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  1. 1. Romancing Singapore Gift Ideas Valentine’s Special Wine & Dine Feb - Apr 2006 Singles Events Your Quick Guide To Valentine’s Day Tips to make this Valentine’s an unforgettable one
  2. 2. Romancing the month of February. Romance has not smell sweeter with the beginning of a new year and promises of better things to come! As the world celebrates Valentine’s Day in February, we have packed in this issue an array of delectable offers and romantic tips to make your Valentine’s Day truly memorable. From thoughtful gift ideas to memorable destinations for celebration, we would like to make your experience of planning as fulfilling as the enjoyment of your celebration with that special someone. Nothing is sweeter in giving unreservedly than to receive as Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a day for love! As we begin a new year with new resolutions and hopes, we hope our latest Romancing Singapore issue would help you to rediscover romance and make every day a Valentine’s Day. Would it be wonderful to make it your new year’s resolution to show your appreciation to those close to your heart today? Enjoy rediscovering romance! Yours Truly, Andrew Chow Ideas & Concepts Managing Agent for Romancing Singapore 2005/2006 hotline : 1800-766 2623 Information is correct at time of publication. Romancing Singapore cannot be held responsible for any discrepancies. Listing of events and promotions in this guide does not indicate Romancing Singapore’s endorsement of any good and services.
  3. 3. About Valentine’s Day Your Quick Guide to Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day, or Saint Valentine’s Day, that they would be fruitful in child-bearing and is marked as a special occasion for loved enjoyed easy childbirth. ones. While we are familiar with its St. Valentine has traditionally been regarded as celebration, not many of us are aware the patron saint of lovers. However, the connection of its significance and origins. To make between St. Valentine and romantic love is not your Valentine’s Day more meaningful mentioned in history and regarded by historians as purely a matter of legend. Some of the popular this year, how about making an impression versions are: with your newfound knowledge on its origins and how it is being celebrated - St. Valentine passed a love note to his jailer’s over the world? daughter which read, “From Your Valentine” on the evening before he was to martyred for being a Christian. Valentine’s Day originated as a - St. holiday honoring Va l e n t i n e w a s lovers and b e h e a d e d by celebrated by the Emperor Claudius II custom of sending for secretly greeting cards or arranged marriages gifts to express for lovers during a a f f e c t i o n . ban on marriages of Interestingly, the Roman soldiers. The cards or love notes, relics of St. Valentine known as valentines, were recorded to are often be donated by anonymous and Pope Gregory XVI designed with hearts to the Whitefriar to symbolize love. Street Carmelite While it could be Church in Dublin, derived from the Ireland, in the 19th ancient Roman feast century. The church of Lupercalis on subsequently February 15, the became a popular festival gradually place of pilgrimage become associated on 14 February. In with the feast day 1969, the Catholic on February 14 of Church removed St. two Roman martyrs, Valentine’s Day as both named St. an official holiday Valentine, who lived from its calendar to in the 3rd century. reduce the number of saint days of In ancient times, purely legendary middle of February origin. is associated with love and fertility Spreading the dates according to message of love when the concept of romantic love the calendar of Ancient Athens. For the Romans, became popular in the medieval times, the mutual Lupercalia is the festive for Lupercus, the god of exchange of love notes during Valentine’s Day fertility, represented as half-naked and dressed in flourished from the 14th century onwards in England goat skins. During the purification rituals, the priests and France. Notably, 14 February was regarded of Lupercus would bless young women, in the belief
  4. 4. Gift Ideas - Gadgets traditionally the day which birds paired off to Day, with exchange of gifts, cards and flowers. Its mate. origins could be due to the Saint Anthony’s day on 13 June, when single women perform rituals to find Valentine’s Day was probably brought into North a good partner as St. Anthony is regarded as the America in the 19th century with settlers from Britain. marriage saint. The first mass-produced valentines of embossed paper lace were produced and sold around 1840s. In Wales there is a tradition of gifting carved The exchange of cards and gifts, usually roses and wooden love-spoons on Valentine’s Day, while the chocolates from a man to a woman, became popular custom of special Valentine’s Day feasting and in the later part of 20th century. In the early 80s, baking of Valentine buns is practiced in parts of the diamond industry began to promote it as an England. Another interesting custom, the Italian and occasion for giving jewellery. British maidens st and by the window before sunrise on Valentine’'92s Day with anticipation as they Valentine’s Day around the world believe the first man they spot would be their For the Chinese, there is a similar version of partners for the rest of life. In Denmark, anonymous Valentine’s Day known as Qi Qiao Jie or The Nights love-letters are sent to valentines to keep the of the Sevens, fall on 7th day of the 7th lunar fun alive and kicking. month. The origins derived from a love story of a fairy weaving maiden and a mortal cowherd. The Bay leaves are also pinned in the pillows by couple was forced to be apart by the Goddess of unmarried women on the Valentine’s Day eve. This Heaven but once a year all the magpies in the comes from a belief that they would be able to world would form a bridge for the lovers to be catch a glimpse of their future husbands in dreams together for a single night on the seventh night of if they pinned five bay leaves to their pillows and the seventh moon. The celebration of Qi Qiao Jie sprinkled rose water on them the night before involves the offering to the lovers by single or newly Valentine’s Day. There is also the practice of choosing married women so that women are bound in beauty female-partners by drawing their names from a with the weaving maiden. big jar, which seems to be evolved from the days of Lupercalia in 496. Men pick a piece of paper A slightly different version is celebrated in Japan each and the woman whose name comes up, she as Tanabata and the assignment of stars and becomes his valentine. In some occasions, men wore constellation to the characters added a celestial their partners’ names on their sleeves and probably dimension to the story. inspired the saying “wearing the heart on sleeve”. In Japan and Korea, the special day is regarded While singles may feel out of place on Valentine’s as a day which women give candies to men they Day, some have came out with the idea of having like, due to concerted marketing efforts. 14 February as Singles’ Awareness Day. Its objective Unfortunately, the custom evolved from voluntary is to let singles have celebration, get-togethers and to an obligation, especially for Japanese women gift-exchange with single friends. With different working in offices, where all male co-workers meanings assigned to flowers, even roses of different received chocolates. This gesture of favour in Japan colours, what better way to cheer up a depressed is known as giri-choco, where giri means obligation guy friend with a blooming sunflower or your single and choco refers to chocolate or chokorehto. female colleague with a stalk of yellow rose, Similarly, a reciprocal day called White Day (14 implying joy and friendship? March) is created through marketing efforts (again!) where men are supposed to give white chocolate Regardless where you are and who you are or marshmallows in return. Instead, many men give celebrating with, Valentine’s Day is a day to make presents only to their girlfriends and recently, those close to your heart feel good. The best part replaced edibles with lingerie! is you actually feel great about your efforts to make someone’s day! Whether you are single, with Interestingly, Koreans have an additional Black Day someone special or yet to declare your crush on on 14 April. Males would gather to eat Jajangmyun, someone, make this date memorable by bringing a Chinese-styled noodles in black sauce, if they did some cheer to someone’s life. After all, it is a day not receive anything for Valentine’s Day, perhaps to love, be loved and live love! to change their luck? In Brazil, Dia dos Namorados (Day of the enamored) on 12 June is celebrated instead of Valentine’s
  5. 5. Gift Ideas - Apparel here is no better way to express yourself this Valentine’s Day with your personality, especially when you can express your identities to the world as a couple. From limited edition couple tee to shoes adorned with uniquely designed graphics, who says you can’t have it all? 1 We have included male and female symbols in our gift guide for easy reference. Just check out the items based on the gender of your recipient Giordano – Spend $60 nett and and take your pick from Buy any 2 World Without Strangers our selection. You would not give the wrong or ME print tees at just $16 only. impression whether you (U.P. $23 for two) are getting something special for your soul mate, best friend or simply, just for yourself! Some of the gifts are so tempting that we would not be surprised that you may end up getting them for yourself… After all, Valentine’s Day is the celebration of love and you should give yourself a pat on the back for being good! ME T-shirt World Without Strangers T-Shirts For Him Terms and conditions apply. For Her This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. For Both Applicable at all Giordano stores except Giordano OG counters, Changi Airport Terminal 1, Giordano Ladies and Giordano Junior stores. Giordano reserves the right of final decision in any case of dispute. 2 pureMilk – Purchase a pair of PMK Limited Edition Couple tee at $29.90 (U.P $45.80) Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006.
  6. 6. Gift Ideas - Apparel 3 DCP – Purchase 2 DCP tees of the same design in different sizes will entitle your partner and you a 20% discount. Price: $33 per t-shirt Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is applicable only regular priced tees in a single receipt. This offer is valid till 14 February 2006. SOUL’D OUT – Receive a CITRUSOX – Purchase 2 pairs 5 10% discount when you of “For Him and “For Her” purchase a 5 Toe socks at a special price “For Him” or “For Her” of $9.90. Artist Inspired Shoes or Plain shoes with made-to- order graphics, for a pair of shoes that is uniquely yours. $9.90 for 2 pairs (U.P $6.90 per pair) U.P $49 Artist Inspired Shoes Terms and conditions apply. Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine 4 magazine when making payment. when making payment. This offer is valid till 30 April 2006. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006.
  7. 7. Gift Ideas - Gadgets aced with a galore of choices for the gadget techies, we have narrowed down an exciting selection of “must-haves” for this Valentine’s Day! Besides gadgets, there are attractive accessories for your Valentine. Depending on your budget, it would be a fuss-free planning for you if you are considering making your loved ones very happy this Valentine’s Day! 1 Nokia Shop @ Lot 1 – Purchase a “For Him” Nokia L’Amour 7360, $398 (U.P $498) Or Nokia L’Amour 7370, $598 (U.P $698) And get to purchase a “For Her” Nokia L’Amour 7380 at $100 off! $838 (U.P $938) * Free sling bag with every purchase. * All prices are for purchases without contract. 7360 7370 7380 Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 30 April 2006. All prices above are for CASH and NETS payments only. Credit card payments are based on Nokia’s RRP. Trade in terms and conditions. Price subject to change without prior notice and depend on conditions. Phone must come with complete standard accessories. Less S$30 to S$150 for faulty or worn out housing depending on phone models. Less S$30 for each missing standard accessories. Examples are E/P, Charger and Original Battery. All phone prices already include 5% GST. All freebies and premiums are while stock lasts only 2 SITCOM by Juzz1 – Purchase a “For Him” Juzz1 – Purchase a Couple’s “For Him” 3 Medium Optical Mouse and Men’s Select and “For Her” Sony Network Walkman and Laptop Briefcase and a “For Her” Mini be entitled to a bundle promotion! Optical Mouse and Komen Select Tote at $269 each a special price of $249.90. (U.P $345.60) Terms and conditions apply. Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. This offer is valid till 30 April 2006.
  8. 8. Gift Ideas - Gadgets 4 Game 1 – Purchase for And Purchase for her him a PSP value pack a Nintendo DS with with *game voucher. *game voucher. $289 $459 Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. *Game voucher redemption of a game from selected titles All vouchers are to be fully redeemed before 15 March 2006. While stock lasts. 5 Apple Centre @ Funan – Get a Free Besta Funan – Get your loved one a MP3 6 Engraving, Delivery and Mystery Gift with any player and get another for yourself for free! iPod purchase for that special someone! 2GB Nano: $348, 4GB Nano: $438, iPod 30GB: $548, iPod 60GB: $728 Terms and conditions apply. N1 MP3 Player Besta D15 (MP3 512MB) This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. x 2 at the price of $99.00 X 2 at the price$268.00 For cash/nets payment only. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. Terms and conditions apply. Allow at least 5 working days for engraving. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when Delivery Date & Time is at the convenience of the company. making payment. Other T&Cs apply. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. 7 Mac @ Juzz1 – iLove Valentine Special 2006 Buy a pair of Apple iPod nano 8 2GB digital music player, $699 and be entitled to free gifts worth more than $150. Free Gifts include 2 sets of iPod Travel Chargers, screen protectors MC2 (Dicota) – Purchase for Him a BacPac Broker, $129 or BacPac and silicon cases. Mission, $108 and a for Her a Lady Spirit, $99 and Receive a pair of movie tickets worth $19 to be given away with each purchase. Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28th February 2006. Terms and conditions apply. Nets / Cash payments only. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. Prices are inclusive of 5% GST. This offer is valid till 28th February 2006 and at MC2 outlets only While stock lasts.
  9. 9. Gifts, Accessories and Services ere are some sweeteners to make your Valentine’s Day extra special! Ranging from special gift set, to free giveaways with purchase and very attractive discounts for couple’s gifts, be spoilt for choice when you cannot decide which gift to pick... or should you get both since they are all so irresistible? 1 3 Sembawang Music – EyePlay – Purchase Couple’s “For Purchase any Love album Him” and “For Her” frames and titles and get an exclusive receive a 40% discount on the Spa voucher worth $180! 2nd frame! $48 - $198 $15.90 – $19.90 Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. 2 The Natural Source – Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. Purchase a Romancing Gift This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. Set (Massage Oil + Bath 4 Salts or Bath Bubble). Mrs Fields – Personalize your gift $28.90 to your loved one with hand decorated messages. 5 inch heart-shaped cookie (in heart-shaped tin), $18 10 inch heart / round-shaped cookie (in gift box), $28 Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006
  10. 10. Gifts, Accessories and Services 5 City Chain – Purchase Couple’s Santiago Wedding Studio – “For Him” and “For Her” watch Purchase a wedding package and and receive a 20% discount. a free ROM Package with ROM gown, makeup and hairdo worth $688! Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is valid till 28 February 2006. This offer is applicable only on non-promotional house brands. Not valid with other promotions, discounted or special priced Terms and conditions apply. items and privilege cards. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when 6 making payment. This offer is valid till 30 April 2006. 7 Soo Kee Jewellery – 20% discount on all wedding bands. Terms and conditions apply. This offer is applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. This offer is not valid with other discounts, vouchers and promotions. This offer is valid till 30 April 2006.
  11. 11. Gift Ideas - Fragrances ith more than 400 brands and more than 15,000 products ranging from fragrances, cosmetics, skin care products, you would be thrilled with wide choice and great value when it comes to shopping at Sa Sa. Imagine having access to exclusive products and private labels all under one roof in any of its 10 outlets situated conveniently island wide. It’s a wonderful solution for your busy schedule to get the perfect gift this Valentine’s Day! Vuarnet wished to create a different fragrance for him or her by offering notes which, seemingly alike, become akin... a game of contrast and harmony to surprise and seduce. These two fragrances are made to live together, bergamote notes on top and white-musk in the background create a complicity between her The OLFACTORY FAMILY of VUARNET The OLFACTORY FAMILY of VUARNET and him ! 1960 for MEN, $88.20 (U.P $98) 1960 for WOMEN, $88.20 (U.P $98) HESPERIDE – AROMATIC – A hesperidia FLORAL – WOODY – MUSK – Vuarnet 1960 limited edition is available head – aniseed green, a floral heart - A fruited head, a floral heart – spiced exclusively at all Sa Sa Outlets marine wood and a shade of woody-musk green and a shade of woody-musk Christian Breton Ismene Set (For Her) Ismene EDP Natural Spray 50ml, Bath & Shower Gel 50ml & Roll-on 10ml $44.10 (U.P: $49) A perfume that evokes a “sparkling” love re-action. Offering glitter and marvellous scent to your whole body in the presence of your beloved one. Fiorucci Only Love Perfume (For Her) $39.90 (Gift Pack- EDT 30ml with makeup bag), $49.90 (Gift Pack- EDT 50ml with bag), $70.40 (100ml) Take a whiff of the fruity and floral fragrance of Fiorucci’s Only Love perfume. It leaves a scent of blackcurrant, peach, and mandarin combined on the top note, a whiff of passion fruit, white rose, and coriander flower on the middle note and a lasting scent of fig, musk and sandal wood combined. Available at all Sasa outlets.
  12. 12. Gift Ideas - Fragrances 1. 1. Love Passport A Bloom EDP Spray 100ml (For Her), $77.40 (U.P: $86) Free White Bag 2. Morgan Love De Toi EDT Spray 100ml (For Her), $57.35 (U.P: $75) 3. Lion Heart EDT 100ml, $62.30 (U.P: $75.65) 2. 3. Available at all Sasa outlets.
  13. 13. Gift Ideas - Fragrances very woman loves to make an impression that is evocative yet subtle. Fragrance is a great gift choice to make a memorable impression… you can either lean closer to catch a whiff of her intoxicating scent or let her presence lingered long after your date. From classic to intoxicating fragrances, unearth her sensual side with your Valentine’s Day gift. It would surely bring a smile to her face every time she thinks of you when dabbing on her favourite gift! An exotic floral inspired by master perfumer Olivier Creed’s ocean voyages. Symbolizing the brilliant sensation of freedom and harmony felt at sea, this delicate floral fragrance blends the finest ingredients from five continents of exotic lands: Orange zest from southern Spain, young iridescent rice husk from Tonkin in the south Asian seas; Iris from Egypt; White jasmine from the Italian coast; Daffodils from the French Riviera; Magnolia from the Guatemalan mountains; Bulgarian rose; Vanilla from the island of Java; Ambergris; and Sandalwood from Mysore, India. This worldly combination in the hands of Olivier Creed blossoms into LOVE IN WHITE, a scent in full keeping with Creed's royal standards. Founded in 1760 and passed from father to son since then, Creed has served more than 10 royal houses and the discerning public for 245 years. Creed Love In White. 75ml, $262 Available exclusively at Escentials @ #01-24 Raffles Hotel Arcade & Lifestyle Hub @ Tangs Level1 A splendid flowery fragrance, revealing rose scents in Set, not one, but three bewitching charms to ignite its sharp sweetness. the passion from within this Valentine’s Day. A Greek legend tells us of Chloris, goddess of flowers, Three magic love potions in an arousing vanilla who created the rose from a nymph. saffron blend, prickly pepper honey blend and burning red pepper. The 15-ml EDT sprays come The nymph, in search of help, was given eternal beauty in a red satin cylindrical case, wrapped in a black by Aphrodite, goddess of love, and was offered a gift box. bewitching fragrance by Dionysos, God of wine. Apollo provided the crowning touch by sending rays of sunshine to make her blossom into a rose… Les Epices De La Passion by L’Artisan Parfumeur. Sa Majeste La Rose. 50ml, $153 Available in 15ml x 3, $157 Available exclusively at Essentials @ #01-24 Raffles Hotel Arcade, Lifestyle Hub @ Tangs Level 1 & Tang + Co. @ Tangs Level 2
  14. 14. Gift Ideas - Toiletries e know beauty is in the eye of the beholder but we do love the men in our life to look good ! When there are ways to make them look good without much trouble, we want to be the one to make his day! With the latest product advancements, shaving can be less of a chorus and can even inject fun to his daily routine. Make it extra special if you can help him to shave to reveal his soft and smooth skin that you just cannot resist to touch… Spice up this Valentine’s Day with a naughty Little Firefighter Set for the boy in him! Nickel Little Firefighter Set $79, Includes Smooth Operator Shaving Gel 125ml, Fire Insurance After-Shave 75ml, Fire Fighter Truck Majorette This Valentine’s help him say good bye to troublesome shaving forever! Fire Insurance After Shave Smooth Operator Shaving Gel Contre-Feu Après-Rasage Mauvais Poil Gel De Rasage Price Unavailable Price Unavailable Razor burn demands fast action. This extra- Even tough guys can be sensitive, especially fresh and light gel instantly calms and when it comes to their beard and skin, NICKEL soothes your skin with its corn oil. Rich in has created Smooth Operator, the first shaving glycerin and Allantoin, it moisturizes and gel for every type of skin and beard: The gel protects tiny cuts left by your razor. And turns into an ultra-protective profuse foam on its Microspheres leave your skin very slightly moistened skin. It contains ginger exceptionally soft to the touch. extracts that make the toughest beard stand up and salute and moisturizing agents to make Everything your skin needs to treat the skin as soft as a baby’s. damage done by razor blades! Everyday Shave Kit $85, CLEAN 100ml, Skin Essentials Kit $59 SOOTHE 100ml, SHAVE GEL / SHAVE CREAM 100ml (with Shave Gel or Shave Cream) The perfect duo to kick start your skincare regime: CLEAN face wash (100ml) and PROTECT What every man needs, an all-in-one shave kit with everyday defense moisturizer (100ml). a choice of either SHAVE GEL or SHAVE CREAM. Beautifully presented in an exquisite silver and blue ZIRH gift box. All ZIRH Valentine’s Gift Sets will come with a complimentary ZIRH Heart Available exclusively at Lifestyle Hub @ Tangs Level 1 Shaped TrialGift Pack.
  15. 15. Wine & Dine ndulge your senses with a fantastic night out, wining and dining with a special someone. While your senses are engaged with tantalizing display of aromas and colours, enhance your experience further with wonderful ambience and the lovely company of your partner. We have included a fabulous selection of dining establishments for your pick, ranging from casual to fine dining and exquisite experience. For Valentine’s Day only, there are attractive specials to spice up your date. Just call early to make reservation before the fantastic deals are snapped up! AJISEN DINING Cafebiz & Ah Hoi’s Kitchen 80 Middle Road #01-88/93 Parco Bugis Junction Tel: 6333 9781 Couple’s Hitsumabushi Set 1A Cuscaden Road Traders Hotel Tel: 6831 4374/ 6831 4373 Consists of unagi rice, salmon sashimi, chicken wings, green salad and strawberry ice cream. Valentine’s Buffet dinner at Cafebiz or an eight- course set dinner at Ah Hoi’s Kitchen. Couples will $31.80 per couple recieve a bottle of Crystal Cava Brut N.V, a rose Validity: 14 February 2006 for the lady, door gifts and participation in the lucky draw. $188+++ per couple For reservations, please call 6831 4374 for Cafebiz & 6831 4373 for Ah Hoi’s Kitchen. Validity: 14 February 2006 Haagen Dazs This Valentine’s, indulge your loved one and yourself in these irresistable sweet temptations from Haagen Dazs Valentine’s Day Fondue Indulgence Consists of fondue, coffee or tea for two, $10 Haagen Dazs Birthday Cake Voucher. Valentine’s Day Cake Indulgence Consists of cake (Macadamia Nut Flavour), coffee or tea for two, $10 Haagen Dazs Birthday Cake Voucher. $40++ per couple Validity: Till 14 February 2006
  16. 16. Wine & Dine SAKAE SUSHI Junction 8 Shopping Centre #B1-19/20 Tel: 6259 0672 Valentine’s Day Special Order a minimum of 5 red plates and get a Valentine’s Day Platter for free. Validity: 14 February 2006 Terms and conditions apply. This offer is valid for dine-in only. No splitting of bills. This offer is not valid with other promotions, vouchers, coupons or further discounts of total bill. Singapore Marriott Hotel 320 Orchard Road Singapore Marriott Hotel Tel: 6735 5800 Treat your partner to a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner buffet at the Marriott Cafe. Eacho couple will recieve a pearl necklace worth $100 from Youth Jewllery (while stocks last), a box of pralines and a pair of our special Valentine’s Day cocktail - The Elixir of Love! Celebrate a memorable Valentine’s Day at the Marriott. For reservations, please call 6831 4605 $138+++ per couple Include a Stalk of Rose Validity: 14 February 2006
  17. 17. Wine & Dine The Oriental 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square The Oriental Tel: 6338 0066 A Glowing Charisma of Valentine Dolce Vita, a poolside restaurant at The Oriental, Singapore overlooking the Singapore harbour, is the perfect place for couples to have a romantic candle-lit dinner. $220+++ per couple (dinner only) Validity: 14 February 2006 For reservations, Please call: 6885 3551 YOSHINOYA 80 Middle Road #01-88/93 Parco Bugis Junction Tel: 6333 9781 FREE Yoshinoya Heart-shaped Notepad with every Valentine's Set Meal purchase. Set meal consists of: 2 Rice Bowls (Reg) + 2 Miso Soups + 2 Cokes (Reg) + 1 Nata de Coco Mixed Fruit + Choice of 1 sidekick (Taro Rolls/Waffle Fries/Spudster Potato) Validity: 10 - 14 February 2006 (on a while stocks last basis)
  18. 18. Wine & Dine CHIJMES CAPELLA 30 Victoria Street #01-29 CHIJMES Tel: 6334 9928 The best of modern Italian cuisine and design, right in the heart of the city, offering a menu and setting that can only be described as inspired. Savour cutting-edge creations made with the freshest ingredients, and don’t miss the special lunch and dinner set menu, each presenting an exquisite taste of the best dishes. Set in the charming environs of CHIJMES, CAPELLA’s design is a testament to both restraint and detail. Dining with your loved one at CAPELLA, you’ll capture the essence and flavour of modern Italy. Specials: Duo of lobster & crab meat ravioli with spicy tomato fondu harmonized with black olives tapenade & shellfish em ulsion & Seafood risotto accompanied by wild arugula & parmesan crisp laced with pumpkin puree & chives infused olive oil. Recieved a Door Gift & a Stalk of Rose & Music Strollers $146++ per couple for a 4 Course Dinner (inclusive of a glass of wine) Validity: 14 February 2006
  19. 19. Wine & Dine Carnivore 30 Victoria Street #01-29A CHIJMES Tel: 6334 9332 Carnivore, a Brazilian Churrascaria is the only Churrascaria restaurant where you can dine under the stars with your loved one. The atmosphere at Carnivore is fun, relaxed simple and understated. At Carnivore, the meats are marinated and cooked over fire till perfection. Try a Caipirinha cocktail as their Brazilian chefs pamper you with an array of meats – beef, pork, chicken, lamb and fish, complimented by a sumptuous buffet of traditional Brazilian salads, freshly-cut vegetables plus a variety of side dishes, home-made cheese bread and traditional Brazilian dips. Then sit back and just enjoy the display of Brazilian communal dining. Featuring a wide selection of Meats complemented with special Valentine Buffet spread with more lovely desserts. Dinner: $70+++ per couple (Happy Hour) $90+++ per couple (after 7pm) Include a Stalk of Rose Look out for our special “LOVE Cocktail” priced at $14 per glass & Kir Royal $18 per glass to complete your meal. Validity: 12/13/14 February 2006 Entertainment: Music Strollers The Upper Club 30 Victoria Street #02-01A CHIJMES Tel: 6338 1313 Bring your date to The Upper Club at CHIJMES on Valentine’s Day for a fantastic 5 Course Dinner and enjoy world class music and a special Tango Performance. $216+++ per couple Includes door gift and a stalk of rose Validity: 14 February 2006
  20. 20. Wine & Dine InterContinental Singapore 80 Middle Road InterContinental Singapore Fall in love with any of our special Valentine’s set menus and stand to win our grand prize of a magical getaway to InterContinental Bali for three nights, a pair of return air tickets as well as a pair of 50ml Aramis Always perfumes for him and her. KO Tel: 6825 1064 The set menu includes eight items usch as Kani Shungiku Hashikaki Shira Ae (Crab meat, garland chrysanthemum and dried persimmon in tofu sauce)), our signature Gyu Nanbu Yaki (Tenderlion beef in hot pan) and Ise Ebi Hinode Yaki (Grilled lobster in creamy yolk sauce) as well as a bottle of Piper Heidseick champagne. A feast to your eyes and taste, these exquisite and preium dishes are intricately designed and crafted by our Head Chef, Mr Chi Pin Han. $260+++ per couple. Validity: 10 -14 February 2006 Olive Tree Restaurant Tel: 6825 1061 For the seafood lovers, indulge in a gastronomic spread of the freshest seafood selected just for the occasion. This delectable selection includes fresh seafood like slipper lobsters, mussels, oysters and many more. Additionally, other dishes featured at the different stations in the buffet spread are Salmon poached in white wine and fennel, Grilled prawm in burnt butter sauce and Barbecued squid tube in provencale sauce. Complete your meal with delightful desserts like Chocolate crerre brulee, Vanilla panna cotta and White Chocolate key lime tart. $90+++ per couple Validity: 10/11/14 February 2006
  21. 21. Wine & Dine Private Dining @ InterContinental Tel: 6825 1006 For those who prefer to jubilate their love in the comfort of their rooms, we have specially designed a set menu featuring dishes like Terrine of foie gras topped with green mango salad served with apple drips, toasted walnut melba and pepper marmalade and a choice of either Char-grilled Australian beef fillet with truffle sauce on a bed of slow roasted wine ripened tomato, braised Californian asparagus and potato roesti or Pan-friend Norwegian salmon scented with caper butter on grilled polenta with wilted rocket and snow peas for the main course. And to top it all off we’re throwing in a bottle of Piper Heidseick Champagne NV for the pure indulgence. $240+++ per couple. Validity: 10 -14 February 2006 The Lounge Tel: 6825 1046 Enjoy and relax to the soothing sounds of our pianist by day or resident jazz singer by night with our special Strawberries and Champagne set. The set features a bottle of Piper Heidseick Champagne NV and a dozen of warm dark chocolate lace Australian strawberries with chocolate cupid and heart. $80+++ per couple Validity: 10 - 14 February 2006
  22. 22. Wine & Dine IndoChine IndoChine Aquadisiac Restaurant+Lounge 435 Orchard Road, Wisma Atria Shopping Mall Tel: 6333 5003 Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Aquadisiac Restaurant + Lounge, IndoChine Wisma Atria - Complimentary glass of wine each - Ladies to recieve a goodie bag with chocolates from Godiva and vouchers from Le Salon - Guests are entitled to participate in a lucky draw for a stay at The Scarlet $150+++ per couple (4-Course Set Dinner) Validity: 14 February 2006 IndoChine Club Street 47 Club Street Tel: 6323 0503 Valentine’s Day Dinner @ IndoChine Restaurant - Complimentary glass of wine each - Ladies to recieve a goodie bag with chocolates from Godiva and vouchers from Le Salon - Guests are entitled to participate in a lucky draw for a stay at The Scarlet $150+++ per couple Validity: 14 February 2006 The Forbidden City 3A River Valley Road Merchant Court Tel: 6557 6272 Valentine’s Day Dinner @ Restaurant Madame Butterfly, The Forbidden City - Complimentary glass of wine each - Ladies to recieve a goodie bag with chocolates from Godiva and vouchers from Le Salon - Guests are entitled to participate in a lucky draw for a stay at The Scarlet $188+++ per couple (4-Course Set Dinner) Validity: 14 February 2006
  23. 23. Wine & Dine Pan Pacific Hotel 7 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square Pan Pacific Hotels & Resort KEYAKI Sparkle @ Tel: 6826 8240 Love Bites Pan Pacific Linger over an 8-course kaiseki dinner menu at Tel: 6826 8240 Keyaki. Master Chef Hiroshi Ishii has planned a A unique and exclusive dining concept, “Sparkle” menu with traditional Japanese delicacies such as is a collection of five dinner packages in unusual Grilled Lobster Meat, Sashimi, Sushi, Oyster and settings throughout the hotel. Conceptualised to Liver wrapped with Thinly-sliced Beef. provide memorable and unusual dining experinces, the five venues include: a Bubble Lift, Rooftop Garden Pavillion Poolside, Wine Vault and Atrium Cabana. From the lights of the city at your feet to a canopy of stars in the night sky, it promises to be a celebration to remeember. Couples who book any experience will dine in seclusion save for the butler in attendance throughout dinner. As there is only one dinner package per location, early reservations are required. Sparkle at Pan Pacific Singapore will be available on 14 February 2006, 6.30pm to 10pm. Menus may be customised to suit couples preferences. Each dining experience is priced at $1,999 per couple. Summer House Tel: 6336 8111 Hedonistic Indulgence Celebrate with an all-you-can-eat experience at Summer House. Specially-created dishes will spice up the usual sumptuous line-up of International cuisine that includes appetizers, mains and desserst. Begin at teh Oyster Bar before canoodling over appetizers including Gooselive Torchin with Apple & Fig Chutney and Lavender-scented Baby Octopus & Prawn Salad. For the perfect finish, desserst include Sunkissed Strawberries dipped in Dark Chocolate and Wild Forest Raspberry Champagne Punch. $118 per couple including half a bottle of Champagne and a rose for the lady. All Promotions on this page are valid on 14 February 2006 only. For reservations, please call 6826 8240 or email at
  24. 24. Wine & Dine Raffles Hotel 1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel Bar & Billiard Room Tel: 6412 1194 Valentine’s Day Buffet Feast on the sumptuous Valentine’s Day buffet spread at Bar & Billiard Room, with optional champagne. The spread features dishes such as Zucchini Velouté with Bay Scallops, Truffle Oil and Shaved Parmesan Cheese, Crab Bisque Emulsion with Cèpes Tortellini and Pan-Seared Foie Gras with Sweet Sauce and Raisin. Ladies will also receive exclusive gifts from Molton Brown when they dine at Bar & Billiard Room. $156+++ per couple $196+++ per couple (inclusive of a glass of Taittinger Brut Prestige Rosé Champagne) Doc Cheng’s Tel: 6412 1264 Long Bar Steakhouse Tel: 6412 1282 Enjoy a cosy and romantic dinner this Valentine’s Day Package Valentine’s Day at Doc Cheng’s as you dine Enjoy an intimate 4-course dinner at Long Bar with special 4-course set dinner featuring Steakhouse, featuring Foie Gras Tomato Mousse Tian of Ahi in Love Salmon Tartar and Lobster Cake with Citrus Balsamic Reduction, Baked Ginger Tempura and Papaya Relish with Pink Flower Halibut Fillet with Vanilla Chestnut Mash and Champagne Sabayon. Exquisite gifts will be Braised Young Vegetables and Bubbly Berry presented for the ladies when thehy dine Chocolate Symphony for Two. The couple receives while a glass of Taittinger Brut Prestige Rose an exclusive him & her set of Burberry London Champagne will be offered to complenebt miniatures, as well as a glass of Taittinger Brut your meal. Prestige Rosé Champagne to complement their meal. $236+++ per couple (With special $236+++ per couple Valentine’s Day Gift) $476+++ per couple (Private booth with special Valentine’s Day Gift) All Promotions on this page are valid on 14 February 2006 only. For reservations please call: 6337 1612/ 6431 6156
  25. 25. Wine & Dine Raffles Grill Tel: 6412 1185 Valentine’s Day Package Feast on a 6-course set menu at Raffles Grill, featuring dishes such as Pan-Fried Wagyu Beef Tenderloin, Soft Center Duck Liver, Crispy Creamy Cèpes Mushroom Truffle Jus and Plank Maine Lobster with Confit and SweetOnion, Potato Espuma and Shell Fish Oil . Ladies receive a luxurious Bvlgari miniature and a special customised gift from Decleor, while a glass of Taittinger Brut Prestige Rosé Champagne will be offered to complement your meal. $396+++ per couple Seah Street Deli Tel: 6412 1110 Valentine’s Day Love Samples for Two (With special Valentine’s Day Gift) Enjoy Seah Street Deli’s Love Samples for Two this Valentine’s Day, featuring Mushroom Crusted Silver Cod Fillet and Rosemary Chicken Roulade, Scallion Mash Potatoes, Grilled Asparagus and Roasted Tomato Glaze Finished with Rose Oil. Diners will Tiffin Room Tel: 6412 1190 also receive a special Valentine’s Day gift when Valentine’s Day Curry Buffet Dinner they dine at Seah Street Deli. Tiffin Room will have a Valentine’s Day spread for their Curry Buffet Dinner. Savour their $96+++ per couple signature item Mulligatawny Soup, and special Valentine’s dessert Itty Bitty Sweet Hearts, included in the buffet. Patrons will also walk away with a special gift of Calvin Klein’s Truth Duo Minis. $116+++ per couple All Promotions on this page are valid on 14 February 2006 only. For reservations please call: 6337 1612/ 6431 6156
  26. 26. Romantic Getaways ake a romantic getaway for the two of you. Escape from the daily hassle of work stress and enjoy your respite in a world that just belongs to both of you. Be serenade with roses, champagne and chocolates and pamper your spirits with luxuriant spa offers and wonderful service. Copthorne King’s Hotel 403 Havelock Road Copthorne King’s Hotel Tel: 6733 0011 Romantic Indulgence Package Romantic Indulgence Package Includes a night’s stay in the brand new Includes a night’s stay in the brand new Superior Plus Room, aromatic spa bath for Superior Plus Room, aromatic spa bath for two, Penang buffet dinner for two at the two, 7-course Chinese set dinner for two at Princess Terrace, breakfast in bed or at the the Tien Court Restaurant, breakfast in bed Princess Terrace Café for two the following or at the Princess Terrace Café for two the morning. following morning. $238+++ per couple $280+++ per couple
  27. 27. Romantic Getaways Pan Pacific Hotel 7 Raffles Boulevard Marina Square Pan Pacific Hotels & Resort Tel: 6336 8111 Spend time with a loved one ensconced in the private and luxurious surroundings of the Presidential Suite. A limousine whisks the couple to the hotel and the package includes a bottle of Champagne, chocolate-dipped strawberries and in-room Swiss massage. Dine with views of the setting sun and a five-course dinner paired with Champagne on the balcony with butler service and in the morning, wake to a decadent Champagne and caviar breakfast. $3,788+++ per night For reservations or enquiries about other room packages, please call 6826 8240 or email at
  28. 28. Romantic Getaways Raffles Hotel 1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel Tel: 6337 1886 Valentine’s Day Sweet Experience Suite Package Enjoy a stay at one of our elegant Courtyard Suites, followed by the choice to dine at either Bar & Billiard Room, Long Bar Steakhouse, Doc Cheng’s, Raffles Courtyard or Tiffin Room, all providing that distinctive ambience that will win the heart of your loved one. Enjoy a romantic American Breakfast for two in the privacy of your own suite or in the elegant surroundings of the Tiffin Room. $700+++ (Double Occupancy) Validity: 13/14 February 2006 * Rates quoted above will be subject to service charge, government tax and thereafter goods & service tax * Restaurant reservations are subject to availability at the time of the booking * Only applicable to Singaporean citizens, Permanent Residents and Employment Pass holders For reservations, please call 6412 1243 or 6412 1244 or email: or fax: 6334 4550
  29. 29. Romantic Getaways The Oriental 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square The Oriental Tel: 6338 0066 Indugling Your Valentine A night’s stay in a luxuriously appointed Harbour Suite which includes: Round trip limousine transfer Breakfast in bed or at Melt~The World Cafe Rose for the lady upon arrival Champagne, chocolates and strawberries upon arrival Romantic dinner at Dolce Vita Early check in/late check out upon availability $750+++ per couple Additional room night is priced at $499+++ inclusive of breakfast Validity: 10 - 17 February 2006 For reservations, please call 6885 3030 or email: or fax: 6336 5079
  30. 30. Valentine’s Specials by Seiyu njoy a special Valentine's Day with exclusive specials from Seiyu! Not only you would be dazzled with irresistible offers up to 50 % discounts, you get even better deals when you produce our magazine at point of purchase. Be sure to catch hold of these attractive offers at Seiyu soon before stocks run out prior to 28 Feb 2006! 1 2 3 4
  31. 31. Valentine’s Specials by Seiyu 1. Pierre Cardin 5 Purchase any of the Hearts of Romance Bra Set entitles you to purchase a matching camisole set for half the usual price (U.P. $28). In celebration of Romancing Singapore Festival, produce this magazine and recieve an additional 20% discount. Available at Seiyu Bugis, Seiyu Bishan, Seiyu Choa Chu Kang 2. Goldlion Wallet & Cardholder Set, $42 (U.P. $92) Available at Seiyu Bugis, Seiyu Bishan, Seiyu Choa Chu Kang 3. MUJI Hails Tweed Bear and Bar Chocolate Set, $49 (U.P. $63.60) Available at Seiyu Bugis, Seiyu Bishan 4. Seiko Automatic Stainless Steel, Water Resistant Watches Available in Mens’ & Ladies’ design $98 (U.P. $185) Available at Seiyu Bugis 5. Bonia Uomo Heart of Romance Belt & Wallet Set $79 (U.P. $149.80) Produce this magazine and recieve an additional 10% discount. 6 Available at Seiyu Bugis 6. Valentine's Day Cushions (Assorted) Exclusive to Seiyu $19.90 Available at Seiyu Bugis, Seiyu Bishan Terms and conditions apply. The offers are exclusive only to Seiyu. The offers are applicable only upon presentation of this magazine when making payment. The offers are valid till 28 February 2006. While stocks last.
  32. 32. Stockist Directory The Valentine’s promotions offered by the following retailers are available at their respective addresses stated below. Apparels Parade #02-37, Plaza Singapura #03-05, Raffles City Shopping Centre #03-09, Sembawang Shopping Centre CitruSox – Junction 8 #01-28. #03-03, Sun Plaza #03-03, Thomson Plaza #03-28, West Mall #05-04, WhiteSands Shopping Centre #03-09. DCP – Junction 8 #02-21. Soo Kee Jewellery – 435 Orchard Road #01-11 Wisma Giordano - Anchor Point, Ang Mo Kio, Bedok, Bugis Junction, Atria Tel: 6733 0433, 68 Orchard Road #02-31 Plaza Causeway Point, Centrepoint, Century Square, CityLink, Singapura Tel: 6336 1033, 3 Temasek Boulevard #01-056 Clementi, Compass Point, Eastpoint, Heartland Kovan, Hougang Suntec City Mall Tel: 6334 6433, 6 Raffles Boulevard #02- Mall, IMM, Junction 8, Jurong Point, Lot 1, Lucky Plaza, Ngee 150 Marina Square Tel: 6338 2033, 1 Raffles Link #B1-53 Ann City, North Point, Parkway Parade, Pearl’s Centre, Plaza Citylink Mall Tel: 6238 1488, 200 Victoria St #01-24 Parco Singapura, Raffles City, Raffles Place, Suntec City, Tampines Bugis Junction Tel: 6337 2933, 24 Raffles Place #01-34 Mall, Toa Payoh (Interchange), Toa Payoh (HDB), West Mall, Clifford Centre Tel: 6532 2942, Hougang Ave 10 #01-33 White Sands and Wisma Atria. Hougang Mall, Blk 183 Toa Payoh Central #01-306 Tel: 6354 3433, 9 Bishan Place #03-12 Junction 8 Shopping PureMilk – Bugis Junction #03-30 H/M, Far East Plaza #01- Centre Tel: 6250 5033, 4 Tampines Central 5 #01-24 50, Jurong Point #03-25C, Marina Square #03-27S, Plaza Tampines Mall Tel: 6782 2933, 80 Marine Parade Rd #01- Singapura #B1-18. 02 Parkway Parade Tel: 6345 1433, 1 Jurong West Central 2 #01-48/49 Jurong Point Shopping Centre Tel: 6791 0233. SOUL’D OUT – Bugis Junction #03-30N The Edge. The Natural Source - #01-55 Great World City, #01-14 Gadgets Parco Bugis Junction, #B1-56P United Square, #01-05A Raffles City Shopping Centre, #01-29C Junction 8 Shopping Apple Centre @ Funan – Funan DigitalLife Mall #05-07/08. Centre, #01-12 Golden Shoe Car Park, Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 2, Departure Hall, #026-021, #2-18 Besta - Funan DigitalLife Mall #04-K2. Causeway Point, #01-06 Guthrie House, #B1-74 Parkway Parade, #B1-46 Raffles Xchange, #02-098 Suntec City Mall. Dicota (MC2) - Funan DigitalLife Mall #04-03/04/05, Liang Court #01-50/51. Wine & Dine Game 1 - Funan DigitalLife Mall #05-87 A/B. Haagen Dazs - Anchorpoint 370 Alexandra Rd, #01-34 Tel: 64796495, Bishan Junction 8 9 Bishan Place Junction Juzz1 - Funan DigitalLife Mall #01-K6, #03-02, #05-K5. 8, #03-09 Tel: 6255 4839, Century Square 2 Tampines Central 5 #04-06 Tel: 67814941, Clarke Quay 3A River Mac @ Juzz1 – Junction 8 #02-35A. Valley Rd #01-07 Merchants Court Clarke Quay Tel: 63370846, Esplanade Mall 8 Raffles Avenue #02-01-03 Nokia Shop – Lot One Shopper’s Mall #B1-18. Tel: 63364022, Holland Village 21 Lorong Mambong Tel: 64689474, Katong 252 Tembeling Road, #01-09 Tel: SITCOM by Juzz1 - Funan DigitalLife Mall #04-10. 63449365, Raffles City Shopping Centre 252 North Bridge Rd #02-09A Tel: 63342633, Siglap 907, East Coast Road, Gifts, Accessories and Services #01-05 Tel: 62430993, Tang Plaza 320 Orchard Road Tel: 62350414, Thomson Plaza 301 Upper Thomson Road, #03- City Chain – Bugis Junction #01-65,Tampines Mall #01-34, 44 Tel: 65534046 Lot 1 #01-19,IMM Building #01-64, Plaza Singapura #B2- 20A, Bukit Panjang Plaza #02-25, Rivervale Mall #01-21, Junction 8 #01-13B. EyePlay – Bugis Junction #03-24B, The Heeren #04-11. Mrs Field’s – Junction 8 #B1-36. Santiago Wedding Studio – Bugis Junction #02-43. Sembawang Music – Bukit Panjang Plaza #01-10, Bugis Junction #03-42, Cathay Cineleisure Orchard #03-01, Century Square #03-28, Compass Point #04-13, East Point #03-12, Funan IT Mall #01-18, Hougang Mall #03-12, Junction 8 Shopping Centre #04-02A, Jurong Point Shopping Centre #B1-02, Lot 1 Shoppers' Mall #03-09, Millenia Walk #01-91, North Point Shopping Centre #03-02, Novena Square #01-24, Orchard MRT Station #B1-20, Parkway
  33. 33. Ideas for Valentine's Day A Valentine’s Day to Remember With birthdays, anniversaries and Christmas to remember, it can be quite tough to make Valentine’s Day unforgettable, especially when you have been together for years and grown a tad too comfortable with each other’s needs. Whether you are looking for ingenuity, planning a surprise or on a tight budget, we have some ideas for you to make Valentine’s Day truly unforgettable. Celebration and gift-exchange have become de rigeur for Valentine’s Day where most ladies would relish the opportunity to shop while some hopeless males resorted to expensive but inappropriate gifts and cliché celebration to avoid disappointing their partners. Though women seem to be better in getting suitable gifts or perhaps, able to offer better justification, it would great, for once, that Compose a song and record it! their partners managed to surprise them with something special and not necessarily expensive enhanced with special effects! There are bookstores on Valentine’s Day. offering binding services and with additional time and budget, you can even enhance the book cover For the creative types (for both giver and receiver), with embossing and lettering. This can be even the we would like to suggest creating your gift rather volume one as you intrigue her to find out how the than buy whatever is available. Ideas include: story develops as your relationship blooms further. 1. Compose a Song and Record it! 3. Your Own Creation Sometimes, words are easier to be expressed in The possibilities are endless as you can paint a songs and this is definitely a unique experience portrait or enrolled in introductory classes in pottery as your album is exclusively for your object of art & craft. While you can present your creation affection only. There are a number of recording as a unique gift, sharing experience to create gifts studios in Singapore and you can check out for each other can be fun and provide insights on Discovery Studio at Century Square for affordable each other. The People’s Association organized a rates. Alternatively, if you are stuck on what to series of Spontaneous Art & Design and you can compose, you can sing other compositions to other check out a special course for couples via its website. songs, in a cappella style or with guitar and record as “your song”. Design your one-of-a-kind album with a dedication that you would like to play this ng/adults/artcraft/loveinair.asp song for your wedding march! 4. Picnic under the Stars Discovery Studio Pte Ltd, 2 Tampines Central 5 Pack a sumptuous spread with rose champagne #05-22 Century Sq, Tel: 6784 5414 and chocolate dessert! The location should be ideal for star-gazing in your own little world. Camping 2. Craft a Story just for the both of you is optional and you cannot go wrong with Every relationship has its own whimsical bits that decorating your picnic site with lot of tea lights, only both of you would know. Make it extra special especially if your partner is the bohemian type. to weave your love story into a fairy tale with Take this opportunity to have a heart-to-heart talk quirky illustrations or photographs that are digitally about your future together.
  34. 34. Ideas for Valentine's Day For the sentimental types, it is your constant thoughts with appetizer like a hearty salad, main course about her that would make her day. How about… and dessert, not forgetting wine and little touches to table setting. Throw in extra pampering like 1. Pen a love letter that comes with a compilation feeding her dessert and put on some music to kick of love songs back and relax. For easy preparation that delivers In this era of electronic mails, it would be a refreshing the greatest impact, check out recipes from Jamie change for one to receive a personal written letter, Oliver’s The Naked Chef at bookstores or Discovery especially a love letter which used to be an important Channel or the recipe section in women’s magazines part of medieval Valentine’ Day. Supposed you like Her World. You can improvise an elaborate would like to talk about the growth of your relationship, table setting from Home & Décor or even from an you just need to compile a collection of love songs IKEA catalogue to a simpler one. Just don’t forget that reflect the beginning of a relationship, growth the roses! of understanding and becoming soul mates. Here’s a quick guide on a selection of songs: For the no-fuss and pragmatic types, you can organize a full-day outing to cover all the places - All I Want to Do is Make Love to You - Heart and activities she loves. For instance, if she is very - All Out Of Love - Air Supply interested in photography, your itinerary could - And I Love Her - The Beatles start off with some recommended spots for taking - Angels - Robbie Williams shoots, having lunch break while browsing books - Can't Help Falling In Love - Elvis Presley on photography together at book store, and end - I Could Fall In Love - Selena the day developing photos at a studio. Taking a - I Just Fall In Love Again - Carpenters crash course together to learn more about your - Love Me Tender - Elvis Presley date’s interest would also make her experience - Love Takes Time - Mariah Carey memorable. - Remember Me - Marc Anthony - Shower Me With Your Love - Surface Importantly, women like their men to know what - Straight From The Heart - Bryan Adams they like and take a genuine interest to spend time - The Way You Love Me - Faith Hill together on activities she loves, be it sports or - When I Dream At Night - Marc Anthony watching a favourite movie for the umpteen times. - When I Fall In Love - Celine Dion The same case applies for men as everyone wants - When You Love Someone - Bryan Adams to be appreciated and cherished. With some - You Were Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton observation and planning, you can make Valentine’s - You Will Be Mine - Faith Hill Day a wonderful memory for your partner. She would be happy to share her euphoria with you 2. Your Scrapbook on Thoughts as nothing else matters if you are not around. This is meaningful for couples who have been together for a long time, to take a walk down the memory lane on what you have experienced together, interspersed with your thoughts and old photographs. Men are not known to be very articulate on feelings and this gift would definitely help to convey your feelings to her that you did not forget how much she meant to you. Alternatively, if you are more technically-savvy than a handicraft person, you can compile your own music video from past video recordings accompanied by “your song”! 3. A Home-cooked Candlelight Meal This would be an extra-special treat for those who do not have many opportunities to enjoy home- cooked meals at the expense of hectic work schedule. Not just spaghetti with canned sauce and frozen meatballs. Concoct a decent 3-courses meal A home-cooked candlelight meal