on the way to peru, some tips for air travelers

As the flyingnorthblog makes its way south to Peru, here at the blog we thought it would be helpful to provide some handy tips...

my strange connection to the triangle shirtwaist factory fire of 1911

Today marks the one hundredth anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, which occurred on March 25, 1911.  On that day 146 garment workers...

as flyingnorth heads to trinidad and tobago, the country increases ties with croatia

My friends joke with me that every time I travel to a particular country, there is a coup or some major event and that...

a serbian in new york [srbin u njujorku]

By guest blogger Nebojša Vlaškalić. As a kid born in a small, beautiful country with open wounds, I have always carried a big burden of...

flying north flies north to montréal, and meets a music legend along the way

I'm not a huge fan of LaGuardia - the airport that is.  The airport named after the WWII mayor of New York City is...

get your belize latte buzz at the island buzz café

Golf carts are the main mode of transportation around San Pedro Island off of the Caribbean coast of Belize. One day as my travel...

in new york city, dumbo is not an animated elephant

If you are out and about in New York City and want to get some of the most spectacular views of the Brooklyn Bridge...

the sun cuts communications to canada’s arctic provinces. yes, you read it right

Flights have been cancelled, bank machines are inoperable, and mobile phones do not work – all due to the sun. Almost forty communities in...

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...

a trip to the dominican republic: ukulele bridezilla zombies and no peanuts

What do beautiful beaches, cliché wedding music and twelve dollar peanuts have in common? While I usually travel with adventure and exploration in mind, my...

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