Author: Mark Shea

Mark Shea is a video producer and trainer and specializes in documentary and travel/tourism related content. His youtube channel is one of youtube’s most successful travel partner channels.

BIG SKY. RED DIRT. Photo book – Australian Motorcycle Adventure

With Christmas fast approaching I have decided to produce a photo book, so as anyone who decides to gift my streaming Motorcycle Adventure Film; ‘Journey to the West’ can have something tangible and physical to give to their loved ones. The 32 page hardcover photo book will feature some of the best photos and 4K […]

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How to Market your own Tourism Business with Video.

As you can tell from the photo above, I’ve been involved in video for quite a while. The camera featured is the Canon XL-1, a three-CCD standard definition camcorder made from 1997 to 2001. It cost twice as much as my car at the time. Most phones today produce video of better quality than the […]

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An experience on the Camino de Santiago – Following our Dreams and Self-Actualising

I’m a big fan of a lit­tle book by Paulo Coelho called the Alchemist. Many book snobs would like to say Paulo’s writ­ing is sim­plis­tic, but I quite like his under­stated style and as with a good song, why com­pli­cate things with too many words! Paulo believes we all have a per­sonal call­ing, a spe­cial […]

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New Australian Travel Project

As many of you would know, I have been involved in travel video production for quite a while. I recently took a trip to New Zealand to test a new concept I’ve devised called Top 5 Tour – handpicked location guides that provide tourists with succinct, honest information about the best place to eat, drink, […]

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The Best of Bora Bora, where to eat, drink, sleep, shop and what tour to do

Here is the Top 5 Tour Bora Bora handpicked local tourism business selections for where to eat, drink, sleep, shop and what tour to do. We wanted to show travellers that Bora Bora doesn’t have to be expensive, that there are some reasonably priced options. That allow one to meet the locals and feel part […]

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Best things to do on a day trip from Queenstown or Wanaka – Cardrona Valley

For those visiting Queenstown or Wanaka, the Cardrona Valley is becoming the new must see day trip destination. The beautifully scenic road along Cardrona Valley merges with the route over the Crown Range which, at 1121 metres, is the highest main road in New Zealand. Here are our hand picked choices for where to eat, […]

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Best Tour on Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary- Ulva’s Guided Walks

Ulva Island is a predator free bird sanctuary off Stewart Island in the deep south of New Zealand. Ulva’s Guided Walks was established by Ulva Goodwillie in 2000, fulfilling a need for visitors to have a guide show them around Ulva Island Bird Sanctuary. Ulva Goodwillie was named after Ulva Island and is a direct […]

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The best restaurant, bar, motel, tour and shopping in Dunedin, New Zealand

Top5Tour handpicks the best to EAT, DRINK, SLEEP, DO and SHOP at each location we visit. If you like any of the Dunedin videos, please like and comment on youtube, and share, as it helps get the video to the top of search. To see extended interviews with the passionate people behind each business – […]

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Best Seafood Restaurant in New Zealand, Fleur’s Place

When British television chef and restaurateur Rick Stein was told he could choose to go anywhere in the world to write a travel article for English newspaper the Daily Mail, he chose Fleurs Place in Moeraki, New Zealand. The restaurant, run by the inimitable Fleur Sullivan, was ‘Just one of those places that keeps cropping […]

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Christchurch, Top 5 Things to do for Tourists and Locals

Top5Tour handpicks the best to EAT, DRINK, SLEEP, DO and SHOP at each location we visit. To see extended interviews with the passionate people behind each business – EAT – Simon from Inati DRINK – Nick from OGB SLEEP – Nisha from Ecovilla DO – K.T. from Christchurch Sea Kayaking SHOP – Deric from The […]

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