Travel Video of the Day: Ebola Joke on a Flight Brings in the Hazmat Suits

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On Wednesday, in the midst of the recent Ebola panic, a passenger on US Airways Flight 850 from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, made an off-hand comment about possibly having Ebola. Specifics are unclear, but first-hand accounts suggest the man, who had been coughing during the flight, mentioned the virus and having “been to Africa” […]

Travel Product of the Week: LyveHome

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Here’s an interesting new product for travelers who love to take photos (ahem, me and everyone I know). LyveHome is a sleek wireless device that could be the ultimate resource for travelers as it “collects, protects, manages and rediscovers all photos and videos” they take. With LyveHome and the Lyve app, travelers can find peace of mind […]

Johnny Jet’s Queensland, Australia Videos

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I love Queensland, Australia (who doesn’t?) and I’m excited about my new partnership with Queensland Tourism. We’ve launched a travel blogger contest to win a trip to Queensland and if you want to go, you can enter in three easy steps! Check out how you could win here. Since our contest requires bloggers to write […]

Video of the Week: Australia Videos

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Since I just spoke at the Australian Tourism Summit I thought it would be the perfect time to release my latest Australia videos. One is about the world famous Ghan train and the other is about Kangaroo Island’s Seal Bay.

Trapped Killer Whales Attract International Media

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A trapped pod of orcas, commonly known as killer whales, is attracting a lot of media attention today. The whales are trapped in a small ice hole in Canada’s Hudson Bay, about an hour’s snowmobile ride from Inukjuak, Quebec. The Canadian government is sending scientists to assess the situation and to see whether or not […]

Air New Zealand and Delta’s new in-flight safety videos

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Delta This week two airlines with past popular in-flight safety videos released new versions. Delta’s was popular because they had the beautiful “Deltalina” as the lead and her “no smoking” finger shake was the talk of aviation geek websites. Deltalina makes a cameo in the new one but sadly she’s not the lead. New Delta […]

Video of the Week: 10 most incredible Hurricane Sandy videos

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In case you missed the storm coverage here’s a page with the 10 most incredible Hurricane Sandy videos on YouTube. My favorite one (not on the top ten page) is the one below. Richard Shepherd created this time lapse video of Hurricane Sandy hitting midtown Manhattan. He captured it by writing a script to grab a copy […]