In the steps of an American vintner

In the steps of an American vintner

A Minnesotan's journey to discover history in Napa Valley

Casa Loma: Finding Edwardian England in Toronto

November 18, 2016
Casa Loma: Finding Edwardian England in Toronto
Take a peek into a Canadian castle

Visiting a sacred place in Carmel-by-the-Sea

September 9, 2016
Visiting a sacred place in Carmel-by-the-Sea
West coast history comes alive on the Monterey peninsula
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July 3, 2016

Montreal's Other Basilica

Head out of downtown to experience the city's sacred place dedicated to the patron saint of Canada
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March 4, 2016
More than baseball at spring training in Arizona

More than baseball at spring training in Arizona

Pre-game morning stops include a trip to the Wrigley Mansion
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February 6, 2016
Reading Neruda's Seashells

Reading Neruda's Seashells

Did Neruda see his poetry as an exoskeleton that would outlast his own skin? Or did he just think seashells looked nice?
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January 28, 2016
Ideas for the beloved weekend getaway

Ideas for the beloved weekend getaway

Weekend getaways are popular and in Minnesota, there's lots of reasons to love them.
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January 27, 2016
Attack of the Loanwords

Attack of the Loanwords

What's that I hear? Could it be the sound of imperialist influence?
Bloomington, MN, Minneapolis St. Paul International has long carried its weight amongst national airports. Now, with a flurry of hot new restaurants,
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Looking for a road trip? We have a section that highlights events and destinations within a day's drive.
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January 15, 2016
Lima: The Next Foodie Destination

Lima: The Next Foodie Destination

Experiencing the smells and tastes of this South American metropolis, one Inkakola at a time
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December 20, 2015

Innamoratevi

A reflection on Siena as my time here comes to a close.
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December 16, 2015

Minneapolis-St. Paul Int'l Airport ranks above average in J.D. Power study

Airports increasingly focus on travelers' experiences.
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December 9, 2015
Where to find bison, the new national mammal, in Minnesota

Where to find bison, the new national mammal, in Minnesota

Two state parks host herds of the leviathan that has recently been named the national mammal.
Bloomington, MN, Minneapolis St. Paul International has long carried its weight amongst national airports. Now, with a flurry of hot new restaurants,
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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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December 3, 2015

For now, Minnesota driver's licenses OK for air travel

The Department of Homeland Security will provide at least 120 advance notice of any change at airport checkpoints.
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November 18, 2015

Delta changes pet policy, comfort-plus

Delta Air Lines offers new ways to access comfort, and ship your pet.
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November 8, 2015

How to survive an Italian dinner

The Italian family dinner, at least at my host home in Siena, is fraught with alimentary challenges. If you join our meal, read this guide first.
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November 6, 2015
The mothers, the marchers, and me

The mothers, the marchers, and me

Here's a riddle for you: Who has a narrow mind, wide eyes, and a wider lens?
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October 26, 2015
Testing, testing... uno dos, uno dos.

Testing, testing... uno dos, uno dos.

It was all rehearsal until now.
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October 14, 2015
My Italian personality

My Italian personality

Very little of my personality comes out in my second language, I think. I have to censor my thoughts down to what I can actually say ...
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October 2, 2015

Cups, mopeds and conversation

Espresso cups clink in their saucers, mopeds sputter down the alleyways, and scraps of conversation echo off the medieval brick buildings. A little boy shows off by naming all the colors he can see; elsewhere, a young woman angrily digs in her purse for her phone ...
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September 25, 2015
Unusual Portland: Protect Yourself from An Average Visit

Unusual Portland: Protect Yourself from An Average Visit

Sights and sounds from the eclectic Pacific Northwest city
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September 14, 2015
No bluffing, it's beautiful!

No bluffing, it's beautiful!

A reader shares his favorite autumn drive along Mississippi River bluffs.
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September 14, 2015

Generally fab: the Marine General Store

An old-fashioned general store makes a nice stop on a fall color drive along the St. Croix River.
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August 20, 2015
In Zimbabwe, after the death of Cecil the lion

In Zimbabwe, after the death of Cecil the lion

A Minnesota family travels to Zimbabwe shortly after the shooting of Cecil and encounters those who knew the lion well.