Articles By M. Johanson
From Travel Jul 13, 2012
Sir Richard Branson announced Wednesday, with typical bravado, that he and his adult children would pave the way for future space tourists as the first passengers on the SpaceShipTwo (SS2), part of his U.S.-based Virgin Galactic program, which is set to have its inaugural launch next year.
From Travel Jul 12, 2012
RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! That’s what thousands of thrill-seekers are doing this week in Northern Spain for the 2012 running of the bulls at the annual San Fermin Festival.
From Travel Jul 10, 2012
Can you sue the weatherman if he gets his forecast wrong? That’s the plan Belgian tourism officials have in mind.
From Travel Jul 06, 2012
Kashmir's Jamaat-e-Islami religious group has issued a strict dress code that it hopes to impose on all incoming tourists. Local officials, however, fear it will hamper the region's efforts to promote itself as a safe and welcoming destination.
From Travel Jul 05, 2012
A report leaked to Italy’s Corriere della Sera newspaper Tuesday details a myriad defects found on the Costa Concordia cruise liner including unapproved maps, faulty instruments and watertight doors left wide open.
From Books Jul 04, 2012
The mega-popular "Fifty Shades of Grey" has spawned a movie, erotic seminars, merchandise, fake holidays, and now, getaways.
From Travel Jul 03, 2012
A Holland America cruise ship with more than 1,500 gay travelers was turned away from a port in Morocco over the weekend in what was to be a historic trip to a Muslim country.
From Real Estate Jun 29, 2012
Fancy buying a Tuscan ghost town? The medieval village of Pratariccia is now on sale in the unlikeliest of places: eBay. The price: $3 million.
From Travel Jun 19, 2012
You might want to pack a bottle of hand sanitizer the next time you turn on the lights and TV on a trip away from home. A new study reveals that light switches and TV remote controls are the dirtiest surfaces in a hotel room.
From Travel Jun 16, 2012
Sean F. White's video "Terra Sacra Time Lapses" offers a mesmerizing glimpse of life on all seven continents.