A soundtrack for your travels: The Wanderlust Playlist

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Whether its a one hour train journey or a seven hour flight, your travels are undoubtedly in need of being romanticised by plugging in your headphones and switching off from the world. Here’s our fave picks to escape from reality as you travel to and through foreign lands with the Wanderlust Playlist.

Wanderlust Playlist


Mumford and Sons – Hopeless Wanderer

Red Hot Chili Peppers – Road Trippin’

The Kooks – Seaside

Angus & Julia Stone – Big Jet Plane

Sufjan Stevens – Chicago

Frank Turner – Wanderlust

Joseph Arthur – Honey and the Moon

City and Colour – Comin’ Home

The Kooks – See The World

Death Cab for Cutie – Soul Meets Body

Frank Turner – Sunshine State

Angus & Julia Stone – Santa Monica Dream

Bag Raiders – Way Back Home

Gypsy & the Cat – Time To Wander

Dido – Life for Rent

Wildlife – Hotel California

Vampire Weekend – Holiday

Noah and the Wale – 5 Years Time

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    Deni V.
    June 7, 2015 at 8:58 am

    Basically all my favourite artists! I’m definitely going to be listening to these as I plan my next trip for The Full-Time Tourist! Thanks for the inspiration, Brooke!

    May 23, 2015 at 1:37 am

    Great playlist Brooke .. This is one of my favorites ” The Sonics — Have Love Will Travel”

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    November 22, 2014 at 8:09 am

    Great playlist! I actually wrote a post like this on my blog!

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    Jessica C. (A Wanderlust For Life)
    November 20, 2014 at 9:04 pm

    I’ve been looking for a good playlist! This is awesome and I love Spotify, so it’s perfect!

    November 20, 2014 at 2:51 pm

    Honestly, never heard any of these songs but I would definitely check this on spotify. Ha! Poor me.

    Miles of Happiness
    November 19, 2014 at 12:55 pm

    Whooo! That’s a great article, thanks for all your ideas. I miss roadtrips actually… Ohhh I so want to hit the road… But it’s getting complicated when you live in Hong Kong! Ahah

    November 19, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    Great list! I’d add ‘Imagine Dragons – Top of the World’ too 😀 Thank you for the playlist

    November 19, 2014 at 7:28 am

    Was just looking for new music, I stumbled upon this at the perfect time! Great playlist, thanks for sharing 🙂

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    November 19, 2014 at 2:23 am

    “let’s go away for a while, you and i, to a strange and distant land…”-holiday by weezer-gets me in the travel mood. thanks for sharing these others, fun post!

    November 19, 2014 at 12:36 am

    All such lovely songs!

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    November 18, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    The list is nice. Songs makes travel more enjoy full.

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    Duke Stewart
    November 18, 2014 at 6:24 pm

    I immediately popped on the Mumford and Sons song and am listening to it now. Music drives us as we move and can inspire us to start doing so as well. I love this post. You’ve inspired me to think up a playlist for future posts. I’ll definitely give you a shoutout if it comes to fruition.

    November 18, 2014 at 6:00 pm

    I always love seeing playlist that people create, they say so much about the person. I love this list.

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    November 18, 2014 at 5:32 pm

    thanks for sharing

    November 18, 2014 at 3:18 pm

    Two The Kooks songs.. Good taste, Brooke! 😉

    November 18, 2014 at 2:31 pm

    I love City and Color! Some of these bands / artists I have never heard of before — I’ll definitely have to check them out. I am always looking for a good playlist when on a road trip. Thanks!

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    November 18, 2014 at 1:31 pm

    So happy to see Sufjan Stevens in there! ‘Chicago’ is an absolute masterpiece, as is everything from the album it is featured on.

    November 18, 2014 at 12:08 pm

    Love this! My favourites include;

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    November 18, 2014 at 11:26 am

    This playlist is incredible! I’ll be listening to it on my next flight!! The cover of Hotel California is really unique 🙂

    November 18, 2014 at 11:15 am

    I love posts like these! I actually wrote one last month. Check it out on my blog:

    -Raza 🙂

    Hayley Swinson
    November 18, 2014 at 11:00 am

    Great list! Some of my favorite musicians on here. What about international music? Any albums/artists you’d recommend?

    Kelly @ Endlessly Exploring
    November 18, 2014 at 10:59 am

    This is the perfect playlist! I’m not even lying when I say that 95% of these songs are in my Top Most Played and My Top Rated Playlists! Love love love! x

    November 18, 2014 at 9:44 am

    Love RHCP’s and The Kooks! 2 of my faves.

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    November 18, 2014 at 9:21 am

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    Angela Dowin
    November 18, 2014 at 8:58 am

    I love this playlist! Great list of songs for traveling!

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