Five travel songs to get you in the mood

Published May 11th, 2012

Sometimes the journey can be just as good as the destination – even if you’re flying in cattle class. Make the hours go by quickly by creating your own old school play list featuring some travel songs to get in the mood. Here are our five favourite tunes to get you excited about your destination.


Flying to Africa: Listened to Africa by Toto


Flying to Hawaii: Listen to Hawaii by The Beach Boys


Road tripping around Australia: Listen to I’ve been everywhere man by Rolf Harris


Flying to New York: Listen to Empire State of Mind by Jay Z featuring Alicia Keys


Flying to Paris: Listen to Paris is Burning by Ladyhawke

Lauren Burvill

Australian born but London based, I'm a sucker for big cities and small tropical islands. When travelling, I like eating like a local, dressing like a local, but staying in 5 star style. Have a travel story to share? Tweet me @laurenburvill.