Travel Video of the Week: Surprise Icelandair Stopover

Icelandair

One of my money-saving tricks I like to apply when flying to Europe is to fly Icelandair via (Reykjavik) Keflavik airport. I also suggest travelers take advantage of their free stopovers and make two trips out of one. Well, after their latest ad (above), I bet a lot more people will do just that. This surprise stopover […]

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

Boarding

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

Volcano

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

Dog

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

Landing

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 […]

Travel Video of the Week: Paris Timelapse

Paris

Almost everyone I know loves Paris, but not everyone can afford to go there. For those who can’t, or just want a quick virtual vacation, there’s this timelapse video from English photographer Paul Richardson, who spent three weeks this past June creating the masterpiece he calls J’adore Paris.

Travel Video of the Week: How Safe Are Small Children on Airplanes?

CBS

Last week, Peter Greenberg and CBS This Morning hosted a very informative segment on the safety of small children on airplanes. They were joined by former National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) director Deborah Hersman, who’s currently trying to change the FAA regulations that state that children under the age of two can fly for free if […]

Travel Video of the Week: Polar Bear POV

Polar bears

The US Geological Survey created this unique video when they put a camera-equipped radio collar on a female polar bear in the Beaufort Sea in April 2014. This new type of camera technology was developed by videographer Adam Ravetch with the support of the World Wildlife Fund. The video, which is the first ever from […]