Living In Hong Kong

How to succeed in online dating

Online dating, what a world! Hong Kong may have a poor reputation for romance, but don’t let the rumours put you off. Many love stories have begun here in our harbour city, why can’t yours?There’s no doubt we are mobile-mad these days, so connecting with new people via our phones make sense. We’ve got three tips to succeed in Hong Kong’s online dating scene, from our friends at The Inner Circle:

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#1 Get off your phone!

Ironically, one trick to find success with online dating is to get off your phone. Actual human connection is the name of the game, so it’s important to put your phone down and meet people in real life. While it might sound scary, this is an important key to success, so be brave! The Inner Circle organises events in the UK and other cities across the world. It will soon do this for members in Hong Kong, helping to force you out of your comfort zone and into some of the most interesting venues in town.

#2 Don’t get sucked in by time-wasters

Time-wasting is just as much  down to the people you meet as the app you choose. First, work out what you want from online dating and start with an app that aligns with that objective. If you have a genuine attitude towards dating, try apps that match based on common interests and your chances of genuine compatibility. The Inner Circle does this by verifying each profile manually, this means there’s no endless swiping. You’re faced only with genuine, like-minded individuals who you’d probably get on with really well.

#3 Explore the city

Getting to know the city is one way to help improve your dating game. Knowing what’s happening and having some favourite restaurants and bars up your sleeve is not only seriously impressive, it’s an easy way to make small talk with a new date. Move beyond just drinking and eating, get out and enjoy the many fun activities Hong Kong has to offer. Try exploring the waterways or join a local team. If you love the city’s nightlife scene, The Inner Circle app provides a great cheat sheet of bars and night spots to discover, so you can date in the knowledge that all your suggestions are tried and tested date spots.

So, if you’re ready to start taking your love life more seriously, download The Inner Circle here, for free. 

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