5 Date Activities Couples In Asia Should Experience | Clozette

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Going on a short getaway or a honeymoon trip with your partner? It’s always great to know what are some of the things you can do together as a couple. Southeast Asia and Australia are exciting regions to explore if you don’t want to travel to somewhere too out of the way.


From bustling city streets to cultural richness, there’s something for everybody. Of course, the locals know it best. Check out what these couples have to say when it comes to their favourite activities and recommended dating spots in their home countries!


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Thailand


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Date Activity: Scuba Diving

“You get to spend quality time with each other, and you also can get to learn a lot more about your other half. The sea in Thailand is so beautiful that we totally forget the whole world out there.”


Date Spot(s): Koh Samui


“We would recommend Koh Samui and the magnificent islands around it. You can go for scuba diving in that area – we promise you will enjoy the sea a lot more. It's beyond imagination!”


Chaiyut Ketavanan (28) & Rom Sudhisawang (32)
Thailand, Dating

Taiwan


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Date Activity: Hitting a Farmer's or local market

“Hitting a farmer's or local market during the weekend and cooking fresh food with a couple of beers or some wine. Best when other couple friends join the fun!”


Dating Spot(s): Qing Tian Gang, YangMing Mountain


“Take a quick bus ride to YangMing Mountain, followed by a short hike up to Qing Tian Gang to see beautiful green pastures and feed the free range cows. Remember to bring along small picnic treats and a book while you enjoy the open air and sun. Do a weather check before going though!”


Robin Huang (29) & Roshen Chen (26)
Taiwan, Married



Singapore


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Date Activity: Spend a day at Sentosa

“Sentosa is a popular island resort in Singapore. There’s quite a number of things to do in Sentosa together – You can visit the aquarium, hang out at the Universal Studio theme park or simply just relaxing by the beach and sip on a glass of mocktail!”


Dating Spot(s): Gardens by the Bay


"The mesmerizing waterfront views across three gardens makes Gardens by the Bay a beautiful place in the city for a stroll. At night, the whole place seems to come alive with a magical display of light. If you want a closer experience with unique plants and hidden floral gems, you can visit the cooled conservatories at a reasonable admission fee."


Yuting Lai (25) & Kwek Louis (27)
Singapore, Dating



Malaysia


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Date Activity: Café Hopping

“There are many cafes in Malaysia – so if you love food, you should definitely go food hunting and café hopping together!”


Dating Spot(s): Cafes at Publika, Solaris Dutamas


“There are some pretty nice cafes at the Publika, Solaris Dutamas area that my partner and I love visiting. They are namely the Red Beanbag, Whimsical Gelateria and a few others. Great places to unwind and enjoy a cuppa hot coffee, hearty brunch and amazing ice cream!”


Cheong Kah Weng (27) & Carmen Yong (26)
Malaysia, Newly engaged



Australia


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Date Activity: Outdoor Picnic / Nature Hike

“Spring and summer are good times to get out and appreciate the sights, sounds and smells. Furthermore, it’s a healthy activity physically!”


Dating Spot(s): Perth


“There are a few good spots in Perth, Western Australia. You can have lunch in a revolving restaurant, C Restaurant, which gives you a 360° view of Perth! It’s a one-stop sightseeing destination. A picnic at Kings Park in spring will take your breath away. Also, if you don’t mind driving, places like Margaret River, Hamelin Bay or Geraldton provide beautiful views and so much to do!”


Nicole Chloe Sim Shien Sein (23 & Seow Kuang Cheng (26)
Australia, Dating


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Shopaholics, rejoice! This upcoming November 7 and 8, over 100 independent brands from Southeast Asia will be showcased at Singapore’s People’s Park Complex Carpark to house their debut away from their home countries. Customers can expect to shop until they drop from brands coming from Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, and of course, Singapore!


Brought to you by Megafash.com, in partnership with Lepark and the Getai Group, the event aims to combine and mold together the spirit and culture of Southeast Asia’s most fashionable cities, while incorporating some old school Southeast Asian dance beats performed live by local music acts and DJs to accompany shoppers.



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Have you ever wondered what a turtleneck would look like if it was cut in half? Two words - high collar. We’ve already seen this trend pop up in numerous stores, but it’s only now that we’re beginning to see so much ladies sporting them. And why it took this long to gain popularity is beyond us because it is a stunning collar that flatters everyone of every shape and size beautifully.


It may be simpler than your typical Peter Pan collar or heavy bow collar, but that’s the beauty of it, nothing can ever go wrong when wearing it! So, do you want to rock this trend (and why wouldn’t you)? Then continue reading below to check out how you can wear this flattering collar with our top 5 OOTDs for the week!

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AaliyahBenisano

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If you’re still dipping your toes in the trend, don’t break a sweat (literally) by rocking a casual t-shirt, shorts, and slip-ons combo like what Clozette Ambassador AaliyahBenisano did. This high collared t-shirt is perfect to wear in the heat and humidity because of the its sleeveless and loose finish for extra breathability and comfort.

TheOctoberRoad

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For cooler days, take inspiration from Clozette Ambassador TheOctoberRoad and rock the trend with an all-black outfit. She gave a whole new meaning to the term ‘monochrome’ by wearing multiple textures such as a leather skirt, a figure-fitting, ribbed top, and suede boots. This outfit will surely keep you stylish and warm all day!


Klaopin

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For an outfit that would be perfect for any day-to-night get together, add intricate details to a simple look like Clozette Ambassador Klaopin’s high collared, periwinkle dress, squeaky clean sneakers, and frilly ankle socks. The simplistic approach to the dress and shoes effortlessly emphasizes the frills’ texture, balancing the whole look together.


WannaPernito

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High collars can work with jackets too, you know! When you’re in the mood to be extra fashionable, work it the way Clozetter WannaPernito does by combining a fitted dress with a large, neutral green blazer. Top it off with a pair of ankle boots and a fedora for a look that screams you came from the best days of the 1980s.


Chevronz

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Closet Ambassador Chevronz expertly wears the concept of a laidback outfit by wearing a loose, gray dress over a plain, high collar button down. The neutral colors of her clothing and accessories make the purple steaks in her hair pop for a fun ensemble!

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