Practically, such a holiday means labyrinthine airport-security lines, claustrophobic car rides, and arguments about whether Yelpers in rural Arkansas would know good if it bit them on the ass.
In an attempt to ease a few of the more challenging, painfully pedestrian aspects of vacationing with a partner, we’ve collected tips from two comedians who not only travel for a living, but often do so as a unit.
He battled juvenile delinquency and mental health issues, which is covered in his recent book Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16.
In addition to touring, he's carved out a niche and fanbase via the book, a show (Live in Oakland) released on Netflix and podcasts.
"That's how I started standup — talking about the things that were depressing me." Kasher's path has been even less conventional.
He grew up in Oakland, Calif., where his family survived on public assistance.
"You know it's cool when she turns her talons on you. I had my arms out foolishly on the table, and when she finally noticed and turned on me.
Some people turn it into crazy vacations." Leggero has been writing material for an upcoming Comedy Central special, playing parts on Community and Burning Love, and voicing a character on Daniel Tosh's animated show Brickleberry. You have to have experiences." Her stage persona was honed by her living experiences when she first moved to Los Angeles.
Touring also is a way to get away from spending all of her time with producers, writers and industry people, she says. "I always thought in my head I was this rich, successful person even though I was living among crackheads in Little Armenia and driving a car that the top would be halfway up half the time," she says.
Like Leggero, he's a regular panelist on Chelsea Handler's E!
show Chelsea Lately, where many young comics get exposure while trading barbs and commenting on entertainment news.