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Storify: romantic travel tales from the road

Paris is a popular destination for loved-up couples ©Ekaterina Pokrovsky / Shutterstock

Love can strike in the most unlikely of places. Be it meeting a fellow hiker in the depths of the Rocky Mountains or locking eyes with that certain someone across a crowded marketplace in Asia, who knows what a day of travel may bring?

So, to mark St. Valentine's Day and celebrate the release of our Honeymoon Handbook, we thought it was a fitting time to ask our community of globetrotters to share their most romantic tales from the road.

Prepare to be swept away by the romance of travel...

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If that wasn't enough to get your heart beating faster, check out this sweet tale from our Lonely Planet Pathfinders.