Fun things to do while dating
Many couples always do the same thing at the same time in the same place. For years I've kept a list of creative date ideas in my desk for Cathy and me. People say, "Variety is the spice of life," and we've sure tried a variety of dating experiences. I get them from friends or books, and I even brainstorm with students at some of my speaking engagements. It’s lovely and warm, it’s BYOB, and it’s the perfect plan for a steamy date. If you’re feeling bougie, hop in a helicopter and fly over central London. Hire your very own boat and explore London’s canals. There are lots of super romantic mottos and slogans to look out for, like ‘Love Dust’ and ‘Are you getting enough? To quote our esteemed editor, “Every Londoner should get a Hot Tug at least once.” It’s essentially a hot tub that floats down the Regents Canal. Let us introduce you to a revolutionary concept called Alphabet Dating that will fill you with dozens of date ideas. Whisk your partner away to the city of luuuurve for the day. Why not share your date with the sheep, pigs, ducks and donkeys of Hackney City Farm? so make sure you’re really into the person you’re taking. It’s never easy to decide where or what to eat when you’re in a relationship (amirite? But if it’s a truly authentic curry you’re after, get yourself down to Dishoom. (Photo: @tmnikonian) It actually became a craze a few years ago, after many couples were looking for a way to add a bit of spice to their relationships. Let’s be honest, nothing is quite as sexy as quivering with fear at the top of a 262 foot building. Because it’s cute, it’s cake, it’s gloriously British, and you’re bound to find a theme that will pique your partner’s interest. Imagine floating along the Thames with a glass of bubbly, watching the sun go down. London is full of dessert bars but our favourite has to be Basement Sate. Here are 100 day trips to choose from if you’re feeling adventurous. From the weird to the wonderful, here are 45 art exhibitions to take your boo to. Some may call it a ‘bonding experience’, while others may see it as more of a make or break situation. And why not throw in a Champagne lunch on the Eiffel Tower? Now here’s a date idea that is sure to keep the flame burning. Watch a Little League baseball, soccer or football game.
Let's be real, though: Different people like different things.
Here are a few beaches that aren’t too far from London. Here are seventeen of the craziest golf courses in London.
It’ll be a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience with everlasting memories…
So, if you’re looking for quirky date ideas, check out one of the city’s quirkiest restaurants, followed by a drink at one of these seriously quirky cocktail bars. Brush up your general knowledge and become a two-man dream team at your local pub quiz. Get bottomless red wine (double points for this one) with your roast dinner at the famous First Dates restaurant.
, only to meet up for drinks at a crowded bar where you can't even hear each other because it's so loud? Hey, even if the person turns out to be a dud, at least you did something fun, right?My idea of actually cool first dates may seem like an actual freaking nightmare to some people.