Blog: Romantic Date Ideas
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
There’s nothing more romantic than a stroll in a beautiful wood, or along a beach to create memorable moments of love. The call of birdsong and the rustle of the breeze in the trees, the gentle swish of the ocean breaking on the shore, nature has a way of making things perfect for love. Getting away relaxes the mind providing the ultimate recipe for open hearts and conversation. Here’s my plan for the perfect escape on both sides of the pond.
Spring really feels so much more like the new year to me. Once the sun is shining, I have an anticipation of summer; the heating goes off along with the clothing layers. As I begin to peel off, I feel energised and look for ways to refresh myself and feel good inside. The motivation is about me feeling better and the benefit for you is, being even more attractive. These are my top spa and fitness refresh tips for spring 2018.
April is a bargain month for making an early escape to the sun before the prices begin to sky rocket. The sea hasn’t quite warmed up yet, but soaking up the rays by the pool and shedding your winter coat is pure joy. If you want to bag a bargain and be guaranteed of some warm sunshine, these are my recommendations for a romantic getaway. Get a jump start on summer and your tan with the one you love.