Kerri Westenberg

Travel editor
Phone: 612-673-4282
Kerri Westenberg is the Travel editor. She writes stories about destinations and consumer travel issues. She has globe-trotted for National Geographic and other magazines and now zips around the region, on the lookout for travel news you can use.

Recent content from Kerri Westenberg

Guard against germs on airplanes

Germs are a part of life; they just get concentrated on airplanes, where lots of people share a small space. Here are the top rules for healthy flying.

Updated: February 14, 2012, - 08:34 AM

Cruising in wake of disaster

Cruise lines are reviewing safety practices after the deadly Costa Concordia accident off the Italian coast, while vacationers ponder whether to stay ashore.

Updated: February 06, 2012, - 09:26 AM

Beware the risks of renting a car in Mexico

Renting a car in Mexico can be costly and, in the case of an accident, it could land you in jail.

Updated: February 04, 2012, - 02:01 PM

MSP's Lindbergh terminal turns 50

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport's Terminal 1-Lindbergh has grown from 24 gates on two concourses in 1962 to 117 gates on seven concourses now.

Updated: January 28, 2012, - 04:44 PM

Gambling on snowfall in the Arrowhead

Call me an optimist. I just booked a mid-February stay in Grand Marais, Minn., and I plan to cross-country ski along the Gunflint Trail while I'm there.

Updated: January 21, 2012, - 12:33 PM

Atlantis revisited: Readers share tips

Readers offer their advice for travelers headed to Atlantis Paradise Island after our recent article about the resort in the Bahamas.

Updated: January 14, 2012, - 12:15 PM

Airlines may not always fly where you want to go

"Why does Delta Air Lines hate Palm Springs?" a reader recently asked. He also posed a less facetious question: How...

Updated: January 07, 2012, - 12:08 PM

2011: A very good year for airline safety

As Travel went to press late last week, 2011 was on track to have the best-ever safety record for commercial passenger flights.

Updated: December 31, 2011, - 12:46 PM

Eye of the beholder: Best reader travel photos

What speaks most to a traveler? The answer is as individual as the wanderer. The variety of scenes found among the best reader travel photos of last year emphasizes that point.

Updated: December 31, 2011, - 12:45 PM

An experience can be a memorable gift

Helping to fund travel can be one of the most effective ways to give a gift that keeps on giving -- in the form of great memories.

Updated: December 24, 2011, - 01:34 PM

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