Writer Ruth Rovner offers a tour of Holocaust memorials in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, April 28.
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 hosts 13 million visitors annually. They come to explore everything from art to history to […]
Our writer finds that the San Diego waterfront is loaded with attractions — even some Navy, er, seals!
Virginia’s state capital, Richmond, once served as the capital of the breakaway Confederacy, and offers a host of insights into the Civil War — which marks its 150th anniversary this year — and the South.
Just north of Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale can hold its own with cultural offerings.
On a very special Grand Tour, writer Ruth Rovner towers over some of Europe’s greatest attractions.
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.
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.
At first glance, I could be forgiven for being confused. Three Gothic Revival buildings – offering the expected mix of turrets, buttresses, arches and spires, as well as a soaring clock tower – loomed commandingly over an adjacent river.
A master of kinetic sculpture, Jean Tinguely created ingenious works from all sorts of everyday materials, including scrap metal, plastic, and discarded wheels. In art-filled Basel, a museum pays homage.