Travel | Smithsonian feed for TravelenFri, 19 Jan 2018 17:49:45 +0000Photos Document the Last Remaining Old-Growth Pine Forests of the American South his forthcoming book, photographer Chuck Hemard delves deep into what remains of the longleaf pine forests of his youthFri, 19 Jan 2018 17:49:45 +0000Seven Must-See Museums in South Korea cultured while you’re in the country for the Winter OlympicsFri, 12 Jan 2018 20:13:59 +0000This World Heritage Site in Japan Is One of the Snowiest Places on the Planet you thought Boston got a lot of snowThu, 11 Jan 2018 21:05:22 +0000The True History of Luke Skywalker's Monastic Retreat Smithsonian Librarian delves into centuries of maps and manuscripts to discover ancient stories of this sacred place and sanctuaryThu, 11 Jan 2018 21:04:25 +0000A Brief History of Airport Chapels Lady of the Airways can still be visited in LoganTue, 09 Jan 2018 15:32:18 +0000What's an Ancient Roman Temple Doing in Armenia? in mystery, the Temple of Garni offers a rare glimpse into pre-Christian CaucasiaFri, 05 Jan 2018 18:12:53 +0000January Happenings At the Smithsonian away winter blues with our recommended list of film, lectures, concerts and moreFri, 05 Jan 2018 16:56:26 +0000A Visit to the House of the Mountain Gorillas trek through Bwindi Impenetrable National Park brings you up close and personal with an endangered gorilla populationThu, 04 Jan 2018 20:46:29 +0000How Zoo Animals Stay Safe and Warm in the Arctic Blast flamingo 'hot tubs' to heated termite mounds, zoos have plenty of tricks to keep creatures safe when the forecast freezes overThu, 04 Jan 2018 17:35:12 +0000The Ashram Where the Beatles Sought Enlightenment Boys singer Mike Love recalls what it was like to be at the Indian locale, which remains a destination for fans of music and meditationWed, 03 Jan 2018 16:00:00 +0000It’s Still Christmas in Armenia holiday celebrations continue through January 13. Here's what to cook to keep the festivities going.Wed, 03 Jan 2018 11:30:00 +0000'Armenian Pizza' Is the Comfort Food You Didn’t Know You Were Missing (Recipe) lahmacun may lack in cheese pulls it makes up for with juicy, spicy ground lambFri, 29 Dec 2017 22:22:19 +0000Photos Celebrate the Lives of Gender Non-Conforming Spirit Mediums in Southeast Asia pioneering photographer's latest book documents the welcoming community of transgender individuals who serve as spirit mediums in Burma and ThailandFri, 29 Dec 2017 22:02:38 +0000How Augmented Reality Is Helping Raise Awareness About One of Armenia's Most Endangered Species Fri, 29 Dec 2017 21:16:38 +0000Bringing Taíno Peoples Back Into History upcoming Smithsonian exhibition explores the legacy of Native peoples in the Greater Antilles and their contemporary heritage movementThu, 28 Dec 2017 11:00:00 +0000These Five Abandoned Mines Have Been Transformed into Subterranean Wonderlands line through darkness or relax in a serene saline pool deep undergroundWed, 27 Dec 2017 22:22:21 +0000The Best Places to See Reindeer Around the World Norway to Alaska, here's where to see members of Santa's herd in personThu, 21 Dec 2017 20:05:55 +0000The U.S. Now Has Its First Dark Sky Reserve Thu, 21 Dec 2017 17:39:01 +0000How the Sun Illuminates Spanish Missions On the Winter Solstice, the rising sun shines on altars and other religious objects at many Spanish churches in the U.S. and Latin AmericaThu, 21 Dec 2017 17:25:49 +0000Why Iceland's Christmas Witch Is Much Cooler (and Scarier) Than Krampus roots dating back to the 13th century, Gryla is not to be messed withWed, 20 Dec 2017 16:13:04 +0000Around the Globe, Revered Artist Ferdinand Hodler Receives His Due, the Portrait Gallery Joins In swirl of dance portraits complement a single Swiss loan of Hodler’s Italian dancer Wed, 20 Dec 2017 11:00:00 +0000See the World Through the Eyes of a Butterfly at a New Exhibit on the Senses American Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition reveals how our brains make sense of the world around usFri, 15 Dec 2017 20:58:12 +0000Photos Offer a Glimpse Into the Wild Corners of America's Northernmost National Park his upcoming book, author Joe Wilkins gives an insider's perspective of Gates of the Arctic Thu, 14 Dec 2017 18:38:11 +0000Virtual Reality Is Allowing Us To See Some of the World’s Most Inaccessible Archaeological Sites Native American tribe in California got a chance to reconnect with its past through virtual reality models of sacred sitesThu, 14 Dec 2017 15:18:02 +0000The World’s Steepest Zip Line Offers Breathtaking Views Over St. Martin Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:35:05 +0000A New Way to Show Your Devotion in Mexico City: Wear a T-Shirt Smithsonian folklorist makes the pilgrimage to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and discovers an emerging traditionMon, 11 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000Don't Miss These 10 New Art and Design Exhibits Opening This Winter everything from artistic chairs to underground magazines this seasonFri, 08 Dec 2017 17:45:40 +0000People Are Lying on the Floor To See this Dazzling Ceiling Puzzle work pays homage to the vaulted domes, ornate Italianate arches and Art Deco geometric forms of nine of the nation's historic ceilingsFri, 08 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0000An Exhibit in Illinois Allows Visitors to Talk with Holograms of 13 Holocaust Survivors Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, Illinois, opened the new Survivor Stories Experience this fallFri, 01 Dec 2017 20:57:55 +0000The Ten Best Travel Books of 2017 reads will remedy even the direst cases of wanderlustFri, 01 Dec 2017 18:23:27 +0000Revive the Charm of an 1800s Show with These Modern-Day Flea Circuses a trip to the (very small) Big TopWed, 29 Nov 2017 14:46:10 +0000A Trip Inspired by 'Murder on the Orient Express' the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, the murder mystery is not includedTue, 28 Nov 2017 16:23:42 +0000Did Disney Pixar Get Day of the Dead Celebrations Right in Its New Film 'Coco'? folklorist Cynthia Vidaurri says: "It's complicated"Tue, 21 Nov 2017 16:50:19 +0000