‘I loved Malcolm's profile. He seemed to like all the same things I did. We had both travelled a lot and both loved the sea… it was clear from our first couple of emails that I had found someone special.’ Shirley, 53
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Once you've found a profile that sparks your interest and exchanged some messages online, you may want to take the next step by arranging that exciting first date. Brissie may be known as a 'big country town', but those looking for date ideas will find that Brisbane is actually packed with first date options. Consider what you know about the person you are dating and think about what would interest them. It's always a great idea to find a venue or activity that has a warm but relaxed atmosphere.
Finding an activity that is conducive to conversation is also very important - a night at the movies may sound appealing, but will obviously mean less time talking and getting to know one another. See below for a few first date tips, which ought to let the conversation flow and allow you to test your interpersonal compatibility. We've made Brisbane dating even simpler; for an extensive list of the city's goings on, see here.