Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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%...

a new york artist inspires singapore with lego art

As part of the huge Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore, the world's first ArtScience Museum was built, where "the creative processes at the...

seven in one: europe

This is where it all really began for me. As a senior in high school, instead of going on the usual class trip to...

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...

yes, i know antarctica hit a record high temperature!

As I just returned from Antarctica and only six days after my feet were last on the continent, my inbox and face-place feed were...

airline passenger restrictions and special requests: how far is too far?

Saturday's post about Malaysian Airlines' decision to create a child-free zone in their luxury first class caused a bit of a firestorm among my readers...

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...

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...

seven in one: antarctica

On Monday, March 16th, 2015, I officially set foot on the Earth’s southernmost continent at 064° 83.33’ S / 063° 50.00’ W.  It was...

…and the flying north top fifty countries thus far in 2014 are?

Through the magic of Google Analytics, from time to time I like to take a look at the statistics for the blog and see...

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