Travel | Smithsonian feed for TravelenThu, 08 Nov 2018 13:41:15 +0000The Scars of World War I hundred years after the end of the bloodshed, one photographer finds personal connections to the warThu, 08 Nov 2018 13:41:15 +0000There's a New Ranking System For Best Countries to Live In, and Norway Isn't Number One researchers use the UN's Human Development Index to measure each country's progress, but that system has flaws. A new index aims to do it betterWed, 07 Nov 2018 16:48:06 +0000In 1868, Two Nations Made a Treaty, the U.S. Broke It and Plains Indian Tribes are Still Seeking Justice American Indian Museum puts the 150-year-old Fort Laramie Treaty on view in its "Nation to Nation" exhibitionWed, 07 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000Forget Cherry Blossoms — Why Fall May Be the Best Time to Visit Japan mid-October to early December, Japan's gorgeous gardens burst with colorTue, 06 Nov 2018 21:00:06 +0000This Art Show Is Taking the Literal Pulse of America Rafael Lozano-Hemmer uses biometrics to make breathtaking spectacle Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:34:28 +0000In Senegal, Female Empowerment, Prestige and Wealth Is Measured in Glittering Gold African Art Museum's new exhibition delves into a tradition that is both ravishingly beautiful and hauntingly fraughtMon, 05 Nov 2018 11:00:00 +0000Peer Through the Lens of the World's Best Nature Photographers images, including the winners, from the 23rd annual Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice Awards go on viewMon, 29 Oct 2018 10:00:00 +0000A Brief History of Ireland’s Fortune-Telling Mashed Potato Dish (Recipe) your luck with this side, traditionally served on HalloweenFri, 26 Oct 2018 20:53:09 +0000A New Museum Honoring America's Veterans Opens in Ohio stories take the place of military artifacts at the new National Veterans Memorial & MuseumFri, 26 Oct 2018 14:52:59 +0000Get Spooked on One of These Haunted Vintage Train Rides the haunted house and climb aboard one of these trains insteadThu, 25 Oct 2018 18:32:55 +0000A Journey to One of the Country's Most Remote Distilleries's north country serves up cold nights and warming whiskeysMon, 22 Oct 2018 19:57:38 +0000How Japanese Artists Responded to the Transformation of Their Nation new exhibitions at the Freer|Sackler vividly illustrate Japan's arrival to the modern ageMon, 22 Oct 2018 18:44:30 +0000Taste Your Way Through Italy, One Ingredient-Specific Museum at a Time Emilia Romagna region has 25 food museums, each dedicated to a beloved food item – ranging from balsamic vinegar to Parmesan cheeseThu, 18 Oct 2018 14:32:04 +0000Self-Taught Artist Clementine Hunter Painted the Bold Hues of Southern Life view at NMAAHC, Hunter’s colorful artworks depict work in the field, church on Sundays, and laundry on the lineThu, 18 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000The Return of Dorothy’s Iconic Ruby Slippers, Now Newly Preserved for the Ages unprecedented conservation of the <i>Wizard of Oz</i> shoes involved more than 200 hours, and a call from the FBIThu, 18 Oct 2018 10:00:00 +0000Explore the Dublin Destinations That Inspired "Dracula" in the footsteps of Bram Stoker and see how his hometown inspired him to write his famous horror novelWed, 17 Oct 2018 19:06:54 +0000The True Story of Misty of Chincoteague, the Pony Who Stared Down a Devastating Nor'Easter Ash Wednesday Storm of 1962 was a horse of another colorTue, 16 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000This Photographer Captures the Beauty and Drama of East Greenland at Winter's End Ferreira shares his experiences documenting one of the world’s coldest climates on the heels of Greenland dogsMon, 15 Oct 2018 15:23:14 +0000Fishing for Plastic Is the Latest Way to Clean Up Amsterdam’s Canals Whale offers visitors an opportunity to see the city by boat while also cleaning up its waterwaysThu, 11 Oct 2018 17:51:37 +0000What’s Open and What’s Not During the National Air and Space Museum’s Seven-Year Renovation might be inconvenienced, but the much-loved Washington, D.C. museum is undergoing a massive revitalizationFri, 05 Oct 2018 20:14:48 +0000This Weekend, NYC’s High Line Takes Center Stage for a "Mile-Long Opera",000 singers from around the city will descend on the popular park to showcase the stories of New YorkersFri, 05 Oct 2018 13:46:08 +0000Inside Slab City, a Squatters’ Paradise in Southern California and author Charlie Hailey and photographer Donovan Wylie capture one of America’s last free places Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0000Tour Armenia's Enduring Soviet-Era Architecture's unique flavor of Soviet Modernism combined socialist design ideals, classical stonework and pink volcanic rockFri, 28 Sep 2018 17:39:34 +0000Photos Document What Remains of a Soviet Atomic City new book explores the architectural history of Metsamor, Armenia, once a planned utopia for nuclear power plant workersThu, 27 Sep 2018 23:04:21 +0000Mapping Armenia’s Edible Landscape, One Wild Bilberry Bush at a Time 1000 Leaf Project aims to document Armenia's hundreds of edible plants and mushrooms with help from local residentsThu, 27 Sep 2018 21:32:28 +0000Before He Was a Musician, John Lennon Was a Philatelist 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 +0000From Lava Tentacles to Abandoned Car Lots, This Acclaimed Violinist Turned Aerial Photographer Captures Our World From 2,000 Feet Up Todorov, a professor of music, shares his journey into the world of aerial photography Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:38:37 +0000