Video of the Week: Andrew McCarthy’s Quest For the Magic Road

Andrew McCarthy's quest for the Magic Road

Last month I sat in on Andrew McCarthy’s inspiring talk at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show which featured this two-minute video. It’s about his quest to find Ireland’s “magic road,” and after watching it I now need to experience this phenomenon myself! How about you?

Video of the Week: De-icing Aircraft: Here’s How it Works

De-icing Aircraft

What is the de-icing process? How does it work? And who makes the call? Chicago’s WGN Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling wondered those things too, and the folks at United Airlines helped to answer his questions.

Video: Chinese mining official’s airport rage caught on camera

Video: Chinese mining official’s airport rage caught on camera

This silent, four-minute video captured by an airport surveillance video should be titled “How not to act when you miss a flight.”

Video of the Week: Budweiser’s The Clydesdales “Brotherhood”

2013 Budweiser Super Bowl Ad — The Clydesdales: "Brotherhood"

I know this has nothing to do with travel but my favorite Super Bowl commercial this year was Budweiser’s The Clydesdales “Brotherhood”. Other Super Bowl commercials can be found here.

Video of the Week: Thief Dressed as Agent Cons Car Renter

Thief Dressed as Agent Cons Car Renter

Thanks to NBC Los Angeles for uncovering this new scam and alerting renters. A rental car customer describes how he was scammed by an auto thief dressed as a rental car agent outside of Dollar Rent A Car near LAX. The victim was returning the rented van to the lot when a man dressed as […]

Video of the Week: Turkish Airlines Commercial Hits 100,000,000 Views

Turkish Airlines Logo

Turkish Airlines has one of, if not the most popular airline commercials of all time. How did they do it? They hired two of the biggest sports stars in the world Los Angeles Lakers basketball star Kobe Bryant and Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi.

Video of the Week: Scientists capture epic ‘fish tornado’

Scientists capture epic 'fish tornado'

I posted a photo from National Geographic’s photo contest on my Facebook page and it garnered hundreds of likes. Well, I just found video (24 seconds) of behind the scenes of the David and Goliath image. It was taken at Cabo Pulmo National Park in Mexico by photographer and marine biologist Octavio Aburto while he […]

Video of the Week: The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

The 2012 Zeitgeist lists

What did the world search for in 2012? There were over 1.2 trillion searches in 146 languages. This Google video allows us to watch the year in review as we explore some of 2012’s biggest moments.