Escape Artists

Blog URL: http://ww3.startribune.com/blogs/escapeartists

Kerri Westenberg, Elizabeth Larsen and Troy Melhus offer up a global discourse ranging from great finds close to home to adventures far afield. Share your road wisdom and rant about the roadblocks that get in the way of a great trip.

Located: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tags: travel, adventure, Star Tribune

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New horizons for Escape Artists on Sep 24, 2009 in UncategorizedDear readers, Escape Artists is moving to a new server. The updated format is sleek and I think you’ll like it. Check it out by clicking here. You can update your RSS right here.We’re looking forward to a  carrying on the conversation...



Q&A: Car rental on Sep 21, 2009 in Q. I’m taking my daughter to visit colleges in Providence, RI, and Syracuse, NY, over the upcoming MEA weekend.  I booked tickets on Southwest at a great rate, flying into Boston and back out of Buffalo, to accomodate the driving between the c...



Megabus booking for Thanksgiving on Sep 17, 2009 in Chicago, consumerMegabus – the bus carrier with service as low as $1 between Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago with points beyond — is temporarily altering its reservation system. Usually, travelers book no more than six weeks in advance. Now t...



Weekly travel deal: Chicago (again), this time $80 roundtrip on Sep 16, 2009 in UncategorizedChicago seems to be one of the best deals around these days when it comes to last-minute airfare deals. This week United Airlines is boasting a last-minute airfare deal departing Saturday and returning Monday (or Tuesday) for $96 roundtrip. The fare...



Q&A: The Pacific Northwest on Sep 14, 2009 in Q I am going to Portland, Oregon, for business and want to extend my stay. Should I visit Seattle, Washington, or Victoria, British Columbia, or both?A Do both hip, green Seattle and Victoria, with its wedding cake turrets, pristine parks and British...



Is airplane food getting better? on Sep 11, 2009 in airlinesThere’s been a bit of blogosphere buzz about whether or not airplane food is actually getting better. On a recent flight to Amsterdam, I noticed that while the food wasn’t much different from past years, there were definitely some enhance...