Smart News Travel | Smithsonian feed for Smart News TravelenWed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:27 +0000Saudi Arabia Makes MERS Preparations for Hajj has killed over 300 people in the past two yearsWed, 17 Sep 2014 14:51:27 +0000Delay-Plagued Virgin Galactic Finds Itself Delayed, Again will be hard for Virgin Galactic to fly by 2015 without a fully tested rocket engineThu, 11 Sep 2014 16:13:34 +0000In the Marathon du Medoc, Run 26.2 Miles—While Stopping to Drink Wine Along the Way running? Like wine? Why not combine the two? Fri, 05 Sep 2014 13:56:45 +0000This Beach Sculpture Is Modeled After Norwegian Fish Drying Racks's SALT festival involves music, sauna's and architectureFri, 29 Aug 2014 17:12:35 +0000New Analysis Suggests Utah’s Famous Rock Art Is Surprisingly Recent impressive Barrier Canyon Style images hold clues to the identity of their mysterious paintersTue, 26 Aug 2014 18:07:31 +0000You Can Visit A Cave Where the Ancient Maya Sacrificed Humans Belize, the Actun Tunichil Muknal cave is an eerie experience for visitorsFri, 15 Aug 2014 14:14:00 +0000Starting Tonight, You Can Roam the Tate Museum After Hours, Via Robot a virtual night at the museum with robots Wed, 13 Aug 2014 16:37:25 +0000Joe McConaughy Just Set a New Pacific Crest Trail Record finished all 2,660 miles, from Mexico and Canada, in 53 days, 6 hours and 37 minutesMon, 11 Aug 2014 11:54:51 +0000The World's Longest Horse Race Is Going on Right Now in Mongolia wild horses, broken bones and treacherous terrain, this isn't a steeplechase Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:41:46 +0000This Is Why the Park Service Banned Drones—One Just Crashed Into a Famous Hot Spring is why we can't have nice thingsThu, 07 Aug 2014 14:51:22 +0000If a Monkey Takes a Photo, No One Owns Copyright contested photo likely belongs to neither monkey nor man, but to the public domain Thu, 07 Aug 2014 14:50:02 +0000Jump on Massive Trampolines in a Giant Cavern in Wales sounds like fun: jumping on trampolines 180 feet above the floor of a giant cavernThu, 07 Aug 2014 14:16:00 +0000Barcelona's Turning Its Old Olympic Stadium Into a Virtual Reality Themepark Barcelona's Olympic Stadium, you can race a virtual OlympianThu, 07 Aug 2014 13:15:41 +0000Copenhagen Might Install a Giant, Energy-Gathering Duck in Its Harbor duck would be both a tourist attraction and a means of helping the city become carbon-neutral by 2025 Tue, 05 Aug 2014 14:08:02 +0000Civil War Battlefields Are Overrun With Deer Parks Department is going to spend $1.8 million to have hunters cull themMon, 04 Aug 2014 17:10:36 +0000With Wildfire Still Burning in Yosemite, Sequoias, At Least, Are Safe and down the West Coast, extraordinary fire seasons are becoming more common—and making climate change worseThu, 31 Jul 2014 16:28:10 +0000Saharan Dust Helped Build the Bahamas blown off the Sahara fuel the microbes that undergird the Bahaman ecosystemMon, 28 Jul 2014 13:15:00 +0000This Market Along the Burma-China Border Is a Veritable Noah’s Ark of Critically Endangered Animals Alex Hofford exposed the extent of the wildlife trade openly taking place at this infamous market Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:11:31 +0000