Five Fab Things to Do in Dublin By Faye S. Wolfe Three hundred years ago Boston-born Benjamin Franklin dubbed Dublin a “magnificent city.” That’s still true. Historic, lively, and stylish, Dublin’s got plenty to do and see, yet it’s manageable, a city on a human scale. (Its tallest building, part of Google’s European headquarters, is […]
We love museums, and on every trip, we make sure to visit one or two to add some historical dimensions to our travels. Whether it’s a tiny one-room repository of local history or the dramatic sweep of a Guggenheim or Louvre, we encourage all of our readers to visit museums whenever they travel.
The Old Stone House of Edgar Allen Poe in Richmond By MaKayla Allen Edgar Allan Poe never lived in the building that is now occupied by the Poe Museum; however, he had the greatest successes of his life while living in Richmond. Located in Shockoe Bottom, the “Old Stone House” stands both as the oldest […]
America’s Largest Private Estate, the Biltmore, or, ‘The Lady on the Hill’ By Tab Hauser Asheville, located in the mountains of western North Carolina is a vibrant small city that caters to vacationers. It offers good food, galleries and shops as well as good evening entertainment. It is an ideal place to use as a […]
Frida Kahlo’s Travels in San Fransico By Susanne Barbezat La Casa Azul, now one of the most visited museums in Mexico City, was the birthplace of the artist Frida Kahlo. It was the home where she grew up, where she lived with her husband Diego Rivera, and where she died. She also spent significant periods of time in the […]
See The Best Of Beantown with a Boston City Pass By Sierra Sumner Boston, Massachusetts is legendary for its history and culture. Growing up in nearby Lowell, Mass, the state capitol is a hub for everything, as well as its twin, Cambridge. I set aside a fall weekend to explore the city and see what it […]
An Arboretum to Admire in DC By Kurt Jacobson For almost eight years I had driven past The National Arboretum without venturing inside. The humdrum black iron and stone gateway on New York Avenue in Washington DC gives no indication of the treasures inside. All one can see from driving past this entrance on New York […]
Troll Hole Museum is the world’s largest collection of troll dolls and has a Guinness Book of World records record.
Learn about New Orleans’ Southern Food and Beverage Museum, the place to visit for food history, culture, and even exhibits you can eat.