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Cherry Blossoms claims to be the oldest and best international dating website on the internet. Whilst that is debatable, there are definitely a few positives to this site that put it ahead of some of its competitors, including a detailed advanced search, video options and visa application help.
The first thing we noticed about this site is that it’s colourful and has plenty of pictures of its attractive members. It also has a range of useful information as you browse, allowing you to easily contact people who are online when you are, or to check out the hottest members, as voted by its active users. These are interesting ways to get to know other members and maybe even make contact, but you can also perform searches or receive matches.
Searching is a fairly in depth process on CherryBlossoms. You can be very specific about the sorts of people you’re interested in, down to their job or height. There are around seventy five thousand active members on the site, and when we logged on there were well over 500 currently using the site. Once you’ve performed your search the results are clearly displayed and many of the members have gone to the effort to complete their profile with several photos.
Interestingly, members can also rate photos or add the member to their list of favorites so that they can revisit them later. If you would rather receive dating matches then this is possible too. You simply complete your list of preferences and opt in to receive matches automatically.
You can even set things up so that you’ll get an email message alerting you when someone gets in touch, meaning you won’t need to log on to the site every day to check whether or not you’ve received any interest.
Chatting can be achieved in several ways, including email messages, live chats or even by sending video messages. This diversity makes for a more engaging experience and helps if you prefer one method over another. However contact is only really possible to paying members, so if you’re using the site for free you’ll need to upgrade.
Paying to upgrade your membership is relatively cheap for longer contracts and you also get a further discount if you then extend the contract, so there are plenty of savings to be made. A bit of a bugbear, though, is that the site quite frequently asks if you’d like to upgrade your account as you browse, which becomes rather irritating.
Blossoms.com has most of the features you’ll need but it could do with a few extras such as forums and blogs as a way of helping to alleviate the pressure away from one-on-one messaging. The design is a bit hectic at times but you soon get used to it, although the assortment of buttons and options on your profile page does detract somewhat from the impact of your profile.
If you’re interested in pursuing an Asian date then Cherry Blossom seems to have enough active members to keep most people happy. We’d recommend trying out the free membership options to see whether or not the upgraded package might appeal to you.
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