Long distance dating
His parents knew her family and she was asked to show him around the city. When I pick him up, he knows to go to the spot and I know to go to the spot," Thomas said.The couple, who became engaged last year, carefully monitors travel websites to get the best deals.You decide to walk down to your favorite coffee shop for a quick caffeine boost.Oh, and maybe, just maybe, you will run into someone interesting on the way there.It was hard to find reasonably priced tickets between Seattle and Detroit, for example, Houghton found.She is now an air travel veteran, but the first time she flew to Seattle and back, there was a big snag."I had to take a shuttle bus and it was my first time being out of the state on my own and I was really freaked out, but I didn't know any better at the time," Houghton said. She knew the sights by heart as the plane approached Seattle -- I-5, the mountains, Puget Sound -- and she knew her beau would always be waiting for her at the airport with a chai latte from Starbucks.
"I'm proud that our relationship has done really well." Just another couple on the road for love.
The couple started dating after meeting at a Pittsburgh bar in 2008 when he was in the United States on a temporary visa, Genutis said.
After he returned to his country, they promised each other they would do everything they could to meet every three months, she said.
On her return trip, Houghton had a layover in Chicago, but she was such a flying newbie she didn't realize she had to switch airports.
She had arrived at Chicago Midway, but her next flight was leaving from O'Hare.