Portraits of people in the wake of the Port Arthur massacre

Port Arthur shooter Adam Lanza left behind his own collection of portraits, one of them of his family.The portrait is of his father, James, a man who worked as a foreman on a coal mine in rural Victoria.“He was a great bloke and a great dad,” his mother said.“And I know he loved me dearly.”“I …

Why your favorite travel agency may be a rip-off

Travel agency Portland is not a safe place to travel, according to a new study.The Portland-based travel agency was one of more than 70 surveyed by The Travel Industry for a study published Tuesday.The study found that while Portland is a great place to visit, it is a terrible place to spend your money.Travel agents …

Travel agency that charges $15 for first visit to Italy

The first time an Italian tourist walks through the doors of a new Italian-themed travel agency and is greeted by a smiling, bearded woman, the man will have a very different reaction than the first time.Italian tourism company Axiom Travel Agency has launched a new business model that charges the tourist $15 (€14.50) for the …