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In serious need of some quality time with your significant other? There’s no need to go out or even spend a lot of money doing it. Here are five fun date night activities with a difference that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home with the person you love most.
Pick A Theme
Have you always wanted to go to France, Italy or Japan? Pick your bucket list country and bring it to your home. Base your entire date night around this theme. Go wild with decorating your dinner table, cooking traditional cuisine & listening to cultural music. You can even dress to the theme for an added element of fun.
Try out these approaches:
- To be Italian, make your own pasta or pizza, topped with homemade gelato and an espresso.
- For a French-inspired meal, try making coq au vin or boeuf bourguignon. Most important, don’t forget the cheese and wine!
- If Japan’s your ultimate travel destination, make your own sushi, eat it while sitting on the floor with chopsticks and even attempt sake or sip on some green tea.
Break A World Record
If you’re looking for something brave to do while your food digests, why not attempt breaking a world record as a couple? Take a look at the Guinness World Records, pick one to beat and time how long it takes you. To turn up the heat, compete against one another and see who wins.
Next up, you can both try your hand at online gambling. Enter the virtual casino realm and be instantly transported from your lounge to Las Vegas.
And it doesn’t matter where you’re based. If you have a computer, you can enjoy the best online casinos Canada, Australia or the US has to offer from your home country. You just might end up scoring some winnings from a few rounds of playing the slots, poker or blackjack.
Create Your Own Drive In or Outdoor Cinema
Transform an average movie night by imagining you’re at a drive-in. Create your own outdoor cinema by setting yourselves up outside in the garden or on your balcony or patio with your laptop, computer or projector, screen and surround sound speakers.
Tip: You could order takeaway dessert from your favourite restaurant to pick up on your way home from work. Share this together on one plate with two spoons while you watch one of your best-loved films in your home drive-in movie setup.
If you still need to satisfy your sweet tooth, chocolate tasting is a sure winner for an extra dessert treat. There are plenty of online printables you can use to host your very own chocolate tasting party for two. It’s the perfect way to end the evening.
There are plenty more ideas of innovative ways to spend the perfect date night; just get creative with an activity you both love. Surprise your loved one with one of these unusual activities and in doing so you might just be inspired to share more creative moments like these together in the future.