nyc to philadelphia: tips on traversing new jersey and the state of rail in...

If you are ever in NYC and want to take a quick trip to see another city, Philadelphia is your best bet.  If you...

the quest for the perfect latte in chicago

Given my being partial to lattes, a large part of every journey or adventure I embark upon is the never-ending quest for the perfect...

a national hero of uruguay in downtown manhattan

As I was walking from Flyingnorthblog International Headquarters in the South Village of New York City toward Canal Street in Tribeca, I followed Sixth...

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...

weak hurricane [now tropical storm] irene in nyc: flooding and power issues, and fun...

From midtown Manhattan, it seems that the worst is over. The power is still on and there is little damage on the streets. At...

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...

the aftermath of yesterday’s earthquake in new york city

The tragedy of yesterday’s 5.8 earthquake was not lost on New York City, where no less than four thousand soufflés fell and tens of...

a future new york urban travel destination: the lower east side “low line”

New York City’s much-heralded and successful west side High Line project - the abandoned cargo train-track-turned-park – may soon have a subterranean counterpart. The...

again i faced the wrath of the airport travel gods, and again i emerged...

Eight months ago, I wrote about my first encounter with the vengeful airport travel gods in “A Mere Mortal vs. the Airport Travel Gods.”...

the reality on the ground in new orleans in the midst of tropical storm...

As the saying goes, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade.  Once again, and for the second time in a week, flyingnorthblog finds itself...

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