Windowseat Tunes: A Playlist for Women Wanderers Going Solo

Here’s the soundtrack of your life-changing trip.

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Going on a trip alone and looking for the perfect music that will help you power through your trip? Listen to this playlist of songs by women to inspire every part of your journey—all the good, the bad, and the empowering—as a solo female backpacker on the trail of wonder and adventure.

1. “Brave” by Sara Bareilles

Play this when: you need motivation to conquer your fears.

2. “Pack-Up” by Eliza Doolittle

Play this when: you need a little push to actually get up and leave your hometown.

3. “Summer” by Cheats

Play this when: you’re ready to explore the new city.

4. “Put Your Records On” by Corinne Bailey Rae

Play this when: you need soothing after a stressful experience.

5. “Survivor” by Destiny’s Child

Play this when: you got yourself in deep sh*t, but managed to come out alive.

6. “Drove Me Wild” by Tegan and Sara

Play this when: a charming stranger sweeps you off your feet.

7. “Wings” by Little Mix

Play this when: you’re sick of hearing people discouraging you from traveling alone because you’re a girl.

8. “Get Lost” by Icona Pop

Play this when: you’re satiating your thirst for spontaneity and thrill.

9. “Lost and Found” by Katie Herzig

Play this when: you’re trying to find yourself.

10. “Shake it Out” by Florence + The Machine

Play this when: your anxieties are getting the best of you.

11. “Pony (It’s OK)” by Erin McCarley

Play this when: you’re starting to feel lonesome.

12. “Morning Swim” by Turbogoth

Play this when: you’re relaxing on the beach.

13. “Come Away with Me” by Norah Jones

Play this when: you’re missing friends and family.

14. “Air Balloon” by Lily Allen

Play this when: you feel proud about your solo adventures.

15. “Landslide” by Dixie Chicks

Play this when: nostalgia starts to hit you on the plane ride home, and when you start reflecting on how this trip has changed you.

 

What other songs do want to be on your travel playlist? Share them with us!