Travel | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/travel/RSS feed for TravelenThu, 17 Oct 2019 13:00:00 +0000San Antonio Displays More Than 100 Sculptures by Artist Sebastianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/san-antonio-displays-more-than-100-sculptures-by-artist-sebastian-180973277/The city is celebrating the Mexican artist’s 50-plus year career with a massive exhibitionThu, 17 Oct 2019 13:00:00 +0000You Can Hike, Fish and Even Ski at These Visitor-Friendly Power Plantshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/you-can-hike-fish-and-even-ski-these-power-plants-180973347/Copenhagen's new green power plant with a ski slope is just the latest energy facility with tourist attractionsTue, 15 Oct 2019 16:00:46 +0000Follow Ernest Hemingway’s Footsteps Through Havanahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/follow-ernest-hemingways-footsteps-through-havana-180967659/Sixty-five years after nabbing a Nobel, many of Papa Hemingway’s favorite haunts are still open to the publicThu, 10 Oct 2019 12:00:00 +0000Lee Ufan's Transformative Sculptures Are in Dialogue With the Spaces They Inhabithttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/lee-ufan-transformative-sculptures-dialogue-spaces-inhabit-180973261/For the first time in the Hirshhorn Museum's history, the 4.3-acre outdoor gallery is devoted to a single artistWed, 02 Oct 2019 14:18:45 +0000A Botanical Painting and Printing Class and 21 Other Things to Do at the Smithsonian in Octoberhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-associates/2019/09/25/botanical-painting-and-printing-and-21-other-smithsonian-associates-events-october/The month is packed with art classes, food tastings, craft shows, theater and other must-seesTue, 01 Oct 2019 18:12:10 +0000Here’s Why A.I. Can’t Be Taken at Face Valuehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/heres-why-ai-cant-be-taken-face-value-180973235/Cooper Hewitt’s new show drills down into the inherent biases lurking within computer intelligence systemsMon, 30 Sep 2019 16:47:09 +0000Want to Dig For Dinosaur Bones? Join the Pros at These Spotshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/want-to-dig-dinosaur-bones-join-pros-these-spots-180973138/These museums and companies around the country pair the public with paleontologists to uncover buried bonesTue, 24 Sep 2019 12:21:37 +0000How Peter Wayne Lewis Infuses His Artwork With the Spirit of Jazzhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/peter-wayne-lewis-artwork-spirit-jazz-180973085/A new exhibit explores bebop and the BuddhaThu, 19 Sep 2019 11:00:00 +0000From Skinning Coconuts to Tire Recycling, This Photographer Captures Vietnam at Workhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/skinning-coconuts-tire-recycling-photographer-captures-vietnam-work-180972987/Huynh Thanh Huy presents a striking portrait of a nation undergoing a dramatic shift from agriculture to manufacturingWed, 18 Sep 2019 20:07:12 +0000Take a Sabbatical to Help America's National Parks https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/take-sabbatical-help-americas-national-parks-180973133/The startup Amble offers monthlong programs connecting creative professionals with needy park nonprofitsTue, 17 Sep 2019 15:50:09 +0000From Bottles to Newspapers, These Five Homes Were Built Using Everyday Objectshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/from-bottles-newspapers-these-five-homes-were-built-using-everyday-objects-180973002/Open for visitors, these houses model upcycling at its finestTue, 17 Sep 2019 14:06:03 +0000A Hymn to Notre-Damehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/hymn-gothic-beauty-notre-dame-180973088/In which the renowned author of thrillers and mysteries praises the Gothic beauty, damaged by fire but destined to inspire againTue, 17 Sep 2019 13:00:00 +0000Exploring Roald Dahl’s Wondrous Wales https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/exploring-roald-dahls-wondrous-wales-180972906/Follow in the footsteps of the beloved children’s book author by visiting these four locales in the United KingdomFri, 13 Sep 2019 10:00:00 +0000Milwaukee’s Secret Salmon Runshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/milwaukees-secret-salmon-runs-180972913/In the spring and fall, watch huge salmon fly up two rivers in Milwaukee to spawn with the city as a backdropTue, 10 Sep 2019 13:09:38 +0000How Photographer Stephen Wilkes Captures a Full Day in a Single Imagehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/how-photographer-stephen-wilkes-captures-full-day-single-image-180972935/In his new book 'Day to Night,' the photographer uses technology to play tricks on the eyeFri, 06 Sep 2019 12:52:14 +0000I Spent the Night at a Library in Wales, and You Can Toohttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/i-spent-night-library-wales-and-you-can-too-180973040/Housing more than 150,000 written works, Gladstone's Library is the only residential library in Great Britain Wed, 04 Sep 2019 14:12:49 +0000Why Molokai, With All Its Wonders, Is the Least Developed of Hawai‘i's Islandshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/why-molokai-least-developed-hawaiis-islands-180973019/Even centuries before Captain Cook’s arrival, its resources were exploited by outsidersFri, 30 Aug 2019 15:21:00 +0000Follow the Ancient Amber Roadhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/follow-ancient-amber-road-180970609/See the remnants and relics of key routes between Venice and St. Petersburg for transporting amber through the ancient worldWed, 28 Aug 2019 16:55:00 +0000How Biology Inspires Future Technology https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-biology-inspires-future-technology-180972953/Bioengineers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute showcase their ingenious medical, industrial and environmental designs at the Cooper HewittMon, 26 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000Breakfast at the Zoo and 25 Other Things to Do at the Smithsonian in Septemberhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/blogs/smithsonian-associates/2019/08/22/breakfast-zoo-and-25-other-things-do-smithsonian-september/Breakfast at the Zoo and 25 Other Things to Do at the Smithsonian in SeptemberFri, 23 Aug 2019 17:04:45 +0000This Desert Is Covered in Rock Graffitihttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/desert-covered-rock-graffiti-valley-names-180969811/Just remember: You can look but don’t touch, and here’s why Thu, 22 Aug 2019 14:30:25 +0000Who Says Horses and Cows Can't Be Artists?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/who-says-horses-cows-cant-be-artists-180972638/The sculptures on display at the Great Salt Lick Contest in Oregon are the work of cattle, horses, sheep and deerWed, 21 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000John Steinbeck's Epic Ocean Voyage Rewrote the Rules of Ecologyhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/ship-sent-john-steinbeck-epic-ocean-voyage-may-ride-again-180972847/A legendary writer, a quirky biologist and their jolly adventure in the Sea of CortezWed, 21 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000The New Treasures of Pompeiihttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/new-treasures-pompeii-180972829/From gorgeous artworks to grimacing corpses, archaeologists are still uncovering the truth about life—and death—in the doomed cityTue, 20 Aug 2019 11:00:00 +0000From Nazi Prisons to Cat Sanctuaries, Explore the Many Lives of These Russian Palaceshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/nazi-prisons-cat-sanctuaries-explore-many-lives-russian-palaces-180969991/Follow the footsteps of doomed royals and revolutionaries through these architectural marvelsMon, 19 Aug 2019 12:00:00 +0000