Travel | Smithsonianhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/travel/RSS feed for TravelenFri, 23 Jun 2017 18:59:45 +0000Explore Armenia's Medieval Monasteries in Interactive 360-Degree Panoramashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/explore-armenias-ancient-monasteries-interactive-360-degree-panoramas-180963579/Navigate 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 Landscapeshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/grand-tour-through-pyrenees-connects-artists-and-audiences-cultural-pilgrimage-180963808/An 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 Songlineshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/australia-aboriginal-history-tour-blue-mountains-180963600/Yanna 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 Paintinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/story-behind-worlds-largest-known-watercolor-painting-180963798/The 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 Timehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/secret-tunnels-under-london-open-public-180963764/Explore 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 Parkhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/natural-phenomenon-creates-awesome-waterslide-great-sand-dunes-national-park-180963763/Each 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 Zimmernhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/bug-eating-lesson-andrew-zimmern-180963632/A 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 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/long-and-winding-road-yoko-onos-art-180963743/A 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 Synagogueshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/Caribbean-synagogue-sand-floor-180963581/Fleeing 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 Museumshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/fathers-day-take-dad-tour-smithsonian-museums-180963691/Our featured tour: With DadWed, 14 Jun 2017 18:05:14 +0000This Forest Will Sing to Youhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/heres-what-happens-when-choral-music-and-nature-collide-180963666/iForest 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 Islandhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/visit-private-venetian-art-gallery-island-180963627/San 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 Summerhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/12-new-art-exhibits-see-summer-180963622/From 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 Stinghttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-fix-jellyfish-sting-180963582/Scientists 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 Birthdayhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/celebrate-frank-lloyd-wrights-150th-birthday-across-country-180963403/These 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 Tourhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/new-usvi-food-tour-explores-traditional-cuisines-180963415/Get 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 Visitorshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/sea-turtle-recovery-center-gives-turtles-second-chance-180963395/The 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 Worldhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/WWI-cemeteries-around-world-180963437/ Fri, 26 May 2017 19:28:12 +0000Where to Go if You Want to See Manhattanhenge in 2017http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/where-go-if-you-want-see-manhattanhenge-2017-180963471/It's the most anticipated sunset of the yearThu, 25 May 2017 21:31:00 +0000This Catalan Folk Singer Refused to Bow to Oppression http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/catalan-folk-singer-refused-bow-oppression-180963436/The 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"http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/hay-festival-literature-what-expect-180963445/The 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 Junehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/walk-across-brooklyn-bridge-bill-murray-reads-you-poetry-june-180963425/ Tue, 23 May 2017 20:07:15 +0000Watch How One Harlem Storefront Changes Over Nearly Four Decades http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/watch-how-one-harlem-storefront-changes-over-nearly-four-decades-180963394/The 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 Publichttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/maltas-hypogeum-one-worlds-best-preserved-prehistoric-sites-reopens-public-180963397/The 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 Agehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/unisphere-america-dawn-space-age-180963244/A 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 Robotshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/visit-seoul-writer-future-robots-180963238/In 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 Armeniahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/visit-ancient-cave-city-armenia-180962981/Residents lived in Old Khndzoresk up until the 1950sMon, 22 May 2017 22:57:57 +0000Why a Modern Cosmetics Company Is Mining Armenia's Ancient Manuscriptshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/armenian-folk-remedies-turned-modern-cosmetics-180963388/Armenia's folk remedies and botanical traditions are getting a new lookMon, 22 May 2017 14:28:11 +000025 Marie Antoinette-Inspired Destinationshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/25-marie-antoinette-inspired-destinations-180963356/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 Acousticshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/worlds-weirdest-echoes-where-hear-them-180963307/Hearing 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 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/jfks-presidency-was-custom-made-golden-age-photojournalism-180963281/A 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 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/five-cant-miss-summer-light-festivals-180963306/From 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 Talehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/these-hidden-castles-europe-are-straight-out-fairy-tale-180963278/Europe'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 Shopshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/restaurant-day-helsinki-unofficial-pop-eateries-take-over-everything-home-kitchens-tattoo-shops-180963276/ Fri, 12 May 2017 14:21:14 +0000What Does Thoreau's Walden Pond Look Like Today?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/thoreau-walden-pond-today-photographs-180963117/Photographer 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 Strugglehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/black-photographers-camera-joy-struggle-180963180/The 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 Internethttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/cats-clout-long-before-internet-180963169/For 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 Countrysidehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/culinary-renaissance-israeli-countryside-180963116/Beyond 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 Icehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/smithsonian-channel/arctic-cruise-line-baptizes-its-passengers-i/MS 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 Yorkhttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/massive-harriet-tubman-yarn-bomb-debuts-upstate-new-york-180963078/Artist 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?http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/champagne-still-champagne-without-bubbles-180963114/In 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 2017http://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/20-best-small-towns-visit-2017-180962925/From remote hideaways to coastal harbors, discover the towns that topped our list this yearTue, 02 May 2017 17:00:35 +0000Canadahttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/canada-1-180963524/ Mon, 01 May 2017 15:20:30 +0000Here’s What to Expect on the First Tourist Flights to Spacehttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/heres-what-expect-first-tourist-flights-space-180963092/Take a peek at plans for Blue Origin's first space tourism rocketSat, 29 Apr 2017 20:30:47 +0000Hike in the Footsteps of Teddy Roosevelthttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/hike-footsteps-teddy-roosevelt-180963004/Energetic Teddy was a hiking fanatic—follow his trail on these tripsFri, 28 Apr 2017 21:28:28 +0000Explore China's Ancient Water Townshttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/explore-chinas-ancient-water-towns-180962834/The 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 Texashttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/pun-off-world-championship-austin-texas-180962890/The 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 http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/face-contemporary-soldier-basis-new-show-national-portrait-gallery-180963006/A 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 Commutershttp://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/moscow-subway-car-art-museum-180963043/Experience some of Russia’s most notable pieces of art while traveling by trainWed, 26 Apr 2017 23:33:30 +0000