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Travel Tips for Couples: How to Vacation With Someone You Just Started Dating

Travel Tips for Couples

Taking A Week To Travel Together Through Croatia And Greece

One month after my girlfriend and I officially christened our relationship, deep in the throes of the honeymoon stage, we found ourselves contemplating something possibly romantic, possibly unhinged—depending on who you asked. I was doing some reporting in Poland and planned on taking an extra week off to travel south through Croatia and Greece. Though we had yet to spend more than 36 straight hours together, we weren’t too keen on spending on all that time apart, either, and she had some vacation days left on her docket. A trip across the Atlantic, before we had even met each other’s roommates—before we had even said “I love you”—felt like the first act of the most disastrous Judd Apatow movie ever made. But neither of us could resist such a fun, bad idea, and we purchased the airfare on her living room couch.

It’s been nearly a year since that vacation. We are still together. Everyone we told about the impromptu trip was skeptical (there were many strained smiles and versions of “oh… wow!”), but those eight days proved that we could co-exist without self-destructing or flaming out. Rather than cracking the relatively new foundation, this whirlwind trip solidified our feelings—though, there were a few pitfalls that could’ve wreaked havoc, so below are a few tips on how to avoid them. [read more]

Source: Luke Winkie| GQ

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Travel Tips for Couples: How to Vacation With Someone You Just Started Dating