Barcelona is a city for the ages

Barcelona is a city for the ages

Barcelona continues to rise in popularity, due to sunny skies, great eats and heady architecture.

Walking among the bluebirds of Northfield

July 21
Walking among the bluebirds of Northfield
St. Olaf and Carleton colleges are part of an effort to restore the native bluebird population.

Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities

July 22
Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities
More are on order; mail-in applications are an option.
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July 22

Heat waves threaten flights; travel deals

Heat waves threaten flights Rising temperatures and more frequent heat waves could force up to 30 percent of airplanes to delay takeoffs in the coming…
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July 21
Paddlers returned from a free canoe ride on the Mississippi River Wedn...

Mississippi River Recreation Area named one of top 10 parks

The Park Service honored the Mississippi River park as "lifeline for American settlers."
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July 21

A frugal air traveler tries out Delta One first class

Can this first-class first timer achieve genuine slumber at 30,000 feet?
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July 21

TSA pat-downs get even more invasive

In March, the Transportation Security Administration instituted a new pat-down procedure for airport security, and it is more thorough — and more invasive — than…
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July 21

A special view as dusk falls in Italy's Cinque Terre

The Traveler: Diane Burns of Faribault, Minn. The scene: Manarola, on Italy’s Mediterranean Coast, takes on rich tones as the sun sets. Hovering…
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Our comprehensive guide on where to eat, drink, shop, park, relax and play if you end up stuck at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport – or if you plan to spend a few extra hours there before your flight.
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July 21

Travel Troubleshooter: Airline thought I wasn't on outbound flight, so it canceled my return flight

Q: I recently flew from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on United Airlines. The gate from which I was boarding…
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July 21

Banff is beautiful, but Jasper is bigger – and better

Once they get past the crowds at Banff, everybody seems to love Jasper National Park in Alberta.
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July 21

Details: Barcelona

Where to eatCal Pep: calpep.comEl Quim de La Boqueria:elquimdelaboqueria.com/?lang=enLa Boqueria: boqueria.info (click on the British flag for English)La Vinya del Senyor: Check…
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July 21

Dropping in at the GooglePlex, tech museums and the Jobs garage

A technology tour reveals Silicon Valley, melting pot of American innovation.
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July 21

What the magician Penn Jillette can't travel without

The Las Vegas entertainer packs electronics, cards and a pack of almonds he never opens.
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July 21

How to dine properly in another country

Dining etiquette, from utensils to tipping, can vary by destination.
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July 19

Stay up to date on the latest construction at MSP Airport

Hitting a wall at the airport, literally? Chalk it up to major renovations going on there.
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July 19
Police direct traffic away from Humphrey Terminal 2 at the MSP airport...

What's new at MSP Airport's Terminal 2?

Terminal 2 — which hosts Condor, Icelandair, Southwest and Sun Country — also just unveiled the results of a major renovation, to the tune of $27 million.
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July 19

Getting to MSP Airport: Uber pick-ups and parking strategies

Your flight isn't the only ride to consider; there's also getting to and from the airport, and options for that are growing.
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July 19

Where to eat and drink at MSP Airport now

The locavore movement has landed at MSP. Here are some of our favorite places to dig in at the airport.
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July 19

A golf range? Furniture shopping? Fun ways to pass the time at MSP

Time on your hands? Here are some great ways to pass the time. at MSP.
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July 18

See what's coming soon to MSP Airport

What's getting ready for takeoff at MSP? Here are some highlights.
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July 15

No time to delay for $10 senior lifetime pass for national parks

The saguaro stood like sentries as far as I could see, pointing their arms in all directions. Dumbstruck by their beauty, I paused long enough…
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July 15

In Cambodia, almost paradise

A journey to a quiet fishing village on a remote Cambodian island brought true escape, with a price.
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July 15

Details: Where to eat and play in Portland, Ore.

Where to stay My friend and I stayed at Evermore Guesthouse near Division and Clinton, the prime foodie neighborhood. The Arts & Crafts inn offers…