It’s December, and I hope you’re ready for a whole slew of posts about things to do in London at Christmastime, because I’m ready to do them ALL and report back.

It’s beginning to look a lot like English Christmas on our high street

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ATP Finals and Other Stories

As I mentioned in my last post, my best friend from growing up in Oregon, Jess, and her husband Tom and their nearly-2-year-old came to visit us in London just before Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, their little guy didn’t adjust too well to the 8-hour time change from their home in Seattle, so we didn’t do all that much during the day, as he was up for half the night for the first week. (He’d wake up in the middle of the night—dinnertime in Seattle—asking for quinoa.)

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Christmas in London Recap: Part 4

London Christmas Markets

Londoners love their Christmas markets—maybe not as much as the Germans, but there were quite a few. Grab a cup of hot mulled wine and a mince pie, and have a browse.

BBC Good Food Festive Fayre at Hampton Court Palace
Mince pies at Herne Hill Market
Oh no, poor Rudolph!
Borough Market