Articles By M. Johanson

From Travel Apr 25, 2012

The Most Popular Seat On A Plane Is…

A new survey from flight comparison site Skyscanner shows what parts of the aircraft travelers prefer, including the most popular seat.

From Travel Apr 21, 2012

Princess Cruises Apologizes For Leaving Panamanian Fishermen Adrift

Princess Cruises said there was a "breakdown in communication" after passengers spotted a small boat adrift with three Panamanian fishermen. The Star Princess cruise ship did not stop -- and two of the fishermen perished before the third was rescued by another ship.

From Travel Apr 20, 2012

Tokyo Sky Tree: World’s Tallest Freestanding Tower To Open In May [PHOTOS]

The 2,080-foot Tokyo Sky Tree, branded as the world’s tallest freestanding tower, rises just 640 feet shy of the world-record-holder for tallest building, Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. The Sky Tree will open to tourists on May 22.

From Travel Apr 19, 2012

Space Needle in Seattle Goes Gold for 50th Anniversary [PHOTOS]

Seattle's iconic Space Needle is getting a makeover in "Galaxy Gold" for the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World's Fair.

From Travel Apr 19, 2012

‘Dirty Dancing’ Hotel: Fire Destroys Grandview Palace, Inspiration For Hit Film

A piece of movie history went up in flames over the weekend as the inspiration for the 1980's hit "Dirty Dancing" was burned to the ground in a large fire.

From Travel Apr 17, 2012

Gatwick Airport Reopens After Virgin Flight VS27 Emergency Landing

The runway at London's Gatwick Airport reopened Monday afternoon after an earlier incident involving the emergency landing of Virgin Flight VS27.

From Travel Apr 17, 2012

TSA Tests Electronic Document Verification Technologies

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) began testing new electronic document verification technology at Washington-Dulles Airport last week. The pilot program will expand to further airports in the coming weeks.

From Travel Apr 12, 2012

Plane Spotting on St. Maarten’s Maho Beach Turns Ugly: ‘Girl Blown By A Plane’ [VIDEO]

The viral video "Girl Blown By A Plane" shows a tourist plane spotting dangerously close to the runway at St. Maarten's Princess Juliana International Airport.

From Travel Apr 11, 2012

Titanic Facts: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Ship, Timeline of Events & Survivors

As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic tragedy, here's a look at some of the lesser known facts that have been lost to history.

From Travel Apr 11, 2012

Hangover Heaven: Las Vegas Bus Promises 45-Minute Cure

Hangover Heaven, a new mobile clinic in Las Vegas, promises to cure your hangover in 45 minutes.