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HI travel playlist

Here at Hostelling International (HI), our two biggest loves are travel and music.

We thought what better way to share this love than by compiling our very own travel playlist for you all to add to your iPods, smartphones, or if you’re old school – your mp3 players!

With the help of our Facebook fans we have put together a fantastic mix of songs both old and new.

Listen to our “mixtape” and let these inspiring songs act as reminders to live in every moment as much as you can and reflect on what your travels have taught you.

Turn up the volume!


1. Passenger  – Travelling Song (picked by Michelle Huber)

2. The Beatles – Ticket to Ride (HI pick)

3. Radical Face – Welcome Home (picked by Stephany Ruiz)

4. Finley Quaye – Shine (HI pick)

5. Fun – We Are Young (picked by Tracey Parish)

 5. Wham! – Club Tropicana (HI pick)

6. 30 Seconds to Mars – Do or Die (picked by Joy Ce Fox)

7.  Iggy Pop – The Passenger (HI pick)

8. Mamas and Papas – California Dreamin’ (picked by Maria José Giaretta)

9. Noah and the Whale  – 5 Years Time (HI pick)

10. Green Day – Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) (HI pick)


If you’re passionate about music and blogging you could be in with the chance of winning an amazing exchange trip with another blogger from another country. Enter the Big Blog Exchange and share your adoration for music with the world!

What songs are on your travel playlist? Leave us a comment in the box below or email us at socialmedia@hihostels.com


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