GoPros are synonymous with action cameras and for good reason. Ever since the company’s 2002 founding, the miniature, waterproof devices have made appearances in a range of adrenaline-fueled videos, from skydiving over Dubai to snowboarding in Verbier to surfing in Maui.
The company’s Hero line is now in its fifth installment, the first to break free from the polycarbonate housing that enables water, dust and shockproof recordings. For land-based adventurers, that means no more muffled sound from a blocked-off microphone. Divers will be disappointed by the shortened waterproof rating (up to 10 meters instead of the Hero4’s 40), but the company offers a Super Suit accessory that can handle up to 60 meters.
Rival companies poached novice videographers with easier to use action cameras, prompting GoPro to implement a two-inch touchscreen for simply reviewing footage. The device can record 4k video at 30 fps and capture 12 megapixel stills, all of which can be controlled by remote, button or voice.
Users have three apps at their disposal for taking their project to the final cut. Capture assists with recording, allowing you to easily adjust camera settings if you prefer to do it manually. Quik is a simple editing app to put together and upload shots right after a shoot. Splice is the more advanced version of this, but still simple enough to use on a smartphone.
It’s easy to blow through your travel budget on airfare, accommodations and food before you’ve factored in any downtime or entertainment. Skip the expensive attractions and look for free entertainment while traveling for a budget-friendly adventure.
We can see it now and remember when it happened to us: Watching as the black car icon loops around and around, seemingly endlessly, and our wait time on the rideshare app continually changes. Long wait times and confused drivers are just a few bothersome issues that can nag at rideshare users. Need a solution? Ditch rideshares altogether in favor of renting a car on your next trip.
Travelers looking for the world’s biggest parties tend to flock to the tiny Spanish island of Ibiza where world-renowned DJs play electronic music until the wee hours of the morning. But the island off the coast of Valencia and Barcelona has a lot more to offer than rousing parties and crazy nights followed by hazy mornings. If partying isn’t on your agenda, here are a few other ways to enjoy Ibiza.
Borgo Egnazia is more a small village than a hotel. The gorgeous fortified walls of the complex sit amid a picturesque backdrop of rolling hills and blue sea, and feels like something out of a fairytale. With its stunning views, luxurious accommodations and perfect placement near the seaside town of Savelletri, it’s no wonder the place is popular among celebrities.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan. With flights from the United States to Japan and all of Asia, it's the perfect airline to book your next trip with. From ANA's amazing in-flight food to its excellent customer service, it comes as no surprise ANA has been awarded five stars for its seventh consecutive year by the SKYTRAX World Airline Rating.
Viking is setting a Guinness World Record for the longest continuous passenger cruise. Last month, guests on Viking Sun embarked on the new Ultimate World Cruise itinerary, which stops at 111 ports across 51 countries and six continents over 245 days. The cruise lasts through May 2020. When Viking Sun returns to London next year, a Guinness World Record adjudicator will confirm if the world record was set.