5 Unexpected and Tech-Savvy Date Ideas to Spice Up Your Relationship

Stuck in a dating rut? Throw a little technology into the mix and watch how creative your dates can get!
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5 Unexpected and Tech-Savvy Date Ideas to Spice Up Your Relationship

Stuck in a dating rut? Throw a little technology into the mix and watch how creative your dates can get!

-Lucia Peters

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Longing for the days of hand-written love letters and old-fashioned courting behavior? We hear you; technology is everywhere you turn these days, especially when it comes to dating. But it doesn’t have to be all bad! In fact, with the help of some clever tech, you can spice up your relationship with some super creative date ideas that wouldn’t be possible without it. Don’t believe us? Grab your best guy or girl and try one of these five tech-savvy date ideas on for size!

1. The Long-Distance Dinner Date

In a long-distance relationship? Go on dates together anyway—with the help of Skype! As long as you both have a webcam, you can still do dinner and a movie. Here’s how: Start up a conversation on Skype. Then, with your Skype conversation open, cook the same tasty recipe in each of your own kitchens, crack open two of the same bottle of wine, and cue up the same movie on Netflix. Eat, drink, watch, talk, and laugh together, even if you’re on opposite sides of the globe!

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2. The Treasure-Hunting Date

Go geocaching! It’s great fun, and all you need to do it is Internet access and a GPS-enabled device (ah, the wonders of the smartphone!). But wait, I hear you say: What the heck is geocaching? Easy: It’s a scavenger hunt. A real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game, geocaching involves participants navigating to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempting to find the geocache—usually a small container—hidden at that location. Inside the container, you’ll usually find a number of items left by the people who found it before you. They could be anything from a lucky penny to one of those plastic spider rings you get out of grocery store vending machines. If you take an item, be sure to leave one of equal value in its place. There’s also often a list of the people who have found it and a small pencil so you can add your own name to the list. Head over to Geocaching.com to get started and find the coordinates for a geocache or two near you—then head out with your honey and tell us what you find!

More tech-savvy date ideas, including stargazing made easy, up next!


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3 thoughts on “5 Unexpected and Tech-Savvy Date Ideas to Spice Up Your Relationship

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  3. Nick says:

    I was just looking for this post. I'm kinda very odd upon dating subject and these unexpected five things give me enormous ideas, how things actually needed to expect regarding a date. Thanks.

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