--- Gareth and Helen travelled the world! --- travel blog


Along the way around the world, we've picked up songs, albums / radio stations and other tunes that have without a doubt become the soundtrack to our trip! We wanted to mention a few of them - linking them to the places that they remind us of...


Jo Jo - Leave (Right Now)

Juvenile - Slow Motion

KIIS FM (LA) - Ryan Seacrest

Cook Islands:

The guy who welcomes every flight / passenger onto the island with his guitar and amp. Even our 5am flight!

Sugababes - Round Round I'll never forget the time we strolled into the one and only supermarket in Cook Islands and Sugababes were playing... I mean... Are they that big?!

Men At Work - Down Under Cheers to Stevie G in 2K for reminding me of this amazing track - I heard it at the airport social club and it reminded me of 2k straight away!


The BULA! / Goodbye Song Anybody who's been to the islands of Fiji would have had these songs pumped down them by the islanders, with their ukelales. We hopped over quite a few islands and practically knew all the words by the end! BULA!

New Zealand

We heard loads of Kiwi music whilst there - there are some great acts (especially Hip Hop act SCRIBE).

ZM Radio - including the great Kiwi Caravan Race!



Well the soundtrack to our Christmas was massive!! As follows...

2Day FM

Inaya Day - Nasty Girl

Mylo - Drop The Pressure

Hed Kandi Aus CD

Maroon 5

Franz Ferdinand ("It's so much better on holiday!!...")

Destinys Child - Destiny Fulfilled ("Hit Me!")

Kiss R&B CD from Rachel

Michael Gray - Weekender (Thanks Nikki!) Massive in Sydney!


Triple J Radio

Triple M

Nova FM - Wicked station, check it out online!

Gwen Stefani - Love Angel Music Baby (Especially Rich Girl) - Thanks to Manpower Suzanna for the Heads Up!!

Live Element - Everything to me "I don't wanna do without you girl... oh baby! You mean everything to me"

All those cheesy 80s remixes, like "Owner of a lonely heart", "Waiting for a star to fall and "Everywhere"


Black Eyed Peas - Don't Phunk With My Heart

Athlete - Vehicles and Animals Although Gareth already had this, our fine Perthian housemate John reminded us of the true style of this band! John could imitate the English accent and everything ;-)

Missy Higgins Album For those of you who have not heard of Missy Higgins (Maybe you've never been to Australia???!!) then shame on you! Download some of her stuff right away!

Killers - Hot Fuss Ohhh bless you LizeeB for supplying this one to us! We love it!

Jet - Album Jet are an awesome solid Aussie band - we love them! Go fetch.


Hmmm... Not that we bought lots of music but...

Jack Johnson WOW! Amazing! Hollie Thomas - you are sooo very right, this guy is a genious!

Keane - Hopes and Fears Great CD, we're a bit slow with this one - but it is a belter never the less!

Pink Floyd - The Wall Thanks for reminding us Live8!

Phil Collins - ...Hits! I know, I know, so cheesy, but sooooo good!

Chris Moyles Best Of Podcast Best invention of all time. Thank you God.

What do ya reckon mate?


Lots of love from Gareth and Helen x x x

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