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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

the promise of a shorter airport security queue: the u.s. precheck program begins

If you are like me, you know all of the ins and outs of the U.S. security screening routine, and find it a challenge...

instead of eating a turkey this thanksgiving, fly to turkey!

Can it be? New York to Istanbul US$525 RT, nonstop, including taxes? For those Americans who would rather travel the globe than preside...

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...

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...

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...

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