The ‘Mercator Projection’ […] Utah’s capital, Salt Lake City, is populated with nearly 1.2 million people.
The core of Salt Lake City is a busy location that provides the nightlife with the atmosphere it needs to thrive.
If you are single, I bet you’ve said a few times, “Dating in ___ (your city) sucks!
” Some other dude responded to my “You look fun, where should I go tonight? ” A few people initiated with similarly bad lines like “: Emoji flower: : Emoji flower: : Emoji flower: here, I got you some flowers because you’re pretty!
” I responded with “Would rather have an : Emoji beer:” which deftly ended the conversation. ” Silence for about twenty minutes—another conversation killer, I suppose.
Right as it’s about to blossom, it’s time for you…or them…to go. When the group went out later, the girl and I talked mostly to each other.
But while relationships are difficult to keep, they happen. While talking to some other backpackers, a group of Swedish girls sat down next us. Four months later, we were saying goodbye in Bangkok as she boarded a flight back to Stockholm.
Visiting a new place presents the opportunity for fun, self-discovery, and adventure.
Who better to see the town with, learning about your own culture and that of another, than someone you’re attracted to?
I stayed at her place in Brisbane, and we met up again in Amsterdam the following year.
Then there was the Austrian girl I dated while living in Taiwan. In all my situations, as much as we try to keep it going with visits here or a vacation there, it was just too hard keep. I’ve met lots of couples who have met while traveling.
I don’t have any problems being myself in San Francisco.
Yet, I find when I’m on vacation I’m more relaxed, which opens me up more to the possibility of love.
It’s now a lot easier to date while traveling thanks to online dating sites.