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flying north flies north to montréal, and meets a music legend along the way

I'm not a huge fan of LaGuardia - the airport that is.  The airport named after the WWII mayor of New York City is...

hair weaves, prime numbers, cupcake trini, and carry-on outrage: my flight to trinidad

They, meaning the smarties in our world, have yet to create a teleportation device so that I can zip to Paris for lunch or...

have you thought about your 2012 travel plans yet?

This week it will be February, the second of twelve months in 2012 . Assuming the world will end in December, that doesn’t leave...

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.”...

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....

where can I fly to in five hours from new york city?

When most people contemplate air travel, they tend not to take into account the varied options at their disposal for the same flight time....

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...

bulgaria top six lists

Once again continuing the time-honored tradition of the flyingnorthblog – my Bulgaria top six lists. Top six Bulgaria disappointments. 1.  Everyone smokes. Everywhere.  It is like...

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...

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...

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