Travel | Smithsonian Magazine feed for TravelenWed, 28 Oct 2020 13:35:43 +0000Here's What's New to Explore as Smithsonian Museums Reopen more museums, the National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian, open Friday Mon, 14 Sep 2020 19:38:41 +0000Artist Fashions Nike Air Jordan 5s From Trash Andy Yoder's latest exhibition is a nod to the Great Shoe Spill of 1990 and the advances in ocean science that came from itWed, 28 Oct 2020 13:35:43 +0000How New York City Is Reclaiming Its Piers renaissance in pier developments is reconnecting people to the city's waterfrontMon, 26 Oct 2020 15:33:15 +0000How Hedges Became the Unofficial Emblem of Great Britain shear celebration of the ubiquitous boxy bushes that have defined the British landscape since the Bronze AgeThu, 22 Oct 2020 11:00:00 +0000The Trailblazing French Artist Rosa Bonheur Is Finally Getting the Attention She Deserves was an international superstar. And then she was ignored. Now one family is working fervently to restore the forgotten genius to greatnessTue, 20 Oct 2020 14:00:00 +0000Eight of America's Most Unusual Polling Places capture democracy in America, photographer Ryan Donnell tracks down polls in surprising locations across the countryTue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000What Americans Can Learn From Winter-Loving Cultures large indoor gatherings off-limits, the Covid-19 pandemic is giving everyone more reason to stay outsideMon, 19 Oct 2020 14:35:42 +0000Ten Places That Could Be Straight Out of a Wes Anderson Film new book showcases photographs of quirky and colorful places that aesthetically—and accidentally—match the filmmaker’s styleWed, 14 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000Seven Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling to Alaska For salmon spawning to the dancing lights of the aurora borealis, Alaska has some of the country's most impressive natural wondersTue, 13 Oct 2020 14:04:18 +0000From Wider Corn Mazes to Virtual Haunted Houses, Halloween Looks Different This Year coronavirus pandemic has destinations around the country getting creative when it comes to celebrating the holidayFri, 09 Oct 2020 16:15:56 +0000How to Set Up an Off-the-Grid Getaway a change of scenery? A quiet spot away from crowds? Here are some tips for rigging a remote escape with the bare necessitiesThu, 08 Oct 2020 17:26:11 +0000The Alaskan Island That Humans Can’t Conquer St. Matthew Island has had its share of visitors, but none can remain for long on its shoresWed, 07 Oct 2020 13:25:37 +0000Explore the History and Natural Wonders of America's Last Frontier the history and natural wonders of America's last frontierThu, 01 Oct 2020 20:24:20 +0000Let These Photos Take You to Alaska's Abandoned Mining Towns Paul Scannell recounts stories of perilous treks and quiet reflection on his journey to capture the ruins of the northern frontierThu, 01 Oct 2020 20:16:14 +0000A Virtual Tour of Old Town Alexandria and 27 Other Smithsonian Programs Streaming in October programs, multi-part courses, studio arts classes and virtual study tours Wed, 30 Sep 2020 12:00:00 +0000Eleven Historic Places in America That Desperately Need Saving National Trust for Historic Preservation names these sites as the most endangered cultural treasures in our countryMon, 28 Sep 2020 17:53:27 +0000Why Sweden’s Ancient Tradition of Calling Home the Herds Is Women’s Work spellbinding refrains of the kulning call reflect a tradition that offered women freedom and independence Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:38:56 +0000Why Are All Swedish Cottages Painted Red? company has exclusive rights to the source of the iconic pigment—a copper mine's supply of iron deposits that may last just a century moreFri, 25 Sep 2020 17:24:23 +0000How Do People Picnic Around the Globe? dining is having a moment. Let these traditions from eight different places help you put together the ultimate open-air mealWed, 23 Sep 2020 14:45:46 +0000Eight Works of Art Hiding in New York City her new book, author Lori Zimmer reveals some of the city’s best art pieces not found in museumsTue, 22 Sep 2020 12:30:00 +0000Photographs From the Last Quiet Places on Earth can compare to the healing power of silenceFri, 18 Sep 2020 16:04:28 +0000Nero, History's Most Despised Emperor, Gets a Makeover nearly 2,000 years, the Roman ruler has been depicted as an egotistical monster who fiddled while Rome burned. But is this image accurate?Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:30:40 +0000The World’s First Entirely Virtual Art Museum Is Open for Visitors—the Virtual Online Museum of Art—is a free and fully immersive art experience Thu, 17 Sep 2020 15:54:09 +0000How Will Covid-19 Change the Way Museums Are Built? global pandemic will have long-lasting effects on the form and function of future museumsWed, 16 Sep 2020 13:00:00 +0000Japan's Love-Hate Relationship With Cats shapeshifters to demonic corpse eaters, supernatural cats have roamed for centuries in the country's folkloreFri, 11 Sep 2020 13:17:08 +0000The Notre-Dame Crypt Reopens for the First Time Since the Fire mark the occasion, a new exhibition in the area under the cathedral's courtyard honors novelist Victor Hugo and architect Eugène Viollet-le-DucWed, 09 Sep 2020 19:49:23 +0000This Norwegian Island Claims to Be the Fabled Land of Thule of Smøla believe they live in the northernmost location mentioned in ancient Greek and Roman literature. Other contenders say not so fast.Tue, 08 Sep 2020 18:01:21 +0000In Washington, D.C., Towering Candles Shine as a Beacon of Hope in Dark Times Sterling Ruby reflects on the recent installation of his sculpture <em>Double Candle</em> at the Hirshhorn Wed, 02 Sep 2020 15:43:47 +0000Want to Support Wildlife Conservation in Africa? Start by Going on a Virtual Safari the Covid-19 pandemic, the beleaguered safari industry is livestreaming game drives to draw attention to its causeWed, 02 Sep 2020 14:44:56 +0000