Peter Johansen
Peter Johansen

Profile Details

Contact Info

Contact Name:
Peter Johansen
City:
Ottawa

About

Website:
http://
Membership Level:
Media
About Me:
I'm the Ottawa Correspondent for OpenJaw, a leading daily newsletter for Canadian travel agents, and "The Curious Trekker," an experiential travel columnist for Fifty-Five Plus, a magazine serving 300,000 readers across the Canadian province of Ontario. That means I write for both the consumer and travel trade markets--and am darned happy to do so. I also frequently write culinary travel features for Taste & Travel International. Work for other publications--from the Ottawa Citizen and Toronto Star newspapers to the United Church Observer and Troy Media syndicate--has nabbed NATJA awards over the years. It's been a pleasure to judge travel-writing competitions for Destination Canada, Ottawa Tourism and the Travel Media Association of Canada. I recently retired from a four-decade teaching career at the Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication, Canada's oldest j-school. Among my favorite travel destinations are the Shetland Islands, Rajasthan and Buenos Aires--but, really, there's so much more to explore.
Specialties:
Canadian, culinary, seniors travel, northeast US, learning travel, travel industry news
Outlets:
Fifty-Five Plus Magazine. OpenJaw. Taste & Travel International. Ottawa Road Trips.
Professional Affiliations:
North American Travel Journalists Association
Travel Massive (co-leader, Ottawa-Gatineau chapter)
Facebook Link:
https://www.facebook.com/peter.johansen.359
Twitter Link:
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Instagram Link:
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LinkedIn Link:
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My Recent Work

Article 1 - Title:
Safe Enough Even for Me
Article 1 - Publication Name:
Bounder Magazine
Article 1 - Link:
http://content.yudu.com/Library/A3wqkf/BounderFall2015/resources/18.htm
Article 2 - Title:
Helen Keller's birthplace stirs the senses
Article 2 - Publication Name:
Troy Media
Article 2 - Link:
http://www.troymedia.com/2015/01/08/helen-kellers-birthplace-stirs-the-senses/
Article 3 - Title:
Up the Creek with a Paddle
Article 3 - Publication Name:
Fifty-Five Plus
Article 3 - Link:
https://www.fifty-five-plus.com/blog/up-the-creek-with-a-paddle/
Article 4 - Title:
Camels and Karma
Article 4 - Publication Name:
The United Church Observer
Article 4 - Link:
http://ucobserver.org/features/2014/02/camels/
Article 5 - Title:
Chittenango, NY, museum focuses on all things Oz
Article 5 - Publication Name:
Ottawa Road Trips
Article 5 - Link:
http://ottawaroadtrips.com/2019/05/14/baum-oz-museum-chittenango-new-york/
Article 6 - Title:
Fascination & Horror On A Visit To Ukraine’s Chernobyl
Article 6 - Publication Name:
OpenJaw
Article 6 - Link:
http://openjaw.com/travelblog/25/oj-on-location-in-ukraine/2
Article 7 - Title:
Gone Fish'n
Article 7 - Publication Name:
Fifty-Five Plus
Article 7 - Link:
https://console.virtualpaper.com/fifty-five-plus-magazine/marchapril-2020-ottawa/#38/