Wednesday, January 16, 2019

the u.s. state department issues a worldwide travel alert

The United States Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs yesterday warned U.S. citizens worldwide about possible retaliation attacks against U.S. citizens and U.S....

the culinary mecca of trinidad: richard’s bake and shark

I spent the day with my friends touring around Trinidad by car on an overcast but warm day. Our first stop was the impressive...

from london to the simple life in altus, arkansas

By guest blogger Fabien Reynaud. I never thought that after viewing a television program, my partner and I would end up in what at first...

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 very hot latte at café de guatemala

The Guatemalans apparently like things very hot. This is particularly true of their coffee. After a morning of exploring the ruins of Tikal, near...

ma’am, that banana could cost you $300

I woke up at the crack of dawn to head to Pierre Trudeau airport to catch at 6:30am flight back to New York City....

puerto rico’s fort san felipe del morro [video]

Old San Juan’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, the fort known as San Felipe del Morro, was named in honor of King Phillip II and...

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...

reporting from new orleans – how beignets once made me a winner

Once again, flyingnorthblog is on the move.  Sometimes I wake up from a quick nap on an airplane, the memories of hundreds of flights...

arlington west: santa monica’s memorial to soldiers and awareness

While in Santa Monica, I headed to the Stearns Wharf pier with its street performers, roller coaster, Ferris wheel, and Abercrombie t-shirts.  Among the...

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