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

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

Pack patience this holiday season

Good cheer is often in short supply at airports, even during the holidays, when planes are more crowded than usual.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 12:53 PM

Atlantis: Plunging into paradise

At Atlantis Paradise Island, an impressive resort in the Bahamas, beware of a deluge of expenses amid a watery world of fun.

Updated: December 17, 2011, - 12:51 PM

Some spots at MSP can help ease a flight delay

No one goes to the airport to hang out, but sometimes it can't be avoided. Airlines want fliers to check...

Updated: December 10, 2011, - 09:24 AM

Time to dust off those skinny skis

Cross-country skis will see the light of day soon, when we get more than a dusting of snow. Meanwhile, plenty of online sites can help with planning -- and daydreaming.

Updated: December 07, 2011, - 09:43 AM

To pack smart, plan ahead, check last year's list

I usually pack in a frenzy. Sweaters lie strewn across the floor. T-shirts go in, then out, of the bag....

Updated: November 26, 2011, - 12:51 PM

As busy flying season arrives, know your rights

We've been lucky so far. While snow blanketed the Northeast in late October -- and airline passengers there were stuck...

Updated: November 19, 2011, - 05:12 PM

No mere babes in the woods

A Minnesota couple took their 1-year-old daughter on a six-month hike across the American West, and they want you to know that you can do it, too.

Updated: November 14, 2011, - 10:29 AM

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