Get Romantic Without Leaving the House
Let's say you are both huge fans of sushi and old black-and-white movies. Perhaps your romantic evening entails some sushi take-out or delivery (perhaps removed from the plastic containers and re-plated), a few candles, and some old romantic movies starring Humphrey Bogart or Cary Grant. Romance is in the details. The more you can take a generic idea like "dinner and a movie" and tailor it to your individual tastes-in this example sushi and Cary Grant-the more romantic your night will be.
The Exotic Vacation at Home
For many people, the idea of being on vacation at some exotic destination is incredibly romantic. You can recreate this concept at home with a little planning and creativity. Once again, you need to choose your "inspiration location" based on a place you and your partner think is romantic, such as Morocco, Jamaica, Fiji, Italy, Paris, etc.
This type of romantic evening can be just as much fun to plan as it will be to enjoy. First pick your romantic destination. In order to make the evening really memorable, you don't need to spend a lot of money but you do need to spend some time and creativity on what will make the night special.
After you've chosen what destination appeals to you, start doing some light research to discover what details you can add to your home to make you and your partner feel "transported." The easiest way to do this is to consider your senses: