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Couple Goals: Traveling Together
A change of pace
A bonding experience
Sex “on the beach”
A few quick tips on how to improve you traveling experience as a couple:
1. Find your reasons to travel
Yes, you may go on a trip just for the sake of it, but to make it even better, find the right reason for you and your partner. And your reason might be completely different from other couples, and that is OK.
People travel for a reason, and that reason may have nothing to do with a destination—but rather their own personal needs and wants.
For many couples, vacations serve two purposes: To recharge the marriage and to have some space away from work.
A couple's goals may differ wildly—some people want to get away from their stressful jobs, while others simply need to escape the city and spend time with their spouse.
Some people are motivated by the idea of new places, while others simply want to spend quality time with their loved ones. Regardless of why someone wants to go on vacation, the first step is to determine the purpose of the trip.
So, before blindly rushing to the cheapest destination, find out, maybe there is a better option for you. Maybe you just need a two day staycation at a local hotel just to have alone time with your partner, or maybe it is time to go to the long awaited trip to that exotic destination. Only, you will know!
2. Research the destination
When you find out, when where and why you wish to go, it is time to do at least a little research about the destination.
Talk with your significant other and find out the places you wish to see, the things you would like to do, so you are on one page, when you will get there, because it is a big difference to go to a hiking trip or to go to an all-inclusive hotel to just relax.
By doing your research beforehand you will know that you know the same thing before getting there, which will avoid a possible argument. Imagine, if you go to a vacation, but one of you wishes to see all the museums, while the other one wants to spend all day by the pool. That would not be a great situation to find yourselves.
Also, a little research will make sure you get the most of your trip, as you will not to have to spend time doing the research on the spot, and on top of that you can save money, as often there are things you can find, like happy hours, cheaper rates for public transport and other tips and tricks that are not easily provided for tourists.
In short, a little research can do a lot to improve your trip, so you and your partner can enjoy it as much as possible.
3. Expect the unexpected
When you get there some things can go wrong and that is normal, so be ready that not everything can go according to the plan. Either it is something negative, as a bad weather, closed location, or it can be something positive – maybe, you will find our on the spot that there is an amazing event going on.
By expecting the unexpected you will be able to deal with all the potential problems, and also keep an open mind to new experiences that you might miss, if you rigorously would stick to the plan.
And having this mindset will allow you to just enjoy the experience, and have the best time ever with your partner. Cherish it!
So, what makes Traveling as a Couples Goal?
Of course, not all destinations and all types of travel is for every couple. Some like active travels, like hiking or surfing trips, but some like just to enjoy the comforts of a 5-star hotel, and others love to lose themselves wondering in foreign megacity.
You just have to find yours, and then cherish all the fun, exciting and memorable moments you will create together.