Travel Videos from Around the World

If you’re looking for images of destinations around the world, you’ve found them. Throughout the year, Expedia publishes travel videos for your inspiration. Here are some of our best videos to help you decide where to go next on vacation. Let the music and narration guide you around the globe to extraordinary places. When you’re ready, let us help you find your hotel.

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Over the years, we’ve learned how to make travel videos that succeed in revealing what it would be like to go to a place, and which give useful information about what to see and things to do. That’s why we call them Expedia Travel Guides. They run anywhere from 5 to 10 minutes long, exploring the city streets, or the national parks’ peaks, showing culture and architecture through the lens of genuine curiosity. Whether you’re a group traveling across Europe, or a couple mingling in the crowds of Southeast Asia, or going solo in the mountains of South America, you can use these videos to help plan the journey.


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A
Adelaide
Amalfi Coast
Amsterdam
Anchorage | Ideas
Antigua
Atlanta
Auckland
Austin
B
Bali
Barcelona | Ideas
Baton Rouge | Ideas
Berlin
Bolivia
Boston
Brasilia
Brisbane
Brooklyn
Budapest
Buenos Aires
Busan | Ideas
C
Cairns
Canary Islands
Canberra
Cancun
Cape Cod | Ideas
Cape Town
Central Park
Chicago
Cook Islands
Copenhagen
Cuba
Cusco & Machu Picchu
D
Dallas
Darwin
Denver
Dubai Emirate
Dublin
Dublin
Dubrovnik
Dunedin
E
Edinburgh
F
Fiji
Florence
Frankfurt
Fuerteventura
G
Gibraltar
Glasgow | Ideas
Gold Coast
Guernsey
H
Hawaii (The Big Island)
Helsinki
Ho Chi Minh
Hobart
Hong Kong
Honolulu
Houston
I
Iceland | Ideas
Iguazu
Ilha Grande Bay
J
Jakarta
Jersey
Jordan | Ideas
K
Kakadu National Park
Kaohsiung
Kuala Lumpur
Kyoto
L
Lake Tahoe
Lanzarote
Las Vegas
Lima
Lisbon
Liverpool
Ljubljana
Lombok
London
Long Island
Los Angeles
Los Cabos | Ideas
M
Madeira Island
Manchester
Margaret River Wine Region
Maui Island
Melbourne
Mendoza
Merida
Mexico City | Ideas
Miami
Monaco
Monterey | Ideas
Montevideo
Montreal
Moscow
N
Nagasaki | Ideas
New Orleans
New York
Niagara Falls
Nice
Northern Rivers
O
Orange County
Orlando
Oslo
Ottawa
P
Palm Springs | Ideas
Paris
Patagonia
Perth
Philadelphia
Phoenix
Portland
Portland
Prague
Q
Quebec
Queenstown
Quito
R
Rio de Janeiro | Ideas
Riviera Maya
Rome
Rotorua
S
Salzburg
San Antonio
San Diego
San Francisco
San Marino
Santiago
Sao Paulo
Seattle
Seoul
Singapore
St Petersburg
St. Lucia
Stockholm | Ideas
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Sydney
T
Tainan
Taipei
Taranaki
Tenerife
Tokyo
Toronto
Toulouse | Ideas
Townsville
Trujillo
Tuscany
U
U.S. Virgin Islands
V
Vancouver
Vancouver Island | Ideas
Vanuatu
Venice
Vienna
W
Warsaw
Washington
Wellington
Y
Yellowstone NP | Ideas
Yogyakarta
Yosemite National Park

Interested in making a travel video of your own?

Here are some general and minutial tips we’ve learned over the years about what makes a good travel video:

  1. Each destination is unique. Learn to show off what makes your travel spot special. Look for obvious themes to give your video logic, coherence and flavor.
  2. Originality. What can you bring to the travel sphere that hasn’t been done before? To avoid going over the same old well-trodden path, watch a few other video guides for your destination before you break ground on your own project and you’ll soon see the same cliches trotted out. While there’s no avoiding the A-list attractions, try to keep things fresh by giving them a new spin with a few quirky facts or historical titbits, and original camera angles.
  3. Style counts. Try to develop your own unique ‘voice’ through editing, music, narrative and story style. Don’t mimic the presentation style of others; be bold; be you.
  4. Be consistent. Once you’ve found your style, stay true to it. Your style is your ‘brand’, and viewers are more likely to follow a brand that delivers consistency.
  5. Don’t obsess over the latest gear. A great story well told through the lens of an old phone will always trump a dull one shot with the best setup money can buy.
  6. Structure is key. Remember, all stories have a start, middle and end. Think of your video as a nice thick deli sandwich; without two good slabs of bread (your intro and outro) to hold it all together, all that pastrami, cheese and pickle is going to spill all over your viewer’s lap.
  7. A tight script matters. Don’t let your story drag or get bogged down; if your script is not moving forward, your viewers will soon be moving on.
  8. It’s a travel video. While researching your video it’s easy to get lost down fascinating historical and cultural rabbit holes. Keeping it light, keeps it tight.
  9. Travel with You in mind. If you’re into Zen gardens and tea ceremonies, that’s the path to follow, not the nightclub scene! Viewers prefer productions made with authority and passion.
  10. Scripts are to be said, not read. If you’re planning to narrate; spend a little time reading your script aloud to work out which lines sound natural and which sound wooden.
  11. Keep an eye on the clock. Work out your optimal run-time and stick to it across your videos.
  12. Be social: We always post our travel guide videos to our Expedia YouTube channel
  13. Rights. Make sure you have all the necessary permissions and rights to the images and audio in your vid.

Travel Videos from Around the World