Thanks to the migration patterns of previous centuries, people from Sweden aren’t the exotic species in Minnesota that they might be elsewhere.
But I couldn’t ignore the invitation of the Swedish Tourist Association to call a ‘random Swede,’ part of its campaign to get people to know the place. Read more →
Megabus, the no-frills-bus from Chicago to Minneapolis, picked the wrong day to sell a ticket to a reporter.
When it blew up on the way to Milwaukee, the New York Times’ Frugal Traveler, Lucas Peterson, started tweeting, proving the old adage ‘the only thing worse than bad publicity is no publicity’ an utter lie. Read more →
Trip Advisor, the online travel site, is pretty much worthless now for people who fly out of airports that serve as Delta hubs, such as Minneapolis St. Paul.
The airline no longer exists on the site. Read more →
Over the years, the NewsCut staff has lived vicariously through the cross-country journeys of others. Quite often, they’re canoe trips down the Mississippi River.
We also have a fondness for those who paddle against the current, which is why it’s worth noting today that five paddlers, four of them from Saint Cloud, have made it to Minnesota in their quest to travel from the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean. They say no one has ever traveled the route in one trip. Read more →
Stuck in a cubicle this afternoon? We’re not entirely sure this is going to make you feel any better but it’s pretty neat anyway. Alex Chacon, a freelance photographer, has been driving his motorcycle around the world — although he pretty much missed the entire American Midwest — after putting his doctoral studies on hold Read more →
It’s with interest that I’m watching a series of videos one of the hikers, Onamia, Minn.-native Shane Bauer, is posting on The Daily Dish this week. Read more →
Turner Barr has been traveling around the world for six years, funding his adventures by working along the way. His blog Around the World in 80 Jobs offers tips and documented his travels, like this one: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxBhZlaIrJc It was a great success. Then Adecco, a multinational human resources company, started using “Around the World in Read more →