Panama’s Sancocho Is a Soup That Can Cure It All

In Panama, sancocho is a national dish. travelingsoutherner via Flickr under CC BY_NC_ND 2.0 Sancocho is…

Regenerative Tourism Invites Travelers to Get Their Hands Dirty

Participants in First Nature Tours help mitigate damages from wildfires in Central Oregon. Willamette Valley Visitors…

Eight Works of Art in Unlikely Places

Desert Breath is a one-million-square-foot artwork smack dab in the middle of the Sahara Desert. Gato Desaparecido/Alamy…

These Salt Flats in Puerto Rico Are Cotton-Candy Pink

Las Salinas in Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge Gerhard/ullstein bild via Getty Images In the Cabo…

Five Places to See Trilobites in the United States

A fossilized Modocia typicalis trilobite from Utah Layne Kennedy/Getty Images Andy Secher remembers the first time…

The 15 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2022

Laura Kiniry Travel Correspondent Celebrating America’s small towns has become one of Smithsonian magazine’s favorite traditions:…

The Real Story of Pinocchio Tells No Lies

By Perri Klass Photographs by Simona Ghizzoni The town of Collodi, Italy, about 45 miles west…

The Puerto Rican Island Where 1,500 Monkeys Rule

Jennifer Nalewicki Travel Correspondent On the morning of September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria made landfall in…

How a Network of Family-Owned Inns in Puerto Rico Is Preserving the Island’s Culture

Laura Kiniry Travel Correspondent Tucked away in Puerto Rico’s southwest corner, Guánica is a laid-back coastal…

What the Haunting ‘Inner Passage’ Represented to the Enslaved

Photographs by Virginia Richards By Imani Perry The Lowcountry is emerald green and lacing gray. The…