Christmas In London: Expectations VS Reality

Christmas is London. The picture-perfect lights, the quaint, festive markets, the fantastic shopping, the romantic possibility… All, ideally, rather wonderful. But, in reality, sometimes a little bit pants.

 

1. Christmas Shopping on Oxford Street

Expectation:

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Reality:

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2. Dinner at Covent Garden

Expectation:

 

Reality:

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3. Snow

Expectation:

 

Reality:

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4. Decorating your flat

Expectation: 

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Reality:

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5. Ice Skating in London at Christmas

Expectation:


Reality:

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6. Christmas Markets

Expectation:

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Reality:

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7. Trafalgar’s Christmas Tree

Expectation:

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Reality:

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