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5 romantic and budget-friendly date ideas every M’sian couple should do

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Fancy dinners and movie dates are the oldest dating ideas in the book. Truth be told, it’s getting boring.

Plus in this endemic, it’s still safer to stay away from crowds.

Well, before we look at the 5 inexpensive date ideas to impress your partner with, pretty yourself up first!

Show the best version of yourself

Girls, girls, you know how we always get stressed out a few days before a date? We want to look good and feel good.

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1. The spontaneous ride

Ditch that overpriced café date, get in your car and see where the road takes you.

Jimat and yet romantic date ideas every m'sian couple should try
*inserting some K-drama night drive scenes here* Photo from dramabeans

Late night drives are one of the most inexpensive ways to spend time with your partner. (Of course, you also gotta be smart to avoid those nasty tolls.)

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Photo from Old Roots, New Routes

By getting lost in your hometown together, you might even discover hidden mamaks that serve the best plate of maggi goreng!

In the quiet of the night, there is no honking and no shouts of profanity. It’s just you and your loved one with the best Spotify playlist created.

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2. Cooking together

As the old saying goes, the way to a man’s (or woman’s) heart is through their stomach.

While eating out is always fun and relaxing, it can leave a dent in your wallet. Café kakis relate to this well.

Plus with food prices on the rise, eating out is more expensive than ever.

So how about switching things up a bit by cooking your own meals together?

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It’s a great bonding activity with your partner as it helps built cooperation and improves communication.

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Good food creates feelings of happiness and contentment. This feelings are amplified when the meal has been prepared by the both of you!

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3. Hand in hand in the sand

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city by bringing your date to the beach. It is one of the most simple yet effective date of all time.

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Nothing is as romantic as enjoying the beauty of nature together with your loved one.

From taking strolls along the seashore to having picnic, a date at the beach can never go wrong.

4. Visiting art galleries

This is an underrated date idea.

If you are into arts, galleries and exhibitions are places you definitely want to visit with your date.

However, if you are like us and don’t “get” the art, relax, it’s not an exam. Artists take different approaches in creating their work.

Furthermore, nothing sparks a conversation like stopping in front of a piece of artwork and asking, “What do you think this means?”.

Ilham gallery
Photo by WeirdKaya

You can learn a lot about each other as you interpret various art pieces differently.

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5. A morning walk at Taman Saujana Hijau

Beauty in the heart of the city.

Most parks in Malaysia are nothing to brag of. However, Taman Saujana Hijau at Putrajaya is a place you want to bring your date to.

With it’s European themed gardens, the place makes you forget you are in Malaysia!

A cool morning walk at this picturesque park with a cup of coffee in hand, is something all couples should do.

Furthermore, you don’t have to spend a single penny to visit this lush sea of green.

Taman saujana hijau @ putrajaya | pokok kelapa
Photo from Pokok Kelapa

Editor: Grace Choong