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With what is universally considered one of the most romantic days of the year fast approaching, we have put together a list of our top 10 places to propose.

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A tradition steeped in history, St Valentine's Day is now internationally recognised as a day of celebrating all things romantic.

It is also one of the most popular days in the year for loved ones to pop the question, falling slightly behind Christmas day. Below you will find a list our of top 10 places to propose that are sure to get the reaction you are hoping for from your significant other.

  • Early morning balloon safari

    On a hot air balloon flight above the Masai Mara, Kenya

    Watch out for the giraffe hiding in the trees, antelope on the plains and roosting birds. As the sun comes up the views are superb — one of the most beautiful sights in Africa. Enjoy a glass of champagne on your return.
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  • Taj Mahal at sunset seen from Metah Bagh, Agra

    At the Taj Mahal at sunrise, Agra, India

    Visit the legendary beauty of the Taj Mahal at sunrise when it is the least crowded. Find yourself a quiet corner to sit a while and enjoy a very peaceful and tranquil experience of one of the world's most romantic sites.
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  • Steam Ship Sudan (Voyage du Monde), Aswan

    On a cruise of the Nile aboard the Steam Ship Sudan, Egypt

    Recreate the romantic nostalgia of yesteryear aboard one of Agatha Christie's inspirations, the Steam Ship Sudan. Cruising the Nile has long been seen as the most romantic way to visit the monuments of Ancient Egypt.
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  • Peter and Paul Fortress, St Petersburg

    During the White Nights in St Petersburg, Russia

    St Petersburg is rightly famous for its stunning architecture, and viewed during the White Nights, when the city experiences 24-hour twilight, it makes for an incredibly romantic getaway.
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  • Angel Falls

    On a helicopter flight above Angel Falls, Venezuela

    Experience one of the most unmissable sights in Venezuela from the air. The truly breathtaking Angel Falls, is the highest waterfall in the world, plunging 979 m (3,212 ft) down a vertical cliff from Auyan tepui. Quite simply, it's breathtaking.
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  • Dog sledding, Alaska

    Dog sledding on a glacier in Alaska

    Immerse yourself in a real-life winter wonderland as you sit back and enjoy a ride in an Alaskan sled. The helicopter flights beforehand allow you to fully appreciate the magic of this incredible landscape from the air.
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  • Beautiful white sand at Koh Samet

    On a deserted beach in Koh Samet, Thailand

    The southern part of Koh Samet has forested hills that shelter small, beautiful beaches shared by just one or two small lodges or hotels — it's the perfect place to get down on one knee and pop the question.
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  • View from a luxury suite, The Lost Iguana Resort

    In the shadow of Arenal Volcano at night, Costa Rica

    Considered to be one of the world’s ten most active volcanoes it delivers daily eruptions of scalding hot lava that are not only visually stunning but also strikingly loud. It’s an incredible sight and the surrounding lava fields are also fascinating.
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  • Picnic on Pansy Island

    During a picnic on a private island, Mozambique

    Spend a little time at the luxurious, beautiful and relaxed Benguerra Lodge in Mozambique and enjoy a picnic on the private and idyllic Pansy Island. Who could say no to that?
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  • Sounds of Silence dinner, Uluru

    At the Sounds of Silence dinner, Ayers Rock, Australia

    Enjoy a gourmet barbecue buffet beneath the stars, complimented by some of Australia's finest wines in the surroundings of the fabled Uluru, the domes of Kata Tjuta and, possibly the most spectacular sunset you have ever seen.
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