The Charleston Sessions are starting this morning, at least for us bloggers. I’ve been looking forward to this event for quite a while now!!

Here is the Agenda:


10am – 6pm: Blogger things

6pm: Cocktail reception at Aloft XYZ Bar

Dinner at 82 Queen with a lot of the rest of the F2B crew


9 – 9:30: Hot To Write a Good Review – presented by food critic and author Robert Moss

9:45 – 10:15: What is Charleston Cuisine – presented by food critic and author of Barbecue: The History of an American Institution and Going Lardcore: Adventures in New Southern Dining, Robert Moss

10:30 – 11:15: 31+ Free Flights on Southwest in a year – From Companion Passes to Maximizing Rapid Rewards Points – presented by Frugal Travel Lawyer

11:30 – 12:15: You Don’t Need Running Shoes For Mileage Runs – how to find the best mileage runs – presented by Points Summary

12:15 – 1:15: Lunch at hotel & Firefly Vodka reception

1:15 – 2: Traveling with families and friends – learn tips and tricks for traveling with kids, family members, and in grounds, including how to get $35/night condos anywhere in the world – presented by The Deal Mommy & Indulge The Wanderlust

2:15 – 3: Living The Pickles Lifestyle – presented by The Mr Pickles

3:15 – 3:30: A Look Back At The Hobby – presented by Frugal Travel Guy

3:45 – 4:30: Round Table – you pick the topics

5:30 – 7:30: Dinner – Hall’s Chophouse (or on your own)

7:45 – ?: Ghost Tour or Pub Crawl (I’m pretty sure it will be Pub Crawl for me!)


8:30 – 9:30: Breakfast at the hotel

10 – 11:30: Historic Walking Tour of Charleston

12 – 2: Brunch/Lunch at Eli’s Table


I’ll be posting next week about the happenings at the Charleston Sessions. I am very much looking forward to meeting the rest of the First2Board bloggers and some of the readers too! Hope to see you there!