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10 Unorthodox Date Ideas You May Want To Try Out


Dating is a lot of work.

And you know what’s more work? Thinking of date ideas to spice up your relationship. So instead of just going to the same restaurant or seeing a movie after work, here are some ideas you should try out with your lover.


1. Beach day out

Go to the beach with a wine, some food, and music from a boombox. Talk about stuff, and watch the sunset

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2. Park dates

Visit a public park or a garden and have a picnic. Some food, board games and ask yourselves questions about each other

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3. Movies

If you’re tired of cinemas, ditch it for one of the open drive cinemas. Watch a classic and enjoy with popcorn and a drink.

Secret Cinema Lagos

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4. Home cooked meals

Say no to the traditional restaurant experience and have some home-cooked meals, this time with both of you helping out in the kitchen and savoring the delicious meals made.

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5. Painting and drawing

There are a lot of public painting and drawing gatherings around. Take one, be goofy over it and laugh at the funny stuff you two come up with

Black hair art

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6. Volunteer

Pick out a cause you two are passionate about and get to know more about the other while helping other people who are in need of it.

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7. Art exhibitions

Visit a gallery and critic artwork and see if you two have matching tastes or if they’re entirely different.

Shiftyeye gallery

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8. Long strolls

Take a long stroll at night and just talk about things, eating street food and focusing on each other

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9. Spa dates

Think of the idea of double spa dates? Does it sound like fun?

10. Karaoke

How about you end up at a karaoke bar, play a game to determine who goes up and sings first and just sing away the night.

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So, which of these do you see you and bae trying out?

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