Freelancer @BBC @LonelyPlanet @MensJournal & various mags. Globetrotting adventurer. Permanently itchy feet.

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Biography

Mark Johanson is a freelance journalist and the former travel editor at International Business Times (2011-2014). His stories on travel, culture and the environment have appeared in Newsweek Magazine, Salon.com, NPR, Jetstar Magazine and Qantas The Australian Way (this October), among others. He ...

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Jun 14, 2017

@IrvineMurray you like good food? Lima is all about eating: ceviche, nikkei, criollo. Also surfing off the coast, drinking pisco in barranco, museums...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A script analyst for the development dept. of Magnolia Pictures... does that count? Otherwise, self-eployed blogger!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In a school play.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it much faster, and placing journalists on a treadmill (for better or worse).