Travel | Smithsonian feed for TravelenWed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:30 +0000What to Give to the Traveler in Your Life clothespin reading lights to a clear-bottom kayak, gifts for every traveler (and price point)Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:00:30 +0000Stuck at the Airport? Why Not Take In an Art Exhibit missed connection or delayed arrival doesn't have to ruin your time at the airport, especially if your airport has an art showTue, 25 Nov 2014 20:33:49 +0000An Electric Fence Wards Off Sharks Africa has begun testing a humane way to make its beaches saferTue, 25 Nov 2014 16:43:28 +0000The Science of How to Fly Stress-Free Over the Holidays getting to the airport to avoiding lost luggage, a little research can help you have a stress-free plane tripMon, 24 Nov 2014 18:31:06 +0000Before Instagram, Memorializing Asia’s Most Traveled Roads Moroccan postcards to Japanese scrolls, the Sackler Gallery explores five centuries of travel around the Asian continentFri, 21 Nov 2014 19:03:00 +0000Prague's Famous John Lennon Wall: Is It Over, or Reborn? students painted over the famous landmark to make space for the next generation of artists—and people are already festooning the wall with new graffitiFri, 21 Nov 2014 17:39:08 +0000Where to See the Oldest Artifacts in the World a royal soccer ball to a very old book, see humanity's history of innovation in ten amazing everyday objectsMon, 17 Nov 2014 21:18:33 +0000Experience Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' on This Beautiful Illuminated Bike Path mark the 125th anniversary of the artists' death, a group of designers have lit a solar-powered path through historic Van Gogh sitesFri, 14 Nov 2014 22:02:37 +0000A Third of Natural World Heritage Sites Are in Danger the Florida Everglades to Africa's first national park, many crucial protected areas are in serious troubleFri, 14 Nov 2014 15:27:13 +0000What the Heck Are Wallabies Doing in Ireland? spotted in Australia, the marsupial species is thriving on a remote island off the Irish coastWed, 12 Nov 2014 17:27:06 +0000A Las Vegas Bathroom and 9 Other Unexpected Places to See the Berlin Wall five years ago, the Berlin Wall came crumbling down. Today, segments can be found in over 140 memorials worldwideThu, 06 Nov 2014 19:01:47 +0000"I’ve Lived the Life of 500 People": The Photography of Art Wolfe<i>Earth Is My Witness</i> chronicles Wolfe's 40-year career as a photographerTue, 04 Nov 2014 18:01:52 +0000An Awe-Inspiring Altar Remembers One Latino Artist's Guiding Spirit the American History Museum, an installation reimagines the life story of a Latina artist and writerFri, 31 Oct 2014 19:19:40 +0000The Best Places Around the World to See Bats (by the Millions) tourism might sound creepy, but it may be the best way to help bat conservation around the worldFri, 31 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000Festivals of the Dead Around the World the United States, Halloween is mostly about candy, but elsewhere in the world celebrations honoring the departed have a spiritual meaningThu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000This Grave Atlas Shows Where to Find the Distinguished Deceased know where the bodies are buried ... take a virtual tour of world cemeteries that host famous artists and roguesWed, 29 Oct 2014 18:01:49 +0000Take a Trip Through Edgar Allan Poe's America his birth in Boston to his death in Baltimore, check out places that were important to America's favorite macabre authorTue, 28 Oct 2014 13:34:24 +0000The Best Places in America to See Fall Bird Migrations across the country, birds are making the trek south for the winter—here are some of the best places to witness their journeyThu, 23 Oct 2014 13:22:33 +0000World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries visit to these hauntingly beautiful cemeteries illuminates more than just mortalityWed, 22 Oct 2014 19:21:39 +0000The London Graveyard That’s Become a Memorial for the City’s Seedier Past of bodies from London’s first red light district are buried beneath a lot in the South Bank, an area under massive redevelopmentTue, 21 Oct 2014 19:31:37 +0000Exclusive: The Chimpanzees of Gombe National Park Make Their Street View Debut its latest collection, Google traveled to the African rainforest where Jane Goodall pioneered her groundbreaking chimp researchTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0000Prehistoric Rock Art to Visit Around the World just discovered some of the world's oldest art in a cave in Indonesia. Want to see more prehistoric masterpieces? Here are eight other optionsThu, 16 Oct 2014 18:16:03 +0000The Best Places in America to See Fossils 15 is National Fossil Day—here are some of the best places in America to take a trip back in geological timeWed, 15 Oct 2014 15:12:42 +0000San Gabriel Mountains Designated A National Monument Obama grants federal protection to half of the California mountain rangeFri, 10 Oct 2014 14:27:58 +0000Need Some Alone Time? Check Out America's Coolest Ghost Towns mines, abandoned buildings, and the occasional curse: Ghost towns cover the United States, and they make for a fun detourThu, 09 Oct 2014 19:55:03 +0000New Mexico's Skies Burst With Color During World's Largest Hot Air Balloon Festival 43rd Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta sends hundreds of hot air balloons soaring into the skyMon, 06 Oct 2014 19:13:55 +0000America's Best Fall Color Drives to be dazzled by Mother Nature’s fall foliage display? Just hop in the car.Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:10:04 +0000On the Hunt for the World's Most Spectacular Sky Show Randall Hyman journeys north to Tromsø, Norway, in search of the northern lightsWed, 01 Oct 2014 18:05:46 +0000From the Biggest to the Longest, Five Amazing Caves To Visit measurements revealed the world's largest cave, which is unfortunately off-limits. But what are some other impressive underworlds open for visitors?Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:33:41 +0000Helsinki Has a Plan to Get People to Stop Owning Cars system being developed in Finland would allow people to subscribe to all kinds of mobility options and pay for everything on their phonesTue, 30 Sep 2014 16:25:25 +0000