Bare your heart with art on Valentine’s Day
You have found yourself a date for Valentine’s Day and are drunk on love, until the realisation sets in that you don’t yet have a plan for how to spend the day. No need to panic.
We offer three fun date ideas that cater to different types of couples, with a tongue-in-cheek riff on the popular dating app, Coffee Meets Bagel. So, go on, find the coffee-and-bagel pair that best matches the personalities of you and your partner, and have an unforgettable date.
Pour-over coffee meets poppy seed bagel
Pour-over coffee: Loves making art and is often described by others as being imaginative
Poppy seed bagel: Sophisticated, enjoys the finer things in life
Rendezvous: The Paint & Wine: Valentine Edition. Swop out the usual stuffy dinner date for a romcom fantasy – a relaxed yet classy evening spent making art next to each other and toasting with wine. Bonus: you get to express your love on canvas without inhibition.
Vietnamese coffee meets whole wheat bagel
Vietnamese coffee: Sensual, with a nose for good deals
Whole wheat bagel: Health enthusiast who loves eating clean and working out
Rendezvous: The Date at The Barre. This two-in-one date includes a fast-paced workout, which marries the principles of ballet with Pilates and will get your hearts racing. Then, take a breather and create your unique perfume with the help of a fragrance specialist.
Turkish coffee meets “everything” bagel
Turkish coffee: Curious, adventurous and invigorated by new experiences
“Everything” bagel: Budget-conscious, believes one doesn’t need a fat wallet to have a good time
Rendezvous: The Light to Night Festival and I Light Singapore. Love don’t cost a thing, so the song goes, and it applies for this Valentine’s Day date idea. Both urban art events offer free admission, and together, they feature more than 40 works of art sprawled across the Civic District, including breath-taking light installations that make for great pictures to preserve the memories. Head on here for our suggested route to cover all the must-sees from both events.