UNEARTHING VIRGINIA'S HISTORY AT 7 SIGNIFICANT HISTORIC SITES

 The First Lady of Virginia, Pamela Northam, interviews Jon Meacham and Jefferson descendant Gayle Jessup-White to get their thoughts...

CRUSH FRIDAY: YOUR MINI-VACATION GUIDE TO VIRGINIA BEACH

 If you followed us in 2018, the team at Virginia is for Lovers “Crushed Fridays” each month in a new destination, choosing the most...

 
 
 
Live Performances and Venues Will Have your Group Applauding for More

LIVE PERFORMANCES AND VENUES WILL HAVE YOUR GROUP APPLAUDING FOR MORE

From Broadway musicals and Shakespeare plays to folk music and opera, Virginia's performing arts centers and theatres give visitors...

Three Memorable Virginia Vacations for 2019

THREE MEMORABLE VIRGINIA VACATIONS FOR 2019

Although the year has just begun, we have already started thinking about our travel plans for 2019. While planning vacations can easily...

 
 
 
5 Places in Virginia for Holiday Treats, Sweets, & Cocktails

5 PLACES IN VIRGINIA FOR HOLIDAY TREATS, SWEETS, & COCKTAILS

It's the most wonderful time of the year...the time when calories don't count and it's acceptable to indulge in rich holiday dishes...

What's New in Virginia for 2019

WHAT'S NEW IN VIRGINIA FOR 2019

Virginia has lots to look forward to in 2019, from luxury boutique hotels featuring rooftop bars to brand new restaurants from critically-acclaimed...

 
 
 
Top Things to Do in Virginia This January

TOP THINGS TO DO IN VIRGINIA THIS JANUARY

January is only a few days away, and while you may be tempted to stay indoors and cozy up on the couch, there are plenty of exceptional...

Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in January 2019

BIG CONCERTS COMING TO VIRGINIA IN JANUARY 2019

It's a new year and there's lots of new music coming to Virginia in January 2019. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock...

 
 
 

HOLIDAY CHEERS: VIRGINIA BREWERIES, WINERIES, & DISTILLERIES FOR THE SEASON

The holidays bring some tasty flavors to Virginia, so it comes as no surprise that many Virginia craft breweries, wineries, and distilleries...

Holiday Finds in Irvington, VA

HOLIDAY FINDS IN IRVINGTON, VA

Do the holidays have you stressed? From a calendar of events to a long list of gifts to find and wrap, “overwhelmed” is a regular feeling...

 
 
 

VIRGINIA'S MOST OVER-THE-TOP HOLIDAY DECORATIONS

 With the holiday season upon us, it's time to check off all the annual traditions , from tacky lights tours to a heartwarming breakfast...

10 Trip Ideas for Fun Holiday Getaways

10 TRIP IDEAS FOR FUN HOLIDAY GETAWAYS

Tacky lights, beautifully decorated historic homes, an exhilarating once a year drive on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk... Whatever gets...

 
 
 
Take the Train to a Holiday Tour in Virginia!

TAKE THE TRAIN TO A HOLIDAY TOUR IN VIRGINIA!

It's the season when Virginia decks the halls and opens its doors to visitors, with historic home tours across the Commonwealth. Luckily,...

CRUSH FRIDAY: YOUR MINI-VACATION GUIDE TO FREDERICKSBURG

 For over 20 years, Americans have been failing at taking their paid vacation days, leading to a workforce plagued by high stress,...

 
 
 
Planning the Perfect Escape to Charlottesville & Albemarle County This Winter!

PLANNING THE PERFECT ESCAPE TO CHARLOTTESVILLE & ALBEMARLE COUNTY THIS WINTER!

Wintertime has finally arrived. The beautiful and dazzling leaves have all fallen from their branches. The nights are a little longer....

10 Kid-Friendly Breweries & Wineries

10 KID-FRIENDLY BREWERIES & WINERIES

Virginia's wineries and breweries are quickly becoming a great place for a family outing. Parents can kick back and enjoy local craft...

 
 
 
10 Trip Ideas for your Next Wine & Dine Getaway

10 TRIP IDEAS FOR YOUR NEXT WINE & DINE GETAWAY

When planning your next trip to Virginia, be sure to bring your appetite. From abundant seafood to wonderful ethnic traditions and...

Crush Friday: Your Mini-Vacation Guide to Virginia's River Realm

CRUSH FRIDAY: YOUR MINI-VACATION GUIDE TO VIRGINIA'S RIVER REALM

Whenever the subject of Millennials comes up, there's a pretty good chance that the words “entitled”, “spoiled”, or even “lazy” will...

 
 
 
Big Concerts Coming to Virginia in November 2018

BIG CONCERTS COMING TO VIRGINIA IN NOVEMBER 2018

There's a great amount of music coming to Virginia in November. From major country acts to the biggest names in rock and pop, catch...

All Aboard for a Fall City Walking Tour in Virginia!

ALL ABOARD FOR A FALL CITY WALKING TOUR IN VIRGINIA!

**This post is written in partnership with Amtrak Virginia and Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation.** Virginia's cities...

 
 
 



Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Mueller's office disputes bombshell report on Trump's alleged involvement...

Mueller's office disputes bombshell report on Trump's alleged involvement with Michael Cohen's testimony to Congress

Thomson Reuters The special counsel Robert Mueller's office disputed a BuzzFeed News report that said Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's longtime attorney, was instructed... Read more ...

This $17 Resistance Band Set Means No More New Year's Resolution Excuses

This $17 Resistance Band Set Means No More New Year's Resolution Excuses

Still haven't given up on those new year's fitness goals? This resistance band set lets you get a full workout in any room in your house, with up to 150 pounds of resistance if... Read more ...

Spain receives 82.6 million foreign tourists last year

Spain receives 82.6 million foreign tourists last year

As per Spanish government figures, the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year. Read more ...

South Dakota Tourism welcomed 14.1 million tourists in 2018

South Dakota Tourism welcomed 14.1 million tourists in 2018

It is consecutive ninth year, South Dakota Tourism saw increased growth in tourism to the state in 2018. Read more ...

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

Travellers embrace Airbnb for 2019 Chinese New Year, Songkran and Golden Week

The new data shows that travellers to Thailand are increasingly turning to Airbnb for accommodation during big tourism events. Read more ...

About 15.5 million international tourists visited to Vietnam

About 15.5 million international tourists visited to Vietnam

The tourism industry of Vietnam continues to rank amongst the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the world, with revenue in 2018 reaching VND620 trillion , up VND110... Read more ...

Chicago welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018

Chicago welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018

A new tourism record was set by Chicago as it welcomed more than 57.6 million visitors in 2018 showing a growth of 4.3 per cent as compared to the same period last year. Mayor... Read more ...

Japan experienced record high visitor number last year with low shopping spree

Japan experienced record high visitor number last year with low shopping spree

Last year, the tourist number visiting Japan hit a record high as did in terms of their spending in the country, regardless of a series of natural disasters that closed down... Read more ...

Thailand has widened VOA fee waiver

Thailand has widened VOA fee waiver

Visa-on-arrival fee waiver of Thailand for citizens of 20 countries along with China and India will be extended until April 30. The 2,000 baht visa-on-arrival fee exemption... Read more ...

6 Australia and New Zealand cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2019

6 Australia and New Zealand cities by price: Backpacker Index for 2019

Updated and re-ranked for 2019, the Australia and New Zealand Backpacker Index includes 6 cities that are generally the most popular for foreign visitors. The currencies of... Read more ...