Thursday, September 19, 2019

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...

malta top six lists

I am in Cyprus now, but in an effort to encapsulate the Malta experience I’ve been thinking about the best and the worst that...

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...

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,...

weathering the historic storm: welcome to the new normal

The Flying North International headquarters are located in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City - smack in the middle of the path of Hurricane...

a bird in the engine is worth two days in iraq

When one travels as much as I do you are bound to run into some travel issues. Whether it is the unfortunate confluence of...

how a gas station in oklahoma got me a hotel upgrade in rwanda

Thirty minutes before I was to leave for the airport to begin my journey to Rwanda, I received a text from Chase Visa. "Did...

what exactly was i served with my in-flight meal?

On my American Airlines flight from Tokyo Narita to Chicago O'Hare, about an hour or so into the flight the usual meal service began....

ma’am, that banana could cost you $300

I woke up at the crack of dawn to head to Pierre Trudeau airport to catch at 6:30am flight back to New York City....

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