I absolutely hate the changes they have made to the game since the original. The flying mounts have removed all of the world pvp and everything has become an instance, for the most part. You don't even have to travel any more, you can just queue up and once the queue pops you are ported into the areas.
With all that said its still far and away the best MMO on the market. And after 9 years, that's pretty pathetic.