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Proposing This

Choose one of these seven romantic spots around the world to pop the question.

Photography experts at have named seven of the most secluded spots across the world where it’s perfect for couples to say yes.

Matt Dahan from said: “We are really seeing a move away from proposals at some of the most cliche spots—like the Eiffel Tower and on top of the Empire State Building. Instead, couples are wanting to get engaged somewhere which still has a stunning backdrop, but is a little more private and less common.

“Of course, the most important thing about getting engaged is to be with your loved one, but having a beautiful backdrop and a place which will hold such a special memory for you both is key as well.”

Without further ado, here they are:

Mljet Island, Croatia: The most underrated island in Croatia, Mljet island is a 1.5 hour boat journey away from Dubrovnik. Mljet is covered in lush greenery and crystal blue seas, and the hidden beach coves are perfect for a romantic proposal isolated from the rest of the world.

Bergen, Norway: It is the second-largest city in Norway and is packed full of culture, art, and stunning views of nearby fjords. Colourful houses are scattered all over the city, which has a wonderful small-town charm. There are plenty of beautiful backdrops perfect for a proposal in this vibrant city – like on a day trip visiting the fjords or tucked away in a delicious Norwegian restaurant. There is even a chance to catch the Northern Lights in Bergen.

Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye: This remote Scottish destination is ideal for a romantic proposal for those couples who love the outdoors. The Fairy Pools are a natural waterfall phenomenon with wild swimmers braving the cold in the magical aqua blue pools.

The Path of Love, Italy: Nestled between two traditional Italian villages, the Path of Love is a dreamy, underrated spot for a proposal. Just as the name suggests, legend has it that this romantic path was a meeting place for lovers from both villages. The one-kilometer walk is filled with breathtaking views of the rugged, Italian landscape.

Koishikawa Botanical Garden, Japan: This cherry blossom passage in Japan is a stunning romantic location to admire the thousands of beautiful pink trees. Although the garden is in the heart of Tokyo, couples will find some peace and quiet in this romantic setting, strolling along hand in hand.

The River of Five Colours, Colombia: For a few months of the year, the Caño Cristales River in Colombia turns a wonderful, romantic red color due to the plants on the river bed. Couples can take a dip in this beautiful natural phenomenon and admire the stunning landscape, making it a perfect place to pop the question.

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park, USA: This large, majestic natural hot spring in the center of Wyoming’s famous Yellowstone National Park is a picture perfect backdrop for popping the question. The piercing blue spring is surrounded by red, orange and yellow colored rings due to the bacteria growing in the hot conditions creating a wonderful rainbow effect. n

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