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want to travel to a happy country? better consult the world happiness report

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new york’s washington square arch transforms into the arc de triomphe

Washington Square is a 9.75 acre park and is the center of Greenwich Village in New York City. It is just a few blocks...

i am 1.7% neanderthal and 0.4% denisovan

The results of my National Geographic Genographic Project are in, and they are quite interesting. It turns out that among other surprises, I am 1.7%...

seven in one: seven continents in one year

As 2015 is a big year for JT, your flyingnorth blogmaster , I decided that I would challenge myself and travel to all seven continents...

a weighty issue for samoa air

It was inevitable that an airline would open the door to the brave new world of charging passengers by weight. According to a...

turkmenistan makes the news thanks to turkmenbashi’s book, the “ruhnama”

Having just returned from Turkmenistan, I was curious to see an international news article about the country.  Interesting as it may be, according to...

flyingnorth is relaunched and will focus on travel

I entered the blogosphere determined to find out what it was all about and to see if there was actually an audience for what...

you can now fly with 614 of your closest friends

Want to travel with 614 of your closest friends but just couldn’t find a vehicle big enough?  Well, Emirates Airlines now has a solution...

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,...

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