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Blog: Romantic Date Ideas

Secluded Love: A Romantic Beach Getaway

If you really want to get away to somewhere secluded and romantic, it does take a bit of effort but it’s worth it in the end. The best beaches are awaiting your well-informed towel.

Things to do in London at Night: A Matchmaker’s Recommendations

London is blessed with fantastic locations to sit and relax underneath the stars. However, London's sheer size can present a dilemma when it comes to choosing a romantic place to take a date.

My Top Five Romantic Picnic Spots

The effort put into a picnic says a lot about how you care for the object of your affection. Here are my top five romantic picnic spots across both sides of the pond.

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.

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.

Winter Escape

The best way to tackle winter and January is to accept the fact that it’s cold and makes plans for a romantic weekend escape to somewhere cosy with giant duvet’s, sumptuous sofa’s, and the essential component of a roaring fire. Read on for some of my favourite spots in both London and New York.

Fireworks and Gratitude

At Vida we are definitely international, which means we love our members and friends to experience the best of all celebrations throughout the year. November the 5th in the UK is what we call Bonfire Night, a celebration of a foiling of the plot to destroy parliament celebrated with a big fire and an often-huge firework display. In the US and with American friends in London we love Thanksgiving. But where to go to enjoy the festivities? Here are my top tips:

Express Romance

If you want your romance to get motoring, then it’s time to board the Glacier Express.

Romance on the Greek Islands

Eschewing the madding crowd of August, those in the know, appreciate how special September is in the Greek Islands, not to mention the prices. Gimme, Gimme, Gimme an extended weekend or a week to stretch the summer, it’s got love written all over it.

Far from the Madding Crowd

We all love a summer break especially a romantic one, but does the thought of crowds, people lining up, rambunctious children and animals, loud mobile phone conversations at the adjacent sun lounger all fill you with dread? As much as I love my family life, a peaceful quiet getaway that allows me to gently appreciate my love without constant interruption is utter bliss! Here’s some of my special spots designed to heighten love and romance, quietly. 

7 Most Romantic City Breaks

Romantic city breaks are always unforgettable but if you are looking for something a little more different, our experts have you covered.

Royal Places you can Stay for your Own Royal Romance Weekend

Men and women can never really tire of a tale involving a Knight and a Maiden or a Prince or Princess, and the legends of Kings and Queens. The UK is lucky enough to offer you the authentic experience of romance in a castle, often of such grandeur and scale as to be utterly breath-taking. Seven years of Vida romance, so seven places to make your dreams come true.

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