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Sixpenny Globe’s Beautiful Trailer for Their Upcoming Travel Series

­­­If you want to talk about passion for traveling, all you have to do is look at the way it manifests itself once a big trip is over, what convolutions and iterations it goes through before the travels slowly descend into the well of memory. Kelsey Odgen and Kristen Refermat, two twenty-something adventurers who rock […]

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Your Afternoon Video – Mission Eiffel Tower

It doesn’t matter how many times people tell you to skip big tourist sites when you travel to Paris. It doesn’t matter how it irks you to part the waves of obnoxious touts and photo-hungry visitors or how prices are so inflated they float away from you. When you visit Paris the first time you’ll […]

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A Journey Through Vietnam – Your Afternoon Video

Heavens to Betsy, I love a good travel video. Especially those that make you feel like you do when you’re actually traveling. This of course is not an easy task. Traveling is a multi-sensory experience, a complete immersion, and a travel video can give you what, two senses at best. But what it can also […]

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Vignettes from the World – A Travel Video

A good travel video does two things, bring back pieces of memory from trips you have already taken, and gives you snapshots of what’s to come on trips you haven’t taken yet. I came across this particular piece of work and was thrown those two elements at once, the scenes causing me to think about […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – Golfing the Mumbai Slums

Today’s Afternoon Palate Cleanser comes in the form of a short film from India full of life, color and a touching sense of humanity. Produced by ESPN, this is a wonderful story of a man’s aspiration to rise from his station as a slum dwelling caddy for the rich purely on a whispers of his […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – Namaste Nepal

It’s an unusual weather day in San Francisco, sunny and cold. This doesn’t happen very often, but when it does it reminds me a little of high mountain air. Something like Nepal. This wonderful video also reminds me of that, but for more obvious reasons. With it being the start to the trekking season in […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – India in 140 Seconds

It’s not easy to describe the feeling you get while in India, whether in words or otherwise. Probably because it enters all your senses at once, and no form of media can come close to representing that sensation. So we’re left to make our puny attempts with writing, photos, movies, etc. For my money, this […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser: Space Hoppers in Venice

I was in Venice this past summer. And even though I’d been there before, I just wasn’t prepared for the assault of quaint of this little fairytale town. You really do breathe it in. So when I saw this video I was reminded that Venice truly does springs forth the eternally creative. And as I […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – The Proposal

This may be the heartwarming story of the month. Say you have a girlfriend who’s a flight attendant. And say you’re in love. The next step would be to propose to her, right? In public. Well, this gentleman takes it one step farther and pops the question… at 30,000 feet. The video just makes you […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – Fashionably Sicilian, Trolol

Solidifying the indisputable fact that the Italians reign supreme when it comes to style, clothing store Sicilia Fashion Village has put the town of Agira, located amidships on the island of Sicily, population 9000, decidedly on the map. A successful foray into advertising, this absolutely fabulous video shows off the fashion sense of its elderly […]

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Airlines in the News: Spanair Gets Warm and Fuzzy

Spanair is getting in on the viral marketing game. But with stories like this it’s hard to be cynical. Here’s the setting: Christmas Eve, tired passengers probably already a little upset they have to travel on Christmas Eve. They arrive at the baggage carousel and something a little magical happens. As the passengers waited for […]

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Friday Afternoon Palate Cleanser – Aurora Borealis in Timelapse

In honor of Christmas, which in case you hadn’t heard is right around the corner, I’ve posted a wonderful video of the North’s most famous phenomenon, Aurora Borealis. Get it? Santa lives at the North Pole? The Northern Lights? Heh? Anyhoo, Norwegian photographer Tor Even Mathisen has trudged out into the chilly Arctic night to […]