Travel Video of the Week: Southwest Flight Attendant SF-Chicago

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Last week we shared the hilarious video made by a passenger who made a music video of himself lip syncing to Celine Dion’s “All By Myself ” while stranded one night in Las Vegas’ McCarran Airport. Continuing with the humor theme, this week’s video features a Southwest Airlines flight attendant’s safety announcement on a flight the other […]

Travel Website of the Week: TravelByDrone

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While I was shooting videos in Puerto Rico last week, I was shocked to see the camera crew bust out a drone—which they used to capture some amazing footage. A few days later Skift turned me on to a new site called TravelByDrone.com, which tracks aerial and drone-captured travel videos from around the world and then conveniently places them […]

Travel Video of the Week: All By Myself in the Las Vegas Airport

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All By Myself from Richard Dunn on Vimeo. What do you when you find yourself stuck in an airport overnight? Make a music video as Richard Dunn did in Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport! Stranded by himself one night, Dunn—who grew up in Canada and now lives in Georgia and works as a lighting designer for […]

Travel Video of the Week: Icelandair In-Flight Safety Video

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Ever since Air New Zealand started the trend of entertaining in-flight safety videos, other airlines have been trying to create their own videos that can keep the attention of passengers and go viral. Icelandair, Iceland’s flagship carrier, just released a new safety video this past week that doubles as a tourism ad for Iceland. It’s a unique […]

Travel Video of the Week: World’s Highest Waterslide

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Thanks to T+ L magazine for turning me onto this video, which features the world’s tallest waterslide that just opened this past weekend at Schlitterbarn Water Park in Kansas City. It’s called the Verrückt (it means “insane” in German) and is 168 feet and 7 inches high—taller than both Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty. […]

Travel Video of the Week: Little Britain Travel Agent Spoof

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Whenever I fly British Airways (like I did last week) I almost always watch their in-flight entertainment, which includes reruns of a hilarious English show called Come Fly With Me. I guess it’s a spinoff of a show called Little Britain, which features actors Matt Lucas and David Walliams playing all the main characters in […]

Travel Video of the Week: Maps That Show How Big Countries Are

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The nine maps in this Business Insider video put several countries, continents and territories in unique geographical perspective by comparing them to others using square mileage alone. They just might help you understand how big and small these places really are—in under 80 seconds.

Travel Video of the Week: CBS’ Paris Time-Lapse

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CBS News has done a series of stunning time-lapse videos recently, and their fourth installment puts the breathtaking beauty of Paris on full display. The video was made by photographer/videographer Mayeul Akpovi, and it’s amazing!