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...

a tourist visa to saudi arabia? not so fast

Saudi Arabia is currently one of the most difficult countries to enter and/or be a tourist in.  That’s why it was peculiar news that...

the promise of nicer workers at u.s. airports?

Apparently, some people think U.S. airport workers are not very nice. Really? I hadn’t noticed! Well, what is called the Human Resiliency Institute from New...

flying north in antarctica: the official trailer

I will be blogging from Antarctica in March. This is the official trailer. View on YouTube

this week is antarctica week at flying north!

It has been a few months since I set foot on the Earth’s southernmost continent and created the vlogcumentary Flying North in Antarctica.  As the...

when life gets in the way of blogging, but not travelling

It’s been a while since you’ve seen me at flyingnorth. Not for a lack of traveling, of course. Recently I’ve been to Luxembourg, Germany,...

how does a minimalist memorialize travels to all seven continents?

My apartment is quite Spartan.  No chachkis.  No endless bookshelves.  No stacks of magazines. No family or cat photos strewn about.  Years ago I...

american airlines most recent europe promotion highlights the “new normal” in ticket prices

There was a time, not too long ago, when a bargain round trip ticket from New York to London or other European cities...

today is earth day when we celebrate the globe that we travel upon

Without the Earth we would have no place to travel. Or be here for that matter. Today is Earth Day, a day on which...

flying north endorses barack obama

flying north is a blog about navigating the twenty-first century world; a travel blog for travelers who have an open and inclusive world view....

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