Unbelievably Festive Photos of Bath, England’s Christmas Market

It’s been a strange year, and all over the world, Christmas markets have been cancelled. While most of us know it’s the right thing to do to help more people survive and prevent hospitals from becoming overloaded, it’s certainly not the fun choice. Instead of moping around, though, we thought we’d take a look at …

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17 Fun & Quirky British Christmas Traditions Worth Exporting

Given the fact that so many Americans have British roots, you wouldn’t expect the Christmas traditions of the two countries to be THAT different…but they are. While some American families have kept their old British traditions alive and a handful of Anglophiles have adopted them, there’s quite a lot that will seem downright strange to …

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17 Fun & Quirky British Christmas Traditions Worth Exporting

Given the fact that so many Americans have British roots, you wouldn’t expect the Christmas traditions of the two countries to be THAT different…but they are. While some American families have kept their old British traditions alive and a handful of Anglophiles have adopted them, there’s quite a lot that will seem downright strange to …

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14 Photos That Prove the UK Is One of the Most Magical Places to Spend the Winter

While we’re fans of the UK at any time of year, it’s a particularly magical place to be during the winter and holiday season. Between the lights displays, the cosy old buildings, the bustling Christmas markets, and the possibility of snow on some of the prettiest landscapes you’ll find anywhere, we can’t think of any …

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The Best Places to See Christmas Lights in London: 2019 Edition

The Best Places to See Christmas Lights in London

Though most people prefer to travel to the UK during spring, summer, and autumn, there are a number of distinct advantages to traveling in the winter. Many traditional tourist attractions (like museums) are less crowded, airfare tends to be cheaper, and you’ll often spend less on hotels. The best part of visiting the UK in …

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Halloween in the UK: How It’s Celebrated in England, Wales, Scotland, & Northern Ireland

One of the things many Americans find quite surprising about the UK is the fact that Halloween, as a general rule, isn’t as big of a deal there. Before we go any further, I should make it very clear that we’ll be generalizing a lot in this piece. In either country, you’ll find exceptions to …

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