Travel | Smithsonian feed for TravelenMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:07:28 +0000The Ever Expanding World of Wine Takes Your Palate to Unexpected Places before have so many diverse wines, from so many places, been available to so many people around the globeMon, 23 Jan 2017 18:07:28 +0000Much of the Cuisine We Now Know, and Think of as Ours, Came to Us by War long and winding road that brought "local" dishes to our platesMon, 23 Jan 2017 15:31:22 +0000Take a Look Inside These Six Presidential Homes White House isn't the only presidential address worth visiting this inauguration yearFri, 20 Jan 2017 16:30:33 +0000Eight Places to Celebrate the Accomplishments of Great American Women are grossly under-represented when it comes to recognition in public places, but here are a few places that pay tribute to their contributionsThu, 19 Jan 2017 21:21:55 +0000Take a Smithsonian Tour of All Things Presidential's how to locate official presidential portraits, works of art, material culture and campaign memorabilia across the SmithsonianTue, 17 Jan 2017 22:09:18 +0000Meet the Michelin-Starred Chef Pushing the Limits of Vegetarian Cuisine in China chef Tony Lu discusses China’s changing tastes and his own innovative approach to 'Vegetarian Fusion'Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:06:28 +0000A Brief History of Food as Art subject to statement, food has played a role in art for millenniaFri, 13 Jan 2017 15:20:05 +0000You've Been Slurping Ramen All Wrong Japan, ramen is a culinary touchstone that goes way beyond foodFri, 13 Jan 2017 15:10:46 +0000Stories of Sports Champions in the African American History Museum Prove the Goal Posts Were Set Higher sports exhibition delves into the lost, forgotten or denied history of the heroes on the field Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:42:42 +0000The Speech and Bible From George Washington's First Inauguration Made History Many Times Over first president created the tradition of giving an inaugural address and swearing the oath of office on a BibleWed, 11 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000Get Lost in the Landscape that Inspired William Faulkner’s Greatest Novels new book of photography brings the late author's Mississippi homestead to lifeMon, 09 Jan 2017 13:35:00 +0000Visit These Ten Sites Celebrating Major Anniversaries in 2017 Jane Austen’s 200th anniversary to the founding of Denali National Park, there are plenty of events to fill your calendarThu, 05 Jan 2017 16:54:22 +0000The Couple Who Saved China's Ancient Architectural Treasures Before They Were Lost Forever the nation teetered on the brink of war in the 1930s, two Western-educated thinkers struck out for the hinterlands to save their country's richesWed, 04 Jan 2017 17:32:43 +0000Sparkling Ice Castles Take Form Across the Midwest Wed, 04 Jan 2017 17:11:16 +0000Meet the Researchers Who Scour the World's Most Dangerous Corners in Search of Biological Riches, malaria and pirates are just some of the challenges these scientist-explorers face in their quest to map the world’s diversityTue, 03 Jan 2017 14:00:00 +0000Smithsonian Journeys Travel Quarterly: Atlas of Eating an in-depth look at food and culinary culture around the globe, including in-depth stories and favorite recipesSun, 01 Jan 2017 15:07:17 +0000Travel to the Birthplace of Pearls Bay is the pearl capital of the worldFri, 30 Dec 2016 21:55:42 +000010 of the World's Best Snorkeling Destinations into the new year in these water wonderlandsFri, 30 Dec 2016 20:52:58 +0000A Photographer Captures Emptiness and Longing in Longfellow's Nova Scotia Mark Marchesi spent four years tracing images from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem, "Evangeline"Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:45:00 +0000A Project to "Rewild" Europe, Brings a Safari-Style Camp to Portugal Europe as it was five thousand years agoThu, 29 Dec 2016 16:21:01 +0000These Locally Grown Design Ideas Were Created by the People for the People Cooper Hewitt exhibition spotlights the innovative and sustainable designs generated by those in search of solutionsThu, 29 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000Meet One of the Few Female Safari Guides in Kenya outnumbered by their male counterparts in the field, women have begun to take the reins in ecotourismThu, 29 Dec 2016 12:42:00 +0000How Ancient Volcanoes Created Armenia’s Pink City the capital city of Yerevan, volcanic rock flows pinkWed, 28 Dec 2016 19:59:57 +0000A Brief History of America's Most Outrageous Dentist Parker and his dental circus live on in a Philadelphia museumWed, 28 Dec 2016 15:30:04 +0000The New Art Scene Transforming Santa Fe city's image as a mecca of Southwestern-themed art and folksy spiritualism has begun to evolve, thanks to artists and entrepreneursTue, 27 Dec 2016 16:19:39 +0000This German Town Is Embedded with Millions of Tiny Diamonds estimate that Nördlingen and the surrounding area contain approximately 72,000 tons of the gemstoneFri, 23 Dec 2016 12:35:00 +0000For the First Time, All 5,000 Objects Found Inside King Tut's Tomb Will Be Displayed Together a sneak peek at the collection of the new Grand Egyptian Museum, opening in early 2018Wed, 21 Dec 2016 21:27:04 +0000Ten Exhibitions to See in Washington, D.C. Over the Holidays innovative art shows, some which close early in the new year, are a must-seeWed, 21 Dec 2016 21:25:30 +0000This Great Pumpkin Heralds the D.C. Arrival of Yayoi Kusama Hirshhorn's 65-year retrospective boasts six mirror rooms by this hugely popular artistWed, 21 Dec 2016 12:57:26 +0000Want to See Installation Artist Doug Aitken's Latest Work? Grab Your Scuba Gear Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:38:12 +0000Wandering Through Georgia, the Eden of the Caucasus is beauty and drama at every turn in the country's rugged landscapes, at its feast-laden tables, in its complex historyMon, 19 Dec 2016 16:48:34 +0000Take to the Skies in One of These Restored Vintage WWII Airplanes your wings and experience a slice of aviation history from the cockpit of a historic aircraftThu, 15 Dec 2016 19:58:23 +0000Seven Places Reinventing the Christmas Tree rocket gardens to tumbleweeds, here are some of the most imaginative holiday trees in the United StatesWed, 14 Dec 2016 21:15:57 +0000The 10 Best Travel Books to Give This Season your giftee’s wanderlust with these travel-themed booksTue, 13 Dec 2016 20:45:53 +0000The Oldest Structure on the National Mall Is on the Move don't worry, it's only going about 30 feet awayTue, 13 Dec 2016 18:25:28 +0000The Painter Who Earned His Stripes Davis, the leading member of the Washington Color School, is celebrated a half century after his striped paintings caught onTue, 13 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000New York City's Holiday Vintage Subway Trains Are Back back in time, undergroundWed, 07 Dec 2016 23:22:54 +0000The Town That Polar Bears Built to know the four-legged residents of Churchill, CanadaTue, 06 Dec 2016 19:22:05 +0000Keep an Eye on These Portraits Because They Move visual artist Bill Viola is subject of the first all-video exhibition in one of D.C.'s oldest buildings. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:07:28 +0000How to Experience a Mission to Mars (If You Still Want to Come Back) Camp for adults? It's definitely a thingMon, 05 Dec 2016 16:31:16 +0000Don’t Miss These 11 New Museum Exhibitions This Winter'll find everything from beloved childhood characters to animatronic dinosaurs on display this seasonFri, 02 Dec 2016 19:53:10 +0000Five Colossal Stone Portraits Around the World out of rock, these massive monuments go beyond Mount RushmoreWed, 30 Nov 2016 19:35:58 +0000This Isolated Australian Region Is Home to Over 100 Wineries Australian wine region with epic surfing beaches, a welcoming vibe and standout Cabernets and ChardonnaysFri, 25 Nov 2016 19:16:48 +0000