Category Archives: Video

Podcast #129 Uncut — The Video Version

Pulled out the GoPro again for the recording of the latest episode. The GoPro is a bit too far from me for good audio, so I cut in the podcast audio from the Zoom recorder when it was available, hence the change in audio quality. I’ll post the final audio on Saturday. [youtube]https://youtu.be/et5b0N8xx9c[/youtube]

Podcast #114 Uncut — The LoFi Video Version

I finally found a way to produce a video version of the podcast without a huge amount of post-production work. I put my GoPro camera on top of my Zoom H4n recorder and hit Record. [youtube]https://youtu.be/c0Puq669A5M[/youtube]

Video – What to do in Madrid… in 180 Seconds

Here’s a 3-minute summary of what I liked best during my Spring 2013 visit to Madrid, Spain. [youtube]http://youtu.be/49lo9vDLHjY[/youtube] Some of the places mentioned include Reina Sofia museum Plaza Mayor Mercado de San Miguel Mercado de Antón Martín Viandas de Salamanca Malasaña District Fábrica Maravillas Madrid Food Tour

Video #3 – ORD Layover Excursion: a 6-Hour Tour of Chicago

A long layover can be an impromptu vacation or a mind-numbing marathon of CNN Airport Network shows. Inspired by my own 5-hour layover excursion through Frankfurt, I grabbed my iPhone and shot what I’d recommend you do and see on a long layover at O’Hare Airport. Using foot power and a one-day unlimited pass on […]

Video #2 – One City, Five Hours: Frankfurt

I “sprint toured” Frankfurt using Hemispheres Magazine’s “One City, Five Hours: Frankfurt” article while on a 6-hour layover between Mumbai and Chicago. I shot this on my iPhone 4 and edited it in iMovie on my MacBook Air while flying from Frankfurt to Chicago. My iPhone video inexperience shows — I shot the entire thing in […]

Video #1 – Impressions of Vietnam

After returning from a 10-day visit to Vietnam, friends and TravelCommons podcast listeners asked me a lot of questions about our trip. In this video, I answer the most common question — “How did they treat you when they found out you were American?” — and give my impressions of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), […]