No, we won’t say that you need to be in a relationship before going on an adventure. In fact, there are several reasons why you should travel solo at least once in your life. However, some adventures are just too good to be experienced alone. Here are the best adventures to venture on as a couple.
Best location: Atacama desert, Chile
There is nothing more romantic than spending the night cuddling with your love while you look at the stars in the sky. The Atacama desert is world-renowned for being the best place to see the stars.
2. Get lost in a maze
Best location: Longleat Hedge Maze
What is better than being lost alone in a maze? Being lost with your boyfriend or girlfriend ofcourse! Find your way together out of the maze. If you really can’t find the exit, you can cheat by sitting on eachothers back.
3. Rock climbing
Best location: Paklenica NP, Croatia
Rock climbing is one of those outdoor activities you need to two people. Relationships are all about trust, but the same goes for rock climbing as you literally hold the life of your partner in your hands when belaying.
4. Run a crazy marathon together
Best location: everywhere
Running a marathon is a personal challenge. However, you can enter a marathon with your partner as well and keep each other motivated throughout the course. Don’t settle for a city marathon, but enter one of the adventures marathons. These include running the Great Wall in China or running on the ice cap in Greenland.
5. Climb a mountain together
Best mountain: too many options
There are few greater goals to set than climbing towards the summit of an iconic mountain. Set this challenge on your couples bucket list. There is no better way to bond than to climb together.
6. Take a sauna scandinavian style
Best location: Finland
A sauna is one of the best ways to warm up from the cold winter temperatures. In Finland they cool down after a sauna by jumping into the ice-cold water of a lake or by rolling in the snow.
7. Enjoy the sunrise from a viewpoint
Best location: too many options
Sunsets are amazing, but sunrises are truly enchanting. The greatest thing about it is that you most probably won’t have to share it with other people. Enjoying the sunrise together from a viewpoint can be a highlight in your relationship. Think about Preikestolen in Norway or combine this with number 5.
8. Lock yourself up in an escape room
Best location: Prison Escape, Breda
Yes, even being locked up in a room or prison with your beloved one can be romantic. (Yes, really!) Work together as a pair to solve the riddles and find the hints.
9. Skinny dip in a lake
Best location: Scandinavia
Skinny dipping is just more fun when done with your boyfriend or girlfriend.
10. Cliff jump together
Best location: Pembrokeshire, Wales
No better way to bond than living on the edge, literally. Find a great spot to make a leap of faith together.