Dining at a nice restaurant, grabbing drinks at a cool downtown bar, or catching the newest film release are all tried and true date ideas, but after a while they start coming off a bit blasé.You certainly won't blow your date's mind by suggesting any of them.
Tegan Jones Tegan is the commercial editor for global publications Gizmodo, Kotaku, Lifehacker & Business Insider.
She hosts the podcast Sass Effect, for which she was recently named one of the 100 most influential women in games in Australia and New Zealand, and was nominated in the 14th Annual IT Journalism Awards.
Being alone in the dark is far more romantic without fifty other people surrounding you.
Plus, you can customize your cheap store bought popcorn and other snacks in weird and wonderful ways that even Willy Wonka would be proud of. Perhaps this could be the natural progression of the above two ideas?
Just don’t stick the other person with all the dirty dishes.
A good old fashioned movie night is the next best thing to going to the cinema. No only is it cheaper, but you don’t have to deal with any other people.
When I think back to the first date I had with my husband, what surprises me is how ordinary it was. However, some version of that conversation has been going on for 13 years now, and that first date ended up leading to the rest of my life. For instance, we pay per year to be members of the Detroit Institute of Art.
We simply met at his house, and talked from our hearts for an entire rainy afternoon. But we get in free, and get tickets to all the special events. Even if you don’t buy a membership, art museum entry fees are usually cheap anyway.2. If you have art supplies, why not hang out at your house or apartment and make some art together?
Outside of her professional life, Tegan loves history, food, geek culture, books, and her Siberian kitten, Khaleesi.
Full Bio I personally believe that the way to anyone’s heart is through their stomach.
Upgrade your standard happy-hour date by suggesting an after-work tee-time (it’s located on Second and Howard, near all your standard happy hour bars, anyway).