Author: Ruth Rovner

San Diego: Exploring Fauna, Flora, and More in Balboa Park

For culturally minded visitors, San Diego makes it easy. Some 15 museums are located in one beautiful urban space: Balboa Park, a jewel located in the heart of the city. Established in l868, and encompassing almost 1,200 acres, the park…

Zurich: By Boat, Train, and Tram

Strolling around lovely Zurich is easy enough — but riding the rails, plying the waters, and chugging up the hills is so much fun. Ruth Rovner samples as much as she can.

Vienna: Once More With Feeling

Perhaps no city is as well-associated with music as Vienna. And in the winter holiday season, famed hometown stars, the Boys Choir and the Philharmonic, really shine. While there, though, make time for the Haus der Musik, a thorough investigation of the subject.