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Ingredients for your perfect first trip away together

Your first holiday together is a significant event in the relationship timeline. Survive it, and you’ll soon be talking about moving in together. Mess it up, and you could be back to square one. The success of your holiday hinges on your collaborative planning skills – if you can come to a cordial conclusion about […]

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What does your holiday choice say about you?

The first holiday away as a couple is an important time in a blossoming relationship – 24% of people surveyed by eHarmony.co.uk deciding that a partner was right for them after the first romantic getaway.  And thanks to more affordable travel options, couples are going away earlier in their relationship than ever before. But what does […]

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Skyscanner says: Strike a pose in Italy’s fashion capital, home to one of the biggest events in the catwalk calendar, Milan Fashion Week. Milan also has some of the best football teams in Europe and so many art galleries you’ll be praying for a rainy day, not to mention the largest church in Italy, the Duomo di Milano. Fashion, football and a spot of culture; you’re bound to find something to love.   Sloan says: Like this northern Italian city, you have an air of classical sophistication about you and you’re likely to be a stylish, well groomed connoisseur of food and fashion. You feel most comfortable with routine, consistency and organisation so prefer to follow an itinerary or plan. Like the football Milan is famous for, you are a game of two halves. You tend to be reserved and perhaps a little aloof at first when you start dating but once you warm to somebody new and go on your first ‘date-cation’, you show off your vibrant fun-loving side.

Make or Mini Break

The first trip away as a couple is crucial in deciding if the relationship is right, as daters jet off earlier than ever. The first trip away as a couple has the ability to make or break a relationship – and people are going away earlier in their relationship that ever before, our latest study […]

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Hungary for romance? Budapest cheapest destination for a romantic getaway

For UK adults, it is cheaper to fly to Budapest and back for a romantic getaway than to travel to London for a date. Budapest tops European league for cheapest date for UK adults, costing £390 for two including flights. Hungarian capital Budapest is the cheapest destination for UK couples to have a romantic getaway, according […]

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Date Night #5: Sing when you’re winning…

Ah date night. That wonderful night when you screw your courage to the sticking point and put yourself out there for one more spin on the merry-go-round of love. This one took place at All Star Lanes on Brick Lane, where some choice power ballads were being belted out… I’ve always loved singing, and in […]

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Tips for single dads dating

With Father’s Day just around the corner we have partnered with DatingPriceGuide.co.uk to provide some tips for single dads looking to jump into the world of online dating. It can be a confusing time for everyone involved, so below are a few points to keep in mind when approaching the dating game with kids in […]

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Infographic: The cost of dating in 10 romantic European cities

eHarmony.co.uk have teamed up with travel experts Skyscanner to reveal the most expensive places to have a ‘datecation’ in Europe, with London topping the chart. With that in mind we’ve calculated the cost of the perfect holi-date in ten of Europe’s most romantic city destinations – from essentials like the return flights and a hotel for […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Photographer

You’ve probably seen them directing bridesmaids at a wedding or up at the crack of dawn on the hunt for the perfect sunrise – but what would it be like to date a photographer? We asked eHarmony’s favourite expert and dating photographer Saskia Nelson of Saturday Night’s Alright for her 15 reasons.   You’ll never […]

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