December 24th, 2019

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Got plans for the evening?

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A December cartoon from Sapajou:


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A Russian ball at the Majestic Hotel:


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The thing to avoid is giving the wrong kind of presents...


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So refer to this handy shopping guide:


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Gala holiday celebrations at the Vienna Garden:


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Make sure your home party is as cosy as this one (source):


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It will most likely be snowing in Shanghai, so even if you're a nun you can have a lot of fun:


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Gift ideas for Christmas (a reprint from international press, but nonetheless – you can still find anything in Shanghai):


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An evening with Alexander Vertinsky and Serge Ermoll at the Balalaika restaurant. Delicious dinner and excellent floor show: