“Leaving home,” writes Robert Nelly Bellah, “involves a kind of second birth.” Establishing independence, however, is never an easy task. If you’re getting ready to move out of your parents’ house, you’re going to need a budget. Here are seven essential things you’ll need to include: 1. Cost of Moving Whether you’re moving to an […]
Many make the move to Richmond, Virginia, to escape the traffic and housing costs of larger cities. The good news is that even though Richmond is on the smaller side, it’s filled to the brim with history, culture, arts, and amazing restaurants. Pair that combination with proximity to Virginia Beach, Washington, D.C., Williamsburg, and Charlottesville, then you realize Richmond is a fine place to grow some roots.
Most people think of Civil War museums when they think of Virginia’s capital city, but modern Richmond isn’t living in the past. The foodie scene has recently taken off, and you can find anything from Italian and traditional Southern cuisine to authentic West African and Caribbean fare. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, Richmond boasts bike trails, the world-class Maymont Park, and recreation along the beautiful James River. With so much to offer, Richmond is an excellent place to call home.