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Christmas in the UK vs. Christmas in the US

The premise for Christmas is the same in the UK and the US. It’s held on 25th December to celebrate the birth of Jesus but was originally a pagan holiday called Yule. Today, depending on how religious you are, it’s either still about the birth of Jesus or all about THE PRESENTS.  For me, it’s all about the foooood. Nothing…

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Visiting Family over Christmas when living abroad

It’s official. Christmas is here! And what’s not to love? There are gorgeous lights on every corner, so much delicious food to consume, its a great excuse for visiting family and endless parties. Well, when you have family and friends living literally hundreds of miles in opposite directions, the pressure and stress of coordinating visiting family at Christmas can kill…

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