“When I’d be away, she would text me and call me constantly.
Start slow: a nice Italian espresso or a long walk on some historic street. Know the entire history of the cities in which you live - who the fountains are named after, who the statues are. Take her hand, lead her to the perfect part of the venue – not in the centre, not too far back. Talk in a way that they're not used to - not the typical 'northern' lines, because 60% of all human communication is body language, with 30% being the tone, meaning 90% percent isn’t coming out of your mouth.
Know the most romantic little cafés, bistros and trattorias, the candlelit places where you can be alone and drink the most fantastic wine. Hold hands – the second time you will check her reaction. At this moment she should be enjoying everything you say - or that’s what she thinks!
I often call my sister on the phone and say: "Ela (Hi) malaka!
Or even when a Greek is supporting his/her favourite sports team, but they're losing? It's not always used aggressively, insultingly or angrily, but essentially endearingly.
Dancing is in the schedule, depending on the music.