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Our Cozy Spotify Playlist Perfect For Fall Adventures

A cup of coffee. Fall leaves changing. The brisk cool air of autumn. Yep, we’re ready and excited for fall. Whether you’re an East Coast American fully embracing “sweater weather,” or savoring the slower seasons ahead around the world – we’re excited to share another seasonal Spotify playlist.

As travelers, we’re constantly preparing a million things before we jet off to the next adventure. Packing, planning, etc. is a lot to handle! And that’s why we want to add an easy, comforting touch to your explorations.

If you didn’t know, we love curating songs based on destinations, cultural experiences and travel vibes/moods. There’s something so incredible about having the perfect soundtrack. Music is powerful. It can transform the mundane into something epic. It can transform your outlook and mood within minutes. So, don’t overlook it!

Today, we’re spotlighting our Cozy In Copenhagen Spotify playlist. Filled with slower, acoustic numbers – this list of songs goes great with a warm cup of coffee and a drizzle of rain. You’ll find songs of happiness and contentment mixed with soothing guitar and piano pieces that are sure to get you in the perfect mindset for fall. Get your cozy sweater on and embrace the season, Dame Travelers. This playlist is perfect for the impending fall weather ahead.

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6Kb5Y9UkK7Yewvih2yx89P

Be sure to subscribe to our channel so you don’t miss any of our new playlists! And be sure to check out our other monthly Spotify playlists we’ve shared on the blog too.


What vibe/destination would you like next on our Spotify channel? Airport vibes? Solo-independent empowerment songs? Spanish/Flamenco inspired jams? We’d love to know!

Airlines Playlists

Our Soothing Playlist For Nervous Fliers

Music has the incredible power of setting the tone for our experiences. A free-spirited song for your perfect road trip with the windows down, an ethereal mix for a quiet walk in the woods… music is the divine element that can transform and elevate our mindset. And that’s why having the perfect, soothing playlist for nervous fliers is imperative. 

As a former nervous flier, there are certain prerequisites I need to truly feel ready to tackle a trip abroad an airplane. And one of them? A soothing mix of music that I can turn to. It might be a small trick, but I can’t tell you how thankful I am to have a familiar, calm song to listen to when my heart starts racing. (You can read about my other biggest tips and tricks for overcoming the fear of flying here!

Today, I’m happy to say we’re sharing the love for other nervous fliers out there. Here’s our playlist “Mid Air, Mid Flight” – made specifically to soothe the worried soul, no matter how turbulent the conditions may be. Think slow, calming songs that have messages of hope, peace and wonder… the type of music that feels like a warm hug. 

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6ycYk0n8SEgw54Cj5Xm57v

If you missed our other playlists, we’re spotlight our favorite pieces of music for other Dame Travelers on Spotify. And that’s why we’re sharing monthly playlists dedicated to specific destinations and travelers’ experiences. 


We really love making these for you all to “escape to” whenever you like. So, be sure to subscribe and tell us what playlist styles, genres and destinations you’d like to see next!

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Dame Traveler’s March Playlist: La Bella Vita, An Italian Escape

What plays in a traveler’s headphones on a long journey is one of the most personal, sacred things in the world. I truly believe it. Music has the divine power to transform the ordinary to the magical, the mundane to the mystifying, and the long road ahead to an epic adventure. Believe me, I’m pretty sure we’d all go a little bonkers without our headphones and an excellent playlist to pass the time and to set the mood on a long flight!

One of our goals for the new year is to create playlists to set the mood of far off destinations for you. Whether you’re getting inspired for your upcoming vacay, you’re just missing your experiences and getting nostalgic or need a pick me up while cooking dinner, pop on one of our destination-based Spotify playlists… and you’re there! Sound like something you’d like? Great!

Each month, we’ll be spotlighting one of our Spotify playlists we’ve been curating for you. Be sure to give us a follow and download the destination’s you love most!

This month, we’ve created a playlist exemplifying the romance, and the lush, slow evenings of Italy’s “la bella vita.” Feel the warmth of the Tuscan sun, get ready for romance and classic Italian charm! There’s no place in the world like Italy… but we sure hope this playlist will transport you right there, no matter where you are right now. Happy listening!

https://open.spotify.com/user/dametraveler/playlist/0AwJ1lGANa8mXsxNNIeyWX?si=A0EsjkkCSGSlaMnk32Qtlw

We really love making these for you all to “escape to” whenever you like. So, be sure to subscribe and tell us what playlist styles, genres and destinations you’d like to see next!

Playlists Tech

Podcasts We’re Loving Right Now As We Social Distance

10 Travel Podcasts For Women We're Loving

A traveler’s relationship with their headphones is a special one. I don’t know about you, but podcasts have quickly become my favorite ear-candy, especially during long days of travel. Informational, side-splitting humor, inspirational… there’s a podcast for everything. With this in mind, I wanted to share ten travel podcasts for women that I know you will love too! Each one of these podcasts feature bold, brave and inspiring women sharing their stories from the road. Fair warning: after subscribing to these beautiful podcasts, you might have an even worse case of wanderlust!

She Explores

This travel podcast for women is one of our absolute favorites! She Explores is a podcast made for curious women who love the great outdoors. With over 60 episodes that feature women’s stories of great escapes and creative outdoor adventures, this podcast an endless source of inspiration. Craving the beauty of nature? This is the one for you!

Women Who Travel

Titled a podcast for women, by women… this podcast is created by the travel team over at Conde Nast (so you know it’s going to be good)! This podcast shares stories of over 100 women’s adventures. We love the episodes focusing on solo adventures. Empowering, inspiration, educational – this travel podcast for women has it all.

Out There

This journalistic style of podcast is so dreamy. It’s pretty much a walk in the woods without stepping outside. Host Willow Belden explores various points of the importance of adventure. Digging deep into understanding the strength, healing and inspiration humans gather from being outdoors, Out There is kind of a breathe of fresh air for those who need it!

NYC Local Guides

New York lovers (and locals) will adore NYC Local Guides podcast, hosted by our dear friend Jennifer O’Brien who interviews all types of New Yorkers, from creatives to CEOs and everyone in between. From where to get the best slice of pizza joint, to how graffiti artists make it work, what changes locals see in the evolving city – each episode is a little snippet of what makes NYC so incredible and diverse. Whether you’re on the hunt for a local’s foodie recommendations or longing to relocate to the city that never sleeps, New York lovers will be obsessed with each episode. (P.S. you can listen to Dame Traveler’s founder Nastasia’s interview on the NYC Local Guides podcast here!) 

The Off Beat Life

How to live your best life and make the steps toward being location independent. Sound up your alley? Subscribe to this podcast! Debbie is a gal’s gal who keeps it real, but also stocks listeners with endless resources for making the jump.

10 Travel Podcasts For Women We're Loving

Unmapped

Unmapped is a relatively new podcast, but we’re obsessed none-the-less! Millennial travel blogger Angelina Zeppieri takes listeners along on her adventures around the globe. From sharing hidden gems along the way to the nuggets of wisdom she gathers through her experiences traveling the globe, Angelina’s podcast is an honest take on travel podcasts.

Women On The Road

A travel podcast for women centers around what #vanlife is like. This biweekly pod is also by the women over at She Explores (we just love those ladies)! Filled with interviews with women in various stages of life on the road, it’s a great subscription to add to your weekly podcast line up.

The First 40 Miles

A podcast centered around hiking and backpacking. If you’re hoping to dip your toes into the backpacking niche, or if you’re just curious, this podcast is totally for you. Every episode Josh and Heather share their essentials, tips for packing and lightening your load and their nuggets of wisdom gathered from their time on the trail.

Roll With Me

Into the tiny house movement? This is one of our fave travel podcasts for women is a series that features fellow tiny house dwellers and is perfect for those curious about their lifestyle. Each episode lets you peek into the life of another person’s life living small.

Wild Ideas Worth Living

Interviews that are guaranteed to inspire you. Host Shelby Stanger introduces listeners to the world’s most creative explorers, athletes, authors, health experts and entrepreneurs to learn about how they’ve followed their “wild ideas.” It’s a one-stop inspiration station. Take a listen and you’ll fall in love (and want to live more passionately).

Girl Camper

Rounding out our list of our favorite travel podcasts for women, Girl Camper is a party on wheels. Another podcast centered around alternative lifestyles, this podcast encourages women to choose camping and live more adventurously. Filled with fascinating interviewees and lots of laughs as host Janine shares the ins and outs of traveling in her 1966 Vintage Go Tagalong Travel Trailer… you’re gonna love it.

Spiritual Sh*t

We love Alea! On every episode, Alea, who is an energy reader and coach gets into the “down and dirty of modern day spirituality.” It’s the perfect introduction to the more woo-woo side of the world, and we absolutely love it! From coping mechanisms for empaths to deep talks about starseeds and galactic universes, what the heck “mercury in retrograde” means and so, so much more… if you’re at all curious about spirituality – this one’s for you!

Serenity On Steroids 

We’re all on a journey towards self-growth and self-love, aren’t we? That’s why we have a soft spot for Vianca Joy’s podcast. No matter what chapter you find yourself in life, whether you’re beginning a new career, finding joy or struggle in motherhood or being a single woman navigating the dating scene – every woman can benefit from learning about the journey of self-love, right?

Love & Passports

Travelers with a love for romance – this is the perfect podcast for you! Each week, this travel podcast is told through literary fiction and a destination guide… narrated by writer Dana Givens. The first half of the show is a short fictional story of the destination, and the second half delves into a guide to the city (from where to eat, stay and explore) and features different travel experts from all walks of life. We love its perfect combination of romantic storytelling and destination specific recommendations!

Passports & Pizza

Foodie travelers with a love for girl chat… look no further!  Inspired by their endless love and devotion for cooking and adventure (and just getting chit-chatty together), each week Sara and Laura sit down for a real, hilarious look at what made their lives “salty and sweet” and then do a deep dive into food and travel topics. From where to eat in London, what qualifies as the “perfect pizza,” traveling on a budget, New Orleans recommendations, hygge and coziness and so, so more… Laura and Sara aim to be your foodie/travel friends from afar each and every episode.

The City Confessions

New York lovers and natives, rejoice! In City Confessions, host and native New Yorker Mariann Yip leads sits down with real New Yorkers living in the city to chat, laugh and commiserate about their highs and lows of city life. You’ll hear some amazing conversations from New Yorkers about what exactly the city has taught them, and discuss what they’re most passionate about! It’s a conversational, chit-chatty podcast that will leave you feeling the buzz of the city right from your headphones.

Torch Podcast 

For any one looking to seriously level up their life – be it in leading a team, conquering your dreams and finding your strength… Torch Podcast is one you’ll love! We love hearing Tiana’s enlightening and honest conversations with her guests. Each episode delves into some incredible themes like self improvement, sparking inner potential and finding your voice through hearing the experiences of each interview guest. If you’re looking for a podcast on deepening your leadership through small, manageable steps – you’ll love Tiana and her podcast!

Addie Abroad

We absolutely adore Addie and her take on creating a podcast all about a girl’s guide to adventure! Week after week, Addie shares her tried and true solo female travel tips, inspiration, lessons learned, budget and safety tips, packing trcks and meaningful interviews with fellow female travelers. This podcast is especially good if you’re in need of some travel inspiration during this time… or if you’re ready to go on your first solo trip in the future!


With the growing amount of podcasts out there on iTunes and beyond, it’s amazing to have some go-to ones that are specifically made for female travelers like us. We hope you enjoyed our favorite travel podcasts for women… we’re hoping to update and continue to grow this list in the years to come!

Do you listen to podcasts? What are your favorite travel focused ones? Comment below. We’d love to know!

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Missing Paris? Listen To Our “Lost In Paris” Playlist

Missing Paris? Listen To Our "Lost In Paris" Playlist

Music has the amazing ability to transport us to intimate memories, time periods of yore, and familiar and distant places. It might be, perhaps, the most intimate art form. For a Dame Traveler craving an adventure and not quite able to up and go… music can give us wings. Let’s transport to anywhere in the world, just by putting on our headphones, ladies. We’ve been thinking a lot about making resources that are meaningful and unique for you. And with that, we’re loving the idea of making occasional playlists to inspire wanderlust. First up, our Lost in Paris Playlist. Perfect for a gal missing the city of light.

Filled nostalgic French songs that will beckon you to the Belle Époque and the swing 1920s and dreamy classical pieces written in the languid, romantic style of the culture, we’re loving listening our Paris Playlist on dreary days. Buff up on your French, or don’t bother at all! Hearing the beautiful language mixed with lush instrumental backgrounds is a dream. One of our favorite things to do in Paris is to get lost walking around the city with a croissant in hand while listening to this list.

Don’t forget that you can download the playlist on the Spotify app and have it ready anytime (even if you don’t have wifi)! Just click the download toggle and Paris awaits you anytime and anywhere you go. Enjoy!

Lost In Paris Playlist

Enjoy the beautiful music of France’s capital city. One that has captured the minds, hearts and memories of millions. It’s no wonder we find ourselves missing dear Paris. It’s our hope that our Lost In Paris Playlist sets your desire to visit the City Of Light into a tizzy… but also gives you a sense that you can experience a slice of it no matter where you are.

What other playlists would you like for us to make? Comment below.
We’re having so much fun making these! 

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