Go Back  Fodor's Travel Talk Forums > Destinations > Europe
Reload this Page >

Best looking person you've seen while travelling

Best looking person you've seen while travelling

Apr 20th, 2002, 07:19 AM
  #41  
Uncle Sam
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
My Wife!
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 07:53 AM
  #42  
deanna
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
A Robert Redford look-alike in my hotel dining room in Ireland. We talked a little, and he showed me pictures of his wife and four kids. Dang.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:06 AM
  #43  
xxx
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
First, it was the French steward aboard my Air France flight. Then it was the young French soldier stationed at the base of the Arc de Triomphe. THEN it was the young French police officer near Notre Dame! Do the French deliberately put their best looking men in publicly accessible places, or do they ALL look like that? Oh la la, the French men are gorgeous!
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:10 AM
  #44  
Simone
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I was in a hotel-airport mini-coach on the way to the San Francisco airport. There were eight of us, most of us strangers, chatting merrily about what a wonderful time we'd had in SF. We stopped at a hotel to pick up an additional passanger when we all noticed two men standing on the steps leading from the hotel to the street. These men were so breathtaking that all conversation on the coach stopped and the remainder of the ride to the airport was in near silence. This was 12 years ago and I have never experienced the feeling of witnessing pure physical beauty before or since.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:11 AM
  #45  
don'thateme
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
3/64" Don't shed any tears for my supposed "poverty". As a former model I was and still am told how beautiful I am all the time, and guess what? it doesn't bother me. My looks have opened many doors, gained me favors, attention, employment and probably my husband, who has looked quite a bit deeper than surface over our many years together. Does the fact that people may be attracted to me initially only on a surface level disturb me? Nope. Not the least little bit.

Looks may get attention, but they won't sustain it.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:25 AM
  #46  
Love
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
On the metro in Milan. Saw this tall, extremely handsome guy. Sculpted features, shoulder-length wavy brown hair dressed in one of those fabulous 3 piece Italian suits (light green unusual color but looked great on him). One of those people that make your head turn involuntarily!

Later that night I saw him on TV - seems he was a major soccer star!
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:25 AM
  #47  
Mel
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
My husband.

Oh, okay, there was this incredibly hot young Italian driver who picked us up from the airport in Rome and took us to our hotel. Charming and chatty and loved his city. Just irresistible.

Okay, THEN my husband.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 08:49 AM
  #48  
Oinky
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
3/64" - *I like YOU*

Kathryn you sound about as shallow as my pathetic 59yr old brother-in-law. When asked what attracts him first to a woman and he replied, "a beautiful face". That would explain his 3 failed marriages, but that's another story and forum. We all know (most of us anyway) that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. One man's beauty is another man's ugly!!!

For me attractive is and always will be a person's attitude, confidence (so sexy), and a naughty, mischievous sparkle in their eyes.

to name a few: Dame Judy Dench, Martin Short, Gene Wilder, Billy Crystal...... (of course who knows what these individuals are really like in real life)

 
Apr 20th, 2002, 09:05 AM
  #49  
clairobscur
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
A steward, a soldier, a police officer...XXX, you seem to be more turned on by uniforms than by french men..
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 10:04 AM
  #50  
xxx
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
If that was the case I guess I would have married a man in uniform! Believe me, it was those fine faces and fabulous bods that made my head turn.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 10:33 AM
  #51  
kathryn
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
To all of those who criticize, last time I checked the title of my post it was not "Best looking person you've seen while travelling, because physical beauty is the most important thing in the whole world and nothing else matters". Give me a break. Physical beauty (WHICH IS RELATIVE) is the first thing we notice if we see a new person across the room. Of course you are not going to immediately know if that person is smart or funny or kind or fascinating until you've had the chance to talk to them or observe their actions for an extended period of time. I was simply asking about looks because they are what grab the attention first if you know absolutely nothing else about the person, and I happen to like to look at people who I think are attractive (and if they are miserable people then they cease to be attractive). Usually my idea of a man who is physically attractive deviates from society's norm--perfect chicklet white teeth, toned and muscular, impeccably dressed. I like men who are tall and gangly and have a nose more substantial than the perfect little ski slope. So, continue to call me shallow for being interested in other people's observations. I could call you people shallow for rushing to judgment and making broad generalizations about me. And I only said "call me shallow" because that I knew that, inevitably, many would.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 11:05 AM
  #52  
3/64"
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Oinky, I think I'm in some danger of falling for you, too. Gene Wilder and Judy Dench are at the top of my list of fantasy dinner-invitees (although I admit I have a leetle trouble with the other two's self-importance that occasionally outstrips their creativity). So you're invited, too.

Otherwise: I have two divorced male friends who are constantly moaning about their single status, and these are the same two who have a shopping list of attributes they expect to find in the perfect woman -- with the top several items all related to how that woman looks. Again: and they wonder why they can't get or stay married.

Kathryn, point taken -- you didn't say you thought this was the most important thing to think about while traveling. I accept the possibility that one might have a passing fantasy about that person sitting across from you on the train, and that maybe it adds to the fun of traveling. If you force me to generalize, I'll take a northern Italian man, with some Tuscan wine.

However, you didn't help your cause by bragging about your own looks. Dearie, gravity will have its way with you, too, some day. There will be a day when catch a glimpse of an older woman walking by a store window and discover it's YOU. And there will be a day when you look into the eyes of a very attractive 35-year-old and think you feel enough chemistry to light a spark of flirtation, only to have him look right through you and move on to a svelte 22-year old.

And then there's the moment when the Mrs. Robinson syndrome takes over, and you know (or think you know) you are still "hot" looking, but it dawns on you that you could be the mother of that young man over there who is so good looking. Maybe that turns you on, but it's quite a moment when you discover it turns him off.

Tick tock.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 11:26 AM
  #53  
kathryn
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
I agree with what you say, 3/64, but not once did I ever mention MY looks.
 
Apr 20th, 2002, 02:57 PM
  #54  
Dan
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Can't answer that question for myself, but my wife would have to say it was me.
 
Related Topics
Thread
Original Poster
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Pons
Europe
16
Apr 24th, 2002 04:31 PM
Mack
Europe
22
Apr 22nd, 2002 11:01 PM
Just wondering
Europe
5
Apr 8th, 2002 08:13 PM
Crispin
Europe
20
Jul 21st, 2001 06:07 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy -

FODOR'S VIDEO

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:54 AM.