Going it alone? Male or female -- and especially female -- you face your own special issues, problems, and of course joys. Let's hear all about 'em.
Why I travel alone - and why you should, too
An interesting essay on the blog Medium from an author of four travel books who says he travels solo because it forces him to engage with his surrounding, it's better for the environment, and other reasons. Check it out here.Read more…
"A summer-sex survey done by the condom maker Durex in 2006 found that people on vacation are most likely to have sex in a hotel room, but will also engage in amore in the pool, at the beach and on the hotel balcony.
"In Men's Health magazine, an article discussing the top reader-submitted vacation spots for sex included the Grand Canyon and a New York ferry."
Never thought of that -- and I grew taking that ferry.
"In Britain, a phenomenon called "dogging" has seen a rise of people having sex and watching people have sex in public parks."
The authors of Sex and Tourism: Journeys of Romance, Love and Lust have found that most of this sex is with the partners people are already traveling with. I'm not sure what they mean by "most."
In any case -- and on balance -- is this a good thing?
Fancy spending a week on a tropical beach all-expenses paid?
Ever had a dream about being part of a tribe and living the tribal life?
Interested in sustainable development technologies?
Have an interest in local heritage?
Wouldn't mind participating in the following activities: sunbathing, building, swimming, cooking, canoeing upriver, trekking, fishing, beach football, skill sharing, teaching, drumming, bonfires, and eating great seafood?
Have an urge to be the first to discover a new destination?
Want to make a difference in a country looking to change its image?
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