The Extended Guide to Christmas shopping in London

Christmas shopping in London is something else. Ever since I was little we would annually go to London for gift shopping. The family tradition brings back so many heart-warming memories that I attempt to uphold it as much as possible. Since I know London like the back of my hand, I can easily stuff all […]

Christmas lights and decorations in London

No European city does Christmas illuminations and decorations like London does. As the British capital gets ready for Christmas and the festive season, it also transforms into a magical and sparkling site that bedazzles locals and tourists alike. The twinkling lights in the streets, the storybook shop windows and the festive decorations wrap the city […]

Turn on the light bulbs

I’m so happy with my light balls. It seems to be the biggest hit this season because I see them pop up at everyone’s blog and instagram feed. The light balls are cotton balls you attach to a string of lights. You can buy a ready-to-use one, or you can design your own with different […]

Amsterdam Light Festival

Christmas is all about lights. So what I love to do, is walk around in my neighbourhood and see how neighbours illuminated their gardens and windows. And if that isn’t enough, there is always the Amsterdam Light Festival! From December 7th till January 20th you can enjoy the Boulevard of Light. Between the Amstel Hotel […]

London shopping guide: Follow the Christmas lights

The best time to go shopping in London is by far during the holiday season when the streets are illuminated by thousands of Christmas lights. Especially Mayfair and Soho are a spectacle of lights. It is a stunning sight! The window shops of department stores like Harrods and Selfridges are true attractions, and Hyde Park […]