The author stayed at Wentworth Mansion, a 21-room AAA five diamond-rated hotel. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the hotel is offering a "10 Luxuries Package." Among the cushy perks: a couples massage at the spa, a private carriage ride through historic downtown Charleston and flowers and champagne in the room. The pack-

age -- at the hefty price of $1,000 for the first night and $400 for each additional night for two -- is offered Sunday through Friday June 9-Aug. 28 (some dates excluded). For more information, call 1-888-466-1886 or visit www.wentworthmansion.com.

For visitor information, including tips on other places to stay, go to www.charlestoncvb.com/visitors.