A survey in Britain showed that nearly half of men would trade 6 months of sex for a 50-inch plasma TV. Surprisingly, over a third of women would do the same. You'll be surprised how little else, however, that they would trade for the television.
Sure a trip to Costa Rica is romantic. But how about something that forces you to share a little body heat? Several major Swiss resorts are offering travelers the chance to do sleep in an igloo. And these are sprawling, luxury igloos. Be careful not to get too hot, these things are made of ice.
We told you where to get great snail mail cards for the sarcastic in you, but here is a source of some of the most wry, dark, online cards going "when you care enough to hit send." Someecards has a variety of cards for occasions you didn’t even know you needed cards for, but there are some V-Day cards that are decidedly memorable like, “As fuck buddies, we should fuck this Valentine’s Day” and “This Valentine’s Day, I want you to know exactly how I feel about you in someone else’s words.” You will definitely find what you didn’t know you were looking for here and get an out loud chuckle at the same time.
Boy, people really have money to throw around these days. First, the $15K proposal, and now this. But did we mention $25,000 gets you a live performance? Even if your bank account won’t allow for such luxuries, musician Brian Alex might have something in your price range, as Yahoo! reports. The songwriter and performer will create a custom love song for you for your loved one, from $2,000 and up. The former wedding singer noticed that men had difficulty expressing their emotions and thought up Custom Love Songs. Says the article:
During the first week studying abroad, an orientation period in Jerusalem before moving on to work at a kibbutz in the north, I met a young Israeli man with whom I had an immediate connection. We didn't speak each others' languages perfectly—not nearly—but we seemed to have the same approach to the world, laughed a lot together, and well, you know the universal nature of the language of love. Avi was a soldier—most Israelis are at that age—and he happened to be on leave for the week. I dropped out of orientation events to see the sights with him, and within days I had met his family, a progressive and cosmopolitan bunch who seemed to accept me readily.
"Where are you guys doing dinner on Valentine's?" If we had a nickel for every time we heard this one…well let's just say we'd be sunning on a yacht in St. Tropez instead of sitting here in the office. Dinner and some x-rated cuddling afterward? So cliché. Why not have the bedroom action serve as the aftershocks of an invigorating and romantically spontaneous event?
In regions of the country where prostitution is legal, the Aphrodite Project Platforms are causing quite a stir. These shoes - of which a concept pair are on display at the Museum of Sex in New York City - look like the stereotypical "hooker heels" but are decked out with a panic button and a GPS system.
We’re a little bit preoccupied with V-day here at Tango and recently saw a great gift idea in New York Magazine. It’s one of our favorite childhood books by Dr. Seuss and Roy McKie, My Book about Me. You get two copies, for you and your sweetie, and after you’ve filled them out and answered burning questions like, “How many steps is it to your nearest mailbox?" and "What’s your favorite food?" you exchange them. If you have the copy you filled out when you were five years old, all the better.