Variety
November 7, 2019
Passengers at London Gatwick airport settle down to wait for their flights following the delays and cancellations brought on by drone sightings near t

Most Americans will be traveling for the holidays

Half of holiday travelers are going somewhere other than to family, survey says.
Variety
November 5, 2019
Everything you need to know about carbon offsets

Everything you need to know about carbon offsets

Six questions and answers about purchasing carbon offsets for air travel.
Variety
November 5, 2019
AIRBUS Delta MSN9025 1st Flight

Delta and other airlines at MSP offer carbon offsets for travelers

Delta Air Lines, the dominant carrier at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, became the first major airline to offer a carbon-offset program in 2007.Delta has a…
Variety
November 2, 2019
Ellsworth Kelly designed “Austin,” a newly opened chapel.

Stay hip to booming Austin, Texas, where there's something new every year

In Texas' hippest city, stay up on the latest offerings, from Japanese barbecue to an artistic chapel.
Variety
November 2, 2019
Mayowood, Rochester.

Quick Trips: Mayowood Mansion, Holiday Folk Fair, Winterers Gathering and Arctic Film Fest

Rochester Christmas at the Historic Mayowood Mansion, featuring guided tours of the Charles Mayo mansion, which has been trimmed with decorations highlighting a Victorian Christmas,…
Variety
November 2, 2019
The InterContinental Hotel connects to MSP Terminal 1 via skyway.

MSP's checkpoint at InterContinental Hotel slated to close Nov. 18; Uber credit card gets a revamp

MSP checkpoint to close The head of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has requested a meeting with TSA officials after learning that the InterContinental Hotel…
Variety
November 1, 2019
In a village near Ranthambore National Park.

The shoes tell a story in Rajasthan, India

THE Traveler: Heather Patterson Candels of Northfield.The scene: Near Ranthambore National Park, in India's northern Rajasthan state, a boy seems to stand watch…
Variety
October 31, 2019
Jen Rubio, president of Away.

Travel hacks from Away luggage guru Jen Rubio

Tips on duty-free shopping, amenity kits and more from Away founder Jen Rubio.
Travel
October 31, 2019
The caste ruins of Gibralfaro overlook Málaga, Spain.

On the Sun Coast, Malaga, Spain, really shines

Málaga, on Spain's southern coast, emerges from the shadows.
Variety
October 31, 2019
Jeff Houghton hosts the late-night talk show “The Mystery Hour” in Springfield, Mo. It airs on KAAL in southeastern Minnesota.

Midwest Traveler: Springfield, Mo., has its own late-night TV talk show, and it's a riot

"The Mystery Hour" is taped before a live studio audience in Missouri.
Variety
October 31, 2019
A fireplace anchors the lobby and restaurant at Canopy Ithaca.

In from the cold at cozy Canopy Ithaca

In upstate New York, I would have seen tremendous fall color along the curving, hilly roads if it hadn’t been for the blur of windshield…
Variety
October 31, 2019
The Riu Palace Tropical Bay Resort all-inclusive in Negril, Jamaica has swimming pools, restaurants, a spa and entertainment for all ages.

Travel Troubleshooter: 'Resort credit' for $470 in Jamaica turns out to be a mere coupon

Q: We need help with recovering a missing resort credit. This year, we booked three rooms at the Riu Palace Tropical Bay in Negril,…
Variety
October 31, 2019
Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale, Ariz., has a notable midcentury modern design.

Treat yourself to a wellness experience on vacation

Subdue the stresses of modern life with spa and wellness options in your next family vacation.
Local
October 30, 2019
TSA touted the additional checkpoint during a recent spate of long security lines in the airport's main terminal.

MSP executive seeks meeting with TSA over airport staffing

Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission, said the impending closure of the InterContinental Hotel checkpoint on Nov. 18 is "deeply concerning."
Variety
October 26, 2019
The ocean carves kettles and churns along the rocky Oregon coast. Near Cape Arago, tilted layers of sandstone and shale are a unique feature.

Finding peace along Oregon's wild coast

Finding peace, rugged beauty and encounters with locals on the Oregon coast in winter.
Variety
October 25, 2019
Grand Marais, Minn.

Quick Trips: Big Water Film Festival, Norsefest, Lake Superior Film Fest

Ashland, Wis. Experience the world through film during the annual Big Water Film Festival Nov. 6-9. Dozens of films by veteran and new filmmakers will…
Variety
October 25, 2019
Bubbles, a male beagle mix, was up for adoption at the Aloft in Asheville.

Hotels encourage pet adoption; Delta offers 'travel benefits bundle' for $59 a year

Hotel for rescue dogs Aloft, the midrange hotel brand owned by Marriott, has pet-friendly policies at its more than 140 locations. A handful of Aloft…
Variety
October 25, 2019
In flight, Taryn Toomey massages her face with special rollers.

Exercise guru Taryn Toomey explains her 'wacky' in-flight routine

Taryn Toomey explains how to beat jet lag and why rain on vacation can be good.
Variety
October 25, 2019
Boundary Waters Canoe Access Area
- July 2019
- Annual Fishing Trip with my son
- Basswood Lake near Ely Minnesota - Camera Sony RX-100 Point & Shoot

Rewards of a father-son canoe trip

THE Traveler: Dave Marsh of Mahtomedi.The scene: The tip of the photographer's canoe leads the way on Basswood Lake, bathed in golden light,…
Variety
October 24, 2019
The Alpenruh Hotel in Murren offers terrace rooms with sweeping vistas of the picturesque mountain town and surrounding Alpine peaks.

From Bern to Basel, a perfect vacation in Switzerland

A return to the country takes in the Alpine Canton of Bern and cosmopolitan Basel.