happy birthday: flying north turns four

Happy Birthday flying north! On 31 January, 2011, flying north went live, and since then the blog has been read by tens of thousands...

taking a cruise can be a real drag – the kind with high heels

When I think about taking a cruise in the Caribbean or the Mediterranean, I think of portable oxygen machines, shuffleboard, walkers and a feeding...

an important update from the kurdistan regional government in iraq

This important information will dispel some of the rumors about the situation in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. To my friends there, I...

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...

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...

the u.s. state department issues a worldwide travel alert

The United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs yesterday warned U.S. citizens worldwide about possible retaliation attacks against U.S. citizens and U.S....

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....

interested in being a guest blogger in a language other than english? polyglot...

Polyglot or expat? Interested in being a guest blogger for flying north? We are looking for original blog posts for a spring series of...

je suis flyingnorth, je suis charlie

"Nothing can be done with a pencil or a keyboard that warrants a reprisal with a Kalishnikov." - The Economist, 10 January, 2015. Unless you...

16 hour non-stop flight: new york to hong kong on cathay pacific cx831 [video]

                    This is a video blog of my epic flight journey on the sixteen hour non-stop New York JFK to Hong Kong HKG airport. The...

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