As you know, we have started introducing you to our favourite traveling couples and decided to make this a series. Next up in our spotlight are Savi and Vid, two urban gypsies traveling with style.

Do you know another couple who is traveling the world and blogging about it? Or are you one of them? We’d love to get your input as we’re always looking for new interview partners! Contact us at hello@travelettes.net!

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Savi & Vid – Urban gypsies traveling with style

These two started out as high school sweethearts but they waited a few years before going on their first trip together. At the age of twenty, the couple flew on their first a short holiday to Phuket. Savi recalls, “We were really excited because we had always talked about how both of us loved travelling. And this trip was going to be the beginning of that dream. We had a great time devouring scrumptious Thai food, talking to locals, and exploring all that the little island had to offer. The rest, as they say, is history.” Since then, the Bruised Passports duo has traveled the world together and as I write this post, they are enjoying Bolivia’s salt flats and lagunas.

When I ask them about their secret to maintain such a strong and long-lasting relationship, Savi answers: “If there was one thing that we had to pick, that would be space. Both of us have known each other for over 15 years now, so we know the ins and outs of each other really well. We love spending time with together, but also appreciate some alone time to do our own thing. A lot of times on our travels, Vid ventures out by himself to take photographs while I walk into a café to get some reading or writing done. I feel this balance of intimacy and space keeps the spark alive in our relationship.”

Travelling has also brought them closer. “We feel great, and more importantly, extremely comfortable in each other’s company when on the move. We recently quit our jobs to travel the world full-time, and are really enjoying the extra time we get to spend together as a result of this.” I admire their complicity and how they found balance in their travel routine.

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As a long-time solo traveler, I am also interested in how they picture traveling and blogging about it as a couple. “There’s no better feeling than seeing amazing sights in this gorgeous world with your partner for company”, they say. “Discovering new cultures is always exciting, but travelling together makes it irresistible. The feeling of witnessing a fabulous sunset, reaching the top of a mountain after a long hike, chancing on spectacular ruins, discovering amazing street food in a sleepy village is second to none. The fact that we get to experience all this together is the icing on the cake”.

Their blog has a unique way of showcasing Savi and Vid’s passion for the world, as it mixes travel and fashion. They call the website their “baby” and I find it a perfect illustration of the couple’s compatibility. “Both of us have our own strengths which complement each other’s – Vid is a great photographer and I love to write. I think it’s this love for writing and photography that makes our blog stand out. We are fortunate to have readers who engage actively with our blog and trust us enough to ask for suggestions for their own trips.”

Before ending our interview, I ask them what would be their advice to couples who would want to travel together? “Travelling as a couple is easier if both partners are passionate about travelling and enjoy exploring new destinations”, they answer. ”

“Once you are on the same page, it becomes easier to communicate while on the road.”

“Couples are often different in terms of what they like to do when travelling, so it’s important to plan things that both will enjoy.” Savi adds: “Take us for example – Vid loves sampling coffee in different cafes in whichever cities we travel to, while I enjoy visiting art exhibitions. We plan our itineraries in such a way that we both get to do things that we love while travelling.” I look at the last picture they sent me, on a romantic date along the shore of Lake Titicaca. They seem more in love than ever. And they are certainly right: all it takes to travel together is actually to find the right partner.

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You can follow Savi and Vid on their blog, facebook and instagram.

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This post was written by Elisa Fourt.
Elisa Fourt was part of the Travelettes team from 2015 to 2017.  Elisa usually describes herself as a world citizen. She has lived, studied, worked and traveled in more than 60 countries throughout her life and she loves to share her passion for the world with others. When she is not planning her next trip or writing about the last one, Elisa likes to help people in need and get involved in various not-for-profit projects. She currently works for a NGO in the Middle-East. Follow her on Instagram @lisou.me