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5 Things You May Not Know About Christmas Nativity Scenes

While they're not ubiquitous, nativity scenes are a common feature throughout Christian homes during the festive period. For many, they're a reminder that Christmas was originally intended...

The Story of the Babushka

When people hear the word ‘Babushka’, they usually think of the small Russian dolls that open in the middle and contain smaller versions of...

Here’s why you should decorate early for Christmas

Most people have a set idea as to when they should decorate the house for Christmas. For some, this is as late as humanly possible...

Christmas Around the World – Great Britain

In Great Britain, Christmas is celebrated very similar to Ireland, with families usually getting together to watch each other open their presents. Most gather...

Christmas Around the World – Poland

As a predominantly Catholic country, Christmas is celebrated widely in Poland. Advent marks the beginning of the festive season, and people try to be peaceful and not have too much of things,...

Krampus – Central Europe’s Christmas Demon

Although bold children in some parts of the world are afraid of what Santa might bring, at least they don't have to deal with...

The Amazing Science Behind the Wise Men’s Gifts

As told in the Bible, Jesus was visited by Magi (although not specifically three) in Bethlehem, who gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. But...

Christmas Around the World – Ireland

In Ireland, the first tingle of Christmas feeling usually marks the start of the festive period for people, but officially, Christmas doesn’t start here...

The Meaning Behind the 12 Days of Christmas

Arguably the best known Christmas carol that nobody knows the words to, the 12 Days of Christmas has become so popular in recent years...

9 Fantastic Facts About Christmas Trees

Oh Christmas trees, oh Christmas trees. On the surface, it's a little difficult to see what the association is between the seasonal celebration and our favourite...

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