Valentine’s Day. The most romantic day of the year is the day for couples everywhere to celebrate their relationship. This can be very difficult if one, or both of you are traveling during Valentine’s Day. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t still celebrate St Valentine’s Day with the one you love. We look at the easiest ways for the two of you to make the most of a valentine’s day apart. Easy things you can do to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Whilst Traveling and make it one of the mos romantic ones yet.
Tips to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Whilst Traveling
Use Technology to Your Advantage
One of the best things to come out of the advances of technology is that it is easier than ever to still feel close to the ones you love when you are apart. With tools like Facetime and Skype then it is easier than ever to have a Valentine’s virtual date. You can do this even if they are on the other side of the world. It might be cheesy, but you can still have a romantic dinner date with each other using your phones. You just must sit opposite your device and have the meal that you would have had if you are together. You can even order meals to be delivered to your partner so that they don’t have to worry about cooking or cleaning and can concentrate on the date.
Surprise Your Partner with an Unexpected Gift
This is a great thing you can do even if you are apart. You can surprise your partner by having a gift delivered to their place of work, or even at home. That way they will know that you are thinking of them even though you are apart. If you want to surprise the person who is away, then you can always call the hotel they are staying in and get the hotel concierge to help you. Whether this is flowers, a gift, chocolates, a singing telegram, the latest video game, or whatever will make them feel special. Your partner will be thrilled that you are thinking of them when you are apart.
Celebrate a Different Date
Whilst Valentine’s Day is supposed to be all about love, a lot of people think that it is overstated and that you should celebrate your relationship on every day of the year. So why not move it. This will free you from the constraints and raised prices of Valentine’s Day. You can still make the day extra special for both of you, you can even stock up on Valentine’s Day stuff the day after the day itself and get yourself some special treats. This is a great way to make sure that you can have the perfect date you want for valentine’s day. If your anniversary is close to Valentine’s Day, then this can be a great excuse to celebrate on that day.
Get Your Friends to Help
If you are not around, then you can enlist the help of a close friend to help you surprise your partner. You could prepare a scavenger hunt with several small gifts and surprises and get a friend to help you set it up for your partner. You can mail the presents to your friend so that they can deliver them for you. You can also then get your partner to give you a call on Facetime or Skype when they get home, so you can help them with the scavenger hunt and give them gentle encouragement along the way. This will really help make your partner feel special, just make sure that you do something for your friend as well to thank them for helping you out.
Send them a Playlist or CD
Do you remember how it used to be that making a mixtape was the perfect way to let someone know that you care about them? Well, you can still do that in this day and age. Just create a Spotify playlist or burn a CD full of special tracks and meaningful songs that you can send to your significant other for Valentine’s Day. They can then use this as the soundtrack to your day. Listening to the songs you have specially chosen can generate lots of great emotions for your partner and make them sure that you love them. You can include songs that remind them of special times and events in your life and give them lots of happy memories.
Being away from your partner on any special day can be difficult. It can be especially hard if everyone around you is celebrating their relationship and constantly reminding you that your partner isn’t around. But you can still make it extra special for your partner. There are some great ways that you can use the resources around you to make it special for your partner. The important thing is that you make sure your partner knows that you care about them.