Celebrity Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston's Romance Is the Real Deal: 'Taylor Is Giddy Around Tom' The summer love of Hiddleswift, aka Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston, is going strong! By People Staff Published on July 13, 2016 08:30 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Newspix/REX/Shutterstock Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston‘s continent-spanning summer romance keeps heating up! The jet-setting couple recently touched down in Sydney, Australia where the English actor is set to begin filming Thor: Ragnarok in Queensland. On July 7 Swift, 26, and Hiddleston, 35, were spotted walking hand-in-hand to and from a dinner date at Gemelli Italian restaurant in Gold Coast, Australia, where a source tells PEOPLE the couple were “very affectionate, happy and just lovely.” The visit Down Under is Hiddleswift‘s fifth romantic destination together in four weeks after touring Rome, celebrating the Fourth of July with a star-studded extravaganza at Swift’s Rhode Island estate and traveling cross-continents for introductions to Swift’s parents in Nashville and a weekend visit with Hiddleston’s mother in England. For more on Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston s whirlwind romance, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE on newsstands Friday. So how deep is this new love? “It all seems very fast and public,” says a Hiddleston pal. Swift and Hiddleston met in May at the Met Gala, and started dating shortly after Swift’s 15-month relationship with DJ Calvin Harris ended that same month. According to an insider, however, this summer love is built to last. Swift is “very giddy around Tom,” and seems “ecstatic to be with him,” says the source. “They have a fun energy going on.