relationships

  • Romance, Love, and a Creep with a Camera

    Admittedly, I’m such a creep when I travel. Since falling in love with Robert Doisneau’s 1950 “Le Baiser De L’Hotel De Ville” in the mid-90’s, I’ve become slightly obsessed with photographing romance and unsuspecting kissing couples. I found these lovers in Amsterdam and Paris while on Passport Required’s April Trip....
  • Stick With Your Own Kind: For Travelers.

    “What are you going to do when you find a mate,” she said. “You’re going to have to settle down one day, Darnell.” Looking at my face, you’d think something just spat on me. I was disgusted by this curse she attempted to put on my life. Fortunate for...
  • The Favelas Light Up At Night

    The favelas light up at night. She sits on walkways in chairs that once carried milk bottles, waiting for breezes that come as often as a way out of a hard situation. She’s the color of all things right, her hair the color of a Nina Simone song, her...
  • Tinder As A Traveling App

    Tinder is undoubtedly changing the way we look at dating, how we sell ourselves, and how we rate others. A quick swipe left or right and BAM, your fate could be sealed. The perfect place for hookups, dates, and friends for a Drake concert. Hell, anything you need can...
  • An Affair to Remember: Falling in Love When Traveling

    I’ve been a fan of the classic films for quite some time. I can tell you where I first saw Casablanca, who I was with when I saw Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner, and most certainly the feeling I got when I watched An Affair to Remember. These fuc*ing...
  • Are You Coming? Dating A Traveler Like me

    I’ve reached that age where my peers are getting pregnant on purpose, and married because of real love. We’ve put an end to remaining in bullshit relationships because we think love should sometimes be a struggle, or at least we believe we have. Because of where I believe I...
  • The First Steak in 15 Years

    One Tuesday morning you realize sitting in a public health clinic counseling others on safe sex practices isn’t quite what you had in mind when you told your friends you’d be living the “good life” after college. Ah well. So one Tuesday afternoon you post an add in three...