venetian Garden Has Chumley acquired a real estate license?! Not at all . . . but he will still take you on a tour of homes -- including several...

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America’s Garden City

America’s Garden City

How far would Chumley travel to make a video about America's Garden City? Well, it's about 639 miles to Venice, Florida. And Venice is America's original...

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South Carolina’s Roof

South Carolina’s Roof

How's this for a Zen riddle: Is there a place in South Carolina that you can only reach by car, if you drive to North Carolina first? Contemplate that, my...

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Finding “Place” in Saluda

Finding “Place” in Saluda

"Rainy afternoon on the Palmetto Trail, only around 5 miles from Saluda." That sounds like the final journal entry from the ill-fated Explore Up Close...

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