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 youtubeā€™s most successful travel partner channels.

Premiere Online Screening – Australian Motorcycle Adventure Film, 21st January 2022

On Friday 21st January at 8.30pm, Melbourne/Sydney time (GMT+11) I will be premiering my Australian Motorcycle Travel Film. I rode from country Victoria across the Nullabor, explored the south west corner of Western Australia and traveled up the west coast taking in the Pilbara and Kimberley regions, finishing on the Gibb River Road. I did […]

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A Yacht called Failure. A shift in creative outlet.

After 20 years of producing videos, mainly of the travel documentary genre, I felt a need for change. Being a pioneer of the youtube era, I became tired of the treadmill one finds themselves on, of having to produce regular content in order to feed the machine. I also saw a change whereby videos became […]

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My classic wooden yacht tour – an alternative home to beat the overheated Australian property market

My yacht is called Siquando, which translates to “if when; at what time” in Latin and “Yes When” in Italian. The answer is always now! Which is maybe a good way to live life, considering sooner or later we all make the little flowers grow! She is a 9 mtr (30 ft) masthead sloop, cold […]

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The Overlander becomes a Sailor!

It’s been a long held dream of mine to own a yacht and learn to sail. Unfortunately whenever I’ve crewed on other’s boats, things haven’t gone too well. The first time the yacht I was on, got beached for 6 days in Cuba and we had to sail round the Western side of the island […]

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Walking across Spain with no money and other such adventures.

‘The world reveals itself to those that walk on foot.’ Werner Herzog I’m currently in the small electronics room of a hotel in rural Bosnia. Around me buzz computers and hard drives, surveillance equipment and alarm systems. The air is still with an intense dry heat. My quick dry travel shirt is drenched with sweat. […]

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Homemade Electric Car – $8,000 D.I.Y.

Hobart local Warren ‘Boyler’ Boyles takes us for a ride in his D.I.Y. electric car converted from a 3 cylinder Daihatsu. He completed the conversion 8 years ago for an approximate cost of $8,900. He charges the car with both solar panels on the roof of his garage and mains power. Technical information Motor Controller […]

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Happy New Year

Hope you have had a wonderful Christmas and New Year and have some amazing plans for 2019. I’m spending the summer in Tasmania and have had a great time; fishing and eating fresh oysters off the rocks, and getting to meet the King of Australia at a music festival šŸ™‚ This year I plan on […]

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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

Iā€™m a big fan of a litĀ­tle book by Paulo Coelho called the Alchemist. Many book snobs would like to say Pauloā€™s writĀ­ing is simĀ­plisĀ­tic, but I quite like his underĀ­stated style and as with a good song, why comĀ­pliĀ­cate things with too many words! Paulo believes we all have a perĀ­sonal callĀ­ing, a speĀ­cial […]

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