Instead, when she thinks of a romantic getaway, Samantha pictures epic sunsets and running around playing and laughing. “I think of those little moments where you look at the person you love and feel extra grateful for the opportunity to experience it together. Or when you both just look at each other and you know this is a moment you’ll remember forever,” she said. For Samantha and Ryan, the most romantic thing in the world is exploring the world with the person you love, whether that’s sitting on the beach, jumping into waterfalls, standing at the foot of a tower of giraffes, or drinking from coconuts under palm trees. If you’re looking for more of that in your life, here’s where they say you should go next.
- April 22, 2019
3 Fresh Romantic Getaway Ideas From a Couple Who Travels the World
Soon after getting married, Samantha and Ryan Looney fell in love again — this time with travel. They realized they wanted to make exploring the world a priority of their marriage, and after visiting 20 countries together they created a travel content platform: Our Travel Passport. Today, their company produces photo and video content from all over the world. They’ve also created online workshops that help people take better travel photos and grow their social media platforms.
While travel is now a job for Samantha and Ryan, they’ve managed to keep it an important part of their relationship. Considering this, we think of them as experts on romantic getaways. But don’t expect the obvious suggestions from them. “When I think of romantic places, I don’t think of rose petals and wine,” Samantha told us. “While Bora Bora, the Maldives, and Paris are incredibly romantic places, and I definitely think they should be on every couple’s list, they’re a bit cliché.”