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Christmas Market London

People around the world have long been envious of the fantastic tradition of Germany’s Christmas markets. Snuggling around a warm lantern with a group of close friends, drinking mulled wine and eating Christmas pastries after a bit of shopping – it’s a scene with all the ingredients of a perfect Christmas experience. Fortunately, Germany no longer has the monopoly on…

underground London tour

The capital of the UK is a vast, bustling metropolis. There are over 7.1 million people rubbing shoulders on the streets of the city, and it simply wouldn’t be possible for this many people to live together without first negotiating a few house rules. Over the years, the city has evolved its own book of unwritten regulations to keep all…

dome of st pauls above snow-covered trees in london

Even though Christmas is right around the corner, it’s very rare that we get snow before January or February in the UK. However, a white Christmas isn’t unheard of in the UK, and there’s nothing that makes you feel more Christmassy than a blanket of fresh powder dusting the fields of London’s beautiful parks. If we get snow this year,…

christmas tree with tower bridge in the background

Looking for things to do in London in December? As the year draws to a close, everyone in the capital is filling up the cosy pubs and restaurants to fortify themselves against a cold winter. December is, for certain, the snuggliest time of year in the UK. Friends, family and coworkers look for any excuse to gather together and eat…