Articles By M. Johanson
From Travel Aug 07, 2012
Gone are the days of solo trekking in Nepal. Government officials have announced that, beginning in September, all tourists who wish to trek in the country must be accompanied by at least one government-approved porter or guide.
From Travel Jul 26, 2012
Authorities are trying to figure out how 11-year-old Liam Corcoran managed to pass through border controls and ticket checks without documentation Tuesday and board a Jet2.com flight from Manchester to Rome.
From Science Jul 26, 2012
A Supreme Court ruling temporarily banning tourism in India’s tiger reserves has sparked a heated debate between conservationists and local tour operators: Could banning tourists actually make things worse?
From Tech Jul 25, 2012
The 2012 Olympic Games will be the most digital sporting event in history. As a result, several organizations are now offering free apps and e-books for both London visitors and avid sports fans back home to put up-to-the-minute information on the Games and its host city in the palm of your hand.
From Travel Jul 24, 2012
Need a place to crash in Berlin this summer? Strapped for cash? Here’s an idea: Stay in the “smallest house in the world,” One-Sqm-House, for just 1 euro per night.
From Companies Jul 24, 2012
One thing is clear: The way airlines make money these days is completely different than it was just five years ago.
From Travel Jul 21, 2012
Like Columbine, Aurora, Colo., will likely lose its innocence as a scenic, mile-high Rocky Mountain town and become known instead for its legacy as the scene of a tragedy.
From Economy Jul 17, 2012
The U.S. travel and tourism industry is looking at a record-setting year, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced Friday, with both spending and visitor numbers well above last year’s figures.
From Travel Jul 17, 2012
Western Australia’s reputation as the world’s deadliest place for shark attacks has made it a tough sell for prospective tourists, and local authorities have asked the federal government to consider lifting the ban on fishing of great whites to help alleviate the problem.
From Travel Jul 14, 2012
In a typical art exhibition, you’re expected to keep your hands behind your back, maintain a respectful distance from the artwork and, above all else, refrain from touching anything. But the Magic Art Exhibition in Hangzhou, China, is not your run-of-the-mill show.