Articles Tagged ‘video’

Monday Aww-Day: Bear Cubs Endlessly Entertained by Water [VIDEO]

Monday Aww-Day: Bear Cubs Endlessly Entertained by Water [VIDEO] July 11, 2011 | General | Read More
When we saw how ridiculously adorable these bear cubs at a Zoo in Hokkaido, Japan were, we just didn’t hate Monday as much as before. We hope baby bears being endlessly entertained by a well placed hose has the same effect on you. And if your travels take you to this Japanese zoo soon, please...

Backcountry Wednesday: The Midnight Sun

Backcountry Wednesday: The Midnight Sun June 8, 2011 | General | Read More
The Midnight Sun is a natural phenomenon that occurs in the summer months, in locations north of the Arctic Circle and South of the Antarctic Circle. During this special time, the sun never sets on the horizon, and is visible at midnight local time. Although we’re pretty sure this wreaks havoc...

Rad Video Alert: Man Captures Flight From SFO to CDG in Two Minutes

Rad Video Alert: Man Captures Flight From SFO to CDG in Two Minutes April 8, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Travel videos are awesome, but rarely do people really film the journey, much less the entirety of it, and much less the boring sequences aboard an international flight. Unless, that is, you’re the guy who managed to capture the essence of his entire Air France flight from San Francisco to Paris....

Taiwanese Animated News Covers New TSA Security Measures [Video]

Taiwanese Animated News Covers New TSA Security Measures [Video] December 1, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The TSA’s enhanced security measures are all the rage right now (yes, pun intended). National Opt-Out Day — a campaign to protest the use of full-body scanners — has passed. As reported here at NileGuidance, the campaign may not have reached as many people or caused as much fuss as...

Tips For Making Outstanding Travel Videos

Tips For Making Outstanding Travel Videos October 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Are you a travel blogger looking for more traffic? More advertising? According to Shannon Lane from TravelingMamas.com, she can teach you how. She will be the moderator of the “How to Make a Kick-A$$ Travel Video” panel at this year’s BlogWorld and New Media Expo 2010. The conference...

Technology Twofer: Meet the GPS-Enabled Video Camera

Technology Twofer: Meet the GPS-Enabled Video Camera October 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As technology has evolved, it hasn’t been enough to have a gadget that does only one thing– whether it’s an MP3 player that just plays music or cell phone that just makes phone calls or a hand-held video game console that just plays video games. Freeskier Magazine reports about the...

Insanely Scary Fire Tornado Hits Brazil (Videos)

Insanely Scary Fire Tornado Hits Brazil (Videos) August 31, 2010 | Brazil, Hawaii, Travel News | Read More
As if vacationers didn’t have enough natural disasters to worry about, a fire tornado stopped traffic for a few minutes in Aracatuba, a city in Northwest Brazil. Fire tornadoes, also known as fire whirls or fire devils, are extremely rare but can last up to 20 minutes. The Brazil fire tornado was...

Game Trekking: A New Form of “Travel Writing”

Game Trekking: A New Form of “Travel Writing” August 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
In one way or another, the world will become more accessible. Wired.com tells us about Jordan Magnuson — an indie game designer — who is set to travel around Asia for 4-5 months. Jordan is planning on creating video games based on his travel experiences. He’s already done so while living...

China Releases Alert on Abusive Hong Kong Tourist Agencies

China Releases Alert on Abusive Hong Kong Tourist Agencies July 22, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
This past weekend, driven to action by a video circulating around the internet, the Chinese National Tourist Office released a warning to all tourists visiting Hong Kong. According to the Xinhua news agency, who broadcast the advisory, “An undated video clip currently circulating on the Internet...

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick

Video: Rare Male Twin Elephants Born In Thailand, One Sick March 29, 2010 | Thailand, Travel News | Read More
Earlier this month, twin baby elephants were born two hours apart in a rural part of Thailand’s Surin province.  The pair, named Thong-Kum and Thong-Tang, are the first known set of male twin elephants in the world, born to 35-year-old mom Phang Thong Khun. One onlooker who had traveled from a...