Facebook stats: is age really just a number?

Facebook stats: is age really just a number?

(Relaxnews) – Apparently, the cougar phenomenon is just a blip. Because according to Facebook, when it comes to coupling up, men average about two years older than their female partners internationally. In their latest post on love and relationships — part of their week-long Valentine’s Day series — analysts at Facebook Data Science combed through […]

Luxury submarine offers lovers ‘sound-proof’ rooms and private chef

Luxury submarine offers lovers ‘sound-proof’ rooms and private chef

(Relaxnews) – If you have a bottomless bank account and a love that goes deeper than the ocean, a British travel outfit has created a package that allows lovers to make their own tsunami waves in a romantic getaway aboard a luxury submarine. OK, so it’s not yellow. But for adventurous couples who may have […]

S. Korean lovers say it with matching socks

S. Korean lovers say it with matching socks

(SEOUL-AFP) – In a country where public displays of affection are still frowned on, young South Korean couples often advertise their relationship by wearing matching outfits, whether socks, shirts, jackets or, more privately, underwear. It’s especially popular with newlyweds, making South Koreans honeymooning on the beaches of Southeast Asia easy to spot in their twinned […]

14.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Valentine's Day ·
Olympics: Love in air for soulmates on Sochi slopes

Olympics: Love in air for soulmates on Sochi slopes

(SOCHI-AFP) – Love is in the air at the Winter Olympics, where the balmy weather at the sub-tropical showpiece is not the only thing that’s getting hotter. On the eve of Valentine’s Day, wedding plans are being made and hints of love affairs denied. There’s even a phone app available to help track down your […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Holidays, Sports & Recreation, Valentine's Day ·
How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

How to celebrate Valentine’s Day on a fast-food budget

(Relaxnews) – Valentine’s Day isn’t just a greeting card or chocolate holiday. It’s also an occasion for the fast food industry to capitalize on the very edible holiday by turning their foods into the shape of a heart or offering their restaurants as wedding hall venues for couples on a low —  very low — […]

Shanghai surprise for lovers desperately seeking film tickets

Shanghai surprise for lovers desperately seeking film tickets

(BEIJING-AFP) – Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day at one Chinese cinema will be out of luck this Friday, thwarted by singles who bought up all the odd-numbered seats. According to the Shanghai Morning Post, a group of Internet users reserved every other seat at a Valentine’s night showing of “Beijing Love Story” […]

Japan’s Love Hotels see business booming

Japan’s Love Hotels see business booming

(TOKYO-AFP) – From rooms kitted out like medical clinics where couples can play “doctors and nurses” to grottos where it is permanently Christmas, Japan’s “Love Hotels” cater to almost every taste, offering a few hours of reasonably-priced privacy in a crowded country. And with the kind of occupancy rates that most hotels can only dream […]

13.02.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Holidays, Home & Garden, Offbeat, Valentine's Day ·
Add spark to your relationship by going on a double date

Add spark to your relationship by going on a double date

(Relaxnews) – If you want to reignite the passion in your relationship this Valentine’s Day, skip the intimate, candle-light dinner for two and go on a double date. That’s the conclusion out of a new US study, which found that striking a friendship with another couple can help people view their partners and their relationship […]

12.02.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·
Sweet interiors: Valentine’s Day gift guide

Sweet interiors: Valentine’s Day gift guide

(Relaxnews) – Home is where the heart is, and if you want to impress your loved one this Valentine’s Day then there’s no better way to do it than with some sweet interior accessories. Don’t panic if you don’t have time to look: we’ve handpicked a few of the best. A dramatic affair Romeo and […]

11.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Versace celebrates Valentine’s Day with rubies

Versace celebrates Valentine’s Day with rubies

(Relaxnews) – The Italian fashion and luxury house has revealed a fun and pretty new limited edition jewelry collection in tones of pink, red and gold just in time for Valentine’s Day. Versace’s special jewelry collection designed for the event is called Greca Red Rubies. The glamorous line was inspired by one of Versace’s famed […]

09.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Photos, Valentine's Day ·
A US McDonald’s hosting candlelit dinner for Valentine’s Day

A US McDonald’s hosting candlelit dinner for Valentine’s Day

(Relaxnews) – Looking for a low-budget Valentine’s Day idea for your loved one? A McDonald’s restaurant in Southport, North Carolina is hosting a candlelit dinner, featuring musical selections by Ronald himself. Since being uploaded on Reddit February 3, the photo of a poster advertising the restaurant’s third annual Valentine’s Day dinner has been viewed more […]

Valentine’s Day beauty picks

Valentine’s Day beauty picks

(Relaxnews) – We take a look at some Valentine’s Day beauty products, perfect for gift-giving. Lush Why not try a ‘Love Locket’ bath bomb? The all-vegan product is scented with fair trade vanilla absolute, neroli oil and jasmine absolute and contains paper hearts that float to the surface of your bath. €11.95 / 270g ‘The […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Valentine's Day ·
Valentine’s Day: five women’s fragrance special editions

Valentine’s Day: five women’s fragrance special editions

(Relaxnews) – The countdown to Valentine’s Day has begun, and perfume makers are putting together their most romantic gift sets of the year. We take a look at five of the most notable limited editions available for Valentine’s Day 2014. Loverdose by Diesel Just for lovers, Diesel is presenting its aphrodisiac perfume in a gift […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Photos, Valentine's Day ·
What you get for a $500,000 Valentine’s Day hotel package

What you get for a $500,000 Valentine’s Day hotel package

(Relaxnews) – It may be safe to file this hotel package under ‘most outrageous Valentine’s Day offer.’ Ever. For $500,000, a luxury hotel company will throw in a $100,000 shopping spree, a personalized Maserati and $50,000 worth of diamonds and jewelry. Aptly called “The Once In a Lifetime” package, the Canadian brand Sutton Place Hotels has launched […]

Not for wallflowers: lingerie designer Chantal Thomass turns to interiors

Not for wallflowers: lingerie designer Chantal Thomass turns to interiors

(Relaxnews) – French lingerie designer Chantal Thomass has collaborated with interiors brand Néodko to create a line of wallpapers and decorative panels. Featuring dusky pinks, vibrant fuchsias, greys, pastels and slashes of black, Thomass has translated the sensuality of her fashion ranges to the ‘Boudoir’ interiors collection. Motifs include shoes, lipsticks, ribbons and lace. The playful designs include a […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Online, Valentine's Day ·
Got a mile-high love story? United Airlines is looking for you

Got a mile-high love story? United Airlines is looking for you

(Relaxnews) – If you’re a couple who found romance aboard a United Airlines flight, the US carrier is inviting you to share your love story for the chance to win two roundtrip tickets to the destination of your choice. Couples who found their soulmate in their seat partner aboard a United Airlines flight, or staged […]

Fendi pairs makeup and fragrance in Valentine’s Day gift set

Fendi pairs makeup and fragrance in Valentine’s Day gift set

(Relaxnews) – Ahead of the holiday for lovers, the Italian luxury brand is offering its latest essence — L’Acquarossa — in a dazzling red box along with two essential make-up items: red lip gloss and matching red nail polish. Launched last August, L’Acquarossa is an olfactory homage to the city of Rome, but also to […]

28.01.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Holidays, Home & Garden, Valentine's Day ·
Valentine’s Day hotel packages include diamonds and stadium rentals

Valentine’s Day hotel packages include diamonds and stadium rentals

(Relaxnews) – Want to bag the award for staging the most memorable, elaborate and perhaps expensive proposal this year? For $100,000, one California hotel will hire out the entire Rose Bowl Stadium, plus the Pasadena Symphony Orchestra, and throw in a handcrafted diamond ring in its Valentine’s Day hotel package. For The Langham Huntington, 2014 […]

The top 10 most romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day: Zagat

The top 10 most romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day: Zagat

(Relaxnews) – One of the oldest and most historic restaurants in Paris which boasts an illustrious reputation of feeding emperors, French royalty and celebrities has been named the most romantic dining destination in the world in an informal Zagat survey. After polling their readers on Twitter, editors of the crowd-sourced restaurant guide came up with […]