Bound for Paris? Italy? Rio? As they say, there's nothing better to get you in the mood for a destination than its music. Your journey starts online at National Geographic, where all things global await. Here, you'll be able to peruse through their growing library of world music playlists where National Geographic editors have compiled them by destination (on iTunes) @ www.nationalgeographic.com/traveler.
Where will the music lead you? So far, National Geographic playlists include: Brazil, Hawaii, Ireland, Italy, Miami, New Orleans, North Africa, Paris, South Africa, Southern California, and Spain.
For free music and video downloads of world music, you can also head to National Geographic's Geo Music | Listen to the World page. World music artists are profiled, videos are streamed (currently Barcelona's Ley de Gravidad is featured), music genres are investigated (even fusion collaborations such as Cuban ska or Scottish salsa).
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