Let me be the first to say that traveling is no shortcut to learning game. It will not solve whatever girl problem you have in your home country. Instead, it’s likely you’ll pack the problem with you and continue to struggle.
The dirty truth is that you will not get hotter than what you get at home. In other words, if you can’t get more than a 6 in the United States, it’s unlikely you’ll get more than a 6 in Colombia. There are, of course, big exceptions worth sharing:
1. Do you know the local language? If you’re competent in Spanish, you should be getting hotter women. If we split up knowing a language into 12 different grades or levels, each level of attainment will allow you to get a 0.20 increase in attractiveness on the 1-10 scale. Towards the end of my time in Colombia, my Spanish level was 5 out of 12, meaning I could score a solid point above my already respectable results in America. This is actually what happened. The girls I got with in Colombia weren’t incredibly cuter, but they were definitely cuter.
2. Are you staying for a while? If it’s long enough to integrate yourself into a social circle, you’ll have more opportunities to get cuter girls. I really don’t see the point in traveling to a country for a weekend just to get laid, or even a week, because you’re not giving yourself time for opportunities to naturally occur. I know some of you are limited by corporate jobs, but it’s better to save up your time for at least a two week trip than something shorter.
3. Are you an approach machine? If not then forget it. You shouldn’t even travel unless you have solid early game because approaching in another culture introduces so many new factors that you need to devote your attention on. You don’t want to get off the plane and worry about the basics like approach anxiety or what opener to use.
4. Is there a heavy concentration of English speakers in the country you’re visiting? For example, if every other girl speaks English in some Eastern European capital, then you should pull quality with time and effort.
So let’s say you’re going to Rio de Janeiro for one month, where you plan to rent a room. You studied Portuguese for six months prior, and can have basic conversations that put you at 3 out of 12 on the language scale (you’re a slow language learner). You also worked on your game to where approaching and having fun conversations isn’t a difficult task. Can you get a hotter girl there than you can in the States?
Most definitely, especially since English speakers in Rio aren’t uncommon.
But we all know the average tourist going to Brazil isn’t doing all that. He’s going for a week with a stack of cash with no plan and hoping things just work themselves out. He’s the first to ask if his awful high school Spanish will be sufficient. That man will be disappointed with his results, and come back home saying Brazil was “okay.”
Have you noticed that by “quality” I’m only referring to a girl’s attractiveness? Let’s say you can sometimes get a 7 in the States and go to Rio for two weeks without any language ability. My experience says that you’re unlikely to get more than a 6. But that 6 will have a personality and vibe that is so much more pleasing than your American 7 that you’ll be happier with her. The likely result is that you go home, study Portuguese, work on your game, and then come back to get even better.
Be realistic and be prepared to work. Travel is great, and personally I’ve defiled a lot of nice women that I would never have met in the States, but you already know how long I’ve stayed in those countries and how hard I worked to integrate myself into the culture by learning the language and doing as the locals do. When it comes to international dating, the more preparation you do before your trip, the more you’ll get out of it.