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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 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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DATE NIGHT: Brand new Aussie GUINNESS WORLD RECORD attempt for biggest blind date

World's Biggest Blind Date Certificate

NEWS!: FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE BY CITYSWOON.COM Love was most certainly in the air, Friday night on Sydney Harbour, as 712 singles opened their hearts and tried their luck with a match-made date at the Opera House, smashing the world record of Biggest Blind Date and looking to set a brand new […]

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Group Dating; 4 Reasons Why It’s Much More Fun!

dating in a group

Going on a date is exhilarating!  But it can also be a little bit daunting.    So why not go dating as a group? In Japan, the social practice of group dating is common and has been going on for a while.   Friends who have other single friends, ask them all along on a group blind […]

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Top Tips for a First Date

Couple Dating - train

So you’re looking to meet single people? Then you’d better get ready for impending dates. If you’re new to the dating scene – or haven’t done it for a while – don’t worry. We all know dating can be scary, unnerving and even overwhelming, but it can also be exhilarating. Here are our top tips for […]

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