Travel | Smithsonianhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/rss/travel/RSS feed for TravelenMon, 23 Apr 2018 16:20:03 +0000Cherry Blossom Forecast Update: When Will Washington, D.C. Reach Peak Bloom?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/cherry-blossom-forecast-2018-washington-dc-festival-season-arriving-early-video-180968420/ Fri, 09 Mar 2018 21:35:59 +0000These Two Brothers Are Helping Keep Armenia's Stone Carving Tradition Alivehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/armenian-stone-carving-spotlight-ghazaryan-brothers-180968868/ Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:20:03 +0000Once-Abandoned 'Wizard of Oz' Theme Park Is Opening for the Summerhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/once-abandoned-wizard-oz-theme-park-opening-summer-180968851/Here's how to get ticketsMon, 23 Apr 2018 13:28:49 +0000Modern Takes on 80s Artwork Hit Washington D.C. Streetshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/modern-takes-80s-artwork-hit-washington-dc-streets-180968866/The Hirshhorn Museum's public art project 'Brand New SW' reflects a resurgence of retro aesthetics in contemporary artMon, 23 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000On the Lavash Trail in Armeniahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/lavash-trail-armenia-180968864/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 21:06:41 +0000You Can Get Free Admission to Any National Park This Saturdayhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/you-can-get-free-admission-any-national-park-saturday-180968843/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:00:25 +0000Be Part of a Catch-and-Release Aquarium in Scotlandhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/be-part-crowd-sourced-aquarium-scotland-180968476/The Mull Aquarium in Tobermory invites visitors to help stock the tanksThu, 19 Apr 2018 17:24:34 +0000This Stunning Memorial to Britain's WWI Soldiers Makes Its Final Appearancehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/stunning-sculpture-has-transformed-uk-countryside-180968803/The wave of brilliant red flowers marks the end of a centennial of commemorations of the Great WarThu, 19 Apr 2018 16:43:27 +0000Britain's Lake District Was Immortalized by Beatrix Potter, But Is Its Future in Peril?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/britain-lake-district-immortalized-beatrix-potter-beloved-landscape-180968736/Shepherds and ecologists are butting heads over what's next for the beloved landscapeThu, 19 Apr 2018 15:54:10 +0000Ten Chinese Museums Where You Can See a Dinosaur Fossil Up Closehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/10-places-see-dinosaur-china-180968832/The country's dino explosion has created a mecca for tourists intent on catching a glimpse of feathered dinos and other prehistoric wondersWed, 18 Apr 2018 18:02:23 +0000The Great Chinese Dinosaur Boomhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/great-chinese-dino-boom-180968745/A gold rush of fossil-finding is turning China into the new epicenter of paleontologyWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:13:31 +0000The Man Who Saved Havanahttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/man-who-saved-havana-180968735/As its greatest old buildings were falling down, a fearless historian named Eusebio Leal remade the city into a stunning world destinationWed, 18 Apr 2018 16:06:06 +0000When Albert Einstein Visited Japanhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/albert-einstein-visited-japan-180968737/As he traveled through Asia, including a trip to Palestine, the brilliant scientist discovered much he didn’t understand Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:18:37 +0000A Daring Journey Into the Big Unknown of America's Largest National Parkhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/journey-into-big-unknown-americas-largest-national-park-180968741/If dangling from a rope inside a melting glacier is your idea of a vacation, then come with us to Alaska's Wrangell-St. EliasTue, 17 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000This Remarkable Charm Bracelet Chronicles a Life Inside a Concentration Camphttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/remarkable-charm-bracelet-gives-us-sense-life-inside-concentration-camp-180968805/Greta Perlman survived the Holocaust. The mementos she saved offer clues about how Jews endured the indignities and horrors of the NazisMon, 16 Apr 2018 17:49:41 +0000Thirty-Seven Warblers in a Hundred Dayshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/Thirty-seven-warblers-hundred-days-180968777/A Smithsonian ornithologist follows the songbird migration north from the Gulf of Mexico. A new book tells his story Mon, 16 Apr 2018 13:00:00 +0000Take a Last Look at Washington, D.C.'s Cherry Blossoms (Photos)https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/photos-last-look-washington-dc-cherry-blossoms-tidal-basin-180968781/See them while you canFri, 13 Apr 2018 17:38:05 +0000This Is the Best Place in North America to See Synchronous Fireflieshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/best-place-north-america-see-synchronous-fireflies-180968432/Congaree National Park is accessible and doesn’t have a lottery systemTue, 03 Apr 2018 20:23:08 +0000Yerevan's Mirzoyan Library Combines Cutting Edge Photography with Hypnotic Beatshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/yerevans-mirzoyan-library-combines-cutting-edge-photography-hypnotic-beats-180968646/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 19:41:59 +0000How One Museum Curator Is Bringing Burning Man Out of the Desert https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/how-one-museum-curator-bringing-burning-man-out-desert-180968614/The outré scene of unrestrained revelry and cutting-edge art in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert comes to the Renwick Gallery Fri, 30 Mar 2018 15:27:14 +0000New Exhibition in Oakland Traces the History of Hip-Hophttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/new-exhibition-oakland-traces-history-hip-hop-180968307/“RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom” celebrates the 45th anniversary of hip-hop cultureThu, 29 Mar 2018 20:06:49 +0000From Yoga to Movie Nights: How Cemeteries Are Trying to Attract the Livinghttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/yoga-movie-nights-cemeteries-attract-living-180968478/These cemeteries around the country are more public space than burial groundThu, 22 Mar 2018 17:54:55 +0000The Eiffel Tower Could Be Repainted Its Original Vibrant Colorhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/eiffel-tower-could-be-repainted-its-original-vibrant-color-180968543/ Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:35:21 +0000A Never-Ending Poem Grows in the Netherlandshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/never-ending-poem-grows-netherlands-180968477/De Letters van Utrecht is carved into the city streets and will continue indefinitely Fri, 16 Mar 2018 19:53:33 +0000Peek into the Colorful History of the World's Largest Pigment Collectionhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/see-harvards-famous-collection-color-pigments-illuminated-180968380/<i>An Atlas of Rare & Familiar Colour</i> combs through the rainbow that makes up the Forbes Pigment CollectionWed, 14 Mar 2018 11:00:00 +0000These Unique Buildings in India Just Won the Biggest Award in Architecturehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/these-unique-buildings-india-just-won-biggest-award-architecture-180968459/The 90-year-old is the first Indian architect to win the Pritzker PrizeTue, 13 Mar 2018 18:48:54 +0000Google Japan Now Has Street View From a Dog's Perspectivehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/google-japan-now-has-street-view-dogs-perspective-180968453/It's like riding an Akita around JapanMon, 12 Mar 2018 20:33:40 +0000Daydream About Summer With These Color-Drenched Photos of the Great American Fairhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/photos-showcase-cultural-significance-american-fair-180968434/Photographer Pamela Littky set off across the United States to discover why these timeless summer festivals have such staying powerMon, 12 Mar 2018 17:17:26 +0000This Costa Rican Paradise Shelters Over 1,000 Stray Dogshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/these-photos-transport-you-dogs-central-american-paradise-180968018/A photographer documents scenes from Territorio De Zaguates, a converted farm in the Santa Bárbara mountains that's giving abandoned dogs a second chanceTue, 06 Mar 2018 19:13:15 +0000During World War I, Many Women Served and Some Got Equal Payhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/smithsonian-institution/during-world-war-i-many-women-served-and-some-got-equal-pay-180968310/Remembering the aspirations, struggles and accomplishments of women who served a century agoThu, 01 Mar 2018 18:15:06 +0000Europehttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/europe-180967865/EuropeThu, 01 Mar 2018 16:48:25 +0000Hawaii’s Last Outlaw Hippieshttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/hawaiis-last-outlaw-hippies-180968268/After half a century, the counterculture squatters of Kalalau Valley are facing a final evictionWed, 28 Feb 2018 11:00:00 +0000A Brief History of Khash, Armenia’s Love-It-or-Hate-It Hangover Cure (Recipe)https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/brief-history-khash-armenias-love-it-or-hate-it-hangover-cure-180968286/Cow foot soup: It’s what’s for breakfastTue, 27 Feb 2018 20:28:38 +0000A Quest to Find America's Best Craft Chocolate Makershttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/best-americas-craft-chocolate-renaissance-180968043/“Chocolate Noise” profiles the most original small-batch chocolatiers across the countryTue, 27 Feb 2018 18:26:56 +0000The Art of Armenian Pottery Will Be on Display at This Summer's Smithsonian Folklife Festivalhttps://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/art-armenian-pottery-folklife-festival-180968266/The artists behind Sisian Ceramics create works evocative of the Armenian landscapeMon, 26 Feb 2018 21:04:31 +0000Does Pyeongchang Have a Future As a Winter Sports Destination?https://www.smithsonianmag.com/innovation/does-pyeongchang-have-future-as-winter-sports-destination-180968259/South Korea may fall short of its lofty goal to transform the region into an Asian hub for snow and ice sportsMon, 26 Feb 2018 16:37:20 +0000