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Five Places to Visit in Minneapolis

From Downtown East in Minneapolis, it’s only a four-block walk to the U.S. Bank Stadium, the glass-sheathed building that opened in 2016 and is...

In Istanbul, Erdogan Remakes Taksim Square, a Symbol of Secular Turkey

ISTANBUL — The skeleton of a large new mosque has risen up on the west side of Istanbul’s Taksim Square in the last year,...

From Dresden on the 50th Anniversary of ‘Slaughterhouse-Five’

DRESDEN, Germany — Last month, 74 years to the day since the bombers came, the late winter sky was gray as German tour guide...

Amsterdam to Ban Tours of Its Red-Light District

“I get what they’re trying to achieve,” he said, “but I think that the government wants to see how far they can go; I...

Boeing Will Stop Charging to Install Safety Feature After Deadly Crashes

As the pilots of the doomed Boeing jets in Ethiopia and Indonesia fought to control their planes, they lacked two notable safety features in...

House Hunting in … St. Lucia

A Quiet Perch Where the Atlantic and the Caribbean Meet$2.75 MILLION (7.4 MILLION EAST CARIBBEAN DOLLARS)This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom villa is in the gated Allamanda...

Love Your Hotel Room? Take a Piece of It Home

“Shoppable” hotel rooms offer items from cosmetics and toiletries to art and furniture that guests can buy, essentially turning a piece of your vacation...

4 Tips to Fly a Budget Airline Without Hassle

I’m a recent convert to budget airlines, even though I may have once thrown a tantrum at the Ryanair check-in counter when they charged...

Artist Says Big Bong Will Help Save a Town. The Locals Aren’t Amused.

SYDNEY, Australia — They are a collection of oversized, sometimes bizarre, objects that draw roadtrippers to country towns, known as Australia’s “Big Things” —...

In Praise of Pioneer Women and Rocket Scientists

The 52 Places TravelerHuntsville, Ala., and the state of Wyoming are gearing up for anniversaries. One will be an outright celebration, the other, a...

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