Who better to see the town with, learning about your own culture and that of another, than someone you’re attracted to?
Before you hop onto your mobile-dating shopping cart (Tinder), you have IRL options -- just freakin’ talk to her. It's basically 100 percent less sleazy if you meet a girl when the sun is shining. Who's more wholesome: The guy at Starbucks, or the guy at the club?
Sometimes it takes being in a new place to really put things in perspective.
The writer discusses the perils of well…dating a girl who travels.Here's advice from an actual girl who travels on how to talk to girls while you're traveling. Try the hotel restaurant during breakfast, the local park, your hostel's common room, or on public transportation. Congratulations, you’re a traveler and that makes you interesting, adventurous, and that much more attractive -- at least while you're traveling. The later in the day/night, the bigger the “Hit On Me” tattoo across a woman’s forehead seems to grow.I once met three Aussie guys while on a flight to Ibiza. Personally, I couldn’t date a guy uninterested in travel, so I can vouch to say that for other female travelers, you’re already doing better than most guys. And furthermore, we aren’t talking about your college crush; you have nothing to lose, since you’re leaving this city anyway! If you have the confidence (and decency) to start a conversation with a gal while you are sober and functioning, AND you're putting forth an effort to hang out with her more than just that night, you’re five steps ahead of fellow travelers and locals. Here are a few conservation starters to try: “Hey, have you checked out [insert tourist attraction], is it over-rated or worth a look? ” “Where can I get some authentic [insert local dish] around here?Those immortal words ring especially true for any person who has attempted travel with a significant other. One in six millennials prefers to travel with friends over lovers, according to a recent survey by Topdeck Travel. Dealing with another person's emotions, quirks, and constitution (or lack thereof) while sharing a confined hotel room in a foreign land is about as real as shit can get. Which is why, on the first trip I took with my boyfriend, I could instantly tell I wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. So he booked us an Airbnb in Ithaca, found amazing waterfall hikes for us to go on, and drove the entire way there (I'm a very nervous driver).The chips fall one of two ways: you return hating every fiber of their being; or you're convinced this is the person you're going to marry. And one in 10 of those surveyed said it's just easier to plan a trip with friends. His ability to take charge of the trip was totally romantic and made everything just click into place.