Tags archives: love

When traveling means leaving behind the ones we love

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“I’ve been invited to speak at a conference in Portugal this March,” I casually say to Tom as we’re sitting on the couch, watching episodes of Fargo. “Is it okay if I go?” Of course, I don’t need his permission to travel at all; I’m an independent woman, and travel is part of my job. Even if his answer was a sweet, polite, “I’d really rather you stay home[...]

The secret of long distance relationships

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Being in a long distance relationship can be as foreign a concept to people as the nationality of the one you’re dating. We’re a bit of a silent group. It’s often crossed my mind why we don’t speak up about our experiences… then I remember the times I’ve spoken about my relationship with old friends and was met with, “It won’t last”, or disregarded as a “pha[...]

3 ways to fall in love on the road

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You know it’s summer when the Travelettes Instagram challenge is in full swing. Except that a few butterflies in your belly also wouldn’t hurt while munching away on the tenth ice cream, dancing your heart out at an indie festival or if you’re indeed traveling and looking for some adventure. There is something special about falling head over travelettes hee[...]

Barcelona: The Perfect Weekend Getaway

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Romantic streets, perfect wine, intricate alley-ways, delicious ice cream, stunning gothic architecture, ridiculously fabulous food… have I got your attention? Good. The sun has recently peeped out for us in the UK, and it has given us the taste of summer’s excitement… and we want more. I’ve been hearing many friends begin planning European getaways and wher[...]

All Love is Equal - romance around the world

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Valentines month may be nearly over but romance certainly ain’t dead in these beautiful and unique shots depicting idealized love around the globe. New York based photographer Braden Summers spent six weeks travelling the world in order to recreate the images of romantic perfection we are bombarded with constantly in mainstream media, only this time using ex[...]

A Story Of Romance, Travel and OkCupid

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Anyone who has ever been on long traveling stints knows that romance and love can feature quite heavily in the experience. Whether you meet the love of your life while on the road, partied hard enjoying single life or traveled with your partner, it will always be an exciting venture. Traveling with a partner is generally considered to be wildly romantic as y[...]

The Travelettes Top 10 Dates Around The World

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Whether you've traveled the world with a loved one or blushed as you caught the eye of a handsome stranger on a coach, the world is full of romantic possibilities and the date spots are endless! So we girls at Travelettes scratched our heads and reminisced about our favourite dates throughout the world and compiled a lil' list for you all. Whether you want t[...]

The Ultimate Romantic Travel Instagram project

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Russian photographer, Murad Osmann, found that both his passion for photography, travel and his love for his girlfriend could form the perfect Instagram photography project. “Follow Me To” shows an intimate journey of Osmann’s journey through the world being trustingly led by his mysterious beloved who never shows her face, all on his Instagram account @mura[...]

Sex on a plane: Flamingo Air lets customers get it on

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Is your marriage feeling drab? Lacking the sparkle in your relationship? Where's the excitement gone?? Fear not, ladies! The Cincinnati Airline, Flamingo Air in Ohio, U.S.A have a professionally discreet service aboard their sightseeing flights that has proven exceptionally popular for couples whom want fireworks injected into their sex lives. Heard of the M[...]

Girl's guide to falling in love - in Chile!

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There are lots of reasons to visit Chile. A stunning and one of the most diversified landscapes is one of them. In about 4000km of coast offering the driest desert of the earth (the Atacama desert), a region called Lake District with volcanos, deep blue lakes and silent green forests and awe-inspiring Patagonia with its rain forests, fjords and glaciers, you[...]