Hot in travel: Videos of the week

A father and his young son were interviewed by French media as they visited the Bataclan Theatre to commemorate those who died in the Paris attacks. The little boy was asked if he understood what had happened and why the terrorists had carried out the attacks, to which he answered: "Because they are really really mean."

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A little boy and his dad have a conversation about the attacks

A little boy and his dad have a conversation about the attacks Image by Le Petit Journal

The internet seemed overjoyed with Barbie's first ever ad featuring a boy this week. The toymaker was advertising its new Moschino barbie, modeled after the luxury fashion brand, which comes with an eight-piece ready-to-wear collectible set. The little boy describes her as "so fierce" and it's adorable.

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First Barbie ad featuring a boy in 56 years of existence

First Barbie ad featuring a boy in 56 years of existence Image by Screengrab from Youtube

An Irish dad on a trip of a lifetime to Las Vegas made a classic dad move and mistakenly filmed the entire dream trip in selfie-mode. Unfortunately for him, what happened  in Vegas did not stay in Vegas, as his son Evan uploaded the video to YouTube and added the Benny Hill theme music to boot.

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Joseph Griffin on his trip to Las Vegas

Joseph Griffin on his trip to Las Vegas Image by Screengrab from Youtube

An attempted break-out by a group of penguins was captured on film by an employee at Odense Zoo in Denmark last week. Alas the attempts of the flightless birds were foiled when their wet footprints alerted the employee to their intentions, and the crafty little waddlers were returned to their homes.

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Penguins make a break for it at Odense zoo.

Penguins make a break for it at Odense zoo. Image by Ben James / CC BY-SA 2.0

A group of students from Wesley College in New Zealand performed a spirited haka in tribute to college alumnus and All Blacks player Jonah Lomu, who unexpectedly died today aged 40. The legendary sportsman had recently returned from watching the Rugby World Cup in the UK.

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Wesley College students perform the haka in tribute to Jonah Lomu

Wesley College students perform the haka in tribute to Jonah Lomu Image by 3 news

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