A new dating site promises to link high-rolling globetrotters with pretty women who want to travel the world for free.Miss Travel pairs attractive women with generous jetsetters who hate to go on trips alone and are willing to foot the bill for a companion.
"There's just such a giant window for dishonestly and coercion here," Jezebel's Lindy West writes." You're not just on a date with someone — you're on a boat, you're in a hotel room, you're in f---ing Thailand.” West wonders about the girl who winds up 5,000 miles away from home ... On Miss Travels “How it Works” page, members are reminded that “online dating is risky” and urged to “practice a common sense approach when meeting a stranger online.” Wade runs two other dating websites, and
Although organised prostitution is illegal, the industry had always been under the influence of triads to recruit economically disadvantaged women who otherwise would never enter the profession voluntarily.
Until the 1980s, most Hong Kong underground sex establishments were run by gangsters. The Cantonese name of the street, 擺花 (pai fa) literally means "flower arrangement", possibly because of presence of numerous stalls in the area in the mid-19th century, selling flowers From 1884 to 1887 many brothels were declared by the Government to be unlicensed and closed down.
But in 1932, the Hong Kong government issued a ban on prostitution and three years later licensed prostitution ended.
From that time on, prostitution was permitted within strict limits while prohibiting a whole host of activities surrounding prostitution, such as soliciting for sex and living off "immoral earnings" (working as a pimp).