Monthly Archives: December 2013

London hopes to build incredible 135-mile network of elevated bike paths

Tweet So, I guess travel by jetpacks and tubes is being put on the backburner, but in the meantime this outstanding amazingness will do. SkyCycle is a proposed 135-mile network of three-story high bike paths that would be built above existing rail lines and accessed by over 200 ramps in…

Three-Penis Liquor gives your doodle the vitality of seal, deer and dog

Tweet Those who find singular joy in eating strange and dangerous things to see what happens, then posting the video evidence on YouTube had a slow year in 2013. It only took 37,936 videos of idiots eating and barfing up Carolina Reaper Peppers before the novelty lost its luster, and…

Barf and Faint Travel: Stand in a glass box on a Mont Blanc cliff

Tweet Those of you who enjoy watching friends and loved ones barf and then faint face first into the barf are going to love the “Chamonix Skywalk,” which has finally been completed after three years in development. This glass cabin terrifyingly hangs more than 3,800 meters (12,476 feet) high over…

Pilot delays international flight for two hours because sandwiches

Tweet In his defense, sandwiches are delicious. Still, I suppose demanding sandwiches just before departure and delaying a flight for two and a half hours while waiting for them to be delivered may have been just a tad extravagant. Flight Captain Noushad on Pakistan International Airline’s Lahore-Manchester-New York flight allegedly…

Don’t mess with Seattle: Bus passengers kick armed robber’s ass [VIDEO]

Tweet Welp, my diabolical plan to go around Seattle robbing people has suffered a slight hiccup. Turns out Seattlites won’t hesitate to beat the living crap out of criminals, even when they’re brandishing firearms. This surveillance video shows how one man got ANGRY when a robber waved a gun in…

Might as well pre-sh*t your pants before watching this sideways airplane landing

Tweet Just in time for the holiday season travel surge, here’s what a near-sideways aircraft landing looks like, as demonstrated by a Ryanair flight landing at Bristol Airport in a 70 MPH crosswind. Sadly, the angle of the shot doesn’t really do justice to how insanely cockeyed this landing really…

Tourist walks off pier while checking Facebook, can’t swim, saves phone

Tweet People arguing that smartphones distract too much from absorbing new experiences while traveling have just gotten themselves and new poster girl. A Taiwanese tourist had to be plucked out of Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne after walking off St Kilda’s pier while engrossed in something undoubtedly super important that…

Guy spends movie marketing budget on Philippines typhoon relief

Tweet Did the air get super dusty in here all of a sudden? Video maker Casey Neistat was hired by 20th Century Fox to make “a video about living your dreams” to promote the upcoming film “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” With Fox’s permission, he took the entire marketing…

Visit Jordan: ‘Our king may help push your car out of a snow bank!’ [VIDEO]

Tweet Those of you who do not eat, drink and breathe travel may have missed the period a while back when Visit Jordan flew in something like 1,274,925 travel bloggers in a year for press trips, which resulted in a deluge of coverage so suffocating that many of us won’t…

Here’s what holiday shopping in hurricane-force wind looks like [VIDEO]

Tweet Us Norwegians are often portrayed as stubborn people. Well, we don’t care what you think and we’re not changing anyway, so shut up. This charming stereotype is hilariously typified in this video of determined shoppers walking/staggering bent at 45 degree angles as they fight through the hurricane-force wind of…

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