Get outside London and you will still find a huge number of cultural institutions. Take a look at these top destinations.
The northern town of Wakefield is situated near Leeds and boasts a lovely gallery named after local artist Barbara Hepworth. It’s been described as one of the best galleries in the country, with works by Hepworth, Anthony Caro and Henry Moore among the collection.
This gallery is one of the biggest centers for contemporary art in the United Kingdom and sits right in the middle of Nottingham. It is also known for live music and dance performances, so check the listings before you travel.
Up in the Scottish city of Glasgow you will find this varied gallery and museum complex, the United Kimgdom’s most-visited museum outside London. As you might expect, Kelvingrove is noted for its huge collection of Scottish art.
The Liverpool outpost of the Tate gallery is found right on the waterfront in the Albert Dock district. It houses one of the best art collections in the country outside London, and plays an important role in the Liverpool Biennial art fair.
Head to the Bretton Hall estate in Yorkshire to explore this huge “gallery without walls,” with open-air exhibits dotted throughout the grounds. A great trip for a summer’s day.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
As solo travel becomes more and more popular, introverts may wonder if the seemingly courageous act is one they would enjoy. The truth is introverts aren’t necessarily shy or anti-social, but they gain energy from their alone time and often need quiet in order to recharge. So long as there are opportunities for such solo moments, a solo trip can be an introvert’s dream vacation. Here are a few ways to make the most of a solo trip as an introvert.