Articles By Mark Johanson
From Travel Aug 20
What do you do when your country is sinking? If you’re the Maldivian government, you create a series of floating islands that include a hotel and convention center, private villas and an 18-hole golf course.
From Travel Aug 17
Some travel destinations are best in the summer. Others in the winter. These 10 spots come alive in the fall.
From Real Estate Aug 15
How “livable” is your city?
From Companies Aug 15
Ikea, the Swedish store known for its affordable DIY home furnishing, is branching into a new arena: the hotel business.
From Travel Aug 14
National Geographic Traveler received more than 12,000 entries from 6,615 photographers residing in 152 countries around the globe for its 24th annual photo contest. These winning shots stood out from the pack.
From Companies Aug 14
Google's slow-but-steady march into the travel and local listings business continues this week with its latest acquisition: Frommer's, the popular travel guidebook series.
From Travel Aug 13
The Transportation Security Administration’s “expanded behavior detection” pilot program at Boston Logan International Airport was supposed to be the model for airports nationwide, but reports of rampant racial profiling has put the controversial method in question and forced the agency to open up an investigation.
From Travel Aug 11
Middle-earth, the land of hobbits, may be mythical, but so too is New Zealand. The only difference is you can visit the latter.
From Science Aug 10
They’re here now, but they won’t be around forever.
From Travel Aug 09
Mount Tongariro, a long-dormant volcano on New Zealand’s North Island, erupted Monday night. Now, tourists are eager to check out the changed landscape along one of the nation's most popular treks.