Located in the middle of United States history, Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Virginia is a great place to explore. Williamsburg is the site of the first permanent English settlement in the New World, and there are numerous outdoor activities to—kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddle boarding, biking, running. If you like to golf, Kingsmill Resort offers three 18-hole championship courses.
This week, Peter Greenberg Worldwide broadcasts from Kingsmill Resort and introduces us to Williamsburg Arts Month coordinator Terry Buntrock and English expat Steve Rose, who has created a business that moves history education outdoors.
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Rusty Carter, editor of the Virginia Gazette, talks Williamsburg offerings for young and old, and explains RevQuest, an online game that encourages excitement in historical learning.
Terry Buntrock, Williamsburg Arts Month coordinator, explains why Williamsburg is the perfect place to visit to experience a wide variety of arts events—symphony, storytelling, Plein Air painting (painting in open air), wine, jazz, and fashion.
Greg Lohse, owner of the Schooner Alliance, has been exploring the waters of the Williamsburg area since 1995 and joins us to talk sailing and making a living doing something you love.
Rhys Lewis, executive chef of Colonial Williamsburg, gives us farm to table with a twist—using ingredients that would have been available to colonists originally settling the area in the 17th century.
Janice Ernsting, concierge and historian, explains a little about the history of the Kingsmill Resort and tells us exactly where to go for a little something spooky.
Eric Speth, owner of the Godspeed, a ship that Speth refers to as a “floating history museum,” details what life was like aboard a ship in colonial times and why it was more than “passing time trying to recover from scurvy.”
Joe Brancatelli, founder of website JoeSentMe.com, explains what is making him angry in the world of travel and shares with us the great airfare deals of fall.
Steve Rose, concept author for Eco Discovery Park, explains why experiencing the historical sites of the Williamsburg area in an unconventional way encourages preservation for years to come. He also describes what it is about Virginia that has kept this English expat around for so many years.
Mike Boyd, of the Boyd Group, explains changes in air travel, his travel wish list and what might make business travel a thing of the past.
By Jessie Marek for PeterGreenberg.com