Articles by Mark Johanson
- Time For ‘Pay-As-You-Weigh’ Air Fares?
March 28 2013 5:52 AM
Economist Bharat Bhatta believes airlines should adopt a new policy: "overweight" passengers pay more, "underweight" pay less.
- The World’s Most Controversial Tourist Attractions
March 28 2013 5:47 AM
To go or not to go? These controversial tourist attractions put many ethical travelers in a quandary.
- Where In The World (93rd Edition)
March 27 2013 6:30 PM
--Where In The World--
- Need More Paid Time Off? Live In One Of These Nations
March 27 2013 5:49 AM
If you’re looking for paid time off, one thing is certain: You don’t want to live in Asia or North America.
- Here Comes Holi, India’s Brilliant Festival Of Colors [PHOTOS]
March 26 2013 11:45 PM
Thick clouds of neon color arrived at villages across India this week -- a telltale sign that the 2013 Holi Festival had begun.
- Could Another Icelandic Volcano Ground European Air Travel?
March 26 2013 8:40 PM
Scientists warned of "unusual" activity at Hekla Tuesday. If it erupts, could its ash cloud do as much damage as Eyjafjallajokull in 2010?
- Tablets At Takeoff? FAA May Relax Rules By Year’s End
March 26 2013 5:53 AM
Why can't you use tablets on a plane during takeoff/landing? According to an FAA source, the reason is unclear and the rule is changing.
- Without Investors, An Iconic American Ship Will Be Scrapped
March 26 2013 5:52 AM
The S.S. United States was the fastest ship of its time and the crown of 20th Century American maritime, but it could be scrapped.
- Winter Storm Virgil: Little Snowfall, Big Travel Delays
March 25 2013 7:44 PM
Winter Storm Virgil was not as powerful as expected, but still managed to snarl travel across the Midwest and mid-Atlantic Monday.
- Colorado’s ‘Pot Tourism’ Regulations Still Hazy
March 25 2013 5:48 AM
Lawmakers in Colorado met Friday to review 58 recommendations on marijuana regulations, including limits to "pot tourism."
- Why DC’s Cherry Blossom Time Almost Didn’t Come
March 24 2013 9:08 PM
The Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates a gift of trees from Japan 101 years ago. But few know the initial trees were actually destroyed.
- Why 7,000 Cities Will Go Partially Dark Saturday
March 22 2013 5:48 AM
In 2013, Earth Hour events will take place in more than 7,000 cities/towns across 152 countries and territories on all continents.