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Quarantine Date Nights

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Published April 19th 2020
Free and unique at-home date ideas
Quarantine date nights
Owing to current circumstances, going out for your regular date nights is no longer an option. With Government restrictions to stop the spread, it is important to stay home, so you will have to get more creative when it comes to planning a romantic evening. Try these romantic ideas for your state-sanctioned isolation date night.

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An internet connection and a computer is all you need for these at-home date night ideas. Image: Gracini Studios via Pixabay.

Virtual museum tours
Go sight-seeing together from the comfort of your home with free virtual museum tours from Google Arts and Culture. Pictures and videos of artworks from museums around the world are yours to peruse. You can browse walking through virtual museums, or you can search for your favourite works. Google Arts and Culture also features creative activities you can complete. You can download the app onto your phone, or use the web version.

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Go on art museum dates from the couch with Google Arts and Culture. Image: Pexels via Pixabay.

Watch a stand-up show
A night out to a comedy club is not quite what it used to be, but you can re-create the experience at home. There are plenty of stand-up shows available on ABC iView, which you can access for free as an app or through your web browser. Their recently uploaded Comedy Care Package featuring local comedians will have you in stitches. Simply have some snacks and drinks at home and lower the lights to get that comedy club feeling.

comedy night date at home
Bring comedy night to the couch with free shows on ABC. Image: Luis Vazquez via Pixabay.

Explore Mars
Remember Curiosity, the rover which landed on Mars in 2012? Thanks to images and data collected by the rover, you can now explore Mars for yourself. Make it a romantic expedition for two. Simply visit Access Mars with Google. You can use your arrow keys to move around and click on points of interest to learn more. If you are own a VR headset, you can even experience the surface of Mars immersively.

mars rover free online tour
Hint to your special someone that you need some space, by taking a date night expedition to Mars.

Online dance class
With dance studios closing their doors, many have moved their teaching online - some free, some paid. Simply search for online classes in your dance style of choice. There are even some which have popped up specifically for the current circumstances, such as Contemporary Dance for Lounge Rooms. Learning to dance from the comfort of your home is less intimidating than walking into a studio, so now is the time to start.

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Dance together at home for your social isolation date night. Image: Alexander Belyaev via Pixabay.
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