Experiences

Some of our most cherished traditions, from Santa Claus to the Easter Bunny, arrive from hazy origins. Take eggnog, for instance. Records date the concoction back to medieval Europe, before it became popular in England as “egg flip”  or simply “nog.” By the 18th century, American colonists had developed a fondness for this strange brew of milk, cream, sugar, cinnamon,

Here’s what you need to know to enjoy this year’s Virginia Film FestivalWe know; you’re a cinephile and you had your heart set on attending this year's Virginia Film Festival in Charlottesville.. But, for the first time in its storied history, due to the current pandemic, the 33rd Annual Virginia Film Festival will shift to a virtual format this year.

Want to stay somewhere slightly less conventional but still enjoy a relaxed setting, fine coffee, and turn-down service? Think about staying in one of a dozen boutique inns in or around Charlottesville. Our recommendations emphasize stylish settings for your stay, but two other details are key: location and price. Do you want to be in-town or on the perimeter? What about