With the due date around the corner, Cat (my wife) and I are itchy all over. No, not from bed bugs. We’ve got the travel itch, and tomorrow at 7:00 AM, we’re giving it one major scratch that should hold us off for the new few months to come. Who doesn’t love...Read More
Planning a getaway before the baby comes? Certain destinations might be safe for a normal, healthy couple – but what sorts of things should you pay attention or should you consider when your partner is a mom-to-be? Planning travel with a pregnant wife has its own sets...Read More
What a year it was. 2012 Had me on 78 planes, in 7 countries, adjusting to countless timezones, and recharging my iPhone on a relatively unlimited schedule. While I am still madly in love with my Canon 7d, my passion for Instagram exploded this year, driving me to take some 600...Read More
This enormous city is a blend of Europe and Asia in the best possible way. Istanbul is one of the world’s oldest cities – but with its surreal landscape, delicious food, notoriously fun nightlife and vibrant culture attracting all sorts of visitors, the best is yet to...Read More
Who needs fireworks when you have the setting sun and cloud formations. As I reflect on 2012, I think of all the places I’ve visited, the things I’ve experienced, and the people I’ve met and smile. 2012 brought many lessons while on the road. However, 2013...Read More
If you’ve been to Rome and liked it, you better put Istanbul on your list next. I’m dubbing this place “Rome of the Orient;” as the name suggests, Europe and Asia truly do meet in this fantastic city. Istanbul is perched on hills similarly to Rome. If...Read More
Boy oh boy am I in for a treat. After years of studying the Hagia Sofia, virtual touring the busy bazaar, and watching endless James Bond Movies with a visit, my lovely wife and I will be visiting Istanbul, Turkey for the first time ever and living our own James Bond adventure....Read More
One of my favorite spots I visited while visiting Sevilla were the thermal baths underneath the Alcazar. While under a major tourist attraction, these baths provide you with a sense of seclusion and history. Roman ruins litter the Sevilla’s underground and many public...Read More
Gaudi’s Park Güell (Park Guell) is an architectural masterpiece perched atop Barcelona’s Gracia district. The Park is unlike any other in terms of its design and aesthetic appeal. Park Güell, a cross between a Mediterranean Hansel and Gretal setting meets Roman...Read More
Gaudi’s architecture is some Spain’s most well known, specifically for Gaudi’s attention to organic structures found in nature he incorporated into his architecture. One of my favorite works of his is Park Güell, a garden complex perched on top of a hill on...Read More
Stop Thinking. Just Go.
Howdy! My name is Alex Lop. I’m a travel filmmaker who isn’t afraid to get muddy, drink “Devil’s Piss,” or dive into shark-infested waters – all while I film and photo my way through each and every experience.
It started with a 1980s camcorder the size of a bazooka. Today, I’ve filmed, edited, and produced videos from around the world, covering wild adventures, unexpected attractions, and inspiring journeys.