Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenThu, 20 Nov 2014 15:57:36 +0000Astronauts Nap on the Launchpad While Waiting for a Ride to Space's not much to do while NASA goes through its pre-launch checks Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:57:36 +0000This Company Is Crowdfunding a Mission to the Moon reward: a spot in a digital time capsule buried beneath the lunar surfaceWed, 19 Nov 2014 15:42:03 +0000Smaug the Dragon And Other Unexpected Airport Surprises's more to the world's airports than newsstands and food courts Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:01:04 +0000Virgin Galactic's Aggressive Plan to Get Back in the Air company hopes to resume flying with a new ship by summer 2015Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:30:16 +0000A Lone Gray Wolf May Have Wandered Into the Grand Canyon haven’t confirmed whether the canine is a full-blooded gray wolf, but wolf advocates are pretty convincedWed, 05 Nov 2014 19:00:43 +0000Scotland Is No Longer Home to the World’s Best Whiskys it comes to whisky, Japan, the US and even England now reign supreme Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:17:53 +0000What SpaceShipTwo's Crash Means for Virgin Galactic And Private Spaceflight spaceflight may see tighter federal regulationMon, 03 Nov 2014 16:36:50 +0000You’ll Soon Be Able to Talk to London And Manchester’s Statues scan a tag near the statues with your cell, and they'll call you with a quick first-person history lessonWed, 29 Oct 2014 13:50:37 +0000America's Finally Getting Its First Permanent Cat Cafe and a Siamese, pleaseTue, 28 Oct 2014 17:08:49 +0000Ellis Island Is Opening an Abandoned Hospital to the Public for the First Time in 60 Years are 29 abandoned buildings in all, several of which visitors can exploreThu, 16 Oct 2014 15:36:47 +0000What Should the Price of Visiting Wilderness Be? passed, HR 5204 could introduce widespread fees for entering formerly free public landsMon, 29 Sep 2014 18:33:22 +0000Visitors to Emperor Augustus' Home Can Now See the Same Frescos He Did in time for the 2,000th anniversary of Augustus' death, new wings of Augustus' home are opened Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:59:43 +0000