Want to play some tunes? I am sure a marine stereo system helps you in this. You might need an entire playlist of road-worthy hits for the long trip. Certain songs capture the essence of what a journey would feel like for anyone, whether you are the driver or a passenger. These give your mind entertaining images of places you may want to explore for yourself someday. Music videos especially lend themselves to this appeal for creative imagery while traveling. Each tells a story all on its own, and they convey what artists might have also felt while exploring their own lives. It is like navigating around another person’s experiences and that is what draws many to the lyrics. They also instill a sense of adventure in their listeners, compelling them to go out there and seize the day. If you want to get started on any journey, consider the following songs for your playlist. Here are the best choices of music videos that will set the mood.
Rudimental – Free ft. Emeli Sandé
This video takes place in Switzerland. That is already enough of a hook for those who want to explore the Alps and look at the snow-covered peaks. Here, we see the story of a real-life extreme sports athlete and wingsuit flier, Jokke Sommer. As shown in the video, he glides through the Eiger mountain in the Alps, showing iconic shots of the area in all of its glory. It might even make you want to try out gliding for yourself. The rush of adrenaline is enough to pump you up for the day’s travel and make you imagine flying high above the Swiss landscape.
Justin Bieber- I’ll Show You
Another entry on the European tour will take you to Iceland. If you are a fan of Game of Thrones, you can tell how beautiful the place looks. You can see shots of waterfalls rushing down but in slow motion. The video takes you to the cliffs of Iceland. Justin Bieber will surely show you a wonderful scene of one of the most iconic locations on the planet.
Nicki Minaj- Pound the Alarm
A fun fact for fans of Nicki Minaj, she is actually from Trinidad and Tobago, and this is the setting for her music video. The place is quite colorful and you can already get a feel for the Caribbean just by looking at the beaches. Naturally, you might want to sample their coconut beverages and find yourself partaking in all kinds of street food. Adventure can also come from exploring the simple, everyday scenes of delightful locations.
Shift K3Y – I Know
Time for a roundtrip around the world. This music video was shot in three locations: Ibiza, Formentera, and London. For those who are interested to learn more, Ibiza and Formentera are a pair of islands that form a part of the Balearic Islands in Spain. The Mediterranean islands are visited for their clear waters and expansive beaches, as well as sand dunes and pine trees. While Ibiza is known for its exciting nightlife, its smaller neighbor, Formentera, is a great spot for snorkeling and sailing. These places, together with London, were part of a three-day shoot that showcased what Europe has to offer. So, come on out and book that ticket to Spain. Start your European journey and explore what the continent has to offer.