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 […]

Travel Video of the Week: Surprise Icelandair Stopover

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One way to save when flying to Europe is to go via Reykjavik on Icelandair. Hopefully, after the video above more people will start taking advantage of their free stopovers. This “surprise stopover” commercial was really well done—which is exactly why it’s going viral.

Travel Video of the Week: The MythBusters vs. Boarding Techniques

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What’s the best way to board a plane? Different airlines employ different procedures, and if it seems like most-to-all of them are inefficient, you’re not alone—and according to the MythBusters, you’re right! In the video above (

Travel Video of the Week: Diving into an Active Volcano in Vanuatu

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Holy cow! Did you see two filmmakers put on heat resistant suits and GoPro camera on their heads and journeyed into an active volcano? Documentarian George Kourounis and filmmaker Sam Cossman traveled to the Vanuatu archipelago (off the coast of Australia) and shot this incredible video inside the Marum crater—where temperatures reached in excess of 1300℉! […]

Travel Video of the Week: Walter the Dog in Sicily

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How much do dogs love the water? You’ll find one answer to this question watching this video of Walter, a Labrador, who has a GoPro camera strapped to his back in Siracusa, Sicily (Italy).

Travel Video of the Week: Insane Landing in Saint Maarten

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I’ve only been to Saint Maarten once and it was just to transfer by boat to Anguilla. I’m sorry now that I didn’t know how popular Maho Beach is among tourists, plane-spotters and AV geeks, who crowd here to watch the incoming planes land. It’s ridiculously scary how close the planes and people come to each […]