Category: Museums

Taipei: Of Cabbages and Qings

Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, can be as intense as any of the big cities across the water in mainland China.  But it also presents an opportunity to view Chinese culture through a different lens, with one stop, the National Palace Museum, offering one…

Baltimore: Say Cheese

The American Visionary Art Museum takes a not-too-serious look at “What Makes Us Smile,” a special exhibition featuring the input of “The Simpsons'” creator Matt Groening.

Nashville: Hooked on a Classic

It’s an eye-popping, head-scratching sight. There, in middle America, stands one of history’s most recognizable ancient buildings: the Greek Parthenon, generally considered one of the wonders of the Ancient World and a definite must-see for travelers to Greece. What in…

Cleveland: Star Turn for Shrine to Rock and Roll

For my recent visit to Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, I brought along the rocker in the family: my husband, Chris, a guitarist and music buff, who also blogs about musical gear and equipment. This was…