Bismarck Tribune - Travel

Destinations Photo Contest Spotlight: See some of your best photos of sacred sites

Our Destinations Travel Photo Contest hosted some wonderful photos taken by travelers such as YOU! From wildlife to waterfalls, sunsets to … Read more

The Latest: St Patrick's Day Parade has sunny, inclusive day

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade (all times local): Read more

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joins St Patrick's Parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar joined along as Manhattan's Fifth Avenue came alive with the sound of bagpipes, trumpets and lots of green Saturday during the 257th running of New York City's St. Patrick's Day parade. Read more

600,000 clay figures to remember carnage in WWI

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — A special remembrance installation of 600,000 crouching clay figures is opening to the public soon in Ypres, Belgium, seeking to help visitors from around the world reflect on what happened during World War I a century ago. Read more

Biden delivers keynote at Dem-NPL convention

Sam Easter Forum News Service

GRAND FORKS -- Former Vice President Joe Biden addressed a crowd of rapt North Dakota Democrats at … Read more


New Banksy work protests jailing of Turkish artist

NEW YORK (AP) — British graffiti artist Banksy has created a New York mural protesting the imprisonment of a Turkish artist and journalist. Read more

For late winter hikes, head to Oregon Badlands

Most of the trails in Oregon's Badlands remain snow-free during the winter, offering myriad dry trails to hikers. Read more

Yellow fever shots urged for Brazil travelers amid outbreak

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are warning travelers to stay away from certain areas of Brazil if they haven't been vaccinated against yellow fever. Read more


Digital exclusives

Photos: Romania's Merry Cemetery where people 'laugh at death itself'

The Merry Cemetery in the northwestern village of Sapanta is a collection of more than 1,000 elaborate wooden Orthodox crosses etched with … Read more

Photos: For this Amazon cult, happiness is a cup of ancient psychedelic tea

The Ayahuasca brew is sacred to Ceu do Mapia villagers, who use it in rituals that blend Indian beliefs with Roman Catholicism. Read more

Photos: This museum is one of the coolest. Literally

The biggest attraction at this temporary ice cream museum: A pool filled with 11,000 pounds of confetti-colored sprinkles. Read more

Photos: A bird's-eye view of the Olympic city

These stunning views helped bring the Olympics to Rio.  Read more

Photos: This Moscow museum offers a trip back in time—and defense against disaster

MOSCOW — For Boris Solomatin, a Moscow railway museum guide, steam locomotives are nothing short of time machines. Read more

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Gorilla at Philadelphia Zoo takes stand against dirty hands

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A male gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo is taking a stand against dirty hands by opting to walk on two legs. Read more

2 bison slaughter protesters arrested in Yellowstone park

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Two people were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughterhouses. Read more

Bridge shutdown a reminder of cost of aging infrastructure

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The perils facing commuters as a tug of war over funding a multibillion-dollar rail project continues were evident as a century-old bridge malfunctioned, suspending train service for hours in and out of New York. Read more


The amazing VA benefits Bismarck veterans aren't claiming

Veterans in Bismarck could receive up to $42,000 with these VA benefits


Mortgage payoff trick eliminates up to 15 years of payments

Homeowners in Bismarck could save on their biggest expense - their mortgage.