Chocolates, fluffy teddies, red roses an champagne may be the order of the day for most of us on Valentines day, but around the world there are some really unusual and very unique traditions that are also observed on the day of love…
This Japanese Valentines tradition is a weird one and involves women buying their male colleagues chocolates! Translated, the words mean ‘obligation chocolate’ and tradition dictates that women treat the men they work with on February the 14th! Continua leyendo
If you are madly in love and want to impress your other half but you’re also on a very tight budget, planning a Valentines Date might be a little tricky.
Your budget is more cream bun than caviar and you can’t afford a fancy night out but you still want to make your loved one feel special.
When it comes to bad Valentines Day presents, there are so many that could lead to a break up, rather than a night of passion.
Have you ever wished you could look into the future and find the answer to a question about your life? For thousands of years, people around the world believed that certain days of the year offered a glimpse into the future – and to some of those people, it was Valentine’s Day. Continua leyendo
Valentine’s Day is celebrated all around the globe on the 14th February each year and is a special day when couples share gifts like chocolates and flowers and send each other romantic greeting cards.
Over the years Valentine’s Day has become a day when friends and family also share gifts. There are some interesting facts about Valentine’s Day that you may not know about. Continua leyendo
Valentine’s Day comes around each year and the shops are filled with heart-shaped candies, teddy bears, flowers and balloons.
This is the traditional way that many countries celebrate the holiday, but in other countries the day is celebrated in a different way. Continua leyendo
If you are planning to give someone flowers for Valentine’s Day you should know a little about the flowers, and will hopefully make you consider your choice of flowers more carefully.
Although roses are a great gift there are many other flowers just as pretty and can make a thoughtful gift. Continua leyendo
Unfortunately not all marriages have a happy ending, but this does not mean that you cannot find love again. Reasons for failed marriages range from being too young when getting married, being incompatible, falling out of love and many other reasons. For some it is easy to start dating again while for others it may take more time. Here are a few helpful tips to help you jump back in when you are ready. Continua leyendo
Just because you are married does not mean that you no longer go on dates. Married couples, especially those that have children need to spend time alone together to reconnect and spend time together. We are all busy, but making time to be with your spouse is one of the ways to keep your marriage a happy one. Continua leyendo
We all know Cupid, we see him on Valentine’s Day, but who is and where does he come from and what does he have to do with Valentine’s Day?
Who is Cupid?
Cupid or cupido in Latin, which means desire, is the god of desire, erotic love, attraction and affection in classical mythology. Cupid is sometimes depicted as the son of Venus (love goddess) and the god of war (Mars). Continua leyendo