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Exciting 4K Vacations You Can Take Without Leaving Home

by Ronald Elias

If you are anything like us, you had a lot of great plans for this year.

And then 2020 happened.

All of the best-laid plans of mice and men may have gone awry this year, but that doesn't have to mean that we just give up on everything else. We may not be able to physically travel places, but with the great thing that is the internet, we sure can experience other places, all from the safety of our homes!

To that effect, we've thrown together a list of some stunning 4K travel videos that will give you a chance to explore outside of the four walls of your house -- and see just what 4K is capable of, while you are at it. 

1. Swiss Mix 

Let's start our 4K adventure in one of the most beautiful countries out there: Little ol' Switzerland. Whether you are taking in the lush, green scenery, scaling the serene mountain ranges, or walking the quaint village trails, you'll get a good grasp of all Switzerland has to offer -- and it turns out if isn't just cheese! 

2. Mama Mia!

Next on our stop is lovely Rome, Italy, and this video will take you on a scenic walking through this amazing and ancient city. If you've got the time, get comfortable and enjoy the two-hour walk, and pick our places you want to explore and visit when we are finally able to travel again! 

Of course, watching it in 4K is really the only way to take in this content in its full detail, so if you still haven't upgraded to a 4K monitor or TV, what in the world are you waiting for? Give us a call today and we'll be sure to get you hooked up with the quality screen you need to enjoy all of your favorite stay-at-home content. 

3. Surf's Up!

Short but sweet: this 4K video tour of Kauai, Hawaii might not last long, but we bet it will help you picture a great vacation for the rest of the day. Climb waterfalls, explore jungles, and of course, hit the surf and the beach and soak in everything that Hawaii is all about. This video may satisfy -- but also reawaken -- your own wanderlust. 

4. All in Bloom 

From the land of beaches and sun to the land of the rising sun, we now set our travel attentions toward Japan. Whether it's the skylines of modern Tokyo, the blooms of the spring cherry blossoms, or the historical sights and shrines, Japan really is a sight for sore, stuck-at-home eyes. 

5. Lucky is as Lucky Does

Top o' the morning to ya! Fancy at stop at the legendary St. James's Gate Brewery in Dublin? Grab a Guinness while you're there, and then keep going on this wonderful jig of a tour through Ireland. Other stops on this virtual 4K tour include castles, churches, the King's Head, and many other places that are sure to whet your appetite for travel. 

6. Cowabunga, Costa Rica! 

Now we're really talking. This video will not only let you go through glorious Cost Rica in 4K, but it lets you do it at 60 FPS and with HDR. Take in the foliage, get ready to be captivated by all the critters (tree frogs and turtles!!!), and even glimpse a precious parrot. Of course, you don't want to miss that sunset -- especially in HDR -- so make sure to take time to really take in the sights and sounds in this one! 

7. Seafaring Shanties 

For our last travel this week, we thought we'd do something that gives you not just a look into a single day of adventure, but one that coasts through a whole month at sea! Pretend you are the captain of your own crew of pirates, imagine the freedom of the endless horizon, or just enjoy the rainstorms in all their beauty. 

Of course, it is difficult -- or neigh impossible -- to travel these days, but that doesn't mean you have to be super bored at home. Stop on by or give us a call -- now is the perfect time to reinvent your home theater or entertainment system!