What is Boxing Day?

Boxing day takes place on 26th December, the day after Christmas Day. It is a public holiday for the United Kingdom and the other commonwealth countries; Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Due to the unexplainable name, there are lots of rumours and theories about why boxing day adopted its name.  Let’s discover what a typical […]Read More

10 European Gift Bringers: Does Santa Exist In Europe?

As Christmas movies and Christmas songs become increasingly popular, Santa is becoming a universal gift giving figure. However there are many countries that are yet to adopt the very-American figure. St Nicholas Belarus, Belgium (Flemish & Waloon regions), Czech Republic, Hungary, Malta, The Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Ukraine Although he’s the inspiration behind […]Read More

What Does a European Christmas Dinner Look Like?

Ever wondered what the French, Italians, or even Bulgarians are eating for their Christmas dinner? Whilst the celebration of Christmas is widespread across Europe, traditions vary not just country to country, but between regions and even families. Each European Christmas Dinner has one thing in common though – they are all Christmas feasts! Northern European […]Read More

Quiz: Celebrating Christmas in Europe

Christmas – it’s the most wonderful time of the year! We are all very familiar with our own traditions and ways of celebrating that we forget that other countries do Christmas differently. It’s time to discover whether you know how different European countries celebrate Christmas…Read More

The ULTIMATE Christmas Geography Quiz

You’ve tried our other Geography quizzes… but now it’s time to try the ULTIMATE Christmas geography quiz. With just 10 questions we’ll be able to see how you really feel about 2 very important topics; Christmas and Geography. Get ready to take one of the most important quizzes of your life…. Looking for some explanations […]Read More

5 European Christmas Dessert Ideas

Europe is where so many popular Christmas traditions have originated from. This doesn’t just include Christmas carols and folklore, but food too! The Christmas dinner is a large part of the day – as well as a lot of indulgence – and so, naturally, each country has their own traditional Christmas dessert. If you’re looking […]Read More

8 European Christmas Creatures That Will Give You Nightmares

When we think of Christmas, only positive things come to mind at first; joy, presents, family … and why would it be any different? Christmas’ starring character is a plump and happy man who delivers gifts all over the world in his sleigh. But the truth is, Santa Claus is not the only Christmas character […]Read More

Christmas Carol Quiz

‘Tis the season to be jolly… so that means lots of carols and laughter. Most have a favourite Christmas carol that gets them in a festive mood every year, some couldn’t be less interested in the singing tradition. We’ll guess your thoughts on carols by how well you do on this Christmas carol quiz, be […]Read More

4 Handmade Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is a time of giving and is often the most expensive time of year for some families and friends. Unfortunately, the festive period can leave lots of people in extreme debt and it can bring more problems than joy. Minimise your expenses and get your creative juices flowing by making these handmade Christmas gifts.  […]Read More

3 Disturbing Christmas Mysteries

Although it may feel as though Christmas is everyone’s favourite time of year. For some people, the pressure at Christmas can bring more anger and rage than Christmas spirits. We reveal 3 Christmas mysteries that will leave you feeling a little less Christmassy…  via GIPHY UFO or Christmas Star? In the morning after Christmas 1980, […]Read More