Falling in Love on the Road

Finding love while travelling. Some may ask, is it possible? I say, yes it is!


But likewise, finding love and being on the road often can be a struggle. It’s either you can maintain a relationship apart,  just give a travel some spark with a casual affair, or if circumstances allow it, you may just end up travelling together!

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But just even before you worry much about he complexities of falling in love, first thing to do (which is not so hard) is: open your eyes, look around you and be friendly, perhaps even venture on a singles vacation. I myself had a case of a sweeping moment in one of those trips in Asia. And I found it just when I was in the lovely and serene Phuket, with a most unlikely person I’d think I’ll fall in love with. But I did. And all other travellers can be in the same shoes as I did.


And we are not talking about a specific sexuality or gender preference here. Anyone can find love. One thing to ask yourself too, is, are you open to hooking up with a person (a foreigner) who has different sets of culture, preference of food on their plate, religion, and the list goes on. If you think this can be a conflict, you may want to think again. You can just be open to the idea, you’ll never know how a rollercoaster ride it can be when you are in it. My experience brought me new learnings of a different culture from a totally different person, and I believe I have done the same. It can bring you to a journey, and a fun one.


Finding love while travelling though is not that as typical as when you are both just in a country, just a ride away from each other. You may find a ocal in this country you’ve travelled to, or a fellow tourist to this country. And when you just reaized that you are a match, here comes the complexities (i mentioned earlier). Especially when you welcomed the thought of it, you must be prepared that this can just be a casual 48-hour affair. Attachment is hard, yes, so why not just live for the moment, savor ech of the happy memories and appreciate what you can do together in a lovely country.


Luckily, there may also be a possibility that you will find love in a persona of a traveller. And yes, if you are sure about the compatibility you found with a fellow traveller, there are high chances that you can travel together. And we are not talking about a fairy tale-ish kind of love because this happens in real life. You just have to be bold, adventurous, take chances and open your mind and heart.

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