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The Most Romantic Places in London Uncovered

I'm going to be looking into some of the lesser-known romantic hideaways. From secret gardens to hidden places you never know existed, I have selected some of my favourite places to relax and unwind with your date.

Top 5 activity dates London & New York

It’s always much more fun and takes the pressure out of early conversations to be involved in some kind of activity when getting to know someone. Sometimes it can be hard to think of what might be good to do, so here are my top 5 activity dates on both sides of the pond.

The Touching Truth

Once you’ve met someone you really like and the feeling is mutual, when is the right time to touch? It can be a minefield, but read on and we’ll do our best to steer you in the right direction.

Gay dating apps vs. gay matchmaking

For gay men, to say that dating apps have been revolutionary would frankly be an understatement. But at what cost does this lack of face-to-face interaction come?

Sex, chores and fairness: egalitarianism in the modern couple

The equality of the sexes is a relatively modern concept. Even today, it remains an alien, incomprehensible concept in a sizeable proportion of the world. Societal and historical traditions dictate that men are the breadwinners; women, the homemakers. But how do these roles play out in progressive, forward-thinking cultures in the present day?

Happy National Singles’ Day

So February highlighted Valentines' Day and you probably noticed more than ever that you don’t have a significant other to snuggle up to or do ‘date night’ with. Well enter March. Spring... and National Singles Day!

Sun Bunnies

In 2019, the Easter weekend comes late in April, so now is the time to secure your seats to jet away to warmer climes for a dash of vitamin D, an early tan, and lashings of romance.

The Best Rooftop Bars in London: 2019 Edition

It doesn't get much more romantic than taking a date to one of London's top rooftop bars or terraces, right? So, whether you're looking for somewhere quaint and quiet, or a rooftop bustling with energy and vibrance, our selection is bound to cater for all needs.

Best Breakfasts in London for a Morning Date

We have hand-selected some of the finest and most respected breakfast locations in London based on the most important factors: menu quality, waiting service and atmosphere.

A Day in the Life of a Matchmaker for Single Gay Professionals

As Vida's matchmaker for gay professional singles, I am pleased to share my take and insight into gay matchmaking.

Can Your Dream Partner Become a Reality?

Who is your dream partner? What defines them? What characteristics do they possess – what personality traits? And what do your answers to those questions say about you? Is your ideal partner maybe even just that – an ideal, not a reality?

The 30 Best Restaurants for a First Date in London

As an international matchmaking agency, we’re always looking for restaurants and fine dining spaces where we can recommend our clients to visit. We have handpicked 30 of our favourite restaurants that we believe offer the ultimate dining experience.

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