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Romantic Ideas

Wisconsin, USA
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Romantic Ideas

Hello

my wife and I are heading to Amsterdam the last week of December for our 1st anniversary. I am looking for something really romantic to do to surprise my wife.

A night time canal tour is on the agenda and there are many posts on romantic restaurants so that is covered.

Any other ideas? Anything any locals have done? Other visitors? Typically I'm pretty creative but I just feel like I'm struggling with something to do.

Any help is appreciated. Thanks!

Amsterdam, The...
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1. Re: Romantic Ideas

Hi -

How about some classical music? That to me is always romantic!

With a glass of champagne at intermission!

See the Concert Gebouw agenda.

http://www.concertgebouw.nl/English

Enjoy! MMK

Fort Worth, Texas
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2. Re: Romantic Ideas

a nightime stroll in the jordaan area...maybe stop in a local brown cafe for a drink.

Amsterdam, The...
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3. Re: Romantic Ideas

First anniversary and you are asking us what to do..???? ;-)

OK - buy her a diamond - just the stone, then have it set to a setting of your choice back home. Amstel Diamonds and Gassan Diamonds and Coster Diamonds are all good choices.

Book into the Supper Club - www.supperclub.nl - and smoke a pure joint! (tobacco not allowed!). Eat a four course meal and wash it down with a bottle or two of bubbly!

Watch a romantic movie (in English) in a private box at the wonderful Tuchinsky Theater - which comes complete with a glass of champers! (and take in an extra bottle with you!)

Visit a sauna together (try not to get too romantic!) - Sauna Deco on the Herengracht is popular : Details here: http://www.saunadeco.nl/index2.html

Go ice skating together but get drunk on lots of gluhwein first: on the Leidseplein; Details here: iamsterdam.com/en/placestogo/skating-rink-le…

Hope this helps! ;-)

Amsterdam, The...
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4. Re: Romantic Ideas

Wow Stuie you are full of romantic ideas!

I'm very impressed - the one who gets you is one lucky he-she Thai pretty boy-girl ;-)

Wisconsin, USA
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5. Re: Romantic Ideas

Wow. Phenomenal ideas. Just what I was looking for. I really appreciate the replies.

Can't wait to visit. And keep the ideas coming!

Thanks again

Fort Worth, Texas
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6. Re: Romantic Ideas

or one lucky hairy bearish guy

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7. Re: Romantic Ideas

Waling around the Jordaan with the lights reflecting off the canals.

Stopping at an outside cafe for some hot chocolate watching the world go bye.

Fort Worth, Texas
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8. Re: Romantic Ideas

a shared spliff at a coffee shop and a show at the casa rossa

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