Finding the roots of a great Southern Gothic author in the home of a rather strange little girl.
The subterranean Crystal Worlds museum immerses visitors in the art of Swarovski.
The Yad Vashem museum offers a sobering reminder of the millions of lives lost in the Holocaust.
The Guinness Storehouse offers the history — and a taste — of Ireland’s signature brew.
The National Museum of American Jewish History claims its place on Independence Mall and in the story of the founding of the nation.
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 of the world’s largest treasuries of Chinese art. Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists spirited these riches — […]
The Newseum offers a compelling view of history told through a journalistic prism.
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.
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 the name of Zeus, is this ancient monument doing in Nashville, of all places? Nashville’s […]
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 our second pilgrimage to this shrine to rock, which is marking its 15th anniversary, and […]