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Dating in Chiang Mai: Tips & Advice

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The profile photo of a beautiful thai college student I met while dating in Chiang Mai.

The beauty and manners of the Northern Lanna women to me, when compared to other Thai women, is as different as night is to day. I’ve found dating in Chiang Mai to be a unique experience. As a single man who arrived here almost two years ago, I didn’t understand the cultural differences between the North and South… Read More >>

A Visit To Bergamo, Of My Heart

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At first glance,  a visit to Bergamo might not seem like much, just another out-of the-way Italian town belching a near endless stream of Milan or Venice-bound tourists through the doors of its budget airport. Cold, concrete and unattractive, the first impression it offers visitors is a far cry from the classic Roman-era image travelers… Read More >>

Romantic Couples Holiday Ideas For 2016

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A couple hiking during a sunset during a romantic couples holiday.

Traveling with your partner can be an incredibly rewarding and romantic experience, but it’s not always easy to plan a couples trip that simultaneously suits your timings and budget, and satisfies your individual interests. With loveholiday you can accomplish all three, but we all know there is more to a romantic couples holiday than just booking the right… Read More >>

Bakau, Gambia: An Unlikely Romantic Destination


A romantic beach in Bakau, The Gambia. The vegetation and trees look tropical and lush, the beach deserted save for a few African locals playing in the water.

At first, I must admit, I thought visiting Bakau, Gambia was only for the fool-hardy. Crocodile pools, warring neighbors and inhospitable swamps might seem an unlikely destination for a romantic vacation, but then the township of Bakau in The Gambia is an unusual place. It sits at the mouth of the Gambia River, where the… Read More >>

5 Best Dating Apps in Thailand


A beautiful Thai university girl taking a selfie with her cell phone.

You’ve taken the leap, you’ve traveled across land and sea to get to Thailand, but now that you’re here you’re feeling a little lonely. You feel the ladies and gents of Thailand want to meet you, but they’re too shy. You may be shy too; after all, you’re in a foreign culture where love and romance… Read More >>

Visiting Mauritius: A Romance In The Indian Ocean


Visiting Mauritius's beautiful coastline and beaches at sunset. The water is golden in the twilight and the palm trees and hills shadowy.

Visiting Mauritius is an unparalleled adventure in romance for lovers and honeymooners. It’s one of those places you’ll keep immortalized in picture albums, a place that’s flirted with the prose of many famous writers. Flipping through travel magazines back home, couples are quick to opt for deals on nearby island destinations. But the stifling smell of advertising and promotions… Read More >>

Should Non-Saudi Women Get Involved with Saudi Men?


A picture of the waist down of a Saudi man and non-Saudi woman. They are wearing traditional clothes and close together. Lead picture of "Should non-Saudi women get involved with Saudi men."

Love and romance are never too far away anywhere you travel, and Saudi Arabia is definitely no exception. As a woman living in Saudi Arabia, you will be constantly approached by locals and foreigners alike. Relationships in Saudi Arabia, however, are very unconventional. The first question any expat woman might have is: should non-Saudi women… Read More >>