Christmas

Snapshot: 21 Photos of U.K. Christmas Lights

The Brits really know how to do Christmas, lighting up the streets with bulbs and fireworks, getting out the decorations and displaying Christmas wishes. Check out this snapshot of 21 photos of Christmas done right, seen throughout the ...

John Lewis Department Store Receives Unexpected Letter

The John Lewis department store in Cambridge, England, received a handwritten letter of apology from a 5-year-old shopper, named Faith, who mistakenly broke a bauble, reports BBC News. A bauble, as you may know, is a round, glass ...

Surprising-ish English Christmas Pairings

Britons are getting creative in their holiday celebrations and it’s all in the name of Christmas. We think. With the holiday madness, maybe it makes sense to double up on some efforts.

Royal Roundup: The Queen Dons Blingy Eyeware for Christmas Message

Dark wrap-around shades are a cool look for the Queen. But they’re not a new palace fashion choice, they’re just the sporty 3D glasses the Queen wore when she recorded her Christmas message earlier this month.

Charles Dickens – Thank You Very Much!

A Christmas Carol, wrote Paul Davis, author of The Lives & Times of Ebenezer Scrooge, “has been adapted, revised, condensed, retold, reoriginated and modernized more than any other work of English literature.”

The Brit List: 10 Things Americans Love About Living in Britain

Like many true Anglophiles, my eyes light up at just the thought of making a visit to the U.K. I adore being abroad; anything is possible.

Royal Roundup: A Windsor Family Christmas

Those royalty lessons Kate’s been getting must be working. The Duchess hasn’t made a misstep yet, though of course that might have just as much to do with her own innate poise and finely-tuned sensibilities as with any royal ...