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Ten Melbourne Hotspots for Date Night

Melbourne is filled to the brim with trendy bars, clubs, cafes and restaurants, giving you loads of choice when it comes to broadening your social circle, or getting to know someone over a mouth-watering meal or drinks. But with so many venues to choose from, it can become a little overwhelming to filter through and […]

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Date Night in Sydney: Our Top 10 Venues

cityswoon - Date Night in Sydney Our Top 10 Locations

So you’ve got a hot date night lined up – congratulations! The hard part is over…right? But finding a venue in Sydney that is classy but not stuffy, fun but not rowdy, and has a vibe which accurately reflects the kind of person you are without ignoring your date’s interests…. that’s a tall order. Don’t […]

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Beyond ‘Be Yourself’: 12 Useful Dating Tips for Guys

12 Useful Dating Tips for Guys

Are pick up lines a no-go? Can I wear my lucky ripped jeans? What should we talk about? On a first date, every moment is an opportunity to make or break her first impression of you. So whether you consider yourself a regular Casanova, or a total dating novice who’s prone to faux pas – […]

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New Australian technology powers the ‘Adventure Dating’ revolution

adventure dating technology

Sydney (Aug, 2016) – Speed dating will never be the same again thanks to a new disruptive technology by CitySwoon that’s changing the game for Australian singles. CitySwoon uses a patented advanced algorithm to match compatible singles in real-time during events. CitySwoon daters attending speed dating events at multiple nearby locations are notified when their current encounter is up and where to […]

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7 Reasons why Face-to-Face is Better than Online Dating

The way the average person finds love today has dramatically changed thanks to the digital world we find ourselves in. While once you would have found dates by scanning a room or taking up a new hobby, today, you merely swipe left or type in a few words and you’re on the path to eternal […]

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Why Face-to-Face is the Best way to Meet Your Date

Dating face to face to get the spark

Most communication is done non-verbally.  According to Wikipedia, research indicates up to 60% – 70% of our communication is done via body language, non verbally. Think about that and let it sink in, it’s amazing! Yet, today we are confronted with an ever increasing technology that is changing the way we first meet people. Implications […]

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CitySwoon Date Night – A World First!

The CitySwoon Date Night last Thursday turned out to be a really different, fun and exciting way to meet new people. The event was sold out with 30 intrepid singles participating in what was not only a world first, but also a pretty cool way to meet new people. It was described as “fun and relaxed”, the atmosphere as "perfect" and also as “an exciting and exhilarating night” by the participants.

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The Top 10 Sydney Date Spots This Summer

Many Australian’s have grown tired of the superficial nature of flicking through online dating profiles and are turning instead to good old fashioned face-to-face dates.  This trend is being seen in the rapid growth of Australian owned online dating site CitySwoon. The site works by setting up compatible singles on blind dates in Sydney’s hot […]

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Secrets of a Professional Matchmaker

Cityswoon.com co-founder and matchmaker Louise O’Connor combined her web coding skills with her knack for matching up single friends on amazing real dates, to create a dating site with a difference. Louise O’Connor loves to get singles together. It all started when she set up two of her university friends, and they ended up married. […]

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Valentine – It’s Not a Dirty Word

Dreading “V Day”? Single and planning to shut the blinds and shrink deep under the covers, away from the blinding displays of sickening balloon-festooned romance and indulgent smug coupledom? I feel that you may be over-reacting. In fact, St Valentine’s day could be a rare opportunity to indulge yourself in a swathe of single superiority […]

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