Deck the halls with boughs of holly… Christmas 2014 is approaching fast! As we say goodbye to the British summer, there’s no denying our thoughts turn immediately to the start of the Christmas fun and I for one cannot wait! Planning everything from Christmas shopping trips to visiting the most festive of attractions around is all part of getting into the Christmas spirit and making the most of your winter holidays!
Us Christmas-loving Brits are extremely lucky to be on the doorstep of so many amazing winter destinations, from exploring neighbouring cities to venturing abroad, we really are spoilt for choice. But with this all-important choice comes the burden of having to choose. Fear not, our Christmas Quiz is here to help!
Find out which Christmas destination is the perfect place for you by answering the questions below…
1. What’s your favourite festive drink?
A. Festive Cocktail
B. Mulled wine
C. Whiskey eggnog
D. Chocolate Liquor
2. What’s your go-to Christmas market purchase?
A. A festive garland
B. Roasted chestnuts
C. Nativity ornament
D. Chocolate treats
3. Your dream Christmas dinner would include…
A. Roast chicken
B. Turkey with stuffing
C. Spiced beef
D. Braised Pork loin
4. Your festive wardrobe wouldn’t be complete without…
A. A trendy Christmas jumper
B. Cosy festive socks
C. Grannies knitted woolly scarf
D. A winter duffel coat
5. Which Xmas movie would you watch again and again…?
A. The Holiday
D. White Christmas
6. What’s your favourite short break activity?
A. Shopping ‘til you drop
B. Taking in the cultural sights
C. Boozing with your mates
D. Foodie tasting
7. Which best describes your personality?
A. Sophisticated chic
B. History buff
C. Lovely and bubbly
D. Inquisitive explorer
8. This Christmas, your friends are most likely to find you…
A. Enjoying a Christmas pantomime
B. Skating round an ice rink
C. Braving a Christmas day swim
D. Appreciating an ice sculpture festival
9. How would you travel to your short break destination?
A. By car
B. By rail
C. By plane
D. By mini cruise
To find out which destination is the perfect place for you to enjoy a Christmas break this winter, simply work out if you answered mostly A, B, C or D.
You love the cosmopolitan feel of a city and can’t wait to see the streets lit up with twinkling Christmas lights. Donning your favourite Christmas jumper, you’ll be the first to hit Liverpool’s swanky bar scene with plenty of festive cocktails flowing through the night. You embrace the greatest of Xmas traditions and can’t resist a classic pantomime, but Christmas in Liverpool is not complete without a sneaky shopping trip or two!
Mostly B’s: Your Christmas Destination is York!
History and culture is the star attraction on your short break, so why should Xmas be any different? Soaking up the festive atmosphere with a cup of mulled wine at the York Christmas Market, you’ll be in your element taking in the city’s amazing historical sights. You love a Christmas attraction as much you love your favourite pair of festive socks, with ice skating and watching the Xmas lights switch on right at the top of your list.
Mostly C’s: Your Christmas Destination is Dublin!
You’ve got no problem with hopping on plane to get your Christmas fix, and where’s better than Dublin? Partying through the night down at Temple Bar sounds like good craic, and you’ve got plenty of festive spirit to keep up. You know a good pint when you see it and wouldn’t say no to visiting Dublin’s famous Guinness Storehouse. Always up for a giggle, you love the idea of joining in the River Liffey Christmas day swim, or chuckling your way through Elf the Musical at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.
Mostly D’s: Your Christmas Destination is Bruges!
You need a European escape this Christmas to a place where all your festive-y chocolate cravings can be satisfied. Indulging in Bruges’ finest handmade sweets and Xmas market foodie treats is your answer to the perfect Christmas break. In this magical medieval city, you’ll find lots of festive goodies for your family and friends, as well as plenty to see and do. From visiting the Ice Sculpture Festival to exploring the city by horse and cart, you’ll love everything about a break in Bruges this Christmas.
Found your ideal destination for the perfect Christmas break? Did you get Liverpool, York, Dublin or Bruges? Let us know using the comments box below.