15 Fabulous Places Every Couple Needs to Travel to Together

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Social Content Editor30 August 2017

There’s nothing quite like seeing the world with the bae. Even when things go belly up, you’ll always find a way to make each other laugh, smile and stay sane. Here are 15 places to travel to that will make your bond just a little bit stronger.

Lisbon, Portugal…

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Lisbon is winding streets. Lisbon is cinematic hillsides. Lisbon is pure romance. From museums, to the most beautiful restaurants, you’re spoilt for choice in this glorious part of the world.

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Cartagena, Colombia…

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If you both need a bit of colour in your life, then this is the place to go. Known as the undisputed Queen of the Caribbean coast, Cartagena is quite simply the perfect destination for couples who like exploring. Why? It’s a fairy tale city of romance, effortlessly preserved as a colourful patchwork of buildings. Just beautiful.

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Hawaii, USA…

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For years Hawaii has been known as the ultimate romantic getaway, and for good reason: the place is full with luxury hotels, fabulous pools and some rather secret forests that any couple would leap at the chance of discovering together.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina…

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Sexy, alive and stunning in every way imaginable, Buenos Aires is one of those charming cities that combines a bit of European flavour with exuberant Latin passion.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands…

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From world-class museums to beautiful bridges and labyrinthine streets, Amsterdam is pure excellence on any budget. No wonder they dub it the ‘Venice of the North’. Canal boat ride, anyone?

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Paris, France…

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As Thomas Jefferson once said: ‘A walk about Paris will provide lessons in history, beauty, and in the point of life.’ You get the picture, right?

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The photo says it all really. Oceanside pools, private villas, dreamy walkways… the list goes on and on.

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South Africa…

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This part of the world is all about adventure. After a day of going on safari and exploring Table Mountain National Park, chill together in a pimped out spa and watch the world go by.

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Stay on your own private island, sink your feet into luxuriant sand or just laze on a beach with a book all day. Whatever you do here, the Seychelles is one of the most amazing places to spend a romantic break.

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Amalfi Coast, Italy…

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Pastel-coloured houses, endless lovey-dovey restaurants and candle-lit restaurants: the Amalfi Coast is without doubt one of the most romantic places on earth.

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Galešnjak is nicknamed the ‘lover’s island’. Reason? It’s literally shaped like a heart. Adriatic sea + cheap hotel = clear winner.

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Provence, France…

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Provence looks as though it’s been plucked out from the pages of Beauty and the Beast. Roam through sweeping lavender fields and get lost on a quaint little street. Heaven.

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This wonderful Eastern European location wouldn’t normally be at the top of a lovers’ bucket list, but rolling, mystical hills, jaw-dropping vineyards and the odd barn retreat make this fantastic part of the world perfect for couples.

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If nothing else takes your fancy on this stupendous list, drop everything and experience the awesomeness of the ‘land of ice and fire’. And if you love a good hot spring and a giant waterfall, this is the best place to go.

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New Zealand…

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You’ll both leave New Zealand screaming ‘nothing compares to you’. Grab a car and explore the natural beauty of Middle Earth to your heart’s content.

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