May 4, 2012 5
Posted In: Dating, Weekend Date Ideas
Date Idea: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Your Mate
Couple eating chips at a Mexican restaurant. Photo: garren / Bigstock.com
By Amanda Martin
This weekend is Cinco de Mayo, a day commemorating the Mexican army‚Äôs defeat of the French at the Battle of Puebla. ¬†The holiday is celebrated by people of many different backgrounds, so why not use this as an opportunity to have fun and spend some time with your significant other. ¬† Here are some ways to get close with your partner while celebrating Mexican culture and history:
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May 3, 2011 1
Posted In: Exclusives, Features
5 Fantastic Dating Tips for Cinco de Mayo
Friends on a picnic. Photo: belahoche / Bigstock.com
By Andrew Pryor
The Cinco de Mayo holiday was founded on May 5, 1862.¬† On that day, General Zaragosa led the Mexican army to defeat a French force nearly twice their size.¬† It was one of the biggest military victories ever for Mexico, allowing the Union to build an unstoppable army.¬† Today, America and Mexico both celebrate Cinco de Mayo each year to uphold the values of liberty and national pride.
In other words, there‚Äôs no reason to feel out of place on Cinco de Mayo, no matter what nationality you are.¬† Go out with someone you love (or go out looking for someone to love) and celebrate the holiday.¬† In honor of the fifth of May, here are five ways to get into the esp√É¬≠ritu de la celebraci√É¬≥n: