Travel | Smithsonian feed for TravelenFri, 23 Jun 2017 18:59:45 +0000Explore Armenia's Medieval Monasteries in Interactive 360-Degree Panoramas through secluded buildings that once housed some of the brightest scholars of the Middle AgesWed, 07 Jun 2017 00:17:22 +0000This 155-mile Hike Through the Pyrenees Merges Contemporary Art with Spain's Stunning Landscapes art project of the Contemporary Art Center Nau Côclea brings artists and audiences together on a cultural pilgrimageFri, 23 Jun 2017 18:59:45 +0000A Guided Tour of Australia's Blue Mountains Follows Ancient Aboriginal Songlines Muru’s walkabouts to sacred sites teach visitors about Darug cultureFri, 23 Jun 2017 15:38:30 +0000The Story Behind the World’s Largest Watercolor Painting massive artwork marks the opening of the MASS MoCA's new 130,000-square-foot wing, which makes it the largest contemporary art museum in the U.S.Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:37:11 +0000Secret Tunnels Under London, Once Used to Hide Art During WWI, Open to the Public for the First Time the 6.5-mile-long network of hidden mail tunnels starting this JulyWed, 21 Jun 2017 15:36:37 +0000Natural Phenomenon Creates Awesome Waterslide at Great Sand Dunes National Park spring and early summer, melting snow creates waves in ColoradoTue, 20 Jun 2017 15:35:28 +0000Come for the Bug Eating and Get a Lesson in Humanity from Andrew Zimmern Q&A with the Travel Channel’s 'Bizarre Foods' ChefMon, 19 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +0000The Long and Winding Road of Yoko Ono’s Art Hirshhorn exhibition of four works opens the same week Ono is credited, 46 years later, as a co-writer of the chart-topping ballad “Imagine.”Fri, 16 Jun 2017 19:34:48 +0000Why Sand Covers the Floor of One of the Western Hemisphere's Oldest Synagogues anti-Semitism in Europe, Jews found unexpected shelter on the island of CuraçaoThu, 15 Jun 2017 16:37:30 +0000For Father's Day, Take Dad on a Tour of the Smithsonian Museums featured tour: With DadWed, 14 Jun 2017 18:05:14 +0000This Forest Will Sing to You at The Wild Center combines an immersive sound experience with the lush beauty of the AdirondacksWed, 14 Jun 2017 17:29:27 +0000Art Installations Transform a Historic Venetian Island Clemente Island in the Lagoon of Venice, a former refuge for crusaders and a hospice for plague victims, opens an island-wide art showTue, 13 Jun 2017 14:50:12 +000011 New Art Exhibits to See This Summer Edvard Munch to sonic arcades, these shows are worth putting on your calendar this seasonFri, 09 Jun 2017 15:29:50 +0000Forget What You've Heard About the Pee Cure, Here's How to Really Fix a Jellyfish Sting studied what to do and what not to do when stung by a jellyfish. The result? Folk remedies are bad.Tue, 06 Jun 2017 14:47:15 +0000Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Buildings (and One Doghouse) Open for Rare Tours in Honor of the Architect's 150th Birthday new or normally unavailable tours and displays pay homage to an architecture legacyWed, 31 May 2017 22:45:38 +0000Explore Crucian Cuisine on a New U.S. Virgin Islands Food Tour a taste of St. Croix's culinary traditionsWed, 31 May 2017 14:10:00 +0000A New State-of-the-Art Sea Turtle Hospital Opens to Patients and Visitors South Carolina Aquarium invites tourists to visit their reptilian patients, watch surgeries and even conduct mock operations using VRTue, 30 May 2017 21:04:37 +0000World War I Cemeteries & Memorials Around the World Fri, 26 May 2017 19:28:12 +0000Where to Go if You Want to See Manhattanhenge in 2017's the most anticipated sunset of the yearThu, 25 May 2017 21:31:00 +0000This Catalan Folk Singer Refused to Bow to Oppression director of the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage recognizes the lifetime work of the singer activist RaimonThu, 25 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000More Than 250,000 Bibliophiles Are About to Descend on "The Town of Books" Hay Festival of Literature kicks of its 30th anniversary festival in WalesWed, 24 May 2017 19:36:27 +0000Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge as Bill Murray Reads You Poetry This June Tue, 23 May 2017 20:07:15 +0000Watch How One Harlem Storefront Changes Over Nearly Four Decades Smithsonian American Art Museum's new exhibition goes "Down These Mean Streets" Tue, 23 May 2017 17:51:35 +0000Malta’s Hypogeum, One of the World’s Best Preserved Prehistoric Sites, Reopens to the Public complex of excavated cave chambers includes a temple, cemetery and funeral hallTue, 23 May 2017 17:20:51 +0000What the Unisphere Tells Us About America at the Dawn of the Space Age towering tribute to the future past—and one man’s egoTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000A Visit to Seoul Brings Our Writer Face-to-Face With the Future of Robots the world’s most futuristic city, a tech-obsessed novelist confronts the invasion of mesmerizing machinesTue, 23 May 2017 15:00:00 +0000Explore an Ancient Cave City in Armenia lived in Old Khndzoresk up until the 1950sMon, 22 May 2017 22:57:57 +0000Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia's Ancient Manuscripts's folk remedies and botanical traditions are getting a new lookMon, 22 May 2017 14:28:11 +000025 Marie Antoinette-Inspired Destinations in Vienna, Paris and beyond for travelers interested in tracing the footsteps of the infamous French queenFri, 19 May 2017 18:23:37 +0000From Whispering Galleries to Echo Chambers, These Five Architectural Structures Have Extraordinary Acoustics things? Listen closely and you'll begin to understand whyTue, 16 May 2017 17:26:30 +0000JFK's Presidency Was Custom Made for the Golden Age of Photojournalism new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum concentrates on the White House's most photogenic couple Mon, 15 May 2017 15:18:10 +0000Five Can’t-Miss Summer Light Festivals Sydney to Providence, the world will be set aglow with millions of lights this seasonMon, 15 May 2017 14:59:59 +0000These Stunning, Less-Visited Castles in Europe Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale's hidden fortresses are postcard-perfectFri, 12 May 2017 20:35:40 +0000On Restaurant Day in Helsinki, Unofficial Pop-up Eateries Take Over Everything from Home Kitchens to Tattoo Shops Fri, 12 May 2017 14:21:14 +0000What Does Thoreau's Walden Pond Look Like Today? S.B. Walker captures the pond's eternal glowThu, 11 May 2017 14:37:47 +0000For Black Photographers, the Camera Records Stories of Joy and Struggle African American History Museum showcases for the first time signature photographs from its new collectionsWed, 10 May 2017 15:46:17 +0000Cats Had Clout Long Before the Internet artists, cats prove to be more than elegant studio companions, but inspirations as well, says a new exhibitionTue, 09 May 2017 13:00:00 +0000A Culinary Renaissance in the Israeli Countryside Tel Aviv, towns are adopting enticing new approaches to cuisine that celebrate the history of the region and and the diversity of its peopleFri, 05 May 2017 13:20:00 +0000Arctic Cruise Line Baptizes Its Passengers in Ice Fram has just crossed the Arctic Circle, so far north that the sun practically never sets. To celebrate, the crew stage a frosty mock baptismFri, 05 May 2017 12:00:00 +0000Giant Harriet Tubman “Yarn Bomb” Portrait Debuts in Upstate New York Olek’s creation is one in a series of 50 planned installations across America celebrating important women throughout U.S. historyThu, 04 May 2017 20:54:20 +0000Is Champagne Still Champagne Without Bubbles? a storied part of France, a group of artisan producers is making this beloved wine the old fashioned way—sans fizzThu, 04 May 2017 12:45:00 +0000The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2017 remote hideaways to coastal harbors, discover the towns that topped our list this yearTue, 02 May 2017 17:00:35 +0000Canada Mon, 01 May 2017 15:20:30 +0000Here’s What to Expect on the First Tourist Flights to Space a peek at plans for Blue Origin's first space tourism rocketSat, 29 Apr 2017 20:30:47 +0000Hike in the Footsteps of Teddy Roosevelt Teddy was a hiking fanatic—follow his trail on these tripsFri, 28 Apr 2017 21:28:28 +0000Explore China's Ancient Water Towns Venice of the East sits just 30 minutes by train from ShanghaiFri, 28 Apr 2017 18:25:38 +0000The World's Punniest Humans Are Heading to Texas 40th Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships comes to Austin in MayFri, 28 Apr 2017 13:20:00 +0000Six Artists Record the Vestiges of War in the Faces of Combatants look at a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, "The Face of Battle: Americans at War, 9/11 to Now"Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:00:00 +0000This Moscow Subway Car Brings an Art Museum to Commuters some of Russia’s most notable pieces of art while traveling by trainWed, 26 Apr 2017 23:33:30 +0000