LONDON — Dating in a big city like London can be hard.Whether it's the pace at which people come and go or the city's overwhelming size that gets to you, it can feel hard to meet someone you connect with — and even more difficult to make it last.
However, some people seem to have the whole thing figured out.
Dating app Happn, which launched in the UK in May 2014, allows people to see who they have crossed paths with in real life.
He was Turbaned on as the Sarkin Kibiya of Kibiya Local Government Area of Kano State following the death of Late Sarkin Kibiya Alh Ado Abdullahi Kibiya. He retired in January 2000 and took up full-time business and politics. Umar was born on 12 June 1949 in Kibiya Local Government Area.
Umar worked in the Nigeria Immigration Service for thirty years, rising to become the Acting Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service.
I get a lot from pictures, both with books and people.
Most of the time that initial split second reaction is right on.
I'd like get into the middle of that somehow." Job: PR Manager. Strangest date location: "I've been taken to a bowling alley for dinner — no bowling, though."Dream holiday: "I'd love to explore the Philippines, or stay in glass igloos in Finland, go on husky rides, and have cozy nights in." Dream dinner guest: David Attenborough.
Surprising fact: "I have a 'peachy' tattoo on my bum." Job: Recruitment consultant. Strangest pick-up line received: "Would you like to go on a date? Perfect first date: "Meeting at the airport and buying random tickets [then and] there for a weekend [away]." Strangest pick-up line received: "Phew, you look like your photos." Song of the moment: "'Walking on a Dream' — Empire of the Sun.
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Business Insider teamed up with Happn to find out who the most "liked" users are — and to ask them what they owe their dating success to. Perfect first date: "An art exhibition, a quirky brunch place — for me a first date has to be somewhere we haven't been before, so if we don't connect, at least we've explored." Dream vacation: "Horse riding to the Eagle Festival in Mongolia, or across Lake Baikal." Song of the moment: "Why Me" — Big Bad Voodoo Daddies. Dream vacation: "Heli-skiing in Alaska." Surprising fact: "I’m terrified of tomato ketchup." Favourite food: "Parmagiana Melanzana." Perfect first date: "A sunny walk down the Thames from Vauxhall to the Tate Modern." Dream dinner guest: Richard Linklater. Just had one at a Sea Shanty Festival, which was amazing.