Art + Culture

Spicy lionfish tacos, rich goat curry, and creamy coconut rundown are among the bold island flavors you must sample.
The inaugural exhibit at Hall des Lumières features the work of Gustav Klimt.
From the Shire to Rivendell to the Misty Mountains, many locations in “The Lord of the Rings” were inspired by real landscapes.
Unable to resist its lure, one writer makes a journey up Switzerland’s mythical mountain in the less crowded winter.
Enjoy an enlightening trip when you visit one of these destinations filled with Hispanic culture and history.
Houston’s Freedmen’s Town, located in the city’s Fourth Ward, answers the question of what happened to Black Texans after Juneteenth and is home to seven UNESCO sites.
Newark, New Jersey, isn’t exactly known as a tourist hot spot—that’s just fine with Nomadness Fest.
Seeing the Sistine Chapel almost alone is a once-in-a-lifetime experience—here’s how you can do it.
To appreciate Andy Goldsworthy’s art, you need to experience it in person.
A new map from Hipcamp and the International Dark-Sky Association can help campers find stargazing spots.
Spending the day in fantastical splendor? Yes, please.
In our sixth episode of AFAR, we discuss the best ways to engage with all the different cultures we encounter during our travels.
Hit the road for bacchanal, rum, and freedom.
Helen Kelly has helped hundreds of guests at the Shelbourne hotel in Dublin track down their ancestors.
Long overlooked for Colonial Williamsburg, Hampton is reconciling with its pivotal history—and drawing travelers in the process.
Brimming with charming boutiques, architecture, and more, the historic Georgetown area is a visual treat for every type of traveler.
The annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is among the world’s largest ballooning events. Here’s what to know to best experience the autumn spectacle.
From a fifth-generation distillery to master leather makers, these craftspeople are at the heart of Sheridan’s heritage—and they’re sure to inspire you.
Rena Priest, poet laureate for Washington, shares her perspective on her home state—and her poetry.
Find out how one of the borough’s leading voices today, Ghetto Gastro’s Jon Gray, uses food to connect his community to the world.
First held in 1922, the Ceremonial is one of New Mexico’s oldest events and one of the longest running celebrations of Native American and Indigenous culture on the planet.
Across the country, a number of compelling museums, monuments, and landmark trails commemorate significant moments in African American history.
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