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Covent Garden Christmas lights

Spending Christmas in London: Festive things to do in London

Wondering where to spend Christmas in the UK? Well, Christmas in London is like no other place. There’s always something to do in London of course, whatever the season (check out my London bucket list to find some cool ideas!). But in winter, and especially at Christmas time, the British capital gets filled with lights, chestnut stands, Christmas decorations and a jolly atmosphere all over.

If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate the festive season, there’re a few Christmas events in London you don’t want to miss. Here’s our magical guide with the best things to do in London at Christmas!

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Bryant Park ice skating

Spending Christmas in New York: Festive things to do in NYC

Christmas in New York is a magical time. From November, the Big Apple transforms into a magical winter postcard, and Christmas decorations are scattered all over the city. From the lavish window displays in Fifth Avenue, to the buzzing Christmas Markets in Manhattan and stunning NYC Christmas trees, there’s no doubt: no other place does Christmas like New York.

If you’re planning on spending Christmas Day in New York, or are simply wondering what to do in NYC in December, be sure to put these recommendations on your New York Christmas itinerary! I’ll guarantee you’ll have the most wonderful time of the year. Here’s our magical guide to spending Christmas in New York.

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Bath Christmas Market, Bath Abbey with Christmas tree

A guide to Bath Christmas Market

Undoubtedly, Christmas markets are one of the best things to get you feeling festive in the build up to Christmas day. I, for one, have a seriously soft spot for all things jolly. Also, the festive period is my favourite time of the year. When the weather outside is frightful and the fire is so delightful, I am far from a Grinch and more of a Buddy and want to surround myself with all things Christmas.

There’s nothing better than a great Christmas Market to help feed one’s festive appetite. The best part? You don’t need to travel to another country to find a good one (if you live in the UK, that is!). Just an hour and a half train ride from London, Bath is home to the ultimate Christmas Market. And guess what? The Bath Christmas Market is considered one of the best in the UK and perhaps even in the world!

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