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Blog: Dating Experiences

Christmas Markets & the City

There are some real Christmas Market weekend getaway gems, but with being so busy getting ready for the festive season take the planning pressure off and stay at home. Here are a couple of my favourite markets and where to experience the best winter brrrrrrrunch close by. Festive romance abounds!

5 hot first dates: Manchester

At The Vida Consultancy, we understand our clients have vastly different preferences and tastes when it comes to choosing a date spot. Here are five of our favourites from around Manchester.

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:

Autumnal Romance in the City

Romance in the movies have the edge when the scenes are set in an autumnal setting ablaze in red, yellow and orange. But where to find the perfect spot to experience this on both sides of the pond? Leafy vistas with fireside dining and cosy weekend away accommodation is what we dream of at this time of the year. If you want to stay close to home, take a stroll through the leaves with me as I reveal my top tips for autumnal romance in the city.

Express Romance

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

5 Picturesque NYC Weekend Getaways

 New York, New York. One of the most buzzing, vibrant cities in the States, if not the world. But sometimes… you just need to get away for a weekend – to experience nature, fresh air, quietude. Here are five of our top weekend getaway destinations just outside NYC for you and your special someone.

NYC: 5 Quiet First Date Spots

Sometimes, nothing beats a loud, buzzing, vibrant bar – but when you’re meeting that special someone for the first time and really want to get to know them, you may find yourself in need of somewhere a little more conducive to meaningful conversation.

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.

7 Things You Should Not Do On A Date

There are many things you should not do on a date. From looking at your phone to not offering to split the bill - we have it covered on things you should not do on a date especially if you want to see them again!

7 Best Places To Take A Date Out

We cover 7 of the best places to take a date out in non-conventional places in London and New York.

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