Wednesday, January 20, 2021

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...

laguardia airport: new york city’s travel embarrassment

Imagine an airport that is so dirty you wouldn't send your worst enemy to use the restroom. An airport with leaks in the ceiling,...

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...

on the way back from peru, more important tips for air travelers

As a bookend to my blog post "On The Way To Peru, Some Tips For Air Travelers" I have decided to write another, as...

travails, dogs and blue eye shadow on the way to paradise

According to many sources the origin of the word travel is likely connected to the French word travailler which means "to work." Other sources...

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...

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.”...

the time I was molested by the government of ecuador

I really had no preconceived notions about Ecuador. The only things I really knew about the country were that it was among the poorest...

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...

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...

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