The cosmos may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Canary Islands, but that might change after you watch this time-lapse video shot in La Palma by Daniel Lopez. La Palma is home of Roque de los Muchachos Observatory and the film depicts both the amazing views skyward [...]
When you explore your favorite off-road spots, odds are you’ll run into some bumpy terrain here and there. If you’re not prepared for it, the rough stuff could derail your trip, but not if you’re in a Toyota 4Runner. Above, watch as off-roader Andy Bell and snowboarder Travis Rice demonstrate the 4Runner’s available Kinetic Dynamic [...]
Say you have a go-to spot in nature, far removed from civilization, where you feel at peace with the world. That’s the good news. The bad news: it’s so far removed from civilization that your sports utility car can’t get you there. Solution: enter the Toyota 4Runner, a true SUV. Above, Andy Bell and snowboarder [...]
GoPro does it again like only … well, like only GoPro can. In this 10-minute mini documentary, lunatics Hayley Ashburn and Marshall Miller ascend and leap from Ancient Art in the Fishers Towers, Utah. It’s a slow, steady build, but totally worth the payoff (around the 8:25 mark). (Of course it goes without saying but [...]
Thomas Jullien takes us (almost) around the world in this sub 2-minute video stitched together from 852 Instagram shots. Stops include Paris, NYC and Sydney, among others. It’s incredibly well done and the amount of work involved in just finding these hundreds of similar photos is mind-boggling.
Harrison with rescuers © Associated Press Okene Harrison was presumed to have drowned like the rest of his colleagues on the Chevron tugboat when it sank in May. Luckily rescuers did not slow their efforts despite believing that all of the crew had perished on the sunken ship. Three days after the sinking, divers found [...]
Videographer Clayton Folden spent the last few months traveling the US shooting and collecting aerial videos with a Phantom, a GoPro and a quadcopter. Turns out this fair country of ours is pretty damn amazing. Here’s a brief sample of what he shot …
You don’t always need a full three ounces of lotion, shampoo, magic juju oil or … whatever crazy liquids you travel with. The ladies of “How Two Travelers” tackle this perennial dilemma with a simple tip for how to easily and safely (and legally) pack your smallest liquids for carry-on. Simple and clever!
We all do it: obsess over the minutiae of daily life, treat small things like the end of the world, and generally get more worked up than we have to over things that don’t matter very much. Snowboarder Travis Rice does this too, he admits – but we’re pretty sure he’s way better at ignoring [...]
From the always witty ladies at How Two Travelers comes this 80-second video to share three clever tips for making money at the airport: … and, speaking from personal experience, these actually do work!
Welcome to Thailand forgoes many of the country’s traditional tourist landmarks in favor of telling its story through fleeting glimpses of daily life: the people, places, and everyday routine. The result is a dreamy, almost Zen-like 3-minute journey that perfectly captures the pulse and pace of Thai society. WELCOME TO THAILAND from NEMA Prod on [...]
About this follow-up to his previous time-lapse capture of the lights over Ibiza, filmmaker Jose A. Hervas said: Using the new generation of cameras I’ve Been Able to do this timelapse, a video made up of long-exposure pictures, joined together to show the movement of stars, clouds, shadows, all making a real acceleration of what [...]
Motivational speaker and all-around badass Ben Saunders admits to being a “polar expedition addict”. He does things most of us would never even dream of because … well, because he can. Things like claiming the title as the third person in history to ski solo to the North Pole and grabbing the record for the [...]
Who among us hasn’t longed to get away to someplace far from everything, to feel one with nature, to feel like we could – if we had to – truly live off the land? How many of us, though, have actually done it? With its ability to traverse all types of terrain, the Toyota 4Runner [...]
In South America: Untamed Winds from Peru For Less Three German filmmakers went on a three-month trip through South America, armed with cameras and a moody Land Rover. They captured the varied landscapes of five different countries: Chile, Uruguay, Bolivia, Argentina, and southern Brazil- and afterwards made a five minute and thirty second video. The [...]
You know how you’re always like, “Hey wouldn’t it be awesome if someone went surfing with a lit road flare strapped to their board? And then filmed it?” Well someone finally did. And of course it was backed by Red Bull. Of course.
The clever chaps at Chow.com have been collecting reader cooking tips for years. Their latest series features user tips on how to cook an entire day’s meal using only your (hotel) coffeemaker. This video in particular starts off with breakfast: Been using the oatmeal for trick for years and it works like a charm – [...]
Ivrea, a town in northwestern Italy is most famous for its traditional carnival celebration. The core of the Carnevale di Ivrea is the famous Battle of the Oranges where thousands of citizens are divided into nine teams who then violently pelt each other with oranges. These orange battles occur on the traditional carnival days of [...]
This video needs little introduction. Just click and watch. But the backstory is interesting nevertheless: [M]y brave team and I trekked to the world-famous Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park to search for some of the darkest skies on Earth. Despite temps below freezing, we went on December 13th, 2012 – the night of [...]
© Elia Saikaly The reality is that few of us will ever visit Mt. Everest, however thanks to this incredible time-lapse video by Elia Saikaly, we can feel as though we are on top of the world. The video encompasses numerous different scenes and various times of day and night, and represents a huge amount [...]