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.

A visit to Cafe du Monde

August 10
A small slice of a great city ten years after a devastating natural disaster

Apple Vacations introduces trips to Cuba

June 25
Charter vacation company will begin offering 5- and 7-night itineraries to Cuba.
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June 19

Sister Cities Convention Visits Minneapolis in July

Visitors from across the world arrive next month!
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June 10

Minnesota, ready for its close-up

New television series highlights great spots to visit around the state.
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May 27

Delta opts for safety first, and safety fun

New flight safety video, based on viral videos, goes viral itself.
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May 23

Santa Fe, Amsterdam for women's weekend

Readers recommend a wide variety of cities for women's weekend getaways.
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May 23

Plum Blossoms in Nanjing

March in Nanjing, when the tree branches are covered with white. Not snow. Plum blossoms.
Viewfinders: Readers' travel photos
Viewfinders: Readers' travel photos
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Take a look at Star Tribune readers' travel photos, or join the community and submit your own.
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May 22

Lilacs and rhubarb bars at Boomerville Lodge

The lilac labyrinth is in full bloom at Boomerville Lodge, in Cold Spring, Minn.
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May 14

Whooo knows what awaits visitors at Owl Center?

A prime target for a weekend trip, the newly opened International Owl Center in Houston, Minn., is the only such center in the country focused on owl education and open to the public.
Travel
April 23

Marriage proposal is ultimate in-flight entertainment on Vegas flight

On Spirit Airlines, in-flight proposal sends emotions soaring.
Travel
April 22

Reflections

Usually, time passes by unnoticed. One rarely realizes the significance of a moment while it is happening. Instead, appreciation is found in reflection.
Blog: Escape Artists
Blog: Escape Artists
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Star Tribune Travel Editor Kerri Westenberg and other staff contributors offer a global discourse about great vacation finds close to home and adventures far afield.
Travel
April 22

Seal of approval

The lesson of the seal: "You can always trust a earnest Midwesterner."
Travel
April 9

Visas for India -- it all worked out

By going the online route, we saved money and time.
Travel
April 6

Roadtripping through the AL Central

One fan's perspective on the Twins intra-division rivals