Jamaica- my first experience traveling with a significant other, and we traveled well together! Ya mon!
Thank god, because it may not have worked out if we didn’t; a miss-match of travel personalities is a disappointing deal breaker for a traveler like me. He probably didn’t realize that I was scrutinizing his travel persona, watching closely how he reacted to adverse travel situations…. well, he passed the test!
A mysterious yet hilarious role reversal took place. Back home, as Taurus-Taurus relationships would have it, I’m more of the manager of our relationship- planning things for us to do, figuring out logistics, etc; however, as I travel, I take on a new identity, leaving my planner and plans behind and pretending that I know the time by looking at the sun. I’m carefree, never blissfully unaware, but I can jump right into a travel situation.
My boyfriend, laid-back, laissez faire about plans…
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