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Tyneside Cinema Christmas
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Tyneside Cinema Christmas Showcase

Insert joke here about how it's only August and way too early to be talking about Christmas. Now let's move on. I've had a definite increase in Christmas emails the last couple of weeks, with a lot of places opening up bookings for parties, restaurants and events. I've got friends with kids who are even struggling to get booked in for things that are already fully bo[...]

Choosing a Christmas market city break with Jet 2
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Choosing a Christmas Market City Break with Jet2

Over the last couple of years I've done more city breaks in winter that I ever had previously, it's become sort of a tradition and I'm now fully in favour of winter travel. Christmas markets are one of the biggest draws to European cities at this time of year, and what could be more perfect than combining a love of exploring somewhere new, with immersing yourself in[...]

Planning your Christmas trip to New York City
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Planning your Christmas trip to New York City

After the most incredible long weekend exploring New York and all it has to offer at Christmas time last December, it would just be mean not to share it with you. New York at Christmas is one of those bucket list trips people dream of, and while I've been across the pond in November when the focus is more on Thanksgiving, I've never previously experienced it in full[...]

How to experience a Fairytale Winter in Tallinn
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How to Experience a Fairytale Winter in Tallinn

After visiting Tallinn Old Town when it was covered in snow I can honestly say it was one of the most surreal but gorgeous cities I've ever experienced, and at this time of year seeing all the photos of it with it's Christmas market, I imagine it to be even more like a fairytale. Aside from people flocking to the famous Christmas market, a visit to Tallinn in the wint[...]

A Guide to Christmas in Newcastle
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A Guide to Christmas in Newcastle Upon Tyne

As much as I really try to leave it as late as possible to get in the festive spirit, it's pretty difficult to avoid it now in everyone's favourite North East city. There's all sorts going on already in the city centre, for both adults and children alike, and there's still plenty more to come too. So if you're looking for where to find some Christmas fun, how to join[...]