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November 21
The Museum of London features temporary and permanent exhibits that illuminate the fascinating history of the city.

A tale of two city museums: British Museum vs. the Museum of London

The Museum of London offers a deeper view than the British Museum.
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November 21
A man feeds swans at Jarun lake in Zagreb, Croatia.

Travel Troubleshooter: How long is too long for a refund for my canceled flight?

Q: I booked a flight from Chicago to Zagreb, Croatia, on FlightNetwork.com, recently. The charge was posted on my credit card in February 2018. Eight…
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November 18
Escape Lounge at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Secrets to surviving MSP Airport during the busy travel season

Thanksgiving will be busy at airports across the country, including Minneapolis-St. Paul International. If you're flying out — or picking up guests — these tips could help.
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November 16
Isla Mujeres’ Punta Sur is the easternmost point in Mexico, a popular spot for watching the sun rise. (Rachel Hutton)

On a small Mexican island, finding the Minnesota touch with a hometown hotelier

On Isla Mujeres, a St. Paul man pours on the hometown welcome.
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November 16
A giant cowboy "Muffler Man" in Spooner, Wis., May 26, 2019. A father traveling with his teenage son hopes something will click in the fiberglass fron

Exploring Wisconsin's world of supper clubs, taxidermy and 'Muffler Man' statues

A family road trip across northern Wisconsin's fiberglass frontier.
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November 15

Quick Trips: Fairmont Glows Festival, Festival of Trees, Julefest

Fairmont, Minn. Head to Fairmont Municipal Airport early if you want to see Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive from the North Pole for the start…
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November 15
The “Bridge of Sighs” on MSC Cruises’ ship Seaside.

Cruise line will be carbon-neutral; JetBlue's new basic fares; bin Laden exhibit at 9/11 Museum

Carbon-neutral cruise line MSC Cruises will be the first major cruise company to become carbon-neutral. Starting on Jan. 1, MSC will buy enough credits from…
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November 15
Real airplane seats shot in studio
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Unofficial rules for the airplane's middle seat

Respect legroom boundaries, don't sleep on your neighbor and other etiquette for the dreaded Seat 22B.
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November 15
Candace Fujikane, an associate English professor at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, explains how stories can be used to connect people with social

New book offers deeper view of Hawaii

New travel guide changes how you see Hawaii, less a tropical paradise than a cultural and historic wonder.
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November 15
The World Expo Park during the Expo Astana 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Travel Troubleshooter: I paid for a hotel room in Kazakhstan, but didn't get one

Q: I booked a room at the Hotel Korkem in Astana, Kazakhstan, through Hotels.com. When I tried to check in at the hotel, an employee…
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November 15
Yosemite

Bold vision of Yosemite in black-and-white

THE Traveler: Mick Richards of Burnsville.The scene: Yosemite Valley wakes up to sunshine. This is the view that greets the national park's visitors…
November 14
Hurricane Dorian carved an inlet into Fortune Beach on Grand Bahama Island, but that didn’t stop visitors from enjoying a day at the beach.

Volunteerism brings rewards on post-hurricane trip to Grand Bahama Island

On hard-hit Grand Bahamas Island, visitors can hand out necessities and stroll the beach with a furry friend.
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November 11
The tiny village of Gásadalur on the island of Vágar is near what’s become one of the most famous attractions on the Faroe Islands: the Múlafossu

In the 'Land of 10,000 waterfalls,' far-flung Faroe Islands draw more visitors for their picturesque Nordic scenery

Waterfalls, puffins and the remote locale draw visitors to the Faroe Islands.
November 9
Free accommodations while vacationing clearly makes travel more affordable, but for travelers on any budget, house-sitting in exchange for lodging can

Tips for housesitting while you're on vacation

Housesitting in exchange for lodging can provide a more intimate travel experience.
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November 8
The Old Port in Portland, Maine.

Sun Country expands to northern U.S. cities in summer; Minnesota is No. 2 in rental car taxes and fees

Sun Country heads to Maine, Montana, Maryland, Ohio Sun Country Airlines is offering four new summer destinations to northern U.S. cities, including the only nonstop…
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November 8
Detail of the passengers in a rail car in the display at the Twin City Model Railroad Museum.
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Quick Trips: Christkindlmarket, Festive Fridays, St. Cloud train show, Christmas by the Bay

St. Cloud Choo choo, the trains are coming. On Saturday, the daylong, annual Granite City Train Show at the River’s Edge Convention Center will include…
November 7
Students at Ock Pop Tock in Luang Prabang, Laos, learn to spin and weave silk with experienced local craftspeople.

Crafty travelers can make their own souvenirs at these creative destinations

Schools immerse the curious in local culture, send them home with handmade pieces.
November 7
Immature thimbleberry in Mount Rainier National Park.

Foraging for berries in Michigan, Minnesota and beyond

Thimbleberries, cloudberries and more offer a taste of the wild.
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November 7
A Jamaican resort.

Travel Troubleshooter: Why Expedia's Hotel Price Guarantee didn't work for this vacationer in Jamaica

Q: I recently booked a vacation at the Jewel Grande Montego Bay Resort & Spa in Montego Bay, Jamaica, through Expedia. Between the time…
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November 7
Photographer's feet, 100 feet off the ground, looking down at the "Tarzan Swing, 60 feet off the ground, at the Selvatura Zip Line in the cloud forest

State Department beefs up its international travel info

A growing number of Americans are heading overseas for vacation, and the State Department wants to make sure they stay safe. The department recently added…