Life Sucks Unless You Travel. These 7 Videos Prove It.

By Dustin Walker on 01/Apr/2014

Few things get a globetrotter more fired up than an enticing travel video.

So if your urge to explore has been waning lately, check out our collection below of some of the world’s most inspiring excursion footage. We’ve got an uplifting look at Myanmar, a colorful montage from a hitchhiker’s epic journey and a guy who took a 2,900-mile stroll across China. And didn't shave once.

If these vids don’t give you itchy feet, I don't know what will. Check ‘em out and let us know if we've missed any of your favorites.

Travel Love

Hauntingly beautiful footage from Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina, Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand. This video packs three backpacking adventures into less than 5 minutes.

TRAVEL LOVE from Christian Grewe on Vimeo.

A Handful of Myanmar

Despite the recent tourism boom, Myanmar is still one of the few places on earth that remains largely untouched by Western influence. This video captures both the cultural and natural beauty of this amazing country.

A handful of Myanmar from Berta upe Tilmantaite on Vimeo.

Move, Eat, Learn

Have you seen these yet? Commissioned by STA Travel Australia, the trio of videos below are a fast-paced fun collection of footage focused on a single theme.

MOVE from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

EAT from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

LEARN from Rick Mereki on Vimeo.

The Longest Way

In addition to going viral, this video cleaned up at award festivals in 2010 and 2011. Watch hardcore explorer Christoph Rehage’s beard grow as he walks more than 2,900 miles across China.

Around The World In 80 Days

Where would you go if you had unlimited flights for 80 days? Travel video blogger Mike Corey documented his epic journey after winning a contest put on by Cathay Pacific.

Hitchhiking Stop Motion: 5000 miles, 930 people, 162 secs

This video highlights incredible locations and colorful characters as Benjamin Jenks pursues his dream of hitchhiking across the U.S.

A Story For Tomorrow

Everyone loves a good story. So rather than compiling a montage of travel footage, this videographer crafted a narrative around the video he shot in Chile and Patagonia. It's a nice alternative to the typical stop-motion vids.

a story for tomorrow. from gnarly bay on Vimeo.

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By Dustin Walker on 01/Apr/2014

Tagged as: travel, travel video, inspiration