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Christmas in the UK is nothing short of magical—a light dusting of snow covering historic villages, lights shining on glistening cobblestone streets, and an all around festive air—what’s not to like? But what makes Christmas in the UK so unique is many of today’s traditions draw on ancient traditions that have been passed down for …

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Dominica New Year’s Eve in Dominica is typically a festive occasion, and though this is a relatively small country, there are still plenty of events to keep would-be revelers occupied. Not to mention a few options for those looking for a more low-key experience, too. On New Year’s Eve, many Dominicans will kick off the …

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Although every family has their own Christmas traditions and the day means different things depending on where you are in the world, your beliefs, and your own personal feelings, one thing can unite us all—today is a perfect opportunity to spend time with the people who are most important to us. Our employees are from …

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Portugal Christmas in Portugal is a quiet, family affair usually celebrated on Christmas Eve (December 24) rather than on the 25th of December. Traditionally, Portuguese families gather together for a large meal on Christmas Eve of cod fish, potatoes, and cabbage followed by sweets like Bolo Rei—or King’s Cake—a type of pastry with candied fruit …

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Unlike most Eastern European countries, Bulgaria uses the Georgian Calendar, and as a result celebrates Christmas on December 25 rather than on January 7. But for many Bulgarians, preparations begin 40 days ahead of time on November 15 with the kickoff of Advent. According to Bulgarian legend, Mary gave birth to Christ on December 24, …

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Canada is a vast country that encompasses a lot of different cultural influences when it comes to Christmas. As a result, Christmas traditions often borrow elements from many different places from all around the world. Because of the climate, snow is often a big part of celebrations and many will often hope for a ‘white …

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Despite its location (the desert), and the country’s religious status (Islamic) there is plenty of festive spirit to be found in the United Arab Emirates around the Christmas season—even if the Christmas tree you might find yourself rocking around is a majestic palm instead of a fragrant pine. The UAE is home to 9.2 million …

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St. Kitts & Nevis The Christmas season is a time for celebration across the Caribbean, but nowhere does it quite like St. Kitts and Nevis. The biggest event of the year—not just of the holiday season—is undeniably the Sugar Mas Carnival. Though the official festivities span from November 17, 2017 to January 6, 2018 this …

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As 2017 draws to a close, St. Kitts & Nevis is marking 50 years since the establishment of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) along with neighbouring countries Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Montserrat, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Formed in 1967 in accordance with the West Indies …

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December 2 marks National Day in the United Arab Emirates—a day to celebrate the unification of the seven emirates that comprise the country. And this year there’s plenty to celebrate. Thanks to the strong and visionary leadership of Sheikh Zayed Bin-Sultan Al Nahyan, the UAE is thriving in many aspects and is the centre of …

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