croatia top six lists

In the newest installment of the flying north blog top six list, I take a look at Croatia. Quite frankly there were many more...

happy birthday: the flyingnorthblog turns one

Happy birthday flyingnorth! On January 31, 2011, flying north went live, and I wrote the following: Entering the blogosphere is no small feat. It means...

paris, beirut, and the twenty-first century traveler

This has not been a good few weeks for humanity. As much as we have progressed in certain areas, humanity has the uncanny ability...

why do people graffiti historical places, and who is zoey?

Graffiti has been around for millennia. In perhaps what is a precursor to the personal public relations departments we all maintain via social media,...

the truth about americans traveling overseas

Today CNN posted a story entitled “Why more Americans don’t travel abroad.” It included some fun facts for travel nerds like myself: - 30% of...

again i faced the wrath of the airport travel gods, and again i emerged...

Eight months ago, I wrote about my first encounter with the vengeful airport travel gods in “A Mere Mortal vs. the Airport Travel Gods.”...

a mere mortal vs. the airport travel gods

The root of the word travel is the same root as the French word “travailler,’ which means to work.  This makes sense when one...

on the way to peru, some tips for air travelers

As the flyingnorthblog makes its way south to Peru, here at the blog we thought it would be helpful to provide some handy tips...

cyprus top six lists

Continuing the time-honored tradition of the flyingnorthblog, and in an effort to encapsulate the Cyprus experience I’ve been thinking about the best and the...

16 hour non-stop flight: new york to hong kong on cathay pacific cx831 [video]

                    This is a video blog of my epic flight journey on the sixteen hour non-stop New York JFK to Hong Kong HKG airport. The...

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