5 Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Partner

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5 Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Your Partner

The gift-giving season ain’t over yet! Yes, Thanksgiving and Christmas have passed, but in less than a month, we’ll be celebrating the most romantic holiday of all – Valentine’s Day. You will probably be getting your partner something very nice and romantic, or something that he has wanted to get for a very long time. It’s very important to gift your partner with something that he’s unlikely to forget, and if you don’t know what that might be, take a look at our choices. We present you the five best gifts for every guy out there, so make sure to choose one from the list:

A men’s relaxation session

Stop and think for a moment. Does your man work so hard that you rarely get to see him or he’s always tired? Since Aussies indeed work a lot, and if the answer is yes, then you should choose a gift that will make him relaxed and help him get the stress out of his body. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to get him a men’s massage gift voucher that he will use whenever he wants to. Opting for a voucher is a great option as he will use it the exact moment that he needs it, and boy, will he be thankful for this gift. We all need a massage from time to time, and honestly, it’s one of the best and most thoughtful gifts of all. Choose any type of massage your guy wants – relaxation, deep tissue, or even a mobile one.

Men’s grooming essentials

If the guy you’re about to surprise is a beardsman, then he will definitely appreciate this kind of gift – and not only for VD. It’s very important to take care of his beard, and if he’s rocking one, owning a beard grooming kit is definitely a must. Make sure that you choose a beard kit that contains all the essentials – a beard oil, a bottle of beard shampoo, and a wooden beard comb (yes, the wooden ones are the best). What you can also do is do research and see what the best beard products out there are, or simply go with his favorite one.

Wine and dine him

If you really want to be old school, then the best men’s gift ever would be to take your loved one to a dinner and a glass of wine. Now, the options are endless, so how can you choose one that’s the most romantic and most interesting? Bear in mind that you can combine this with a very nice road trip or a weekend getaway if you please. Taking your car and driving to New South Wales for the weekend might be an excellent option, especially because you can book a table for two at the great Milton NSW restaurant which is a great option for Valentine’s Day. This way, you will kill two birds with one stone – do a road trip and enjoy a completely romantic dinner for two.

The classic man

Fashion is not only booked for girls, as there are guys out there who pay special attention to the way they look and the clothes that they wear. If he’s one of those guys, then getting him a very nice and fashionable item seems like an excellent idea. And is there anything better to gift than a nice watch? Make sure to know his style though, as you can choose between elegant and sporty ones, depending on what he actually likes. There is a wide range of watches out there, and you don’t have to break the bank to get him one that’s also top-notch quality and beautiful.

Men’s underwear time

The last option would be something that you can also use for Valentine’s Day, or actually enjoy the gift yourself. Choosing a couple of pairs of men’s underwear to give to your partner might be an excellent option. Firstly, they always forget to buy themselves underwear, and we’re always in constant need of a new pair. Moreover, it’s a good idea because you will get to ask him to see if the men’s underwear you purchased is of good size, so there’s something for your eyes as well!

Hopefully, you’ll find the most appropriate gift for your guy, one that will make him extremely happy. After all, this holiday is not about materialistic things, it’s about the love that you both share – so the most important tip – shower your partner with lots and lots of love!

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.

How to Survive Melbourne’s Winter

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Your Winter Survival Kit

If you happen to live in Melbourne (or you’re a constant tourist in this city), then you know that winters can be quite chilly and that you often come across unpredictable weather. And bearing in mind how much we hate doing things when we’re cold – we’ll probably feel like doing nothing. Which would definitely be a huge mistake, because regardless of the weather forecast, Melbourne is a great city with many diverse things to offer. Take a look at some of the best things to keep your mind off the cold weather and that will help you get through this season very happy:

Relax with a Melbourne massage 

Since you won’t be hitting the beach during winter, perhaps this is the best time to do something for yourself and your body. The first option would be to go and get warm in a spa, but you can always opt for different massages that will not only help you pass the time, but will also do wonders for your body. There are great places where you can get a massage – either a Melbourne relaxation massage, Melbourne deep tissue massage or a Melbourne sports massage if you’re a sportsman (or you like it a bit more firm). Elite Male Massage also offers a Melbourne mobile massage service which means that you don’t even have to leave the house (which is excellent on a cold winter’s day).

Jam the winter away

In order not to feel the winter blues, you should definitely choose to do something that’s very dynamic and interesting. And is there a better way to spend your free time than dancing it off? So, before the actual winter comes, make sure to find adult dance classes near you and warm up for the winter. Quick tip: if you start this now, you won’t be a beginner during winter time which will be even more interesting. Make your cold days warmer with hot music and dance sweat. It doesn’t matter that you haven’t danced before – there are many beginner classes where you will be taught from the very beginning.

Be a bird of the night

It doesn’t matter what side of the globe you’re on, winters are for going out and partying, as what else could you be doing during cold nights? Of course, you will spend the weeknights in the comfort of your home, wrapped in a blanket and Netflix and chilling, but that’s why you have to make your weekends more interesting. Melbourne is a great city, and it has so many clubs and pubs – and if you’re single this means that you will definitely meet somebody (perhaps even the love of your life?) So, if you’re looking for good night clubs, make sure to be a regular over at Chaise Lounge or Club Retro. However, if you’re not the night club kind of a person, you can always hit one of Melbourne’s historic theatres and watch a show (for example, you’ll be able to watch the Calamity Jane musical in December if you book your tickets in advance).

Culture, baby

If you’re a fan of art, literature and history, you can use winter as the season during which you will check out as many galleries and museums as you can, especially if you haven’t visited them all. Make sure not to miss the National Gallery of Victoria as they always have killer exhibitions (if you’re a retro enthusiast and have a thing for cooking, then the exhibition of tableware from the 1930’s – 1980’s called A Modern Life might just be what you need).

Winter’s for ice

We surely want to make winter much more interesting, but after all it’s all about ice and snow, isn’t it? And there’s definitely not a better season to put on your skating shoes and hit the ice. You can find your way to Melbourne’s home of ice-skating, the O’Brien Group Arena at the Docklands, and enjoy a day on ice. It doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or a pro skater – this caters for everyone’s needs! What’s even more interesting is that the Arena is set on the temperature of 16C degrees inside, which is definitely warmer than Melbourne’s average 14C degrees.

This means that there’s no reason to feel depressed and lazy this winter. There are so many things that you can do and even more places to see – so make your plan and stick to it. Choosing one of these tips will definitely make your winter more colorful!

Peter is a health writer at Essential Men's Clinic blog. Follow Peter on Twitter for more tips.