the elusive and endangered golden monkey

On a visit to Volcanoes National Park in Eastern Rwanda, the central show is obviously a Mountain Gorilla trek. However, there is a lesser...

the pacific island nation of tuvalu has only a few days of water left

Tuvalu is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia, and an independent nation since it achieved independence...

the ruins of tipasa: algeria’s ancient punic trading post

With the blue Mediterranean in the background, the impressive ruins of Tipasa, an ancient Punic trading-post conquered by Rome and turned into a strategic...

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...

kotor: montenegro’s old town gem on the adriatic

On Montenegro's Adriatic coast, tucked deep in a bay, is a second century C.E. gem that should be visited now before all of the...

flying seoul-o: haneda to gimpo

After a night of pod living in Tokyo's Haneda airport and a few skipped heartbeats , my traveler's ADD calmed and I was at...

why should you visit bratislava?

Several friends and I have started a new annual tradition - that of a pilgrimage to a lesser known or out of the way...

the flyingnorthblog 2011 year in travel

As I am in constant “country count” competition with a few friends around the world, I am happy to report that in 2011 I...

the newseum in washington, dc

I had heard a lot about the Newseum but never actually made it there the many times I had been to Washington, DC. This...

tampa’s ybor city: from cigar capital to social hot spot

My travels in Tampa led me to the much talked about Ybor City Historic District. Here, the main street of Seventh Avenue is reminiscent...

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