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...

want to drive overseas? then check out driverabroad.com

Driving through foreign lands is really the best way to see the countryside while on holiday. If you can get over your fear of...

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...

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

A new post-global recession mode of thinking? The Kingdom of Bhutan, a landlocked state of 700,000 located in the Himalayas, thinks the world should...

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%...

the algerian pavilion [le pavillon algérien] at expo 2017 in astana, kazakhstan

For my friends in Algeria, this is the Algerian pavilion at Expo 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan. Pour mes amis en Algérie, c'est le pavillon...

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...

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...

stay connected

0FansLike
74FollowersFollow
167SubscribersSubscribe