As pilot Benoit Finck’s drone emerges from the clouds over Normandy, France, it descends into the ancient castle atop the island of Mont Saint-Michel, then flies through the structure and its surroundings, giving us a fantastic first-person view courtesy of his GoPro HERO8 camera.
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Filmmakers Vincent Urban, Max Neumeier & Tim David Höddinghaus of 27km created this amazing short film that offers a glimpse into the vast and varied nation of Russia. From the cosmopolitan chaos of Moscow to the icy and unspoiled Lake Baikal, the film is like a candy sampler box packed with all kinds of tasty visuals.
Ready to drop everything and hide out from the world? This amazing getaway in Hot Springs, Arizona offers guests a peaceful and idyllic setting under its tented roof. The 1-bedroom, 1-bath retreat is loaded with luxurious amenities, a plush king-size bed, a soaking tub, indoor and outdoor living spaces, and a spacious hot tub.
Drone pilot Shaggy FPV takes us on a ride through the mountains of Austria with breathtaking footage of the Dorfertal Valley he captured with his aerial photography rig. The reverse perspective offers a great sense of speed and changes things up a bit from the typical forward view.
We previously got a brief aerial view of the Super Nintendo World attraction that’s coming to Universal Studios Japan. Now Mario’s creator Shigeru Miyamoto takes us inside the park for an in-depth tour of some of its main attractions. We love all the movement in the exterior design. The park is slated to open 2.4.2021.
It’s been a while since we’ve been on a waterslide, but this insane looking ride at Belgium’s Plopsaqua De Panne looks like something we’d want to work our way up to. Riders start out in a nearly vertical position, then the floor drops out from under their feet for a speedy descent straight down into the tube.
Author Micah Cash expands his wonderful Waffle House photo essay from The Bitter Southerner into a book. The 96-page hardbound book incorporates photos taken from inside of the iconic diners across the South, and explores the role that the restaurants play for their customers that goes beyond just bacon and eggs.
While travel is on hold for many of us these days, we rely on videos like this one from Little Big World to keep us inspired. Joerg Daiber takes us on another tilt-shift trip – this time to the Eastern European country of Bulgaria, with its dramatic landscapes, bustling cities, ancient fortresses, and abandoned Soviet monuments.
Combining time-lapse, hyper-lapse, and some more experimental post-production techniques, FilmSpektakel takes us on a fast-paced trip to Southern California. They captured over 155,000 photos and spent 64 days editing the footage to produce the short film you see here. Learn more about the production at Time Lapse Magazine.
For many of us, New Zealand is a bucket-list travel destination. If we do ever manage to make it there, we’d love to stay at this 4-bedroom Auckland villa, which offers spectacular views and creature comforts galore, including a large deck overlooking the sea, a media room with comfy recliners, and easy beach access.
Stay in the heart of the Big Easy’s Magazine Street district in this vintage apartment. It has tall ceilings, plenty of light, antique pine floors, exposed brickwork and beams, and a modern kitchen and baths. Behind its deceptively skinny front door, it has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths, making it a great getaway for family or friends.
Need to escape reality for a few days? Look no further than this charming cabin located in peaceful Stowe, Vermont. Built in the 1850s, this 2-bedroom home has been updated with modern conveniences, and features a hot tub and wood stove for warmth. It sleeps four and is just minutes from hiking trails and skiing.
Photographer and FPV drone pilot Ellis van Janson takes us on a series of breathtaking flights through the beautifully rocky coastline of Madeira, Portugal. The footage elicits a tremendous sense of speed, while the color grading, direction, and editing give it a truly cinematic look.
Aiming for an April 2021 opening, Bubble Hotels will offer guests unspoiled views of the California desert. Rooms will have a private sleep unit, a deck, hot tub, lounge area, and a bathroom with an outdoor shower. The bubble-shaped bedroom has heat and AC and a Queen-sized bed. Just 15 min. from Joshua Tree National Park.
Taos, New Mexico is known for its galleries, museums, and high-desert scenery. Located 10 miles from town, the Gypsy Rose Vardo is a cozy, 100 sq.ft. cabin that looks out over the brush and, and provides nearby access to Manby Hot Springs. The tiny house has a queen-size bed, a small kitchen, and nearby bathroom access.
On Saturday, 11.07.2020, Rhode Island’s heavenly Weekapaug Inn will present an outdoor screening of the holiday classic Home Alone, complete with a gourmet “TV Dinner” bento box meal, warm cocktails served in a thermos, and a fur heated blanket to help keep you warm in your lounge chair. Dinner menu here.
The Bobby Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee created a truly special centerpiece for their rooftop pool area. The hotel teamed up with the Hemphill Brothers Coach Company to turn an old Greyhound bus into a lounge. The bus features custom hydraulic doors by Schweiss Doors to protect its interior from the elements.
Escape from the world in this off-grid tiny house, located in the woods of Fall Creek, Wisconsin, just 10 minutes from Big Falls County Park. It offers a cozy getaway for two adults, with a queen-size bed, a kitchen with an electric stove, sink, and mini-fridge, and a bathroom with an electric toilet and high-efficiency shower.
Located in the heart of the Ozarks, Missouri’s incredible Big Cedar Lodge has a rare 19th bonus hole at their Payne’s Valley golf course, created by Tiger Woods and Johnny Morris. The scenic par-3 hole is nestled between rock formations, has a working waterfall, and is the perfect spot for a friendly bet after a round.
Ready for a peaceful getaway? Take a road trip to this historic home on Canada’s Niagara wine route. Rosemount-on-the-Bench combines rustic charm and modern amenities with impeccably landscaped grounds, and is walking or biking distance from seven wineries. Check Canada’s travel restrictions before booking.
Shimmering at the base of Australia’s sacred Uluru, Field of Light – Tili Wiru Tjuta Nyakutjaku in local Pitjantjatjara – is an epic art installation of 50,000 solar-powered lights that glow from dusk ‘til dawn. Artist Bruce Munro’s traveling spectacle covers an area the size of four football fields until it’s lights-out 1.1.21.
Wally Koval and the followers of the Accidentally Wes Anderson Instagram page are on a mission to find real locations that capture the fastidious and whimsical style of filmmaker Wes Anderson. This 368-page book chronicles some of these wondrous destinations through images and stories, along with a foreword by Anderson himself.
One of the world’s best beaches, Turks & Caicos’ Grace Bay Beach is delightfully uncrowded – an idyllic escape for social distancing. The all-suites Seven Stars Resort & Spa welcomes guests with its turquoise Caribbean waters, beachfront dining, cabana massages, clean-stay safety protocols, and big discounts.
Boutique rental company Lodgewell offers the coolest properties in Austin and the Texas Hill Country, and nothing keeps Austin weird like The Bloomhouse. Built in the ‘70s as a hippie dream – and renovated by ex-mayor Dave Claunch – the whimsical white meringue is 1,100 square feet but nothing else about it is square. Nothing.
Get away from it all in this Corrales, New Mexico 1-bedroom / 1.5-bath cottage that’s perfect for pet owners. Hosted by Marina & Mark, this AirBNB property is set on a 2.5-acre lot, with trails, and nearby access to village shops, markets, and more. The hosts offer free pet and babysitting, and 100% of rental fees go to An Act of Dog.
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