Ultimate Travel Playlist

My Travel Playlist

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Ultimate Travel Playlist. Songs For Your Next Adventure
I reached out to my fellow blogging friends, asking what songs were at the top of their travel playlist. It was incredibly interesting having a little glimpse into the music, complimenting, inspiring and evoking their adventures!
Now, for anyone who knows me, knows that it could've been just way too easy for me to have made this list solely inclusive of Timmy Trumpet & Delta Goodrem. But that would be a bit boring for you guys to read, and honestly there's some incredible music making this list for their pure inspiration. Pump up tunes for adventuring, chilled vibes for long journeys and inspiring lyrics to get you grounded and motivated. Let me take you into my world and the vibes of fellow globetrotters....

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Wanderlust Tunes For Your Travel Playlist

Born to Try - Delta Goodrem

A song truely representing personal growth and discovering life's lessons the tough way. A true traveler's anthem.
'I was born to try, I've learned to love. Be understanding and believe in life. But you've got to make choices, Be wrong or right. Sometimes you've got to sacrifice the things you like'

Party Till We Die (feat. Andrew W. K) [Radio Edit] - MAKJ & Timmy Trumpet

One to kick start those adventurous vibes! Get pumped up for your next hike, beer pong championship, cliff dive, WHATEVER, go get crazy!

 

In My Own Time - Delta Goodrem

Self discovery takes time and no one can tell you how much time you will need. Everybody learns and grows in their own way. Life brings us all up differently.
'In my own time I'll take a chance. In my own time I'll find romance. In my own time. It'll be mine. After the clouds there'll be the rain. After the sun there'll be the moon it doesn't matter. 'cause it'll be in my own time'

 

Kryptonite - 3 Doors Down

Best played loudly, this was suggested by Dave from Daves Travel Corner and Francesca and Rodrigo from Traveler's Generation, topping their travel playlists.
'I took a walk around the world to ease my troubled mind'

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Aloha Ke Akua (Acoustic Piano Version) - Nahko and Medicine for the People

This one is much deeper than any other on this playlist. It may not be for everyone, but this is my one true travel song, sitting at the top of my travel playlist every time. It grounds me. Centres me on the positive and all that I am grateful for. The video that goes along with this is just as inspiring as the words sung. Take a look and try and take a moment to be humble for all you were blessed with today.
'I am a miracle made up of particles. And in this existence, I’ll stay persistent. And I’ll make a difference. And I will have lived it. Aloha, Aloha Ke Akua, Ke Akua'

Om Mani Padme Hum (long Version) - Büdi Siebert

Again, this is not for everyone. But it is another song which truely grounds me and allows me to focus. 'Om Mani Padme Hum' being an ancient Tibetan mantra, encompassing all of Buddhas teachings. A beautiful piece of music there is a long and short version (depending on how much you like it). There are many versions of this chant, this being my favourite.

Everybody's Free To Wear Sunscreen (Full Mix) - Sun Tan

Super simple inspiration. Easy listening guidance.

Touch the Sky - Malinda Kathleen Reese

For the Disney children at heart, let this suggestion from Darkk Horse Travel, fly you anywhere in the world.
​'I will ride, I will fly. Chase the wind and touch the sky'

Fight Song - Rachel Platten

Hell yeah! We've all been down in the dumps, asking why are we doing this? How did i get here? Smash through those walls and sing this song til your lungs give out!
'My power's turned on. Starting right now I'll be strong. I'll play my fight song. And I don't really care if nobody else believes, 'Cause I've still got a lot of fight left in me'

Jungle - Tash Sultana

My most recent add to my travel playlist is home grown! Mmm chilled vibes... grab a pina colada, deck chair on a beach and watch the sun set. 
'Welcome to the jungle. Are you gonna dance with me? Welcome to the jungle. You got to close your eyes and see...'

Banana Pancakes - Jack Johnson

We've all been in a eat-banana-pancakes-and-stay-in-bed-all-day-with-our-love-while-it-rains-outside kinda mood. Suggested by the wonderful Francesca and Rodrigo from Traveler's Generation

Compass (Louis The Child Remix) - Zella Day

A song all about travel innuendoes, including compass's!

'Compass points you anywhere, Closer to me. Where you are, I will be. Miles high, in the deep. Where you are, I will be. Anywhere, in between'

Satellites (Radio Edit) - Timmy Trumpet & Qulinez

The newest single from my handsome man (shh don't tell Curtis) 😉
'Only you and me tonight, following the satellites. Hitting up all the vibes, I never want to stop'

Faded - ZHU

Ever been lonely drunk and wishin you were with your man on the other side of the world? no.... ok well i'm sure you can at least relate to the drunk-texting-the-ex scenario? Come on, you've been there, admit it. Well, they've created an anthem for it! Here it is!

Are You With Me - Lost Frequencies

Stick this song in one of those cards that has a battery in it and when you open it, it plays a song... and send it to your best friend as a travel invitation! hmmm i smell a new business op...
'I wanna dance by water 'neath the Mexican sky. Drink some Margaritas by a string of blue lights. Listen to the Mariachi play at midnight. Are you with me, are you with me?'

Am I Wrong - Nico & Vinz

Us wanderers are a special breed. One that seems to think and see the world differently to others...
'Am I wrong for thinking out the box from where I stay? Am I wrong for saying that I choose another way? I ain't tryna do what everybody else doing. Just 'cause everybody doing what they all do. If one thing I know, I'll fall but I'll grow. I'm walking down this road of mine, this road that I call home'

Runaway (U & I) - Galantis

Grab my hand, don't let go. Let's go, just go...
'I wanna run away, Anywhere out this place. I wanna run away, Just U and I...'

Tennis Court - Lorde

Another Dark Horse Travel suggestion. This song is already on my playlist as the Flume remix
'Because I'm doing this for the thrill of it, killin' it. Never not chasing a million things I want'

Save Tonight (eigenARTig Remix)

We've all had our heartbroken by some handsome travelling mystery man...
'Well we know I'm going away, And how I wish - I wish it weren't so. So take this wine and drink with me. And let's delay our misery. Save tonight and fight the break of dawn. Come tomorrow - tomorrow I'll be gone...'

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Samboléra Mayi Son (Remix) - Khadja Nin

For me, this song in my travel playlist, is wanderlust stirring and a bit of a trip down memory lane.
Back story: I first heard this song in a Cambodian hostel trivia night. I met incredible people from this night and had amazing adventures! It's been a major positive viber for me ever since... the lyrics may not be directly positive but it's a strong reminder to always be kind.

Rise - Katy Perry

Rise up woman! Smash those goals, chase those dreams! Succeed and exceed all expectation!

 
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Got any suggestions for songs I should add to my travel playlist? I'd love to hear them! Comment below!

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