Travel Video of the Week: How Emirates Overhauls their A380

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You have to love timelapse videos—especially ones set in airport hangars and inside airplanes that give us insight into what takes place behind closed doors in the airline industry. Kudos to Emirates for putting together this under-two-minute video of their A380 undergoing a 3-C Check, the largest maintenance check on any aircraft. In realtime, the overhaul takes […]

Travel Video of the Week: Skiing in Hawaii

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Ski season is finally here in North America. If you don’t like the cold and snow, that’s okay—just check out this Willy Bogner video of skiing in Hawaii! That’s right, someone came up with skis that are made for surfing. It’s amazing. Just not sure if you need the poles, helmet and ski suit. Would you […]

Travel Video of the Week: First Underground Hot Air Balloon Flight

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The Croatia Tourism board recently uploaded an interesting video of Ivan Trifonov, a seventy-year-old Austrian with a Croatian passport. He’s the first man to try and succeed in flying a hot air balloon underground. This experienced hot air balloon pilot has four Guinness records and the flight in the video, into the Mamet Cave, is likely […]

Travel Video of the Week: Los Angeles Supermoon Timelapse

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I’ve been back in Los Angeles for the past 10 days and already I’ve been reminded why it’s one of my favorite cities in the world, and why I call it home. Here’s a new Los Angeles timelapse of the city and the recent supermoon from the TimeLAX team of RalphGM & RandyFX that might […]

Travel Video of the Week: Air New Zealand’s “Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”

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Air New Zealand has a history of making viral-ready safety videos (like this one), and their latest—”The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made”—is more of the same. Like others before it, it features a Hobbit theme and includes a number of the real-life people involved in the epic series, including Elijah Wood and director Peter Jackson (who is apparently […]

Travel Video of the Week: Shepard Smith Blasts Media for Ebola Hysteria

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Anyone freaked out about Ebola should check out Fox’s Shepard Smith blasting the media for its “hysterical and irresponsible” Ebola coverage (above). I wasn’t expecting that, and I just added it to my Ebola Travel Resource Page.

Travel Video of the Week: Watchtower of Turkey

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Skift.com calls this video one of the best travel videos they’ve ever seen. The fast-moving tourism video was directed and edited by Leonardo Dalessandri, who traveled over 2,100 miles (3,500 km) through Turkey in 20 days, “capturing landscapes from the bluish tones of Pamukkale to the warm ones of Cappadocia…passing by a great variation of […]

Travel Video of the Week: Danny MacAskill vs “The Ridge” in the Isle of Skye

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In this incredible video, Danny MacAskill, 28, a professional (Red Bull-sponsored) street trials bike rider from Scotland goes up and then down a treacherous piece of landscape—known as the Cuillin Ridgeline—on Scotland’s Isle of Skye. The seven-minute YouTube film was produced by Cut Media and features footage from both a GoPro helmet camera and a drone. At the […]