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10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

Finding things to do in the winter can be hard when everything seems so basic. With that in mind, here is a list of things that are anything but!

Winter can be a very basic and cliche season. Every film has the same ideas and Christmas activities. And real life mimics this as there is often little variety to what people do, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 10 things to do in winter that are anything but basic.

1. Bonfire on the Beach

Beaches don’t have to be just for summer. Enjoy a barbecue and smores on the beach with your own little bonfire, as you and your friends are wrapped in blankets with flasks of hot chocolate. The perfect mix of winter coziness and fun.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

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2. Cocktail Masterclass

Enjoy a cocktail masterclass with your friends and have a go at inventing your own wintery and Christmassy cocktails drinks. Not only will you have fun but you’ll learn new skills that you can bring out at a Christmas party to impress everyone.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

3. Jacuzzi

As the weather gets colder it’s the perfect time to enjoy a relaxing evening in a jacuzzi. Grab a few friends, get some drinks, and just relax. Even better if it’s a jacuzzi in a winter environment, perfect for those aesthetic instagram pictures.

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10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

4. Volunteer

A fulfilling experience you can complete this winter is voluntary work. Be it a homeless shelter, animal shelter, or helping charities in their Christmas appeals, this is sure to fill you with warmth and help those in need. Shelters always need support over the Christmas period, and who doesn’t want to help others, or spend time with some cute animals.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

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5. Activity Jar

For constant winter entertainment find a winter checklist or bucket list and place them in a jar. When you’re bored simply pick one from the jar and enjoy. For an interesting challenge, try to complete them all before the season is over.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

6. Holiday

The Christmas period is the perfect time to enjoy a holiday abroad. Head somewhere warm and enjoy a tropical Christmas. Certainly not basic.

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10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

7. Life Hacks

Find some Christmas life hacks and try them out for yourselves. They often have mixed results so you’ll either leave with something beautiful and helpful, or you’ll have some silly fun. You can make decorations, cooking hacks, organisation hacks; there’s an unlimited amount of entertainment there.

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10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

8. Cooking Class

Instead of spending your winter drooling over cooking shows on tv, take a cooking class. You’ll learn new skills and impress your friends and family over the Christmas break.

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10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

9. Cake Decorating

Enjoy a cake decorating cake with your friends for an interesting activity. Make it competitive and try to create the best winter themed cake. Like the cooking class you’ll learn new skills and impress your friends and family, plus you get to come home with cake. No disadvantages there.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

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10. Crash a Winter Wedding

Take a note from the film ‘Wedding Crashers’ and attend a wedding uninvited. An exciting and thrilling activity to do with your friends, dance the night away and enjoy yourselves. Just try not to get caught as that could be awkward, and make sure to leave the happy couple a card, as a nice gesture.

10 Things To Do In The Winter That Are Anything But Basic

Don’t think you can’t still be your basic winter self though. Enjoy winter walks and ice skating, snowball fights and snow angels, bake cookies and drink eggnog. Just sprinkle through some of these ideas and activities for an original and interesting holiday. If you can think of anything else to do in winter that is anything but basic write it in the comments below.
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