If there were ever a reason to celebrate, it would be being in love for 50 years. Such a special day needs to have a special celebration. Here are some ideas for luxury golden wedding anniversary gifts.
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A Night at the Opera with Michelin Dining
The easiest way to express love is through music and song. Fifty, golden years of marriage needs to be joyously observed, and there is no better place than the English National Opera. The romance of the opera is so much more than just a dinner and a movie.
This day could be like another first date. This date, however, will celebrate a lifetime of love Before the big night, the celebrated pair will arrive at the exquisite L’Atelier de Joel Robuchon. Here, they will enjoy a three-course dinner, with petits fours.
They will make their way to the world-class English National Opera, where they will lose themselves in their chosen opera.
No one will tell if they hold hands.
Romantic Safari Adventure on the Rails
For the eternal adventurous romantic, what could stir your heart more than a train ride in Africa? If they have always wanted to take their spouse on a safari adventure of a lifetime, forget the jeep and let them climb aboard the Rovos Rail luxury train for their 50th anniversary.
For five nights, travel through the romantic land of Africa like a couple from years gone by, in a private suite. Share the thrill of African wildlife while travelling from Pretoria to Victoria Falls, visiting the Hwange National Park and the Stanley and Livingstone private game reserve.
Let the river cruises, photo safaris or even whitewater rafting refresh their hearts and minds during this golden anniversary celebration.
Record Your Life Stories
A lot can happen in 50 years. The couple’s love story has been written on each other’s hearts for quite some time, but are there secrets to tell? Did your love survive long distances or hardships? Their tale of love could become a gift of words, pictures and sound as Your Life Moments records the ultimate love story.
This unique gift can take a special occasion, such as a golden wedding anniversary, and make it into a keepsake. During an hour-long recording session with an award-winning radio-journalist, a chosen special event will be recorded. This can happen on-location or in a professional studio, and you can share five stories.
The five stories, of the happy couple, will be made into a ten minute broadcast, hardback book, photos and audio CDs. There will be a webpage, for the more internet savvy. In this way, family and friends can see and share this happy occasion wherever they are, and their story can be passed down like all great stories should.
Fairytale Romance in Bruges
For the couple that have shared each other’s lives for the past 50 years, they are guaranteed to kindle the flame of romance during this break. Bruges is considered one of the most romantic and beautiful cities on earth.
The medieval architecture and cobblestone streets will add to your two-night experience at a boutique hotel, in the centre of the city. You will find yourself close to all local interest sites, including Market Square and Belfry Tower, with ample time to explore. You may even want to try one of the many Café bars.
In the evening on Saturday, a horse-drawn carriage will arrive at the front of your hotel to pick you up. The carriage will take you through the falling twilight, to a Michelin star restaurant for a memory-making, candle-lit dinner.
Double Michelin Star Dining in London
Food has been key to joining hearts for centuries. Among the many golden anniversary gifts available, this is the one for the absolute food-lover. The couple can celebrate 50 years of marriage during a lunch at London’s The Square.
This is a glorious three-course lunch whose menu was hand-picked by renowned chef, Phil Howard, himself. The couple will be in for a thrill with this double Michelin star restaurant’s modern French cuisine, as well as the Square’s extensive wine list and top-notch service.
If you wish to make the whole day special, you could spend time in the nearby retail area on Bond Street or even the Hotel Café Royal’s Akasha Spa.
Whichever of these luxurious golden anniversary gifts you choose, celebrate this wonderful milestone in your life. Congratulations on your golden anniversary. Here’s to the love that has held the two of you together, and always will!