Christmas market

Eiffel Tower from Tuileries Garden

November 2019 Monthly Round Up

I feel like I’ve spent all of November wrapped up in the chaos of moving house, it’s certainly took over a big chunk of my time, but looking back there’s been plenty more happening. I’m not quite sure how we fit it all in, but we have and it’s ended up being a month that’s created some of the best memories. Here’s my November... read more[...]

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Festive Magic At Paris Christmas Market In The Tuileries Gardens

A magical city at any time of year, Paris takes it to a whole new level at Christmas time. I first went a few years ago back when one of the main Christmas markets lined the Champs Elysees, but due to issues with landowner disagreements, the market has since been moved to the Tuileries Gardens that stretch out behind the Louvre. Regardless of where the market is, the[...]

A Guide to Christmas in Newcastle

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[...]

Edinburgh's Christmas market

6 Reasons To Visit Edinburgh’s Christmas Market

It's quite possibly one of the most popular Christmas markets in the UK, especially for those of us in the North that can't nip down to London's Winter Wonderland. I'm actually quite shocked at this but before the weekend I'd actually never been to Edinburgh's Christmas Market. A few years ago we were in Edinburgh for our family annual Christmas Day of fun, but that[...]

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Christmas in Paris – The City of Lights!

I'd previously been to Paris in Spring and Summer, and to be honest I didn't think it would be possible to beat how beautiful the city is in Spring. With pink blossom everywhere, the sun shining, but still cool enough to be comfortable walking around I was convinced that you simply couldn't beat Spring. WRONG! Christmas time is definitely up there challenging for the[...]

Newcastle Christmas Market

Newcastle Christmas Market 2015

Walking along Oxford Street with the Christmas lights this week, the John Lewis Christmas advert released today, festive bakes are out and Starbucks released their red cups. Christmas is definitely on the way! I'm really trying to not get too carried away this early but it's hard not to! AND I've just been told the dates of the Newcastle Christmas market around Monum[...]