Cupid's Pulse Article: Nicky Hilton Is Engaged to Banker James RothschildCupid's Pulse Article: Nicky Hilton Is Engaged to Banker James Rothschild

By Ann Luther

It was on a yacht floating down Italy’s Lake Como where James Rothschild, an European banking heir, got down on one knee and proposed to Nicky Hilton. He did so only after making a quick trip to the States to ask the American hotel heiress’ parents for her hand. Hilton’s camp told People, “They are both very happy.” Best wishes to the happy couple!

How can you incorporate water sports in your marriage proposal?

Cupid’s Advice:

Sometimes it’s best to get creative with your marriage proposal, and water sports can be the perfect solution. Cupid has some ideas:

1. Take a river cruise: There are a ton of decently affordable evening river cruises in all the major cities. The staff will serve you a nice dinner, there’s always dancing, and the sun sets the views are spectacular. The atmosphere and city backdrop create the perfect to pop the question. Not to mention, the photos will be beautiful!

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2. Play Marco Polo: Spend a day by the pool with family and friends. When the time is right, start up a game of Maro Polo and designate your future fiancé as Marco. When it comes down to just you two, hold out the ring and let her find that first. She’ll open her eyes to a poolside proposal.

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3. Go Snorkeling: Go on a mission to collect one beautiful thing from the ocean while snorkeling. She will proudly present a conch shell, but you will trump her with the engagement ring you brought with you.

Was your proposal waterlogged? Share your stories in the comments below!