There are 38.6 gyms and fitness centers per million people in the area, but if you want to take your workout outdoors, this is a good place to be: Encased in rain forest with a famously outdoorsy culture, Portland is an urban hiker's paradise. Meet a dude—it's been ranked as the third best city for dating. You and your guy can happily reduce both of your risks for all major diseases by indulging in a seriously healthy diet: San Diego residents eat an average of about 34 servings of fruit and vegetables a week. has the smallest gender pay gap; women earn 91 percent of what men do annually. is awash in time-saving conveniences, like professional organizers, certified personal trainers, and restaurants with takeout.
Alternatively, venture further south towards Picadilly and try The Balcon for a restuarant that will make her go 'wow' – the interior is inspired by Coco Chanel's 1920's Paris apartment, and the food and service are magnificent.
Or if tucking into a perfect steak is more you and your partner's idea of good dining, pop over the road to unpretentious Argentinian eatery Gaucho. Technically in Mayfair but a mere hop, skip and a jump away from Soho is Blades at Hush, a small, 60's inspired dining room that aims to be a 'private member's club without the membership'.
The more active you are in your life, the wider your social network is, and, perhaps more importantly, the more interesting (and therefore attractive) you yourself become.
Dating is like tequila: either you love it, hate it, or agree to put up with it if margaritas are involved.
But in the same way you shouldn't just cave and listen to Rihanna because it's the first thing you think of, resisting Leciester Square or Covent Garden is the smart choice when it comes to wooing in the capital.