Category Archives: Preeetty

See the entire Pacific Crest Trail in seven minutes [VIDEO]

Tweet The Pacific Crest Trail is a stupefying 2,663 mile slog of punishing desert terrain, mountain climbs, rocky crags, vertigo-inducing ridges and unpredictable weather-related liveliness that makes the Appalachian Trail seem like a mellow stroll. The PC starts at the U.S. border with Mexico and finishes at Manning Park in…

Fascinating side-by-side video simultaneously shows London in 1927 and 2013

Tweet This is Grade A travel/history/urban geek porn right here. Simon Smith got his hands on cinematographer Claude Friese-Greene’s restored color film footage from his UK tour in the 1920s, notably swinging past London’s top sites, and set to work reshooting identical scenes in 2013 using “modern equivalents of his…

Norway’s new northern lights highlight reel is mesmerizing

Tweet    I’ve been to Norway eight times (Hello, my name is Leif!), but only once in winter which, I won’t sugarcoat it, kinda sucked. Norway is indisputably at its best in summer, all sunny and postcard photo opportunities no matter where you point a camera, though if you wanna…

SFO nighttime timelapse video is captivating, because that’s timelapse for ya

Tweet If someone has shot a terrible timelapse video, I have yet to see it. They’re just great. All of them. Seriously. Owen Scharlotte proves this incontrovertible rule of the universe with a short video that manages the previously unthinkable trick of making San Francisco International Airport look absolutely mesmerizing….

Timelapse video of hot air balloon festival is gorgeous, mesmerizing

Tweet At this stage, it’s pretty clear that I’m a sucker for timelapse videos. Can you blame me when they do stuff like this? Albuquerque, New Mexico held its 42nd annual International Balloon Fiesta in October. The 9-day event is the largest hot air balloon festival in the world, this…

You’ll want to visit China after watching this stirring timelapse video

Tweet China has never been high on my travel wish list for a variety of reasons I won’t bore you with. And being as inherently aesthetically pleasing as they are, I’m pretty sure that a timelapse video of a donkey’s butt would look great if done correctly. That said, W-O-W….

Hero juggles his way around Iceland in outstanding video

Tweet Words cannot express how much I love this video. It combines three of my greatest passions: travel, juggling and being awesome. “That Juggler Guy,” as he prefers to be called (I assume, because I couldn’t track down his real name anywhere), in addition to being a world traveler, owns…

Gorgeous video captures life at the capital of the Amazon

Tweet Amazônia Manauara from MOOV on Vimeo. Timelapse travel videos are a dime a dozen these days. It would be easy to become jaded and dismissive if they weren’t so predictably wonderful. Well, the ones that get shared widely, that is. I’m sure it’s possible to do a terrible timelapse…

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