The Times of Acadiana (USA)

Go away for Valentine's Day.


If you've got real time and money on your hands, here are some out-of-this-country Valentine's vacation options. Read more about them at apoteosurprise.com. The following range in price from about $500 to $25,000. French entrepreneur Nicolas Garreau says about 80 percent of women say their marriage proposal was less romantic than they hoped. Garreau says his company specializes in arranging creative marriage proposals in Paris. To date, he's got 30 romantic experiences "being the perfect occasion, for tourists, to offer their sweetheart the surprise of a lifetime." The packages include the projection of the marriage proposal on the Eiffel Tower, apparition of the love message on the wings of an airplane and a wax statue of Valentine at the Musée Grévin.