Thursday, February 27, 2020

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,...

happy birthday: flying north turns five

On January 31, 2011, flying north was cleared for takeoff and went live. Since then, the blog has been read by over one hundred thousand...

the central african franc: will i need a bag full of cash in gabon?

If you are traveling to Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea or Gabon, you will need to...

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...

happy new year from flying north

As I sit in Phnom Penh on the banks of the Mekong, I am contemplating the past year and preparing for the challenges of...

important news for us passport holders regarding visa pages

If you are an intrepid traveler and a U.S. passport holder, like mine your passport is likely overflowing with pages. Currently the U.S....

traveling to the uk this weekend? get ready for significant delays at passport control

As is being widely reported , several airlines including aviation powerhouses British Airways and Virgin Atlantic have issued a head up to passengers that...

happy birthday: flying north turns two

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

paris, beirut, and the twenty-first century traveler

This has not been a good few weeks for humanity. As much as we have progressed in certain areas, humanity has the uncanny ability...

seven in one: africa

Africa. What an amazing continent. From the moment the airplane doors open it is a unique experience. In East Africa the experience manifests itself...

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