Cultural Traveler | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/cultural-traveler/RSS feed for Cultural TravelerenFri, 03 May 2019 14:47:38 +0000The Meaning Behind the Many Colors of India's Holi Festivalhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/holi-festival-colors-meaning-180958119/From red to green to indigo, each color provides festival-goers with a sense of beauty, ritual and traditionFri, 26 Feb 2016 17:24:44 +0000How Blacksmiths Forged a Powerful Status Across the Continent of Africahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-blacksmiths-forged-powerful-status-across-continent-africa-180972065/Iron tools, weapons, musical instruments and sculptures tell a tale of centuries of the craft’s influence Fri, 03 May 2019 14:47:38 +0000Museum Sleepovers and Other Things to Do at the Smithsonian in Mayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-associates/2019/04/24/18-things-do-smithsonian-may/Quilting, chamber music, garden tours and lecturesWed, 01 May 2019 14:17:51 +0000How the Music of Hawaiʻi’s Last Ruler Guided the Island’s People Through Crisishttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-music-hawaiis-last-ruler-guided-islands-people-through-crisis-180971783/A prolific composer, Queen Liliʻuokalani created some of the most popular Hawaiian tunes and compositions of all timeTue, 26 Mar 2019 10:00:00 +0000One Lesson From Burning Man—Embrace the Dusthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-american-art-museum/2019/01/18/embrace-dust-burning-man-journal/One Lesson From Burning Man—Embrace the DustMon, 04 Feb 2019 15:30:24 +0000Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelisthttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/he-was-musician-john-lennon-was-philatelist-180970391/Marking the arrival of a new postage stamp, the musician’s boyhood collection is on view at the National Postal MuseumTue, 25 Sep 2018 14:00:00 +0000This Culture, Once Believed Extinct, Is Flourishinghttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/culture-once-believed-extinct-flourishing-180970101/A new exhibition explores the cultural heritage of the Taíno, the indigenous people of the Caribbean Thu, 23 Aug 2018 15:38:08 +0000Epcot Just Got a New Smithsonian Museum Exhibitionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/epcot-just-got-new-smithsonian-museum-exhibition-180969985/Worlds apart yet sharing so much, the two vacation destinations collaborate to bring scholarship and authenticity to Disney audiences Wed, 22 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0000Artisan Master Classes Hope to Draw Travelers Into the Armenian Countrysidehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/motal-cheese-leading-ecotourism-efforts-armenias-agricultural-east-180970054/A local NGO is working with farmers and craft makers to develop new cultural tourism offerings in Armenia's scenic Gegharkunik regionFri, 17 Aug 2018 13:45:30 +0000Nine Travel Tips From Astronautshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/nine-travel-tips-astronauts-have-taken-space-earth-180969959/What can terrestrial travelers learn from people who have been to space?Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:41:09 +0000