The Mid-Atlantic city of Richmond, Virginia, experiences a seasonal climate, which means chilly winters accompanied by occasional snow. But there is still enough to do to stave off boredom and cabin fever. Here are Richmond’s top outdoor activities that can be done even when it’s freezing outside.
Even when it’s frigid outside, Richmond’s Canal Walk makes for a serene wintertime stroll through refurbished historic buildings, a handful of restaurants and enticing street graffiti. Grab a coffee to stay warm on the walk.
Continue walking through Brown’s Island until you reach the pedestrian bridge that leads across the James River to Belle Isle. Here you can hike, bike or simply sit and watch the rapids roar between the banks.
An ice rink in West Broad Village is open during the winter that rents skates and ice time to adults for $15 and to kids for $14.
Post Up at a Brewery
If the cold is too much for you, head inside to one of Richmond’s breweries, like Legend Brewing Company or Blue Bee Cider. The city also hosts brewery tours that ship participants from spot to spot in a van.
Shop in Carytown
Stroll along the quaint Cary Street and pop into boutique shops for an afternoon. Pull over into one of the cozy cafés for a mid-afternoon coffee or tea.
Many travelers are exchanging their regular home lives for a more exciting life abroad. However, no matter where in the world you visit, money is needed to live a comfortable life. Gaining work experience abroad can diversity a resume and open opportunities worldwide. For travelers who wish to live a more nomadic lifestyle, getting a short-term job in a country is also a great option. This will ensure travelers have enough money to get by and give them experience. Before leaving for a country or while in a foreign land, travelers can use the internet to find jobs or local resources.
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.
One of the best ways to experience and learn more about a culture is by looking for and picking through the local markets. Depending on the destination, markets can be found in the out-of-the-way nooks and crannies of larger cities or can function as attractions on their own merit.
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.
One of the greatest sights in the world, the great pyramids of Giza, stands towering in the desert, the imposing stature dwarfing tourists for miles. Visitors to Giza might feel twangs of adventure and exploration, but guests should be warned climbing the pyramids is forbidden.