Our Perfect Date – Becka & Nathan

 Our perfect date - Becka & Nathan | Hanna's Places

Happy Friday, guys! Welcome to a new feature on Hanna’s Places: Our Perfect Date. I’m going to introduce you to different couples  who are going to share what their perfect date would look like. Life (and love) isn’t about consuming stuff and always looking for exciting new experiences, but about cherishing moments with the people you love. So the perfect date doesn’t have to look like a Hollywood film, it can also be a cup of coffee at the museum café. I can’t wait to read all the different stories from different people!

For the first issue, I am happy to say that one of my favourite ‘blogger couples’ – Becka and Nathan from Yeobo – agreed to take part! Yeobo means darling, and that’s exactly what their blog is –  it’s full of their adventures,  inspiration and daily life. I loved reading their story and I bet you will, too!

When did you first meet and fall in love?

Nathan: Becka and I first met at a summer camp in the 7th grade. We only shared a few awkward conversations before going back home to our separate lives. I didn’t expect to see her again, but I recognized her immediately on my first day of high school. We quickly became art class buddies. After school we would chat on “AIM” (is that even still around??) or call each other and talk for hours.

We were the best of friends and I was content with that … until I found out another guy wanted to date her.

We started dating in our sophomore year of high school. As for when we actually fell in love… it’s hard to say.  Becka and I have been pondering this question for quite awhile. There just isn’t a specific moment that sticks out; instead it was a gradual process. Once we hit college the relationship shifted. We were no longer just two individuals dating, we became a team. I love Becka more today than I did when we got married. And more tomorrow than I do today.

It’s not easy, but it is simple. If you keep putting effort into a relationship, it will continue to grow.

our perfect date - becka & nathan | Hanna's Places

What’s your perfect date?

I’m such an anxious planner that the most perfect dates are the ones that consist of no plans at all. I love days that are full of natural conversation, walking around random places and stopping by intriguing coffee shops.

Looking back, I remember our most perfect date yet. A few days into our Kauai vacation we decided to drive to the opposite side of the island and work our way back. There were no travel guidebooks allowed and we had the freedom to stop anywhere we pleased. We began our journey at Ke’e beach with a brief snorkeling excursion. We ventured into a creepy looking cave, walked on the pier in Hanalei, and ate the best fish tacos out of a truck. The day continued with a little more snorkeling, surf shops, and drinks on the beach after sunset. Of course it helped that we were in Hawaii… (okay that helped a lot) but what really made the day special was being spontaneous and exploring together.

Thanks so much, Becka and Nathan! If you want to read about more perfect dates, head on over here!

All pictures by Haley Graham.



  • juni
    January 24, 2014


    oh gosh, the cutest!! love this new series already :)

    • hanna
      January 24, 2014


      They are great right?

      And I’m so happy you like the series, I can’t wait to feature all of my favourite people and read cute stories :)

  • Taylor
    January 24, 2014


    Love this idea for a series! I just nominated you for a Liebster award on my blog: http://www.liveandmove.co/2014/01/leibster-award.html

    • hanna
      January 24, 2014



      And thanks for nominating me, hihi :)
      checking out the questions now!

  • Court
    January 24, 2014


    Becka and Nathan are so cute!! They are a great couple to have as your first feature. I’m working on my responses to your questions this afternoon! ;)

    • hanna
      January 24, 2014


      Yes, you’re right! :)

      And I’m curious what your answers are going to be!

  • Latrina
    January 24, 2014


    Oh, Hanna! This series is absolutely brilliant… and so sweet! Definitely getting me excited for Valentine’s Day. :) I love this! And so happy to see Becka and Nathan over here. Love their blog, and they’re simply the cutest! And I really love hearing their story. :)

    • hanna
      January 24, 2014


      I’m so glad you like it! It’s such a heart-warming story, something you really need in January I think! :)

  • Miranti
    January 25, 2014


    What a gorgeous series! I absolutely love love stories. Looking forward to more posts :)

    • hanna
      January 25, 2014


      Me, too! :)

  • Nathan | Yeobo
    January 25, 2014


    Thank you for having us on your blog Hanna! We had a great time answering your questions and reliving old memories together. It was so much fun to work with you, I hope we get the chance again soon.

    • hanna
      January 25, 2014


      Yes, that would be amazing! I loved working together as well, so I’d love to come up with something together again :)

  • Kristyn @ Milk + Crown
    January 26, 2014


    Such a sweet couple :) What a unique and awesome date to share–I love spur of the moment adventures, they lead to the best memories :)

    • hanna
      January 26, 2014


      You’re right – they make those unique memories that you will remember forever :)

  • Kate Amunrud
    February 3, 2014


    Loved hearing more about these guys here. Thanks for sharing!

    • Hanna
      February 4, 2014


      I’m glad you enjoyed it :)

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Hanna’s Places is a green lifestyle magazine written by Hanna Ulatowski. It’s all about slowing down in a fast-paced society and finding ways to live a more sustainable, simple lifestyle.

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