The British are well known for their party lifestyle, and Christmas is the biggest occasion of the year. It is day of highs and lows: from a morning packed full of festivities, fighting over ‘pigs in blankets’, to falling asleep in front of the television. As an English woman living in Austria, I have come to appreciate the strangeness of British festive traditions.
The world was a scary place last year, and I made the decision to spend my first Christmas away from home. As much as I enjoyed spending time here over the festive season, there’s nothing like quality time surrounded by family. I have found a lot of comfort in putting together a list of the 10 best things about Christmas in England, the most magical time of the year…
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