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Christmas is around the corner and many of us find this festive season a light in the dark months of winter.
However, not everyone is looking forward to the palaver of Christmas and the outlooks of having to spend time with family, shopping for presents and preparing food. Fear not, we have tips for you to escape for Christmas, so read on.
While Christmas can be a wonderful time, for many it is a stressful time with arguments and conflicts in the family and one can want to simply go away and not come back until it is over. And why not go to a nice resort like those of Westgate Resorts where you can enjoy an evening at the wonderful Kissimmee restaurants and forget about everything related to Christmas?
The expectations are a burden
Why is it that Christmas can be so stressful and frustrating when it is supposed to be just the opposite? One reason can be that there are a lot of expectations for this time of year. From when we were children we were brought up with the expectations of Christmas being wonderful, relaxing and a time where we would be together in harmony. This is not always what reality looks like and it is the clash between expectations and reality that can cause conflicts and frustration.
Where to go?
There are many ways of trying to get around these issues and have a lovely time together with the family but sometimes the best solution is to take a step back and just not do Christmas. As mentioned earlier it can be worth considering going to a resort and forget about everything else but sunbathing, reading and enjoying good food and wine but there are other options too.
A city break in Copenhagen, Hamburg or perhaps Dubrownik will do the trick too and give you the opportunity to enjoy Christmas in a different way and perhaps just as it should be, in peace and with no expectations. As most other people are at home for Christmas you can have the place more or less to yourself which is a quality in itself.
Another option is to rent a beach house and cover up with some good books, nice food and perhaps a board game or a good film. As you can see there are plenty of options to escape Christmas and enjoy this time of year in a peaceful and relaxing way without frustrations.