The distance from any social barriers that we may have had at home or the very fact that we meet new and interesting people from all over the world each and every day. Travel the world while meeting backpackers who want to see and do the same things as you do. Tinder tourists: A Tinder spokeswoman said users should make their intentions clear when travelling and follow its online safety tips such as informing friends and family of your plans and staying sober. And you never know what might happen; a lasting friendship, a unique experience, a hot international hook up, or even meeting the love of your life! Matthew Neale began swiping right on his smartphone a few days after arriving in Bangkok. Social media and content executive and HostelworldInsider.
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Tinder tourists: 'Quick sex app' replaces Lonely Planet as tool for travellers
We connected on Tinder and met for drinks at a hotel bar that was a short walk from my apartment. As your new group of friends exchange stories, don't forget to throw in a few positive validations "that story was hilarious," "I can't believe you did that! Ask travellers what the best sites to see are, the best bar to drink in, or even organise meet-ups. Dr Lean, who initially thought of Tinder as a "quick sex app", opened an account to conduct research. And dating in another country can also make a refreshing change to the boys and girls you meet back home.