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Vegan/Vegetarian: Breakfast, lunch and dinner in Minneapolis

January 21st, 2016 at 9:40 pm
So … you’re vegan or vegetarian and visiting Minneapolis? You might be surprised to discover that Minneapolis has several well-known eateries catering to your lifestyle, which serve breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. There’s great people watching at Hard Times Café, a “Minneapolis institution. It perfectly represents the diverse, historic and
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Reciprocal Memberships: Get the most bang for your travel buck

January 12th, 2016 at 9:52 pm
Perhaps one of the best-kept secrets is the reciprocal membership. Museums, zoos, historical landmarks and even the U.S. National Park Service are getting in on the game. Here’s how it works: Join a museum, zoo, etc. at one location and you’ll receive either free or discounted admission (and other perks)
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Travelers — Free e-books at your fingertips

November 30th, 2015 at 3:43 pm
Avid readers who travel have discovered the advantage to reading books on an e-reader, tablet or cellphone. However, supporting your hobby can be costly. Surely, there are free e-books? You bet there are and here are some of the best-kept secrets of where to locate them. Find “free [downloadable] classic
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‘Fantastic, inexpensive’ cross-country skiing, sledding and other winter sports in Minneapolis

November 24th, 2015 at 3:41 pm
Some say Colorado or Vermont is America’s Winter Playground, but they must not have heard about Minneapolis. At the Wirth Winter Recreation Area, there is something for everyone. “Explore 700 acres of urban forest and try winter activities including cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, off-road cycling,” snow tubing, sledding and ice
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Seven Things you didn’t know you could carry on an airplane

October 26th, 2015 at 7:24 pm
You’d be surprised at what you can take on an airplane! The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) website is a wealth of useful information, from travel tips to frequently asked questions. Follow their blog for the “TSA Week in Review” as well as all things TSA related. No kidding! You can
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