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Ultimate Travel Playlist: 25 Songs to Keep You Jamming on Your Trip

Music makes the world livelier. Each one of us has at least one song that we can say we can truly relate to. Perhaps it’s because of the people we meet, as well as our past experiences. Different people have different tastes in music, and that fact alone confirms that music is for everyone.

Sometimes, we would feel like a track is specially made for us—as if the singer is directly talking to us with those carefully handpicked words. These songs make us happy, hopeful, inspired, downhearted, and everything in between.

Woman listening music outdoor

Music is magical
The statement remains true whenever we’re on a trip. Plug in those earphones, tap the play button, enjoy the song, and instantly feel like you’re in a separate world.

Music can effortlessly affect our mood, too. If you want to make your getaway more inspiring, choosing the right songs to listen to is the key.

We’ve created a travel playlist for different trips to make things easier for you. Now all you need to do is relax, savor every lyric, and feel every tune.

And oh, we’ve also added suggestions on accommodations you can book while you’re away. You’re welcome!

 

City Tours

Imagine going around the city and walking amongst towering buildings with everyone on the streets fully occupied with their own businesses. Take that as the perfect moment to put on your headphones and enjoy a city adventure. Listen to a song and let it tell a tale.

1. Boston by Augustana

Feel the Lyrics:
You don’t know me, you don’t even care.


2. Catch and Release by Matt Simons

Feel the Lyrics:
Take me off to the place where one reviews life’s mystery. Steady on down the line, lose every sense of time, take it all in and wake up that small part of me.


3. On the Road by Petit Biscuit

Feel the Lyrics:
Let’s focus on the road to bring you into somewhere beautiful.


4. Feel Good Inc. by Gorillaz

Feel the Lyrics:
So while you fill the streets, it’s appealing to see you won’t get undercounted ’cause you’re damned and free.


5. Hari ng Tondo by Gloc 9 and Denise Barbacena

Feel the Lyrics:
Isang maling akala na ang taliwas, kung minsan ay tama.

Top Hotel Picks

❖ Eurotel Vivaldi Araneta

Eurotel Vivaldi Araneta

Conveniently located just 300 meters away from the iconic Smart Araneta Coliseum, and a three-minute walk to the Araneta Center Cubao Station, Eurotel Vivaldi is the perfect choice for couples, families, and corporate travelers looking for a quiet getaway in the bustling city.

Using distinctly European themes and accents, each room at the Eurotel is thoughtfully designed to meet the needs of even the most discerning guest. The hotel has its own in-house coffee shop, banquet and event facilities, and an on-site parking garage for guests.

 

❖ The Hotel at Green Sun

The Hotel at Green Sun

Standing on what used to be Delta Motors Inc. during the 70s, The Hotel at Green Sun is a modern property that pays homage to its past. Today, the three-star hotel is considered one of the top choices for travelers looking for a comfortable and affordable home base in the city.

More than just a hotel, Green Sun is a contemporary art and culture center that features multiple event spaces, an art gallery for visual arts and exhibits, and a fashion and retail store.

 

Nature Adventures

The whooshing of the wind and the whistling of the trees are already music to some ears. But if you’re in for another level of eargasmic treat, these songs will make the eco-warrior in you flutter with joy.

6. Truth to Power by OneRepublic

Feel the Lyrics:
If you could see me the way I see you, if you could feel me the way I feel you, you’d be a believer.


7. Eyes Wide Open by Gotye

Feel the Lyrics:
I keep my eyes wide open. Bless this ground, unbroken. I’m about to make my way. Heaven help me keep my faith.


8. Radioactive by Imagine Dragons

Feel the Lyrics:
I’m waking up to ash and dust. I wipe my brow and I sweat my rust. I’m breathing in the chemicals.


9. Neon River by Keane

Feel the Lyrics:
She said the neon on the river will light my way and everything that we’ve been dreaming of making real one day. So save your money, pack your bags. We better run before we disappear.


10. Time Is Ticking Out by The Cranberries

Feel the Lyrics:
We’d better think about the consequences. We’d better think about the global senses. The time went out yeah-eh, the time went out.

Top Hotel Picks

❖ Hotel Elizabeth Cebu

Hotel Elizabeth Cebu

Hotel Elizabeth Cebu is a four-star property conveniently located just a few minutes away from the Cebu Business Park. It has 131 stylish guest rooms that come in various room types to suit different group sizes and budgets.

You can enjoy their meals at the hotel’s in-house restaurant which serves a variety of local and international dishes. There are also a number of popular restaurants nearby, such as La Buona Italian Restaurant, Zubuchon, and House of Lechon.

Other hotel facilities include a piano bar, a garden, and a spa center.

 

❖ The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites

The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites

At The Pinnacle Hotel and Suites, relaxation comes easy. It has more than 200 air-conditioned rooms and suites thoughtfully designed to meet all kinds of needs.

While enjoying your stay at this hotel in Davao, you can choose to unwind at the indoor wading pool and jacuzzi or sweat it out at the gym. The hotel also offers car rental services for those who want to experience city tours and nature trips with the convenience of a private driver.

 

Beach Getaways

A beach trip wouldn’t be complete without some funky music. If you can, bring speakers to hype the moment as you enjoy loads of fun under the sun.

11. Lean On by Major Lazer feat. MØ and DJ Snake

Feel the Lyrics:
What will we do when we get old? Will we walk down the same road? Will you be there by my side?


12. The Boys of Summer by The Ataris

Feel the Lyrics:
And I can tell you, my love for you will still be strong after the boys of summer have gone.


13. Miami by Will Smith

Feel the Lyrics:
Every day like a mardi gras, everybody party all day. No work all play, okay.


14. Swimming Beach by Parokya ni Edgar

Feel the Lyrics:
Time to relax, time to go slow. Maupo ka na lang at panoorin ang mundo.


15. Dani California by Red Hot Chili Peppers

Feel the Lyrics:
Who knew the other side of you? Who knew that others died to prove?


 

Top Hotel Picks

❖ Erus Suites Hotel

Erus Suites Hotel

Strategically located near the airport and within a short stroll of the white-sand beach, Erus Suites Hotel in Boracay is the perfect holiday destination for families and leisure travelers. This three-star property features an array of non-smoking accommodations with a homey laid-back atmosphere and minimalist interiors.

 

❖ Oasis Country Resort

Oasis Country Resort

Looking for a homey accommodation up north? A 10-minute drive away from the airport, Oasis Country Resort is perfectly located to give you easy access to the sights of San Fernando City. The resort’s facilities can give you every reason to spend the day inside and enjoy the spacious accommodations, swimming pool, restaurant, and sushi bar.

 

Road Trips

Road trips are an ideal way to take a break if you have limited free time. Driving can de-stress you, especially if you are with your favorite people, listening to your favorite tunes… and then you all sing in sync!

16. Overdrive by the Eraserheads

Feel the Lyrics:
Magda-drive ako buong taon. Magda-drive ako habangbuhay. Magda-drive ako hanggang buwan. Please, please lang turuan nyo akong mag-drive. Gusto kong matutong mag-drive.


17. What We Live For by American Authors

Feel the Lyrics:
This is what I live for. Baby, you’re my open road. You can take me anywhere the wind blows, right into the great unknown.


18. Hello by Adele

Feel the Lyrics:
They say that time’s supposed to heal you, but I ain’t done much healing.


19. Keep the Car Running by Arcade Fire

Feel the Lyrics:
If some night I don’t come home, please don’t think I’ve left you alone.


20. ILYSB by LANY

Feel the Lyrics:
Ain’t never felt this way. Can’t get enough so stay with me. It’s not like we got big plans. Let’s drive around town holding hands.

Top Hotel Picks

❖ Venus Parkview Hotel

Venus Parkview Hotel

Travelers looking for affordable comfort and convenience in Baguio have a good choice in the Venus Parkview Hotel. The three-star property has well-appointed accommodations, a restaurant, and a great location right across Burnham Park. It’s perfect for explorers on a budget.

 

❖ Tyche Boutique Hotel

Tyche Boutique Hotel

Tyche Boutique Hotel claims to be the first and only boutique hotel in Bicol Region that offers modern rooms with air conditioning and a private bathroom in Legazpi City. It is also the perfect choice for guests who wish to be in the heart of all urban activities in Legazpi City, whether it be business, shopping, or entertainment.

 

International Travels

For sure, music can kill the boredom long-haul flights may bring. Prepare before your trip by saving these songs on your playlist before you go.

21. A Thousand Miles by Vanessa Carlton

Feel the Lyrics:
If I could fall into the sky, do you think time would pass me by? ‘Cause you know I’d walk a thousand miles if I could just see you tonight.


22. Paris on the Rain by Lauv

Feel the Lyrics:
‘Cause anywhere with you feels right. Anywhere with you feels like Paris in the rain.


23. Leaving on a Jet Plane by Hannah Marie

Feel the Lyrics:
So kiss me and smile for me. Tell me that you’ll wait for me. Hold me like you’ll never let me go.


24. Euphoria by BTS

Feel the Lyrics:
[Translated] I hear the faraway ocean across the dream, over the horizon. I’m going to the place that’s getting clearer. Take my hands now. You are the cause of my euphoria.


25. Tenerife Sea by Ed Sheeran

Feel the Lyrics:
We are surrounded by all of these lies and people that talk too much. You got that kind of look in your eyes as if no one knows anything but us.


 

Top Hotel Picks

❖ Hotel Verve

Hotel Verve

This hotel in Bangkok is located just 150 meters away from a BTS station, making it a convenient home base for your trip to Thailand. Hotel Verve just opened in early 2019, but the look and design of the hotel pay homage to the history and heritage of the building itself.

It has 324 rooms, all of which give a cozy and homey atmosphere—perfect for a chill and relaxing trip overseas.

  • Location: 22/1 Soi Sukhumvit 55, Sukhumvit Road, North Klongton, Wattana, Bangkok, Thong Lor, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Book Hotel Verve

 

❖ Mitsui Garden Hotel Otemachi

Mitsui Garden Hotel Otemachi

Mitsui Garden Hotel Otemachi is located in the center of Tokyo but was designed to be an urban oasis. It features an open area with lush trees and greenery, giving guests a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Apart from having clean and well-maintained rooms, this hotel also boasts a friendly staff who go out of their way to ensure that guests have an unforgettable hotel experience.

 

Excited to go on a trip filled with high hopes and music? While you’re at it, check out our amazing deals on accommodations here and abroad!

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