15 Songs That’ll Make You Want To Travel


Music is an essential part of travel and daily life, but there are just some songs that put you in the mood to go out and get a plane ticket or hit the road. Whether it’s because of the lyrics or the music video, feel the wanderlust from these 15 different songs:

Playlist order:

Of Monsters And Men “From Finner”
“We are far, far from home but we’re so happy” – lyrics that every traveler can relate to

Red Hot Chili Peppers “Road Trippin”
“Let’s go get lost, anywhere in the U.S.A.” – yes please

Lenny Kravitz “Fly Away”
While the video makes me want to find a cool city club, but the lyrics are perfect to make you want to escape somewhere

Shakira “Gypsy”
Living that dream of going where the wind takes you and seeing who you meet

Eddie Vedder “Rise”
Those visuals! Perfect tune for the book and film it was created for, Into The Wild (pictured above)

Paper Lions “Travelling”
For those looking for daily travel adventures to get into

U2 “City Of Blinding Lights”
“I’m getting ready to leave the ground” – Perfect for frequent fliers and city travel enthusiasts (Paris mainly due to the scene from The Devil Wears Prada)

M.I.A. “Paper Planes”
If you think about the lyrics, it’s all about travel technically and might make you consider a nomad lifestyle

The Eagles “Hotel California”
Another perfect road trip song. Despite the underlying messages, the music sways you into wanting to check out the West Coast

Janis Joplin “Me & Bobby McGee”
Perfect song about traveling with your significant other

Johnny Cash “I’ve Been Everywhere”
“Of travel I’ve had my share, man. I’ve been everywhere” – the ultimate travel song for country fans, Johnny Cash name drops everywhere he’s been (literally)

Steppenwolf “Born To Be Wild”
Makes your curious of the traveling motorcyclist’s life

Iggy Pop “The Passenger”
Sometimes you just need to go out and drive. Or this case, have someone drive you

The Go-go’s “Vacation”
Because everyone should make room at least one a year

Bruce Springsteen “Born To Run”
“We gotta get out while we’re young” – #nuffsaid



About Andrew Villagomez

Andrew Villagomez is a lifestyle journalist, style photographer and owner of VeeTravels.com. He contributes to publications such as Details.com, Out Magazine, Logo TV's NewNowNext.com, Passport Magazine, Latina.com, Thrillist.com and more. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @VeeTravels

Posted on July 28, 2014, in Music, Travel and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 12 Comments.


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