How Does Eastern Europe Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

In specific countries in Asia, people celebrate Valentine’s Day in an unusual way. In Japan and Korea, for example, it is the ladies’ obligation to buy chocolates and tiny gifts to give to the men in their lives. The roles reverse a month after when it is the gentlemen’s turn to do the buying and wooing. It may be strange to us, but it is a tradition to the Asian countries mentioned. Have you ever wondered if there are similar unusual Valentines Day traditions in Eastern Europe? We’re going to find out today.

Different Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day In Eastern Europe

Like the unusual practices of specific Asian countries, specific Eastern European countries also their unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. And, it’s nothing like going on a date with or receiving flowers and chocolates. read more

Anastasia Date Recommends: Unusual Activities You Can Enjoy In St Petersburg

You’ll find a lot of online resources to help you plan your vacation to St Petersburg Russia. Most of the time, these online resources highlight the common places tourists go to as well as common activities that visitors love to do. It’s a good idea to follow the recommendations on popular online resources, but Anastasia Date has different recommendations: have you ever thought about doing something more on the unusual side?

St Petersburg with Anastasia Date: Unusual Yet Fun Things To Do

St Petersburg is the second-largest city in Russia (after Moscow) so there’s bound to be hidden gems and unusual yet fun things to do that many would describe as “off the beaten path”. Check out the following hidden gems and unusual yet fun activities: read more

Where To Find Love Locks In Eastern Europe

We are all very familiar with the common material representations of love. We often see these objects that represent our affection for another person during Valentine’s Day, which is right around the corner. From chocolates, flowers, to paper cutouts of cupid, these represent love and everything it stands for. But, have you ever encountered something representing the same emotion, commonly called love locks?

Love Locks Around Eastern Europe

We are all familiar with how Valentine’s Day is celebrated in Western Culture. It could be similar in other parts of Eastern Europe, but in the places we’ve listed below, love can be represented in the form of a lock. People commonly call these as love locks, and it is common practice for a couple to place a lock somewhere in a public place during Valentine’s Day. In fact, it doesn’t even need to be the day of love for couples to “lock in” how they feel for each other. read more

AnastasiaDate: The Traveler’s Guide To Dating While Exploring

Traveling the world is one of the most exciting adventures you can experience in your lifetime. You get to see different cultures, meet new people, widen your horizon, change your perspective, and maybe find love in the process. And while experiencing cultural practices and making new friends may be something that comes easy when traveling, finding love might be tricky, especially when you’re always in a different country or city every month. What’s a traveler to do? AnastasiaDate has some dating tips for the lonely globetrotter.

AnastasiaDate: You Don’t Have To Give Up Dating Nor Traveling

When you have the wanderlust, it can sometimes be difficult to find someone you can share your adventures with. For one, you’re always traveling so how in the world can you meet people and have a connection with them? You probably don’t stay long in one place. It’s true that it’ll be difficult to find a connection with someone, but you don’t have to give up dating nor traveling when you follow this AnastasiaDate advice: read more