Headed to Indianapolis, also known as the Crossroads of America? You won’t want to miss these three museums.
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis is the largest children’s museum in the world, but there’s plenty to entertain adults as well. With nearly 500,000 square feet of indoor space, plus another 7.5 acres of outdoor fun, you could spend days uncovering all the museum has to offer. Explore the brand-new “Take Me There: Greece” exhibit, opening June 15, an immersive look at modern-day life for an average Grecian family; the hugely popular and ever-expanding “Dinosphere,” with its real dino bones and paleontologists; and the huge “Riley Children’s Health Sports Legends Experience,” where you can try your hand at tons of sporting activities.
Conner Prairie Living History Museum
Conner Prairie Living History Museum takes you back in time to 1800s Indiana. Stroll across more than 1,000 acres of recreated settlements, towns and Native American camps. Check out the view from the original Conner house. Definitely spend some time in the working barn, with goats, sheep, cows and the occasional llama or two.
Once the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the newly renamed Newfield’s is a new kind of art museum experience. Combining art with nature, a trip to Newfield’s includes not just art, but also more than 100 acres of woodland, gardens, water features, restaurants, bars and performance spaces. Forget what you thought you knew about art museums, as this new concept takes art to an entirely different place.
The Fear of Missing Out greatly affects students who study abroad. For months students look forward to the countries they will call home, whether for a semester or a year, and then after they arrive, the loneliness and separation sets in. It’s difficult to be away from family and friends for a long amount of time and studying abroad is no exception, no matter how badly a student wants to fall in love with their city.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Breweries are everywhere today and, while many craft and microbreweries specialize in particular styles of beer, few are quite as specialized as Ghent Gruut Brewery in Ghent, Belgium. Here, the current craze for hop-heavy India Pale Ales is entirely eschewed as absolutely no hops at all are used in the brewing process. Before you clamor to claim this can’t be beer at all as everyone knows the four ingredients of beer are grain, water, yeast, and hops, consider hops weren’t actually added to beer until the 13th century. Before then, all beers were flavored with herbs and spices, or gruut, as the French population of medieval Ghent called them.
For many couples, honeymoons serve as a once-in-a-lifetime luxurious trip, often fulfilling a bucket list destination or experience. South Africa is one of those places. The country offers a variety of experiences, whether you want a relaxing or adventurous honeymoon.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.