Were you high-school sweethearts? Was it love at first sight? Just because your love story might be cliché, it doesn’t mean your vacation has to be. From New York City to Rome, the world is riddled with romantic hideaways beyond the expected destinations. Yes, landmarks like the top of the Empire State Building are classic date spots for a reason, but they’re also usually coursing with crowds, lines and even price gouging.

Often times you’ll find that it’s the local gems, just off the tourist-laden path, where you can truly enjoy each other’s company. After all, when it comes to a romantic getaway, who you are going with is always going to outweigh where you are going. So if you want to remember more than, “We went to the Eiffel Tower,” consider these fun, alternative date ideas around the world compiled by READ MORE

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I think every day should be cheese day, and if you’re a cheese lover like me, I think you’d agree. January 20 is the unofficial National Cheese Day, and April 11 is the unofficial National Cheese Fondue Day. Whatever day you decide to celebrate, our For Cheese Lovers slideshow is sure to be a nice complement to your celebrations. And while you’re at it, hop on over to our Food & Drink section for the best places in America to experience a Pizza Paradise.

Post a comment below to let us know about what your favorite cheese and/or cheese dish.

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