je voudrais le poulet [id like the chicken]

How economy class travelers see airplane food is something of an enigma. Even if people have just eaten in the airport, they will be...

where will you be travelling to in 2012?

The world is a big place, and therefore you have every opportunity to travel in what some fanatics think will be the last year...

the view from my window in sofia and my airport detention

I finally made it to central Sofia – and this picture is the actual view from the window of my hotel.  The city is...

a flight to london and the social experiment we call air travel

Flying North blog is now in London with me, doing what we like to do best - sitting at a new cafe near Victoria...

more leg room and a quiz

My journey to Malta began at Newark airport where I boarded a Lufthansa A340-600 en route to Munich.  I eagerly asked if I could...

at the brussels airport: dual passports, a ticket kiosk checkpoint charlie and an almost...

After a long weekend at the Flyingnorthblog Brussels Bureau, it was time to head back to the Flyingnorthblog International Headquarters in New York.  Fortunately...

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...

airline passenger restrictions and special requests: how far is too far?

Saturday's post about Malaysian Airlines' decision to create a child-free zone in their luxury first class caused a bit of a firestorm among my readers...

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...

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...

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